Schulich Masterclass Certificate in Venture Capital
Level Up with PRASHANT MATTA, General Partner at Panache Ventures
So, you want to be a Venture Capitalist. Who wouldn’t? You’re investing in founders and technologies with the potential to change the world. But there isn’t a program out there that clearly spells out how to become a successful one—until now.
Gain exclusive access to trade secrets and must-know tips for navigating this exciting industry. Better yet, learn from and network directly with a General Partner at one of Canada’s top venture funds.
- Schulich Masterclass Certificate in Venture Capital
Unlock the Secrets
the Venture Capital Industry
The Venture Capital (VC) industry has funded some of the most cutting-edge companies of our lifetime—but entering it is one big secret. You have to know the right people, get the right tips, and learn the right skills. Who better to get all that from than a General Partner at one of the leading Venture funds in Canada?
Industry star Prashant Matta provides a learn-all about the VC and investing landscape. Sure, you’ll get the need-to-know practical knowledge, with modules on investment philosophies, investment stages, tactics, value creation and lifecycle funds, but there are killer perks too. Grow your network with fellow Venture Capitalists, and meet and make an impression on Prashant Matta—directly.
Early and mid-career technology, finance, or management professionals can learn how to soar to the top of the Venture Capital ladder.
Get Training in Marketable Skills
What makes this Masterclass truly special is its focus on fostering a practical understanding of the venture capital ecosystem. You will work through real-life scenarios and build a strong network that will prove invaluable in your venture capital journey.
4 Reasons to Enrol
Exclusive Venture Capital Perks for Busy Professionals
Learn from an expert from one of the top Canadian Venture funds in a conviently online format, either asynchronously or live.
Stand Out from the Crowd
Network and get exclusive tips, tricks, and practical knowledge for success. Set yourself apart as someone with the know-how, backing, and contacts to break into the industry.
Learn from the Pros
Gain private access to prerecorded or live lessons with Prashant Matta, General Partner at Panache Ventures. Get a leg up in the industry by connecting with one of its stars.
Earn Higher Pay
Schulich ExecEd students gain the networks, confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures, and lead their teams to new heights.
Who Will Benefit
Cover the basics of how a VC makes money. Learn how the underlying economics of a venture fund guides the philosophy and decision-making of an investor.
Understand how an investment philosophy and mission dictate the scope of your investment parameters.
Use the B2B software industry, one of the most treasured business models in the startup industry, as an example to contextualize the different stages in a startup’s lifecycle.
Build an investment thesis for an example startup or technology trend. Discuss research techniques, thesis development, and ways to build investment conviction.
Get immersed in an example case study to understand founder/investor negotiations. Dive into concepts such as term sheets, legal processes, and closing deals.
Explore the necessary actions for managing an investment portfolio, from tactical advice on product-market-fit to board governance.
Celebrate your program graduation with Program Instructor Prashant Matta, Senior Leaders in the Venture Ecosystem and Leaders from the Schulich Startups Community. An opportunity to make in-person connections with top professionals and network for future job opportunities. Hosted in downtown Toronto at Schulich ExecEd.
Spring 2024 Dates Time Module 1 4/20/2024 - 4/20/2024 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Module 2 4/27/2024 - 4/27/2024 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Module 3 5/4/2024 - 5/4/2024 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Module 4 5/11/2024 - 5/11/2024 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Module 5 5/18/2024 - 5/18/2024 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Module 6 5/25/2024 - 5/25/2024 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
BBA, MBA; General Partner at Panache Ventures
What You Get
After completing the Schulich Masterclass Certificate in Venture Capital, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.
As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.
You’ve completed a series of unique, high-level modules, which constitute a Masterclass Certificate.
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