What is the GCV Institute?

In today’s world of disruptive markets, where innovation and transformation are board-level priorities, the need for high-performance, scalable corporate venture programs is more important than ever. The Global Corporate Venturing (GCV) Institute was created to unleash the collective potential and power of corporates as strategic investors and innovation partners.

The Institute Curriculum

The Institute offers courses and learning journeys that target corporate investment and corporate venture business development (CVBD)/portfolio development as well as the parent partners who are critical to program success.

  • Essentials Courses – CV Common Language and Context

  • Deep Dive Courses – CV Professional Development and Certification

  • Hot Topics – Continuing Education Opportunities

  • Community – Ongoing Networking and Community of Practice

CVC Essentials

The CVC Essentials program focuses on key considerations for designing, building, and operating professional CVC programs that are both impactful and sustainable over time. Key VC and CVC industry terms and concepts are illustrated in best practice program case studies across CV program maturity phases.

Essentials for Enterprise

This course illustrates high-value parent/BU and CV program partnerships by interweaving key industry terms and concepts in expert stories that address both the benefits and requirements of these partnerships. The goal is to tell the end-to-end corporate venturing story from different perspectives, integrating CV teams, parent partners and startups to pull the thread all the way through.

Landing the Value of Corporate Venturing

This learning journey focuses on key considerations for designing, building, and optimizing professional CVBD programs with industry terms and concepts illustrated in best practice program case studies. A hallmark of the course is an ‘on the job’ mentored Challenge designed to apply key course concepts for both personal development and broader CV program impact.

Contact us for more information

Have questions? Reach out to info@gcvinstitute.com at any time and sign up for Institute updates.