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Respond to the developments and challenges in this distinct asset class

A three-day practical training course


We can customise it to meet your specific training requirements and deliver it face-to-face or digitally. Contact Leigh Kendall for more information.

Venture Capital training course

Learn how to

  • Structure and operate VC funds are structured and see why organisational structure matters to limited partners, general partners, and even founders 
  • Develop a systematic way to screen, analyse, and value high-growth investment opportunities in nascent industries 
  • Acquire a framework to negotiate, price, and structure the best investor terms 
  • Navigate the venture capital documentation to avoid costly mistakes 
  • Identify how and when to consider exiting an investment 
  • Develop a systematic way to use an evaluation framework to assess the potential of a start-up company 
  • Apply the VC Valuation Method for valuing a venture capital investment opportunity, its limitations and alternative valuation methods
  • Apply a high level DCF model to evaluate VC businesses and understand its limitations

Case studies and practical sessions

Practical exercises and cases drawn from the course director’s wealth of experience will engage you in real-life issues. These include:

  • Current angel investor opportunities e.g. related to online luxury real estate sales and rentals in the Caribbean 
  • A flying car that is now commercially available – from startup to production 
  • An educational technology business 
  • The IPO of a ‘unicorn’

Key information

Dates: 2021

Course director: Roger Mills

Course fee: Online course: £2399 + VAT @ 20%

Why choose IFF

  • TRACK RECORD – we have been delivering expert training to the banking, finance and energy sectors since 1991 
  • INNOVATION – our courses are continually reviewed so you can be sure they are focusing on the most current issues
  • KNOWLEDGE – all of our trainers are highly experienced practitioners and leading subject matter experts so you can be confident you are learning from the very best 
  • SMALL CLASS SIZES – to aid learning and increase your personal interaction with the trainer 
  • VALUE – we provide a practical training experience with skills that can be used immediately to gain a tangible return on your investment 
  • ACCREDITATION – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC)

Past delegate

Venture Capital training course

Good to find a course that focuses on VC only for once. Great trainer with loads of experience. Feel well prepared for the challenges and changes ahead.

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CPD Certified

Engaging in Continuing Professional Development ensures that both academic and practical qualifications do not become out-dated or obsolete; allowing individuals to continually ‘up skill’ or ‘re-skill’, regardless of occupation, age or educational level. This course has been assessed and is CPD certified.