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Canadian Private Capital Investment School

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Next dates

Nov 25—29
5 days
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CAD 10000 ≈USD 7446
CAD 2000 per day


Learn the fundamentals of success in private capital directly from top industry players in Canada’s first program for venture capital and private equity professionals.

What do I get?

After completing the Canadian Private Capital Investment School, you'll receive an authentic digital artifact – also known as a badge. This badge showcases your achievements and commitment to professional development. You can share your accomplishment with your network by displaying digital badges on social media, websites, ePortfolios, professional networks, and email signatures. Included in your badge is a digital certificate. Your network will be able to view your personalized and authentic certificate through your online digital badge.

In addition to a digital badge, you will receive a Canadian Private Capital Investment School Certificate of Completion, a powerful credential from the top business school in Canada.

Program Content

In partnership with the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, the Canadian Private Capital Investment School is a specialized program that prepares the next generation of institutional fund managers, government fund managers, family fund managers, corporate investors, angel investors, and private fund professionals for the growth of the equity investment sector in Canada.

In this program, you’ll learn the fundamentals of success in private capital directly from top industry players. You’ll be positioned ahead of your peers, poised to lead this rapidly-growing sector.

What You Learn

The Canadian Private Capital Investment School will cover a range of important investment management topics, including the art & science of investing, due diligence management, financial analysis top grading management teams, ethical considerations in investing, structuring and negotiating term sheets, valuation models & methodologies, board governance, deal flow management, intellectual property considerations, legal issues, taxation, and leadership skills – all within a specific Canadian context.

How You Learn

This is Not about Textbooks and Lectures

This isn’t your typical classroom. Our programs are designed with busy leaders in mind. We’re talking an engaging, interactive, and unique experience. Our real-world Case-Method of Learning is not about textbooks and lectures – it’s about learning by doing. You’ll walk away with new knowledge and ideas that you can immediately implement in your business.

Create Immediate Impact

Throughout the program, you’ll track your learning outcomes and pinpoint specific initiatives to implement. You’ll leave knowing exactly how you will apply your new knowledge and skills, and a self-developed implementation plan to start your impact once back in your workplace.

Who should attend

New and emerging professionals with zero to three years of experience within the private equity investment industry, or those who want to know more about the subject due to their engagement with the industry.


Mr. Phipps is a former entrepreneur, business operations, and investment executive with more than 25 years of experience in startups and investment management. The last twenty years of his career have been focused on managing venture capital investments in knowledge-based companies in Canada; fir...


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