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The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) is the industry body and public policy advocate for the private equity and venture capital industry in the UK. Our aim is to aid understanding around the activities of our members promote our industry to entrepreneurs and investors as well as to Government the EU trade unions international media and the general public.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Essential skills for the Finance team

    Training Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    This practical and interactive course will examine how funds are structured and investments are valued using case studies and subject matter experts on the latest legislation, industry trends and models

  • Foundation Course

    Training Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    Our flagship foundation course provides a comprehensive overview of private equity and venture capital, from evaluation of potential investments and deal structuring to exits. This four and a half day residential programme provides exceptional networking opportunities, including dinners and drinks receptions, and is taught by a leading industry trainer and ex-private equity practitioner. The course content features materials drawn from real case studies and allows for a practical, intensive exploration of each topic

  • VC Foundation

    Training Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    This course provides an in-depth introduction to venture capital including structured case studies to demonstrate key issues, a day of legal agreements and an entrepreneur?s session, which employs role-play methods to run through every phase of a typical venture deal.

  • Introduction To Private Equity

    Training Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The aim of this practical course is to enable participants to be more effective in their jobs by improving their understanding of the business, the roles of all of the players and how their work contributes to the success of the fund. It will help demystify terminology and jargon and includes reviews of the structure of funds, the investment process, how returns are generated, financing structure and fund reporting and administration.

  • Legal Agreements In Private Equity

    Training Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    Presented by leading industry practitioners, this course will create a solid understanding of the documentary processes relating to private equity transactions, identifying commercial issues and producing clear instructions to lawyers

  • Non-Executive Directors

    Training Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    This course will develop your understanding of corporate governance and the legal responsibilities of directors and serves as a useful introduction for those about to take up their first non-executive directors appointment

  • Professional Development Skills For PAs & EAs

    Training Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    As a pa working in private equity or venture capital, you are in a position of immense responsibility supporting high-level directors and senior managers, and your performance plays a pivotal role on how well they are able to do theirs. It requires a proactive approach, understanding their needs and knowing how to manage your manager. This two day interactive and practical course focuses on the role of a PA or EA working in private equity and venture capital firms, why the PA or EA role is different when working in this sector, and how you can best support your manager. This course covers everything from influencing skills, assertiveness training, reading body language and setting objectives.

  • Skills of Negotiation for the deal teams

    Training Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    This two and a half day course will provide participants with the core skills to negotiate agreements. The course is highly participative utilising a range of methodologies including discussion groups, role-plays and video analysis. The course is business focused utilising real business scenarios. Delegates will also have an opportunity to discuss and debate specific private equity negotiating situations.

  • Anti-Money Laundering

    Online Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    This in depth online programme provides employees at all levels with a full overview of anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing legislation. It is imperative that your firm is compliant with complex anti-money laundering legislation and that your staff are fully aware of their risks and responsibilities. Fees payable.

  • Information Security

    Online Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    This course looks at the impact of the loss or theft of sensitive or valuable information and how this can have a damaging impact on you and your organisation and your portfolio companies or indeed your investors.

  • Anti Bribery and Corruption

    Online Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    With the launch of The Bribery Act 2011; it is now essential that all UK firms establish appropriate procedures to protect employees; agents and associated from falling foul of comprehensive anti-bribery and corruption legislation. This course has been written so that it is relevant not only to private equity firms; but also to the companies they invest in; and the service providers who support the industry

  • Responsible Investment

    Online Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    This course provides an overview of the life of a deal cycle; with the focus on Responsible Investment and the importance of it. Individuals will leave the course with an understanding of the value of monitoring responsible investment at each stage of a deal including pre deal.

  • Legal Agreements in VC

    Training Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    This course provides an overview for venture capital practitioners of the commercial issues covered in legal documentation.

  • 100 Day Plan

    Training Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The first 100 days after a private equity firm takes ownership of an asset are critical to long-term value creation. Numerous studies have shown that private equity firms have the greatest likelihood of initiating positive changes to a portfolio company immediately after the deal closes; when employees are the most receptive to change. Capitalising on this inflection point is essential for investment professionals working with management teams of portfolio companies.

  • Introduction to Private Equity level 2

    Training Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    This one day workshop allows participants to explore strategy; structuring and tax issues; LP and regulatory pressures; with a focus on terminology and jargon.

  • FDs and CFOs at Investee Companies: Working with PE

    Training Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    This is a practical and interactive course dedicated to FDs/CFOs of PE backed firms. The course will examine the fundamental skills expected of an FD including debt structuring; valuations and preparing for an exit using case studies; shared experiences and the latest technical requirements.

  • LP Foundation

    Training Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    Led by renowned industry practitioners where you will learn the core skills necessary to build your career as a Limited Partner within the private equity and venture capital industry. In addition to the technical and practical learnings you will also have the opportunity to forge invaluable new peer relationships.

  • Digital Due Diligence

    Training Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    An interactive digital workshop designed to introduce attendees to the digital technologies; services and business models disrupting today’s markets. This course will help you to understand how to spot and harness digital opportunity and develop the building blocks for the implementation of digital business strategies.

  • Investor Relations and Fundraising

    Training Course | The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

    In recent years an increasing emphasis has been placed on investor reporting and maintaining a continuous relationship with investors and the role of investor relations has never been so important. As a result many private equity and venture capital firms have expanded their resources in this area. For this reason the BVCA has run an annual IR and fundraising course now for many years to equip team members with the skills they need to deliver what institutional investors want and learn how to prepare for and execute a fundraising.

The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)
53-64 Chancery Lane
London
WC2A 1QS

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