Operations Professionals (including back-office, compliance, accounting)

Operations Professionals

The operations team is as integral to the success of an investment as those brokering deals and there is a training track designed for those in supportive operational roles. The ILPA Institute programming combines faculty-led lectures with hands-on training and group work and the valuable opportunity to network with limited partners from across the ILPA membership. Details on your suggested journey are below:

The ILPA Institute Online series of - at your own pace - programming will be your first step in your training journey with ILPA. Sign up for the private equity suite of programming, The Fundamentals of Private Equity and The Economics of Private Equity to learn about:

  • The basics of the private equity asset class
  • The industry’s complex interdependencies
  • The typical economic arrangements structured between LP and GP and other parties
  • The ILPA Principles and templates that have shaped the industry and the role of an LP

These programs provide an interactive, self-guided experience on private equity essential terms, strategies and challenges.

Next, register for the Private Equity for the Limited Partner program – the ILPA Institute’s premier “comprehensive” class designed for those new to the industry to learn about the history of PE, manager economics, diligence, legal structures, benchmarking/monitoring and accounting/reporting. This program serves as a pre-requisite for the more advanced, “intensive” series of classes we offer and is a live, faculty-led program offered both virtually and in-person throughout the year. More information on the upcoming schedule and registration can be found here.

The ILPA Institute's Communicating with Influence for the Limited Partner program is designed for all LPs, regardless of your tenure. This interactive program is designed to deepen your communication skills with talent management, relationships with internal stakeholders, general partners, consultants and trustees. Every decision and strategy in private equity are made through having essential conversations and this course will provide you with the skills to effectively communicate and help you grow your influence in your role. This live program is offered virtually and in-person throughout the year. More details can be found here.

Register for the ILPA annual Members' Conference each spring - the largest LP-only gathering in the world that includes a selection of high-quality educational workshops and collaborative roundtable discussions and the opportunity to connect with and learn alongside other LPs. You can view the 2023 agenda here.

Keep your knowledge of the private markets current with ILPA’s regular webcasts. These monthly, one-hour webcasts provide you with training and updates on issues top-of-mind for LPs, from investing best practices, legal and regulatory updates and expert panels with top industry peers. These events are free for ILPA members and are a great opportunity to stay engaged and connected. You can view the current calendar of events here.