The Complete Investment Banking Course 2020
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The Complete Investment Banking Course 2020

The #1 Course to Land a Job in Investment Banking. IPOs, Bonds, M&A, Trading, LBOs, Valuation: Everything is included!
4.5 (19,387 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
86,311 students enrolled
Created by 365 Careers
Last updated 8/2020
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This course includes
  • 9 hours on-demand video
  • 5 articles
  • 157 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Start a career in Investment Banking or Private Equity
  • Pass investment banking interviews
  • Build financial models from scratch (shown step-by-step)
  • Build valuation models – DCF, LBO and multiples
  • Have solid financial and business acumen
  • Take your career to the next level!
  • Tell the story of how investment banking services first appeared
  • Understand the difference between investment and commercial banking
  • Explain the mechanics of an Initial Public Offering
  • Understand how pricing is determined in an IPO
  • Draw an IPO timetable
  • Understand why companies go public
  • Explain the mechanics of a bond offering
  • Understand how pricing is determined in a bond offering
  • Draw a bond offering timetable
  • Understand why companies raise public debt
  • Explain loan syndication and who participates in the syndicate
  • Understand securitization and explain why banks use securitization
  • Learn why companies buy other companies
  • Identify successful M&A transactions
  • Explain the deal lifecycle
  • Tell the difference between Financial and Corporate buyers
  • Describe the different payment options in an M&A deal
  • Understand the essence of restructuring services
  • Learn about the different ways to restructure a company
  • Become familiar with trading and brokerage and the securities traded on Financial Markets
  • Understand asset management services
  • Be able to describe asset management vehicles and expected rates of return
  • Calculate a company’s cost of debt, cost of equity, and WACC
  • Perform LBO valuation
  • Understand the rationale behind Leveraged Buyout deals
  • Be able to tell who carries out LBO deals and why they can be very profitable
  • After this course, you will have the skills to start a successful career in Investment Banking and Corporate Finance
  • Absolutely no experience is required. We will start with the basics and gradually build up your knowledge. Everything is in the course.
  • A willingness to learn and practice

** Updated for August 2020 **

The Complete Investment Banking Course 2020 is the most hands-on, interactive and dynamic investment banking course you will find online.

+ 64 Pages of Course Notes

+ 12 Course Challenges  

+ 26 PDF Files  

+ 22 Quiz Questions  

+ 32 Excel files  

+ A complete Glossary with key terms and phrases  

+ Real-world examples and case studies  

+ Interesting facts about the industry  

+ 2 Valuation models built from scratch  

+ 5 hours of Full-HD video  

The course starts off by introducing you to the four main areas of investment banking – Capital Markets, Advisory, Trading and Brokerage, and Asset Management.

Then we continue by digging deeper into each line of business.  

You will learn the subtleties of Initial Public Offerings, Seasoned Equity Offerings, Private Placements, Bond Issuances, Loan Syndications, Securitizations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructurings, Trading Instruments, Asset Management Vehicles and more.  

Pretty much everything that can come up in an investment banking interview.  

However, the best part is that you will learn different valuation techniques like the ones used by Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan. We will show you how to carry out a Discounted Cash Flow valuation, a multiples valuation, and a Leveraged buyout valuation. You will estimate a company’s cost of capital and future cash flows. Don’t worry if these sound unfamiliar right now; everything is shown in the course - step-by-step - with no steps skipped.  

This is a one-stop-shop, providing everything you need to land a job on Wall Street.  

What makes this course different from the rest of the Finance courses out there?  

  • High quality of production: Full HD video and animations (This isn’t a collection of boring lectures!)

  • Knowledgeable instructor (worked on several M&A transactions)

  • Complete training: We will cover all major topics and skills you need to land a job in Investment Banking

  • Extensive Case Studies: To help you reinforce everything you’ve learned

  • An abundance of materials: PDF & Excel files, Infographics, Course notes; you name it! Everything is inside!

  • Excellent support: If you don’t understand a concept or you simply want to drop us a line, you’ll receive an answer within 1 business day

  • Dynamic: We don’t want to waste your time! The instructor keeps up a very good pace throughout the whole course

  • Bonus prizes: Upon completion of 50% and then 100% of the course, you will receive two bonus gifts  

Why should you consider a career as an Investment Banker?  

  1. Salary. Hello? Investment Bankers are some of the best paid professionals in the world

  2. Promotions. Investment Bankers acquire valuable technical skills, which makes them the leading candidates for senior roles within industrial companies and Private Equity firms

  3. Growth. This isn’t a boring job. Every day you will face different challenges that will test your existing skills

Please don’t forget that the course comes with Udemy’s 30-day unconditional money-back-in-full guarantee. And why not give such a guarantee, when we are convinced that the course will provide a ton of value for you?

Just go ahead and subscribe to this course! If you don't acquire these skills now, you will miss an opportunity to separate yourself from the others. Don't risk your future success! Let's start learning together now!

Who this course is for:
  • Aspiring investment bankers
  • People who are ambitious and are interested in earning a seven-figure salary
  • Anyone who wants to learn about investment banking and company valuation
Course content
Expand all 160 lectures 08:51:08
+ The ascendance of investment banking services
7 lectures 27:20
Early origins of investment banking services
What is the difference between commercial and investment banking?
Why do universal banks have a competitive advantage?
Intrinsic conflicts of interest and the role of Chinese walls
Quiz #1
2 questions
Historical M&A waves
Three of the most important IPOs in history
+ The four main areas of investment banking activity
4 lectures 23:17
Advisory – M&A and Restructuring services
Asset management – the ability to use money to make more money
Quiz #2
9 questions
+ Strategies pursued by investment banks
3 lectures 09:46
Strategies pursued by investment banks
Relationship vs transaction-based banking
The accidental investment banker - Book recommendation
+ Capital markets – Equity capital markets
14 lectures 48:16
Why would a company want to go public?
Who are the investors in an IPO?
Coming up with a share price
What does an IPO timetable look like?
The pricing process
Fee distribution among investment banks
Allocating shares to investors – who gets what
Taking a long and short position with respect to a security (definition)
Post-IPO stabilization: Applying the Greenshoe option
Greenshoe explained – Practical example
Other ways to place equity capital – SEOs and private placements
Facebook's IPO - Case study
Course Challenge #1 - IPO
Quiz #3
4 questions
+ Capital Markets – Debt Capital Markets
10 lectures 33:33
The four different types of bonds
Why issue a bond?
The mechanics of a bond offering. Process description
A particular type of bonds - Junk bonds
What is securitization and why can it be useful?
Securitization - explained
Asset-backed securities: An example of securitization
Loan syndication – a preferred instrument for most banks nowadays
Project finance
Course challenge #2 - Debt offerings
Quiz #4
3 questions
+ Advisory services – Mergers and acquisitions
8 lectures 23:36
The three types of M&A processes
A detailed description of an M&A process
Valuation of target companies
Financial vs. Corporate buyers
Course challenge #3 - M&A
Quiz #5
3 questions
+ Advisory services – Restructuring
3 lectures 07:41
Restructuring services – why and when
The different types of Restructuring
Course Challenge #4 - Restructuring
Quiz #6
2 questions
+ Trading and Brokerage
2 lectures 07:24
How investment banks profit from Trading and Brokerage
The different types of financial securities traded by investment banks
Quiz #7
2 questions
+ Asset management
3 lectures 11:46
Why hire Investment banks as asset managers?
A risk-return comparison of different investments
Private equity funds
Quiz #8
1 question