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Get inside the world of successful investing, career opportunities, and wealth creation in the Private Equity universe. 


This course includes the following modules:

  • What does a private equity fund do?
  • How does a private equity fund raise money in order to buy companies?
  • How does a private equity firm select which companies to buy?
  • How does a private equity firm create value inside the companies they acquire?
  • How, when, and why does a private equity firm sell its investments?


Your confirmation and log in details will be sent within 1 business day after you have enrolled in the course.

Total Program Fee

Member AUD$259.00
Non-Member AUD$259.00
1.56 MB
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Learning Objectives

  • Describe what the ultimate goal of Private Equity is and how a Private Equity firm sets about achieving that goal, through a 4-stage process. 
  • Realise what is required to attract capital from professional investors, where that money comes from, and what returns those investors can expect. 
  • Understand how a Private Equity firm finds companies to invest in, what makes a company attractive to them, and how the investment or deal actually gets done 
  • Distinguish myth from reality about how a modern Private Equity firm increases revenue and profit through growth, expansion, and strategic operational improvements. 
  • Understand how a Private Equity firm determines when their investment is ready to sell and the practical steps they take to sell that investment and return profits to their investors. 

Who is the course for: 

  • Successful investment professionals or financial advisors seeking to upskill to enable them to seek confidently with their clients
  • Anyone who would love to work in Private Equity and wants to know “how do I get in?”  
  • An experienced executive who wants to be well rewarded by advising, or working directly within, Private Equity as an Executive or Non Executive Director 
  • Successful business owners wanting to attract Private Equity at the best possible value now or in the future. 
  • An individual investor who wants to invest in Private Equity and knows how to gain access to the best returns in the markets 

CPD: 4


Duration: 4 Hours


What's Included


E-learning Material

The entire 22 video course is self-paced and can be watched anytime, anywhere, on any device and in any order, as often as you like. 

This is a self-paced online course allowing you to study when and where it suits your schedule. 


Made for Australia

Developed by Mark Richardson who commenced his Private Equity career in 1999.  



Develop new skills and knowledge to assist you in pursuing your goals and ambitions in the investment community in Australia and beyond. 

Personal growth

Personal Development

Invest in yourself to explore opportunities for the future.  

What do I get when I finish the course?

On successful completion, a Certificate of Completion will be issued by Mark Richardson.

Ready to start the course?

Make your skills count. Enrol now or contact us for more information.