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Oxford Private Markets Investments Programme

University of Oxford

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In recent years, the private equity industry has experienced unprecedented success, with a record amount of money raised, invested, and returned to investors.

However, the techniques are specific to the sector and a nuanced understanding of the processes, terminology, and legal frameworks is essential for anyone looking to operate within it.

This Oxford Private Markets Investments Programme will help you build on your existing financial industry experience to broaden your knowledge of this niche sector.

Gain access and insight into the world of private markets, and learn the necessary skills to capitalise on new opportunities.

Is this programme for you?

This programme is designed for finance professionals looking to take advantage of career opportunities in the emerging private market sector and upskill in order to remain competitive in the industry. If you’re a banker, investor, fund manager, analyst, trader, accountant, consultant, regulator or business journalist, you’ll benefit by broadening your knowledge of this niche but growing area of finance, and gain entry into the highly specialised world of private markets.

Throughout the duration of the programme, you’ll interact with the private market data source Preqin.

Preqin is a data, solutions, and insights platform for alternative assets professionals, and is one of the data providers for this online Oxford programme. Find out more about Preqin here.

This course is certified by the United Kingdom CPD Certification Service and may be applicable to individuals who are members of, or are associated with, UK-based professional bodies. The course has an estimated 95 hours of learning.

Note: should you wish to claim CPD activity, the onus is upon you. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and GetSmarter accept no responsibility, and cannot be held responsible, for the claiming or validation of hours or points

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