4.35 out of 5
4.35
5815 reviews on Udemy

The Complete Investment Banking Course 2018

The #1 Course to Land a Job in Investment Banking. IPOs, Bonds, M&A, Trading, LBOs, Valuation: Everything is included!
Instructor:
365 Careers
34,891 students enrolled
English [Auto-generated] More
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

** November 2018 Update: Tesla Inc. complete company valuation **

The Complete Investment Banking Course 2018 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 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 testyour 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!

Welcome! Course Introduction

1
What does the course cover?
2
Download all course materials

The ascendance of investment banking services

1
The importance of history, name, tradition, and reputation
2
Early origins of investment banking services
3
What is the difference between commercial and investment banking?
4
Why do universal banks have a competitive advantage?
5
Intrinsic conflicts of interest and the role of Chinese walls
6
Quiz #1

The four main areas of investment banking activity

1
Capital Markets – raising equity and debt capital
2
Advisory – M&A and Restructuring services
3
Trading and Brokerage – trading with financial securities
4
Asset Management – the ability to use money to make more money
5
Quiz #2

Capital Markets – Equity Capital Markets

1
Why would a company want to go public?
2
Who are the investors in an IPO?
3
Coming up with a share price
4
What does an IPO timetable look like?
5
The IPO syndicate – members and responsibilities
6
Allocating shares to investors – who gets what
7
Other ways to place equity capital – SEOs and Private Placements
8
Facebook's IPO - Case Study
9
Course Challenge #1 - IPO
10
Quiz #3

Capital Markets – Debt Capital Markets

1
The four different types of bonds
2
Why issue a bond?
3
The mechanics of a bond offering. Process description
4
What is securitization and why can it be useful?
5
Loan Syndication – a preferred instrument for most banks nowadays
6
Course Challenge #2 - Debt Offerings
7
Quiz #4

Advisory Services – Mergers and Acquisitions

1
Why acquire another company?
2
Describing the typical deal lifecycles and buyer companies
3
The three types of M&A processes
4
A detailed description of an M&A process
5
Valuation of target companies
6
Payment options in M&A deals
7
Financial vs. Corporate Buyers
8
Course Challenge #3 - M&A
9
Quiz #5

Advisory Services – Restructuring

1
Restructuring services – why and when
2
The different types of Restructuring
3
Course Challenge #4 - Restructuring
4
Quiz #6

Trading and Brokerage

1
How investment banks profit from Trading and Brokerage
2
The different types of financial securities traded by investment banks
3
Quiz #7

Asset Management

1
Why hire Investment banks as asset managers?
2
A risk-return comparison of different investments
3
Quiz #8

A step-by-step guide to Company Valuation

1
Why value a company?
2
How much is a company worth for an investor?
3
The two variables that drive a firm’s value
4
The mechanism of Unlevered Cash Flow Calculation
5
Introducing a discount factor – Weighted Average Cost of Capital
6
Calculating a firm's cost of debt
7
Calculating a firm’s cost of equity
8
Estimating a company’s future cash flows
9
The two stages of a DCF model
10
Discounting cash flows and terminal value
11
Calculating Enterprise and Equity value

Financial Modeling fundamentals

1
What is a financial model?
2
Why use a financial model?
3
Inefficient financial modeling practices
4
Efficient financial modeling practices
5
Different types of financial models we can build
6
The right level of detail we should use when building a 5 or 10-year model
7
The right way to approach the forecasting exercise
8
Building complete financial models
9
Forecasting P&L items
10
Forecasting Balance sheet items (1/2)
11
Forecasting Balance sheet items (2/2)

DCF Valuation - Introduction

1
How to value a company - Introduction
2
The stages of a complete DCF Valuation
3
Let's go through the structure of the DCF model we will create in Excel
4
A glimpse at the company we are valuing - Cheeseco

DCF Valuation - Forecasting of key P&L items

1
Modeling the top line
2
Building flexible financial models in Excel
3
Modeling other items: Other revenues and Cogs
4
Modeling other items: Operating expenses and D&A
5
Modeling Other Items: Interest expenses, Extraordinary items and Taxes

DCF Valuation - Forecasting key Balance Sheet items

1
How to forecast Balance Sheet items - the clear and practical way
2
A key concept for finance practitioners - the "Days" methodology
3
How to calculate "Days"
4
How to use "Days" to project the future development of BS items
5
Forecasting Property Plant & Equipment, Other assets and Other liabilities

DCF Valuation - Creating clean output sheets

You can view and review the lecture materials indefinitely, like an on-demand channel.
Definitely! If you have an internet connection, courses on Udemy are available on any device at any time. If you don't have an internet connection, some instructors also let their students download course lectures. That's up to the instructor though, so make sure you get on their good side!
4.4
4.4 out of 5
5815 Ratings

Detailed Rating

Stars 5
2821
Stars 4
2052
Stars 3
774
Stars 2
121
Stars 1
47
319aae2578bb08917ae40773c32d083b
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee

Includes

8 hours on-demand video
2 articles
Full lifetime access
Access on mobile and TV
Certificate of Completion
Demos
Support Buy $0