Imperial Venture Capital Private Equity Programme

Imperial College Business School Executive Education launches the Venture Capital and Private Equity: Investment Strategies programme in collaboration with Emeritus

LONDON, 17 May 2024: Imperial College Business School Executive Education announces the launch of its Venture Capital and Private Equity: Investment Strategies programme, commencing in June 2024.

This comprehensive 16-week programme has been designed to upskill professionals navigating the dynamic landscapes of venture capital and private equity and has been launched in collaboration with Emeritus, a global leader in making high-quality education accessible and affordable for learners.

Led by Marc Kitten, Programme Director and Founding Partner at Candesic Strategy Consultants, the programme will provide participants with a hands-on learning experience in areas such as deal structuring, risk management and exit strategies through interactive case studies and modules led by both academic and industry experts.“The rapidly evolving investment environment demands that professionals continually adapt and refine their strategies. This programme leverages market trends and helps provide the skills needed to unlock value in investments,” says Kitten.

Essential aspects such as fundraising, due diligence and portfolio management will also be covered by the comprehensive curriculum. In addition, participants will gain insights into real-world applications of their new-found skills, backed by a capstone project. As well as building new capabilities, participants will also benefit from dedicated career guidance and networking opportunities.

“In today’s evolving economic environment, the ability to adeptly manage and navigate investment landscapes is more crucial than ever,” says Mike Malefakis, President of University Partnerships at Emeritus. “We are delighted to be collaborating with Imperial College Business School Executive Education to help leaders craft impactful investment strategies and achieve robust business outcomes.”

The Venture Capital and Private Equity: Investment Strategies programme starts on 27 June 2024. For more information and to apply, please visit the programme home page.

About Imperial College London

Recognised as one of the world’s top universities in a leading global league table, Imperial College London has academic ties to more than 150 countries. The College’s 20,000 students and 8,000 staff are working to solve the biggest challenges in science, medicine, engineering and business. Reuters named the College as the UK’s most innovative university because of its exceptional entrepreneurial culture and ties to industry.

About Imperial College Business School Executive Education

Executive Education at Imperial College Business School drives global business and social transformation through the fusion of business, technology and an entrepreneurial mindset. Business programmes with Imperial Executive Education allow learners to access a transformative community that provides an outstanding participant experience. Imperial Executive Education is a pioneer in innovative learning experiences.

About Emeritus

Emeritus is committed to teaching the skills of the future by making high-quality education accessible and affordable to individuals, organisations and governments worldwide. It does this by collaborating with more than 80 top-tier universities across the United States, Europe, Latin America, Southeast Asia, India and China. Emeritus’s short courses, degree programmes, professional certificates and senior executive programmes help individuals learn new skills and transform their lives, companies and organisations. Its unique model of state-of-the-art technology, curriculum innovation and hands-on instruction from senior faculty, mentors and coaches has educated more than 350,000 individuals across more than 80 countries. For more information, please visit

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