The Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Investment Banking (PGCPIB) is designed to offer the required knowledge for professionals to handle the various aspects of investment banking roles and responsibilities including Asset Management and Security Valuation, like stocks, bonds and other derivative instruments to meet specified investment goals for the benefit of the investors. The course also aims to cater the other functional areas of investment banking like Mergers & Acquisitions, Investment and Portfolio Management and Investment Advisory Services to high-net-worth individuals. The programme also covers the knowledge of tools and techniques required for optimizing risk-returns framework within different asset classes.
The programme provides real-time knowledge and skills pertaining to Investment Banking. In short the programme will enable participants in taking informed and effective decisions in the areas of M&A, IPO’s, Valuation, Bond trading portfolio advisory services, etc., and hands-on knowledge and skills to become a successful Investment Banker.
The programme aims to groom commerce or non-commerce graduates for core investment banking and other specialized finance jobs allied to Investment Banking, Equity Research, Credit Analysis, Financial Analysis, Project Finance, Portfolio Management, Capital Markets, etc. By undertaking this course one can gain in-depth knowledge of the concepts and real-life application of Finance which are covered along with practical case studies. The flexible design of the programme will help both full-time students and working professionals to pursue the programme successfully.
The objective of the programme is to educate the participants who are aspired to join the investment management with or without prior exposure experience in the field. The programme is structured in such a way that the participants from another stream can acquire the essential knowledge to become an investment management expert. It is designed to benefit executives who have recently taken on or are being groomed to take on, significant managerial responsibilities in future in the field of investment management. The Programme would draw upon the work experience of such executives and provide additional knowledge and skills, to make them effective investment managers.
The programme uses a series of case studies, contextualized examples, and hands-on exercises to aid participants in understanding the key marketing imperatives.
- Financial Statement Analysis & Business Valuation
- Financial Management
- Investments & Portfolio Management
- Investment Banking I
- Investment Banking II
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Options, Futures & Derivatives
- Economic Environment
- Spreadsheet Modelling for Finance
- Industry Lecture
The programme offers an interactive learning experience with live virtual sessions. The pedagogy follows a judicious blend of methodologies that include:
- Case Studies
- Real-life Examples
- Project Work
- Term Papers & Assignments
The programme offers an interactive learning experience with live virtual sessions. The pedagogy follows a judicious blend of methodologies that include
- Live interactive instruction sessions delivered by expert faculty from IIM Indore
- Direct-to-Device (D2D) programme accessed by smart phone/tablet/laptop/desktop
- Programme includes on-Campus orientation of 5 days at IIM Indore
The programme will be conducted over the course of one year with classes conducted once a week, on Sundays over 3 sessions.
First session: 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m
Second session: 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m
Third session: 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m
The time gap between two consecutive sessions is intended to give participants a break. On some days, the classes may extend beyond the mentioned time.
Who should attend
This programme is suited to freshly graduated professionals or young working individuals with at least two years of post-graduate work experience. It is for those who aspire to be a part of the investment banking industry and are keen on taking up important roles in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Investment and Portfolio Management or Investment Advisory Services to high-net-worth individuals.
- Graduates/Postgraduates from Universities recognised by Association of Indian Universities with minimum 50% marks in either graduation or post-graduation (or its equivalent) with at least two years of post-graduate work experience.
- Fresher with professional qualifications like CA/ICWA/CS/CFA/CFP are also eligible to apply for the programme.
Participants are expected to attend all sessions of a given course. However, participants may take leave on account of emergencies, participation in management festivals or co-curricular activities, etc., subject to the approval of the Programme Coordinator. However, 75% minimum attendance requirement would be considered for the final grading.
Assessment & Certification
Performance of participants will be monitored on a continuous evaluation basis through quizzes, assignments, tests and examinations. The participant is required to score minimum marks/grades as decided by the Institute from time to time to complete the course.