Global Banking School has created this analyst/associate programme to provide delegates real world applied experience of Investment banking and Private equity transactions.

Get 100% prepared to Day-1 on the full-time job: Investment Banking Programme guarantees complete investment banking transaction execution work experience from A to Z. You will build your own financial models for real transactions – NOT customising or photocopying.

Comprehensive Career Development Programme: one-to-one sessions with senior investment bankers to help you prepare your CV, cover letter and interviews. Distribution of your CV through the network of our partners and recruiters.

Upon completion of the programme you will be prepared to carry out responsibilities of a full-time Associate in investment banks and private equity firms. The programme statement on your CV will enable you to stand out from thousands of other candidates and ensure that you are a strong contender in one the most competitive industries in the world. You should be able to apply the learnt skills in the following roles -

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity & venture capital
  • Equity research
  • Investment banking
  • Corporate finance
  • Transaction advisory
  • Hedge funds
  • Sales and trading
  • Financial analysis
  • Corporate banking
  • Asset/Wealth management
  • Finance and business entrepreneurship
  • Quantitative analysis
  • Valuation consulting
  • Social/Corporate
  • Economist
  • Operations
  • Accounting
  • Event management

Weekly Tasks and Applied Learning:

  • Week 1:
    • Global investment banking overview, preparation and analysis of financial statements
    • Analysing the financial statements from the eyes of following roles:
    • Application on London stock exchange (LSE),NYSE and NASDAQ listed companies
    • Global investment banking process and style module (pitch preparation, presentation and writing confidential investment memo and teasers)
    • Application on one London stock exchange (LSE) listed company and one private (non-public) company
  • Week 2:
    • Fundamentals of valuation, trading comparables valuation and Financial Modelling of Trading Comps
    • Discounted cash flow valuation (DCF) and Financial Modelling from Scratch
    • Application on one London stock exchange (LSE) listed company, two New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) listed companies and one private company
    • Discussion on frequently asked questions (FAQs) on this topic by Investment Banks and Private Equity firms
  • Week 3:
    • Determining Transaction Premium (Transaction Comps), Leveraged/Management Buyout (LBO) and Financial Modelling
    • Application on one London stock exchange (LSE) listed company, two New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) listed companies and one private company
    • Discussion on frequently asked questions (FAQs) on this topic by Investment Banks and Private Equity firms
  • Week 4:
    • M&A transactions pro-forma and leveraged buyout modelling
    • Board presentation of the investment banking transaction
    • Discussion on frequently asked questions (FAQs) on this topic by Investment Banks and Private Equity firms
    • CV review and Career development programme

Upon completion of the program you will be prepared to carry out responsibilities of a full-time Associate in investment banks and private equity firms. The program statement on your CV will enable you to stand out from thousands of other candidates and ensure that you are a strong contender in one the most competitive industries in the world.

Analyst Start Date

  • 21 August 2017 | 25 September 2017 | 30 October 2017 | 8 January 2018
  • Duration: Full-time Monday to Friday, 4 weeks (10.00am - 6.00pm)

Associate Start Date

  • 10 June 2017
  • Duration: Part-time, 4 weekends (11.00am - 4.00pm)

Training Locations

Future Finance Student Loans

Future Finance an alternative source of financing for students*

The benefits of Future Finance are:
  • They offer loans to all students with a UK domiciled address, (assuming they meet appropriate credit checks, and are 18 or over) irrelevant to which level of study
  • Loans are offered from £2.5 -£40K, and can include living costs as well as tuition fees
  • Loans are repayable up to 10 years and three months after graduation
  • Students can apply for up to four payment breaks of 3 months each during the loan period
  • Representative 10.9% APR (variable)

* Further details of eligibility requirements, interest rates and other key terms of the loan are available by visiting the Future Finance website Find out more


Please note that other sources of funding may be available.