Course Overview

Certified Private Equity Professional (CPEP): 

This program is designed for a professional that want to either step into or further their career within the private equity sector. This professional certification program was developed by the Private Equity Investment Group.  This course will teach you the structures of private equity, the intricacies of leverage buyouts, how to measure returns, and the relationship between general partners.

  • Learn about the history of private equity and how it has helped shape the market.
  • Understand how private equity funds are structured and be able to measure the returns
  • Learn the different types of private equity and how each one works and the intricacies of leverage buyouts
  • Understand the investor side of private equity, including the relationship between limited and general partners, and what investors look for in a private equity fund
  • Private Equity Professionals who want to better understand their industry and how they can progress forward within their own career
  • Private Equity Managers, consultants, advisors, or team leaders
  • Graduate students or students who are looking for continued education in private equity
  • Seasoned professionals looking to cross over and enter the private equity industry
  • Business professionals who have recently taken a position as part of a Private Equity team
  • Business Managers responsible for expanding their firm’s financial picture.
  • Add the Certified Private Equity Professional(CPEP) Designation to your resume, assuring employers that you are dedicated to working in the industry, passionate about learning more about the industry and able to work more efficiently after being promoted or hired.
  • Educational Videos & Exclusive Access to video-based instruction, career tools, and audio interviews ($324 value: all free with membership)
  • Networking and Direct access to industry consultants and recruiters for business connections, networking advice, private equity startup and private equity career coaching or advice. Network with other CPEP Designation participants and over 100,000 + Members in Private Equity Investment Group (PEIG) Members around the world through our online networking system and forum.
  • Speak the language: Earning the CPEP Designation assures that you can attend conferences, interviews and other networking events while being able to contribute to conversations and understand discussions about current events or trends within the private equity industry.
  1. Register for the program and receive login details.
  2. Purchase and begin reading the textbooks.
  3. Listen to and watch all the audio and video content in the classroom
  4. Schedule and Pass your exam to earn your certification

Expert Interviews

Sample Video

Sample Audio Interview