Oxford Alternative Investment Management Programme

Alternative Investment Management
Teaching the language and techniques of private markets

Start date:


  • 6 weeks

Time commitment:

  • Short programme


  • Online


  • £2,200

About the programme

Explore how to integrate private market assets into your investment strategy.

Join industry leaders from all over the world in a lively discourse about private markets and the future of the sector.

Designed for experienced financial professionals looking to take advantage of career opportunities in the emerging private equity sector, this programme will help you upskill in order to remain competitive in the industry. Gain access and insight into the world of private markets, and learn the necessary skills to capitalise on new opportunities.

Delivered in partnership with online learning provider, GetSmarter, you will be part of a community learning together through a dedicated Online Campus. 

The thinking behind the programme

Through the programme you will gain access to world-leading research to help you navigate the private market landscape. Find out more about the research centres contributing to the programme's teaching.

The sharpest business minds are drawn to fields like private equity and it is one of the most challenging and exciting areas in the financial world.

Ludovic Phalippou

Programme Director, Oxford Alternative Investment Management Programme

Meet the faculty

The programme is led by Professor Ludovic Phalippou, who adopts an informal and provocative approach to teaching, while deeply tied to academic research and rigour.

 You will be guided by prominent industry thought-leaders, who will share their experience and in-depth subject knowledge with you throughout the programme.

Programme curriculum

Orientation Module

Welcome to your Online Campus

Module 1

The private market landscape

Module 2

Private asset acquisition and management

Module 3

Structuring investments: fees and limited partner investments

Module 4

Performance evaluation: risk and return

Module 5

Asset owners: role models in asset allocation

Module 6

The future of private markets