Curriculum

Mitchell Peterson

Mitchell Petersen, Glen Vasel Professor of Finance, and Director of the Heizer Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital. Photo @ Dan Dry 

The educational mission of the Heizer Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital is to prepare our students for careers in private equity and venture capital and related fields by giving them the hard and soft skills required to create businesses, expand employment, and build value in an unpredictable business landscape. Our teaching methods range from formal classroom instruction to hands-on practice with actual challenges facing firms to student-initiated and-run educational experiences.