Статус: Курс по выбору (Финансовый аналитик)
Направление: 38.04.08. Финансы и кредит
Кто читает: Банковский институт
Где читается: Банковский институт
Когда читается: 1-й курс, 4 модуль
Формат изучения: Full time
Прогр. обучения: Финансовый аналитик
The course gives general overview of venture investments as one of the types of alternative investments, widely expanding asset class in last decades. During the course covered will be the history of venture industry, its role in economics and innovations, current state of affairs and dynamic. The course discovers how venture capital industry works, its inherent upsides and downsides, basics of investment process and valuation techniques, goals of the VC players and other equally important aspects.
- The main goal of the course is to provide listeners with a wide, however, general knowledge of Venture Capital Industry and with tools and resources to track it and self-develop to the level sufficient for participation in venture capital fundraising and analysis of potential investments into venture companies. The objective of this course is to survey the venture capital industry and to provide students with an understanding of the origination, valuation, execution, monitoring, and realization of venture capital transactions and of the process of investing in venture capital funds.
- The listeners should know the history of VC industry, its current state and dynamics and place in the space of alternative investments; know main aspects of and be able to participate in the due diligence, valuation, structuring steps of the investment process, among others; know differences among VC and other Alternative Investments.
- • The first section will cover the basics and history of VC Industry.
- • The second part will examine the industry from the perspective of the venture capital firms who invest in portfolio companies (the general partners or "GP"s). Through theory and the cases, we will analyze several venture capital transactions and situations.
- • The third section of the course will examine the venture capital industry from the perspective of the institutions that invest in venture capital funds (the limited partners or "LP"s). We will touch the LP universe (family offices, pension funds, endowments, fund-of-funds, sovereign wealth funds, and secondary funds), analyze the investment track records of GPs, identify the factors that lead to strong performance, and review the process for VC fund raising, due diligence and selection.