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Venture Capital Training Course

Three days devoted to this exciting asset class

30 November - 2 December 2020

Central London

As a result of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain and understand the VC investment perspective in its entirety from entrepreneurial initiative through to exit options
  • Relate the tools of strategic analysis to the evaluation of prospective VC opportunities
  • Frame the questions to establish whether an early stage prospective VC opportunity has realistic potential
  • Develop a high level evaluatory framework that can be used to:
    • Question the potential of VC opportunities in relation to a structured commercial due diligence procedure
    • Drill down and answer the relevant questions about how, when and why value may be created from a prospective VC opportunity, i.e. the potential value drivers of the investment and their sensitivity
    • Place the exit option clearly into perspective in terms of potential directions to take and how to challenge outcomes

Download the Venture Capital course brochure

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Dates: 30 November - 2 December 2020
Venue: Central London
Course Leader: Dr Roger Mills
Course fee: £2999.00 + VAT @ 20% = £3598.80

View the Venture Capital course agenda

The course will combine presentations, business cases, and interactive Q&A sessions. Practical exercises and cases drawn from the course director’s wealth of experience include:

  • Current angel investor opportunities e.g. related to online luxury real estate sales and rentals in the Caribbean
  • A flying car that is now commercially available – from start-up to production
  • An educational technology business
  • The IPO of a ‘unicorn’ 



IFF is the official learning partner of the SuperReturn series, world famous events in private equity and venture capital.

Find out more about: SuperReturn International.

Dr. Roger W. Mills

Roger is Emeritus Professor of Finance & Accounting at Henley Business School, University of Reading. He has a PhD in Finance, a Masters in Management Studies (MBA) & a 1st degree in Psychology, Sociology & Economics. He is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant.

He has been a consultant to many companies around the World. He has worked extensively with banks & financial institutions in France, UK & Scandinavia.

Roger was a founding member of a group that secured a successful AIM listing on the London Stock Exchange for a dotcom company in the late 1990s.

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