Passion is part of our DNA
We believe our people and culture are competitive advantages that set us apart from the crowd. Therefore, we always work to offer our employees interesting and challenging development opportunities to enable them to thrive in our organization. Being a part of EQT means that you are constantly moving forward, developing your technical skills, and growing both personally and professionally.
Throughout your career at EQT, you will participate in courses within the EQT Academy, a learning platform where EQT employees throughout the firm receive continuous training and development. Participation in the EQT Academy provides you with the opportunity to develop and expand your knowledge and leadership skills, make decisions based on EQT’s values, and strengthen your internal network.
Onboarding is fundamental to starting the employment journey at EQT on the right foot. All new employees follow a program that starts before joining EQT and lasts throughout their first 12 months. It includes e-Learning, a firm wide introduction to key stakeholders, global introduction days at our office in Stockholm, a“buddy” to show you the ropes, and entry into the regular EQT Academy courses.
For investment professionals, the EQT Academy courses include the following:
EQT Start – For new Associates, Vice Presidents, Directors and Managing Directors. Modeling and Toolbox training together with presentations on the work as an Investment Professional at EQT.
EQT Advanced – For Vice Presidents. It’s time to think like a leader. These sessions will increase your ability to make an impact through your communication, to create an effective team environment and to manage stressful situations.
EQT Next – For newly promoted and hired Directors. This two module training focuses on taking the step from Vice President to Director and giving you the best foundation for your new role.
Module 1: Learn how to lead as an informal manager and how to delegate efficiently.
Module 2: Develop advanced negotiations skills.
EQT Accelerate – For Managing Directors. Becoming a senior leader comes with great responsibility. This Leadership training teaches you how to lead and develop effective communication skills to become an active listener and give valuable feedback. You will complete this course with the tools needed to help you continue your professional development and help your team members develop.
EQT Lead – For Partners. All of our Partners go through training on how to lead the firm and employees with values and authenticity and what it means to keep the firm energized and lead a high performing team. During a 6 month personal development program, our Partners deepen their knowledge in reflection as well as leading themselves, others and the Firm.
For Central Functions professionals, we offer different training opportunities depending on seniority in role and specific development needs. For Central Functions and CR, the EQT Academy courses include the following: Time Management, Speak to Inspire, Communication Training, and Manager Education Program. Additionally, EQT offers individual coaching, a Female Mentorship Program and on-demand courses via LinkedIn Learning.