The Complete Investment Banking Course 2017
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The Complete Investment Banking Course 2017

The #1 Course to Land a Job in Investment Banking. IPOs, Bonds , M&A, Trading, LBOs, Valuation: Everything is included!
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Created by 365 Careers
Last updated 8/2017
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  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • 91 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Start a career in Investment Banking or Private Equity
  • Win 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
  • Get two free gifts – once you complete 50% and then 100% of the course!
  • 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
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  • 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

The Complete Investment Banking Course 2017 is the most hands-on, interactive and dynamic 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 of these lines 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 any of 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 that 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 that will 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 challenge your existing skills


And it gets even better, by signing up and completing 50% and then 100% of the course, you will receive life-time access to two of our other courses as a gift.

“Microsoft Excel 2016: Beginner and Intermediate Training” provided that you complete the course at 50%, and

“Beginner to Pro in PowerPoint”, provided that you complete 100% of the course.


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 is the target audience?
  • 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
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Curriculum For This Course
110 Lectures
Welcome! Course Introduction
1 Lecture 03:35
The ascendance of investment banking services
5 Lectures 16:14
The importance of history, name, tradition, and reputation

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
The four main areas of investment banking activity
4 Lectures 22:27
Capital Markets – raising equity and debt capital

Advisory – M&A and Restructuring services

Asset Management – the ability to use money to make more money

Quiz #2
9 questions
Capital Markets – Equity Capital Markets
8 Lectures 20:49
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?

Allocating shares to investors – who gets what

Other ways to place equity capital – SEOs and Private Placements

Course Challenge #1 - IPO

Quiz #3
4 questions
Capital Markets – Debt Capital Markets
6 Lectures 17:04
The four different types of bonds

Why issue a bond?

The mechanics of a bond offering. Process description

What is securitization and why can it be useful?

Loan Syndication – a preferred instrument for most banks nowadays

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
2 Lectures 04:30
Why hire Investment banks as asset managers?

A risk-return comparison of different investments

Quiz #8
1 question
A step-by-step guide to Company Valuation
11 Lectures 28:41

How much is a company worth for an investor?

The two variables that drive a firm’s value

The mechanism of Unlevered Cash Flow Calculation

Introducing a discount factor – Weighted Average Cost of Capital

Calculating a firm's cost of debt

Calculating a firm’s cost of equity

Estimating a company’s future cash flows

The two stages of a DCF model

Discounting cash flows and terminal value

Calculating Enterprise and Equity value
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About the Instructor
365 Careers
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Creating opportunities for Business & Finance students

365 Careers is a firm specializing in high-end business, financial, data science, and office producitvity training programs. Our growing list of courses includes Excel (Microsoft Excel for Beginner and Advanced users), PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Accounting, Finance 101, Investment Banking, Financial Modeling, Company Valuation, Financial Planning & Analysis, Job Hunting, Strategy, Management, Marketing, Decision Making and Negotiation, and Python trainings. Our goal is to provide to our students the practical instruments they will need in order to perform successfully at their future workplace.