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" The content was excellent, well-delivered and very thought-provoking. It has changed the way our firm thinks about the early stages of new investments. "
Richard Moore, Calculus Capital
100 Day Plan course delegate
" An excellent balance of theory and discussion. It really encourages the reflection and subsequent application required to take on a leadership role. "
Simon Moss, Hermes GPE
Effective leadership course delegate
" The First-Time Fundraising course was excellent. It provided the right detail and best possible guidance for first-time VC or PE focused funds. "
Petros Bozatzis, Blue Frontier Group
First Time Fundraising course delegate
" Excellent course, covering a range of industry-specific topics delivered by an impressive line-up of legal professionals. "
James Davies, Aliter Capital
Legal Agreements in PE course delegate
" The course was a real eye-opener into the core areas we should be focussing on whilst conducting digital due diligence. "
Scott Mackenzie, Souter Investments
Digital Due Diligence course delegate
" The course was a useful VC-specific primer on key legal documents. Would recommend. "
Phil Edmondson-Jones, Beringea
Legal Agreements in VC course delegate

Experienced: 18+ months


This selection of courses have been designed specifically for those with industry experience. Aimed at delegates with a competent understanding of the private equity and venture capital industry, these courses will focus on strengthening skills in key areas from negotiating to leadership.
Find out more about each course using the further information button on the tiles below. To view all of our upcoming training courses click the calendar button below.
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100 Day Plan

Designed for experienced deal makers looking to boost value creation, this one day course will help delegates discover how to capitalise on those crucial first 100 days after acquisition...

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100 Day Plan

Course dates: 11-12 October 2021
Costs: £985.50 +VAT (member rate) / £1,971.00 +VAT (non-member rate)
CPD hours: 6
Key topics include:
  • Concept of value creation
  • What to do pre-deal and day 1–100
  • Initiatives for short term cash generation
  • Strategic actions and more
Course overview:
Designed for experienced dealmakers looking to boost value creation, this one day course will help delegates discover how to capitalise on those crucial first 100 days after acquisition when investee companies are most receptive to change.

Digital Due Diligence

As technology continues to rapidly transform the world, the digital health of a potential investment has never been so important. This course will ensure delegates know how to prepare…

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Digital Due Diligence

Course dates: 7-8 September 2021
Costs: £895.50 +VAT (member rate) / £1,791.00 +VAT (non-member rate)
CPD hours: 6
Key topics include:
  • How digital can disrupt any business and how to assess a portfolio's digital health
  • The technologies, services and business models reshaping today's markets
  • Interpreting key insights and analytics
  • How to implement effective digital business strategies and more
Course overview:
As technology continues to rapidly transform the world, the digital health of a potential investment has never been so important. This course will ensure delegates know how to prepare their portfolio to seize digital opportunities and be resilient to disruptive technologies.

Due Diligence

This highly interactive course uses real case studies to help you conduct thorough due diligence exercises more efficiently. Delegates will learn exactly what to look for and how to analyse the information...

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Due Diligence

Course dates: TBC
Costs: £805.50 +VAT (member rate) / £1,611.00 +VAT (non-member rate)
CPD hours: 6
Key topics include:
  • The purpose of due diligence
  • What to focus on during vendor, commercial, financial and management due diligence
  • Analysing the achievability of forecasts
  • Risk management and more
Course overview:
This highly interactive course uses real case studies to help you conduct thorough due diligence exercises more efficiently. Delegates will learn exactly what to look for and how to analyse the information to make an informed decision.
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FDs & CFOs at Investee Companies

A practical, interactive course to help FDs and CFOs thrive under private equity ownership. Delegates will take away an understanding of expectations and the ownership cycle, gain advice...

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FDs & CFOs at Investee Companies

Course dates: TBC
Costs: £805.50 +VAT (member rate) / £1,611.00 +VAT (non-member rate)
CPD hours: 6
Key topics include:
  • Expected responsibilities, including reporting, regulation, tax and accounting
  • Debt structuring and valuations
  • Exit preparation
  • Managing legal documentation and more
Course overview:
A practical, interactive course to help FDs and CFOs thrive under private equity ownership. Delegates will take away an understanding of expectations and the ownership cycle, gain advice for dealing with stakeholders and get up to speed on the latest legal, tax and accounting requirements.
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Hot Topics for PE/VC Boards

This new course will help delegates stay ahead of the latest compliance requirements, get up to date on key corporate governance issues and discuss best practices for recognising...

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Hot Topics for PE/VC Boards

Course dates: TBC
Costs: £445.50 +VAT (member rate) / £891.00 +VAT (non-member rate)
CPD hours: 6
Key topics include:
  • Corporate governance update and overview
  • Legal requirements of NEDs
  • Tax policy, tax optimisation and the duty to avoid tax evasion
  • Wates code and more
Course overview:
This new course will help delegates stay ahead of the latest compliance requirements, get up to date on key corporate governance issues and discuss best practices for recognising and managing risk as a board with experienced NEDs and lawyers.
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KPI & Board Reporting

This new course is designed to boost value creation within the portfolio. Understand how data and KPIs are fundamental to enhanced value creation and discover best practice and...

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KPI & Board Reporting

Course dates: November 2021
Costs: £1,095.00 +VAT (member rate) / £2,190.00 +VAT (non-member rate)
CPD hours: 12
Key topics include:
  • The importance of insight in board decision making
  • Understand how data and KPIs underpin value creation activities
  • The key constituents of an elevator dashboard and more
Course overview:
This new course is designed to boost value creation within the portfolio. Understand how data and KPIs are fundamental to enhanced value creation and discover best practice and core components of an informative board pack.
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Legal Agreements in PE

Presented by leading industry practitioners, this course provides delegates with a deeper understanding of the documentary processes, legalities and commercial issues surrounding...

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Legal Agreements in PE

Course dates: 14-22 September 2021
Costs: £1,795.50 +VAT (member rate) / £3,591.00 +VAT (non-member rate)
CPD hours: 12
Key topics include:
  • The legal structure of transactions
  • Warranties and indemnities
  • Pricing and deal structuring
  • Exits issues and more
Course overview:
Presented by leading industry practitioners, this course provides delegates with a deeper understanding of the documentary processes, legalities and commercial issues surrounding private equity transactions, and explores the most efficient ways to communicate with legal teams.

Legal Agreements in VC

This course delivers an extensive overview of the documentary processes, legalities and commercial issues surrounding venture capital transactions, and provides delegates with invaluable advice from...

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Legal Agreements in VC

Course dates: December 2021
Costs: £805.50 +VAT (member rate) / £1,611.00 +VAT (non-member rate)
CPD hours: 6
Key topics include:
  • Terms, investment agreement and articles
  • Loan agreements
  • Tax and management incentives and more
Course overview:
This course delivers an extensive overview of the documentary processes, legalities and commercial issues surrounding venture capital transactions, and provides delegates with invaluable advice from some of the best VC lawyers in the field.
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Non-Executive Directors

Get up to speed on the latest essential legal and corporate governance developments and take your leadership skills to the next level. Share experiences with other senior professionals...

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Non-Executive Directors

Course dates: 19-20 October 2021
Costs: £1,995.00 +VAT (member rate) / £3,990.00 +VAT (non-member rate)
CPD hours: 13
Key topics include:
  • The legal responsibilities of boards and directors
  • Corporate governance
  • Characteristics of effective boards and more
Course overview:
Get up to speed on the latest essential legal and corporate governance developments and take your leadership skills to the next level. Share experiences with other senior professionals and receive coaching and cutting-edge insight that you can immediately apply in your business.

Skills of Negotiation

Master effective negotiation techniques to close even the most complex deals. Through interactivity and real industry case studies, delegates will discover how to plan negotiations, counter objections...

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Skills of Negotiation

Course dates: November 2021
Costs: £2,475.00 +VAT (member rate) / £4,950.00 +VAT (non-member rate)
CPD hours: 18
Key topics include:
  • Defining and planning an effective negotiation
  • Persuasion techniques
  • Manage body language and more
Course overview:
Master effective negotiation techniques to close even the most complex deals. Through interactivity and real industry case studies, delegates will discover how to plan negotiations, counter objections and persuade with skill and confidence.
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Are you looking to take the next steps in your fund management career?


Introducing the BVCA Fund Management Career Toolkit, our comprehensive, interactive guide to help you identify the crucial knowledge, skills and attributes private equity and venture capital firms look for in a Partner, Investment Director, Manager and Analyst.

CPD

The BVCA is an accredited provider of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Our open and e-Learning courses are approved by the CPD Certification Service and carry CPD learning hours.

In-house training

Enrich the skillset of your team at a time and location convenient to you with our tailored in-house training solution. All the above courses are available for in-house training.

Further information

For further information about our courses or anything on this page please contact BVCA training.