The ILPA Institute: World-Class Private Equity Executive Education Developed for LPs by LPs

About the ILPA Institute

Since its inception, ILPA has regarded education and professional development for private equity professionals as a top priority for its members. The ILPA Institute provides structured, extensive executive education programming, exclusively designed from the perspective of the limited partner. This world-class platform provides a unique development experience, set in an environment that emphasizes peer learning and practical applications of the content, whether completing one of the self-paced classes or live, faculty-led programs. Our courses feature interactive and collaborative formats that truly differentiate the ILPA Institute from all others. Thousands of individuals and organizations have benefited from the training over the past 15 years of programming and will continue to enjoy our:

  • LP-focus, with sensitivity to the diverse roles and investment approaches by participants
  • Practical approach, with immediate and actionable application to all who engage with us
  • Curriculum informed by current trends, with the most up-to-date concepts and practices
  • Unparalleled relationship building opportunities
  • Renowned and experienced faculty

Who Qualifies?

The ILPA Institute is open to qualified limited partners. ILPA Membership entitles professionals to discounted course fees, but is not required to attend. If you are not an ILPA member and wish to get more information about course registration, please contact our membership team at [email protected].

The ILPA Institute Journey – Click Below to Learn How to Navigate Your Professional Development Opportunities with ILPA Training Roadmaps

Introductory: ILPA Institute Online Programming

ILPA offers online, asynchronous, courses for those new to the asset class that provide an introduction to the concepts and economics that underpin the industry. Purchase both courses together in a bundle and save.

This course is designed for the private markets professional looking to understand the basics of the private equity asset class and its essential terms, strategies and challenges.

This self-paced, online program combines self-guided learning with interactive videos and quizzes designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


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This course is designed for the private markets professional looking to understand the economics of private equity asset class and its key relationships, investment processes and portfolio requirements.

This self-paced, online program combines self-guided learning with interactive videos and quizzes designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


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ILPA offers online, asynchronous, courses designed for those looking to integrate or monitor ESG in their portfolio. Purchase both courses together in a bundle and save.

This course is designed for the private markets professional looking to understand the role of ESG within private equity investing.

This self-paced, online program combines self-guided learning with interactive videos and quizzes designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


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This course is designed for the private markets professional looking to integrate ESG into their investment process and how to measure and evaluate performance.

This self-paced, online program combines self-guided learning with interactive videos and quizzes designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


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Comprehensive: Live and Virtual Programming

Our Comprehensive courses provide a thorough examination of the context, issues and challenges most essential to the class topic.

The Private Equity for the Limited Partner course is designed for the limited partner looking for a critical overview of private equity investing. Participants will learn about key concepts, principles and practices behind implementing a successful investment.

This live, faculty-led program combines lecture-based learning with interactive networking and group work elements, featuring custom case studies designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


View More Details June 24-25, 2024 Chicago                        View More Details September 4-5, 2024 London

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The Private Equity Co-Investing for the Limited Partner course is designed for the limited partner looking for a critical overview of direct and co-investing. Participants will learn about key concepts, principles and practices behind implementing a successful co-investment.

This live, faculty-led program combines lecture-based learning with interactive networking and group work elements, featuring custom case studies designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


View More Details June 26, 2024 Chicago                             View More Details September 6, 2024 London

View More Details September 18, 2024 Virtual                     View More Details October 23, 2024 Melbourne

 

The ESG for the Limited Partner course is designed for the limited partner looking to develop comfort and confidence around integrating ESG in their portfolio. Participants will learn about key concepts, principles and practices behind successful ESG implementation.

This live, faculty-led program combines lecture-based learning with interactive networking and group work elements, featuring custom case studies designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


View More Details May 29, 2024 London               View More Details October 28, 2024 San Francisco

The Private Credit for the Limited Partner course is designed for the limited partner looking for a critical overview of private credit investing. Participants will learn about key concepts, principles and practices behind implementing a successful investment.

This live, faculty-led program combines lecture-based learning with interactive networking and group work elements, featuring custom case studies designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


View More Details August 8, 2024 Virtual

The Real Assets for the Limited Partner course is designed for the limited partner looking for a critical overview real assets (excluding real estate) investing. Participants will learn about key concepts, principles and practices behind implementing a successful real assets portfolio.

This live, faculty-led program combines lecture-based learning with interactive networking and group work elements, featuring custom case studies designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


View More Details June 7, 2024 Chicago

Intensive: Live Programming

Our Intensive courses offer more advanced limited partner-focused curriculum and are designed to address subject matters that are best suited for experienced private equity professionals.

The Legal Documents course is designed for the limited partner looking for an in-depth understanding of material legal documents. Participants will learn about the complex created by legal documents, key economic considerations and other critical aspects that relate to the investment process of a legal function.

This live, faculty-led program combines lecture-based learning with interactive networking and group work elements, featuring custom case studies designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


View More Details July 22-23, 2024 Chicago                         View More Details September 23-24, 2024 London

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The Portfolio Construction course is designed for the limited partner looking for an in-depth understanding of how to build out a successful portfolio. Participants will engage with a custom case study to understand the importance of risk management, data analytics and allocation when building a portfolio.

This live, faculty-led program combines lecture-based learning with interactive networking and group work elements, featuring custom case studies designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


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The Investment Due Diligence for the Limited Partner course is designed for the limited partner looking for an in-depth understanding of how to diligence a private equity investment. Participants will engage with a custom case study to understand the importance of proper diligence techniques to optimize investment performance.

This live, faculty-led program combines lecture-based learning with interactive networking and group work elements, featuring custom case studies designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


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The Operational Due Diligence for the Limited Partner course is designed for the limited partner looking for an in-depth understanding of how to diligence a private equity fund. Participants will learn process design and best practices integral to risk mitigation to ensure healthy partner relationships.

This live, faculty-led program combines lecture-based learning with interactive networking and group work elements, featuring case studies designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


View More Details June 27-28, 2024 Chicago                 View More Details October 29-30, 2024 San Francisco

 

The An Insider’s Look at Private Equity Managers course is designed for the limited partner looking for an in-depth understanding of how to mitigate manager risk. Participants will learn about manager operations through the lens of a financial audit and real-world examples of challenges from within a manager’s business operations.

This live, faculty-led program combines lecture-based learning with interactive networking and group work elements, featuring custom case studies designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


View More Details July 24, 2024 Chicago

The GP Value Creation course is designed for the limited partner looking for an in-depth understanding of how managers add value to portfolio companies. Participants will learn from GP firms that specialize in buy-out, consumer markets and venture capital about how they create value.

This live, faculty-led program combines lecture-based learning with interactive networking and group work elements, designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


View More Details July 25-26, 2024 Chicago                    View More Details September 25-26, 2024 London

The Secondary Fund Modeling course is designed for the limited partner looking for a hands-on understanding of secondary interest in private equity funds. Participants will be given a framework to assess a secondary opportunity and utilize a custom excel model to learn how to integrate the secondary opportunity into your investment program.

This live, faculty-led program combines lecture-based learning with interactive networking and group work elements, featuring a custom secondaries model designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


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Applied Practice: Live and Virtual Programming

Classes focused on inter-personal and executive-functioning skills necessary to solve problems and seize opportunities beyond the boxes of the investment team or private equity program.

The Communicating with Influence for the Limited Partner course is designed for the limited partner looking to refine their communication skills. Participants will learn communication styles, listening techniques and strategies on how to effectively engage in essential conversations that can lead to success within their role.

This live, faculty-led program combines lecture-based learning with interactive networking and group work elements, featuring communication models designed uniquely for LPs by LPs.


View More Details April 29, 2024 London             View More Details October 17, 2024 Virtual

 

Onsite Training: Live and Virtual Programming

The ILPA Institute classes listed above can be brought directly to your team either virtually or in-person.

Designed specifically for organizations seeking to advance their private equity teams and affiliated professionals through a singular development experience, the ILPA Onsite Edition offers the opportunity to bring ILPA instructors to your location to deliver the Institute within the context of the member institution. Ideal for organizations with a critical mass of professionals in one location, the Onsite Edition offers the unique chance to explore organizational strategy, challenges and team dynamics guided by the Institute content and ILPA instructor’s expertise. Organizations choosing to bring the Institute onsite can expect improvement not only in private equity knowledge and skill, but also team understanding and effectiveness in the collective pursuit of superior investment returns.

Click here to view the ILPA Institute Onsite one-pager. If you are interested in exploring an Onsite Edition at your offices, please contact Mandy Ilk at [email protected].