Said Business School, University of Oxford - Oxford Private Markets Investments Program

6 weeks
Full time/part time
Diploma / certificate
Online / Distance
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About this program

Said Business School, University of Oxford - Oxford Private Markets Investments Program

Upskill yourself in the area of private markets with the Oxford Private Markets Investments Program.

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement fromUniversity of Oxford

In recent years, the private equity industry has experienced unprecedented success, with a record amount of money raised, invested, and returned to investors.1

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 Program 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.

This Oxford Private Markets Investments Program 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 Program has an estimated 60 hours of learning.

Admission requirements

Is this Program for you?

This Program 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 Program, you’ll interact with the private market data source Preqin.

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Program content

Program curriculum

Gain access and insight into the world of private markets, and learn the necessary skills to capitalise on new opportunities as you work through the weekly modules of this online Program.

Orientation module

Welcome to your Online Campus

Module 1

Become fluent in the language of private markets

Module 2

Private asset acquisition and management

Module 3

Structuring investment vehicles

Module 4

Performance evaluation for private investments

Module 5

Asset owners: Role models in asset allocation

Module 6

Megatrends and the future of private markets

Program delivery


  • 6 weeks (excluding orientation)
  • 7-10 hours per week
  • Self-paced learning online


Total Tuition Fee:£2200


About the certificate

  • Get recognised for your knowledge when you earn a certificate of attendance from Oxford Saïd and use it to set yourself apart as a financial professional with the ability to navigate the private market investments ecosystem.
  • Participants who successfully complete the Program will also join the official Oxford Executive Education Alumni LinkedIn group – a closed networking group for all alumni of Open, Online, and Executive Education Programs from Oxford Saïd.
  • Your certificate will be issued in your legal name and sent to you upon successful completion of the Program, as per the stipulated requirements.

What will set you apart

On completion of this Program, you’ll walk away with:

  • The tools to operate confidently and knowledgeably within the evolving sector of private market investments.
  • The ability to assess, acquire, and add value to private assets, navigate the deals process, and compile an investment memorandum.
  • The knowledge needed to negotiate a debt package or limited partner agreement, and implement a private market strategy.
  • A contextual grounding in real-world events and the skills to analyse current reports to ascertain returns from assets and funds.

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OX1 1HP Oxford
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