Venture Capital Private EquityNEW

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Date(s)
September 15, 2022–September 29, 2023
Cost
$28,000
CIBE Credits
18
Format
Modular, Blended
Location
Blended
Requirements
Fluency in written and spoken English is required. International exposure is preferred.

Venture Capital Private Equity


Select
Date(s)
September 15, 2022–September 29, 2023
Cost
$28,000
CIBE Credits
18
Format
Modular, Blended
Location
Blended

Highlights

Program Structure

Module 1: Foundations of Venture Capital

  • What Is Venture Capital?
  • What Makes a Good VC Investment?
  • What Matters in a Term Sheet?
  • How Do You Value a Startup?
  • How Do You Manage a Portfolio?
  • Lessons Learned from 15,000 Pitches

Module 2: Private Equity Investment Cycle

  • Private Equity Foundations
  • What Makes a Good Investment?
  • How Do You Put the Deal Together?
  • How Do You Create Value in PE?
  • What Does Success Look Like? 
  • What Could Possibly Go Wrong? 

Participant Profile

Faculty

Donna Hitscherich

Donna Hitscherich

Senior Lecturer, Business, Finance, and Economics
Director, Private Equity Program
Columbia Business School

Donna Hitscherich

Donna Hitscherich

Senior Lecturer, Business, Finance, and Economics
Director, Private Equity Program
Columbia Business School

Donna Hitscherich serves as director of the Private Equity Program and is a Bernstein Faculty Leader at the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics. She teaches Corporate Finance, Business Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Advanced Corporate Finance. Prior to her academic career, she was an investment banker and mergers and acquisition specialist, working with CS First Boston, JP Morgan &Co Inc., and Banc of America Securities. Prior to those roles, she was a corporate lawyer, specializing in mergers and acquisitions. She holds a BS and JD from St. John’s University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Hitscherich is also a certified paramedic in the State of New York.

Angela Lee

Angela Lee

Professor of Professional Practice, Finance
Faculty Director of the Lang Center for Entrepreneurship

Angela Lee

Angela Lee

Professor of Professional Practice, Finance
Faculty Director of the Lang Center for Entrepreneurship

Angela Lee is an award-winning professor and the faculty director of the Lang Center for Entrepreneurship at Columbia Business School, where she teaches venture capital and leadership courses. Lee started her career in product management and then moved to consulting at McKinsey. She has started four startups and is also the founder of 37 Angels, an investing network that has evaluated over 15,000 startups, invested in over 80 of them, and activates new investors. She also serves as a venture partner at Fresco Capital, an early-stage venture fund that focuses on the future of work, digital health, and sustainability.

Lee has spoken at the White House and NASA and is an expert in teaching online and making learning scalable. She is a sought-after expert on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, MSNBC and Fox Business. She was recognized by Inc. as one of 17 Inspiring Women to Watch, by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of 6 Innovative Women to Watch, and by Crain’s as a Notable Women in Tech. In 2020, she was awarded the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence at Columbia Business School.

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