• The Advanced VC Modules

     

    Two Options:

    1. The Live Program (Attend In-Person or Virtually): Enroll Now

    2. The On-Demand Video Course Program With Live Q&A: Enroll Now

    The Advanced VC Modules Overview

     

    The Advanced VC Modules are a series of 16+ modules, 1-3 hrs each, 33+ hrs of content, and cover core venture capital topics in greater depth, and include exercises and insights from industry experts.

     

    Earn A Certificate: Executive Education - Advanced VC Modules

     

    Note: The Advanced VC Modules are included as part of the Venture Capital Investor Accelerator program. Individuals can also take the Advanced VC Modules course separately.

     

    Instructors: Taught by the investment team of VU Venture Partners and industry experts.

    Program Participants

     

    Experienced Professionals & Industry Experts

     

    Individuals Looking To Join Or Launch A VC/PE Fund As A Analyst, Associate, Principal, Or Partner

     

    Startup Studios, Accelerators, & Corporate Venture Funds

     

    Emerging Fund Managers

     

    Angel Investors & Family Offices

     

    Entrepreneurs Who Want To Learn To Think More Like Investors

     

    Select Undergraduate & Graduate Students

    Option 1: Live - The Advanced VC Modules

     

    Enroll Now

     

    • Location: Attend in-person at VU's San Francisco & Hong Kong office, or join virtually from anywhere via Zoom.

     

    Note: Individuals who enroll in the Live Advanced VC Modules also get access to the On-Demand Video Course content for The Adanced VC Modules.

     

    • Schedule:

    U.S. / LatAm / Europe - The Advanced VC Modules:

    • Time: 8 Weeks (2 Days per Week) / 1-3 Hours per Module
    • Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays (3:00pm-5:00pm PST / 6:00pm-8:00pm EST), Scheduled as Week 3-10 of the Venture Capital Investor Accelerator program
    • Upcoming Program Start Dates:
      • Winter 2024: Jan 30
      • Spring 2024: Apr 16
      • Summer 2024: Jul 2
      • Fall 2024: Oct 15

    Asia-Pacific / Middle East / Africa - The Advanced VC Modules: 

    • Time: 8 Weeks (2 Days per Week) / 1-3 Hours per Module
    • Schedule: Wednesday Mornings (9:00am-11:00am HKT) & Friday Mornings (6:00am-8:00am HKT), Scheduled as Week 3-10 of the Venture Capital Investor Accelerator program
    • Upcoming Program Start Dates:
      • Winter 2024: Feb 5
      • Spring 2024: Apr 22
      • Summer 2024: Jul 8
      • Fall 2024: Oct 21

     

    Option 2: On-Demand Video Course With Live Q&A - The Advanced VC Modules

     

    Enroll Now

     

    • Location: Anywhere. All you need is access to the internet to watch the video course content on our platform.

     

    • Schedule: Anytime. Watch the video course content on your own schedule.

     

    • Live Q&A Sessions: Join 8 live Q&A sessions on Wednesday nights (6:00-7:00pm PST / 9:00pm-10:00pm EST) / Thursday mornings (9:00am-10:00am HKT). Once enrolled, you will be sent a calendar invite with the Zoom link to join the live Q&A sessions.

    The Advanced VC Modules Include:

     

    Core Module Topics: 

    • Developing An Investment Thesis & Understanding Market Sizing For Up To $1 Trillion Companies (Chimeras)
    • Overview Of VU's Portfolio Companies & Understanding The Thesis For Each Investment
    • Four Levels Of Due Diligence
    • Financial Modeling: Building A Financial Model From Scratch
    • Financial Modeling: Understanding The Three Statements (Income Statement, Cash Flow, Balance Sheet) - Aqil Sohail
    • Term Sheets
    • Valuation, Cap Tables, & Waterfall Return Analysis
    • Closing the Deal
    • Board of Directors
    • LP Fund Deck & Fund Model
    • Fund Admin: Fund / SPV Structuring, Tax, Administration, & Compliance
    • Venture Financing - Wilson Sonsini
    • How to Pitch LPs - Chris Douvos - Super LP / Ahoy Capital
    • Corporate VC - Rich Grant at Touchdown Ventures
    • Private Equity Real Estate - Jacob Shapiro
    • Mergers & Acquisitions - Kevin Angeles, Former Head of M&A at HSBC

    Additional Modules:

    • Leveraged Buyout (LBO) - Aqil Sohail
    • Growth Hacking - Juan Felipe Campos, Google Launchpad

  • Program Options & Fees

    The Advanced VC Modules course has two program options:

     

    Option 1 - The Live Program: $5,000.

     

    Option 2 - The On-Demand Video Course Program With Live Q&A: $2,500 for Professionals and $1,500 for Current Undergrad & MBA Students. If you're a current Undergrad/MBA student use the coupon code: "ug/mba" when enrolling in the Online Program.

     

    Note:

    * We recommend taking the Venture Capital Masterclass prior to taking the Advanced VC Modules course, or have an initial background in VC/PE, or have taken a introductory course to VC/PE previously.

     

    * If you're eligible for this program through Guild Education sponsored by your company, please e-mail the letter from your company to Jenna@venture.university.