It builds upon the fundamental skills of deal analysis, valuation and negotiation that are taught with a quantitative emphasis in other private equity or venture capital courses offered at Kellogg. small group discussions, and practical exercises, you will develop the essential problem-solving

Bocconi ranks 7th in the world in the FT Masters in Finance pre-experience ranking. and decision-making skills needed to craft an effective investment strategy, raise

firm's effectiveness at every stage of a deal. There will be 25 cases plus a wrap-up session. Short Exercises: This book serves as a retort to the Win-Win theory of negotiation. An overview of Private Equity and Venture Capital: the role of PE and VC in the entrepreneurial finance ecosystem, history, legal and fiscal frameworks, market trends and figures, in Europe and in the USA 5. As an entrepreneur or corporate manager who is financed by VCPE. the complex challenges facing business leaders across the globe. Yet, VCPE organizations often operate in mysterious ways, with little public visibility, even though some firms are now publicly traded. Please prepare a character-oriented analysis of the case with well-organized notes – these will not be turned in, but they should provide you with the basis for meaningful participation during class. backgrounds, industries, and countries across the globe, Build relationships with a diverse group of peers who can provide wide-ranging insights

countries, Make better investment decisions by examining the influence of risk, earnings, and

market cycles, Private Equity and Venture Capital raises your level of investment Each student chooses his/her own final-paper topic, which can cover any of the broad topics covered in the course.

“Differing Perceptions of New Venture Failure,” Andrew Zacharakis, Dale Meyer and Julio Castro, Journal of Small Business Management, July 1999.

small group discussions, and practical exercises, you will develop the essential problem-solving Exploring the multifaceted issues that investors face over the course of numerous So, the current environment and the changing landscape will be part of every class.

“Anasazi Exclusive Salon Products, Inc.,” William Sahlman, Harvard Business School, January 13, 2003. %PDF-1.5 %���� There will be three modules, with the first focusing on the industry, the various industry participants, and their respective interests and incentives. “Does Your CEO Compensation Plan Provide the Right Incentives?” David Larcker and Brian Tayan, McKinsey Quarterly, April 2012. capital fund; techniques of company valuation; deal making. others new to the private equity and venture capital industry are encouraged to explore

This course is planning for a Zoom only approach. industry experience, including: Attendance by multiple company representatives will foster teamwork and amplify the “Orchid Partners: A Venture Capital Start-up,” Myra Hart and Kristin Lieb, Harvard Business School, April 21, 2004.

or region, Align your investment strategies with your firm and fund, Prepare for the distinct challenges that characterize different stages of growth, Recognize how the size of your firm and fund can affect the perceptions of investors “Down and Dirty Due Diligence,” The Journal of Private Equity, Spring 1998. The book serves as a reference text on social psychology that cites many classic studies and discusses concepts that will be applied to the fund management setting throughout this course.

Investment Year:2006 – 2009 Investment Partners: Promoters Fund:CEDA Venture Capital Fund. our program, Foundations of Private Equity and Venture Capital. Arrow up

Global perspectives > Leadership growth > Organizational impact.

The first half of the course covers interactions that take place before an investment is completed:  fund-raising, negotiation, and interpersonal due diligence. Winning Through Intimidation;  Robert Ringer.

PE Finance delves more into capital structures and transactional economics; however, certain VCPE cases do involve transactional economics. valuation, portfolio mix, and the management of portfolio companies, Adjust investment strategies for the demand-and-supply dynamics of different countries “Peer Pressure: Inflating Executive Pay,” Gtretchen Morgenson, New York Times, November 26, 2006. Instructor.

backgrounds, industries, and countries across the globe, Build relationships with a diverse group of peers who can provide wide-ranging insights

Our Executive Education programs are developed and taught by HBS faculty who are widely

The case will be available at the start of class on March 10.

Again, students in this class already must possess strong analytical skills and extensive knowledge of the private equity industry; we will use these each week, but not learn them here. The presentation of This investment management course is designed for executives with considerable investment