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Invest Europe Training offers professional courses for all industry participants, from new entrants to seasoned veterans.

Graduates of Invest Europe Training courses receive a certificate and are welcome to join the Invest Europe Alumni Network on LinkedIn.

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Training course programme

01 Jan 2019
Invest Europe
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Foundation courses

Foundation in Finance & Administration

Brussels - Belgium
23 - 25 Oct 2019

Introduces key topics of fund administration to back office personnel, including fund accounting, fund structuring, valuations, regulations, reporting and performance.

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Add to calendar 2019-10-23 09:00 2019-10-25 14:00 Europe/Brussels Foundation in Finance & Administration Introduces key topics of fund administration to back office personnel, including fund accounting, fund structuring, valuations, regulations, reporting and performance.
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Foundation courses

Foundation for Support Staff

Brussels - Belgium
14 - 15 Nov 2019

Covers key industry definitions and details the private equity investment cycle through a combination of lectures and practical examples.

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Add to calendar 2019-11-14 12:00 2019-11-15 14:30 Europe/Brussels Foundation for Support Staff Covers key industry definitions and details the private equity investment cycle through a combination of lectures and practical examples.
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Foundation courses

Foundation for VC Investment Professionals

Brussels - Belgium
27 - 29 Nov 2019

Introduces best practice for venture capital industry experts, covering the entire investment cycle, including fund structuring & marketing, deal structuring and valuations & exits.

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Add to calendar 2019-11-27 11:00 2019-11-29 15:00 Europe/Brussels Foundation for Venture Capital Investment Professionals Introduces best practice for venture capital industry experts, covering the entire investment cycle, including fund structuring & marketing, deal structuring and valuations & exits.
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Specialised courses

Negotiations

Brussels - Belgium
21 - 22 Nov 2019

Introduction to key negotiation tactics: how to use them and how to respond to them effectively. The emphasis of the course on negotiation practice.

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Add to calendar 2019-11-21 09:00 2019-11-22 16:30 Europe/Brussels Negotiations Introduction to key negotiation tactics: how to use them and how to respond to them effectively. The emphasis of the course on negotiation practice.
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Specialised courses

Fund Secondary Transactions

Location TBC
13 Feb 2020

A detailed overview of the secondary transaction process and legal documentation needed. The course looks at the subject from the buyer, seller and general partner points of view.

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Add to calendar 2020-02-13 09:00 2020-02-13 17:00 Europe/Brussels Fund Secondary Transactions A detailed overview of the secondary transaction process and legal documentation needed. The course looks at the subject from the buyer, seller and general partner points of view.
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Specialised courses

Fund Structuring

Luxembourg
20 Mar 2020

A detailed overview of the factors influencing the selection of specific private equity and venture capital fund structures.

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Add to calendar 2020-03-20 09:00 2020-03-20 17:00 Europe/Brussels Fund Structuring A detailed overview of the factors influencing the selection of specific private equity and venture capital fund structures.
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Specialised courses

Regulatory & Legal Issues

Brussels - Belgium
1 - 3 Apr 2020

A discussion of the regulatory and legal framework for the private equity industry, focusing on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive and the Invest Europe Handbook of Professional Standards.

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Add to calendar 2020-04-01 09:00 2020-04-03 14:00 Europe/Brussels Regulatory & Legal Issues A discussion of the regulatory and legal framework for the private equity industry, focusing on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive and the Invest Europe Handbook of Professional Standards.
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Specialised courses

Financial Modelling

Brussels - Belgium
9 - 10 Apr 2020

How to build robust forecasting models and apply them to forecasts for reporting, including income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements.

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Add to calendar 2020-04-09 08:30 2020-04-10 16:30 Europe/Brussels Financial Modelling How to build robust forecasting models and apply them to forecasts for reporting, including income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements.
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Specialised courses

Building & Managing Boards

Brussels - Belgium
5 - 6 May 2020

A discussion of best practice for building and managing boards of directors at portfolio companies, including an overview of the board’s legal responsibilities.

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Add to calendar 2020-05-05 10:30 2020-05-06 14:45 Europe/Brussels Building & Managing Boards A discussion of best practice for building and managing boards of directors at portfolio companies, including an overview of the board’s legal responsibilities.
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Specialised courses

IPEV Valuation Guidelines

Brussels - Belgium
14 - 15 May 2020

Discussion of the IPEV Valuation Guidelines, focusing on valuation case studies in both venture and buyout, followed by a discussion on Invest Europe’s Investor Reporting Guidelines.

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Add to calendar 2020-05-14 11:00 2020-05-15 15:00 Europe/Brussels IPEV Valuation Guidelines Discussion of the IPEV Valuation Guidelines, focusing on valuation case studies in both venture and buyout, followed by a discussion on Invest Europe’s Investor Reporting Guidelines.
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Specialised courses

Fundraising & Investor Relations

Brussels - Belgium
4 - 5 Jun 2020

A discussion of investor relations and fundraising best practice, including an update on fundraising regulation.

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Add to calendar 2020-06-04 09:00 2020-06-05 16:30 Europe/Brussels Fundraising & Investor Relations A discussion of investor relations and fundraising best practice, including an update on fundraising regulation.
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Bespoke courses

In-house Training Courses

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Invest Europe offers bespoke in-house training based on the open courses we provide.

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Partner courses

ILPA Institute Level I

London - UK
TBC

Level I is the introductory course from the ILPA Institute's private equity executive education programme and has been designed exclusively for institutional investors.

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Partner courses

ILPA Institute Level II Module 4: An Insider’s Look at Private Equity Managers

London - UK
TBC

The ILPA Institute Level II Module 4 programme extends beyond straightforward discussions of organisational structure, governance and jurisdiction to provide participants with an insider's understanding of the workings of private equity fund managers and their teams.

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2018 Handbook of Professional Standards

24 Apr 2018
Invest Europe

A comprehensive and up-to-date set of standards and guidelines for the private equity industry. Includes the Invest Europe Code of Conduct and Investor Reporting Guidelines.

Full Handbook PDF 3.28 MB
Code of Conduct PDF 265.58 KB
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