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4 Weeks Global Investment Banking Analyst Programme (Online)

The GBS Global Investment Banking Analyst programme is for anyone seeking to kickstart their career in the exciting and dynamic sector.

This intensive four-week programme will allow people new to the sector - as well as those more experienced - to gain further insights into global investment banking, including ideas for developing investment strategies.

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Course Overview

During the four week programme, students will consider many aspects of global investment banking, including financial statements, valuation, financial modelling, transaction premiums and buyouts.

The specialist skills and knowledge developed during the course are in great demand with employers in the banking sector worldwide. Students will leave the course in a strong position to move on to the next, higher level in their global investment banking careers.

Intakes
October, January, March, June

Duration
4 weeks

Awarding Institution
Global Business Studies (GBS)

Delivery
Online

Locations
Dubai

Fees
AED 5,000
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What will you achieve?

You will gain an in-depth understanding of the global investment banking sector. You'll develop a wide range of specialist knowledge and practical skills, through research, independent study, directed study and workplace scenarios, improving your employability and widening your career prospects.

Career opportunities

If you're thinking of taking the next career step in the world of global investment banking, our 4-week course will help you develop your key specialist skills essential for career advancement.

You'll also develop skills such as communication, teamwork, research and analysis –all of which are highly valued by employers.

The course leads to exciting banking career paths such as:

  • Credit analyst
  • Market analyst
  • Banker
  • Investment analyst
  • Strategist
  • Policy maker
  • Fund manager
  • Senior banker
  • Banking consultant
  • Investment banking trainer
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Week 1

  • Global investment banking overview
  • Analysing the financial statements
  • Application on London stock exchange (LSE), NYSE, and NASDAQ listed companies
  • Global investment banking process and style module
  • Application on one London stock exchange (LSE) listed company and one private (non-public) company
  • Questions (FAQs) on this topic by Investment Banks and Private Equity firms

Week 2

  • Fundamentals of valuation, trading comparable valuation and Financial Modelling of Trading Comps
  • Application on at least four public stock exchange listed companies and one private company
  • Discussion on frequently asked questions (FAQs) on this topic by Investment Banks and Private Equity firms

Week 3

  • Discounted cash flow valuation and Financial Modelling
  • Financial modelling on LSE, NYSE, and NASDAQ listed company and best global investment banking Excel financial practices
  • Application on one London stock exchange (LSE) listed company, two New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) listed companies, and one private company
  • Questions (FAQs) on this topic by Investment Banks and Private Equity firms

Week 4

  • Determining Transaction Premium (Transaction Comps), Leveraged/Management Buyout (LBO), and Financial Modelling M&A transactions Pro-forma and leveraged buyout modeling
  • Board presentation of the investment banking transaction
  • Discussion on frequently asked questions (FAQs) on this topic by Investment Banks and Private Equity firms

There are no formal examinations for this course. Assessments are undertaken in various ways:

  • presentation
  • writing an assignment
  • analysing a case study
  • completing a portfolio of evidence
  • writing reports

You will be required to work in your own time to complete research, homework tasks or group work. Self-study is vital to your success on this course and lecturers will give you guidance on how best to approach this throughout the study period.

Academic Requirements

Academic entry requirements vary from country to country. For academic requirements by country, contact us.

English Requirements

To study at GBS, you must demonstrate that your English level is at the standard required. We accept a number of different English language qualifications/tests for entry onto our courses, Please see the following page for more details - English Requirements | GBS Dubai | Global Business Studies

If you would like to improve your English before joining your course, please contact our colleagues at English Path Dubai. They have a range of English courses that suit all needs and levels.

Week 1

  • Global investment banking overview
  • Analysing the financial statements
  • Application on London stock exchange (LSE), NYSE, and NASDAQ listed companies
  • Global investment banking process and style module
  • Application on one London stock exchange (LSE) listed company and one private (non-public) company
  • Questions (FAQs) on this topic by Investment Banks and Private Equity firms

Week 2

  • Fundamentals of valuation, trading comparable valuation and Financial Modelling of Trading Comps
  • Application on at least four public stock exchange listed companies and one private company
  • Discussion on frequently asked questions (FAQs) on this topic by Investment Banks and Private Equity firms

Week 3

  • Discounted cash flow valuation and Financial Modelling
  • Financial modelling on LSE, NYSE, and NASDAQ listed company and best global investment banking Excel financial practices
  • Application on one London stock exchange (LSE) listed company, two New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) listed companies, and one private company
  • Questions (FAQs) on this topic by Investment Banks and Private Equity firms

Week 4

  • Determining Transaction Premium (Transaction Comps), Leveraged/Management Buyout (LBO), and Financial Modelling M&A transactions Pro-forma and leveraged buyout modeling
  • Board presentation of the investment banking transaction
  • Discussion on frequently asked questions (FAQs) on this topic by Investment Banks and Private Equity firms

Our Delivery Partner

GBS Dubai has partnered with carefully selected educations providers. Our delivery partner GlobalU is a forward-thinking e-learning company committed to providing individuals with affordable and accessible courses and degrees online.

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Enrolling for March'24

FAQs for Global Investment Banking Analyst Programme

The primary responsibility of a banking analyst is to conduct detailed research and analysis of financial data to find key insights into market trends, potential risks and opportunities and financial effectiveness.

Studying on a banking analyst programme is a great way to gain the key skills and insights needed to succeed in a future career in finance. There are many benefits to an intensive programme like this including the competitive learning structure, and the prestige of gaining an award from a leading financial institution. There are investment analyst programmes in Dubai, providing intensive learning experiences that put students in position to achieve their future goals.

A banking analyst is required to have many skills in order to meet a wide range of requirements. Studying a banking analyst programme is a great way to develop the abilities needed in analytics, time management, technical skills and more.

Business analysts need to have high business acumen, with the ability to recognize market trends, regulatory changes and industry developments to make the right decisions in behalf of the business. If you are considering higher education or a future career abroad in finance, Dubai would make an excellent choice. An investment analyst programme in Dubai delivers a unique learning experience that prepares students to succeed in banking analysis. You will be in the perfect place to pursue an exciting career as a banking analyst, with a wealth of opportunities available across Dubai and the UAE.

A bachelor's degree in an area of business or finance will typically be required to join a banking analyst programme. Depending on the nature of the programme, a master’s degree in a related field will be a requirement.

The specific requirements to join a banking analyst programme will vary depending on each institution’s preferences but the qualifications stated in a related field, relevant skills and experiences are commonly cited as key requirements.

Completing an investment analyst programme in Dubai creates a wide range of career opportunities across many areas of the finance industry. The key career pathways to consider include investment analysis, portfolio management, asset management and risk management and many more.

This programme provides students with an excellent foundation of insight and understanding needed to pursue a wide range of professional pathways in finance in the UAE or internationally.

The duration of an investment banking analyst programme will depend on the institution’s preferences for their programme. As a general expectation, programmes like this will typically last for two to three years.

An investment banking analyst programme is highly specialized with training in key areas including financial modelling, market analysis and risk management. Students will also be working closely with experiences analysts with a course structure designed to help students reach their full potential in technical skills and understanding.

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