Life at EQT

EQT Academy

EQT Academy is an important tool for nurturing EQT’s values and culture while providing training for each career stage and function within the business, focusing on the skills relevant to each employee’s development.

Building next generation leaders

Teams at EQT consist of a mix of senior leaders and younger professionals, all with different expertise, but equally focused on how to optimize results in the best way.

Business continuity relies on proficient leaders who are ready to step up at the right point in time in all parts of the organization. It is key to not only develop skills and qualifications but also executive leadership, corporate responsibility, decision making and feedback skills.

EQT employees are entrepreneurial and have a strong drive. If you believe in something and want to realize it - make it happen!

Career Paths

Regardless of which area you operate in at EQT,  there are growth and development opportunities.

The entry level as an Investment Advisory Professional is Associate. From Associate you develop into Vice President, Director, Managing Director and finally, Partner.

If you join EQT’s Digital team, Client Relations & Capital Raising or other Central teams, the path vary depending on the function. The most common is that you start as an Associate within your specialist field, and then develop into Manager, Director and Managing Director.

About EQT Academy

  1. Building next generation teams and develop your skills

    Throughout your career at EQT, you will participate in courses within the EQT Academy, a learning platform where EQT employees from all parts of 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.

    All new joiners participate globally in EQT Introduction Days.
    This training focuses on:
    • Where we come from and what we stand for
    • EQT organization
    • How we operate
    • How we make a difference

  2. EQT Start

    For new Associates, Vice Presidents, Directors and Managing Directors: Modeling and Toolbox training together with presentations on the work as an Investment Advisory Professional at EQT.

  3. EQT Advanced

    For Vice Presidents: These sessions will increase your ability to make an impact through your communication, to create an effective team environment and to manage stressful situations.

  4. 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.

  5. EQT Accelerate

    For Managing Directors: 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.

  6. EQT Lead

    For Partners: All of EQT’s Partners go through training on how to lead the both firm and employees with values and authenticity. During a six month personal development program, EQT Partners deepen their knowledge in reflection as well as leading themselves, others and the firm.

  7. Central Functions and Client Relations & Capital Raising

    For Central Functions and Client Relations & Capital Raising, there is a similar structure within the EQT Academy. Training within Project Management and Leadership, Speak to Inspire, Communicate, Lead and Accelerate and Manager Education Program will be provided.