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Post-Graduate Certificate Program in Investment Banking and Equity Research

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for JAN'23 Batch
6 Months
Program Duration
Zero Cost EMI*
Available for 8 months

PG Certificate in Investment Banking and Equity Research Program

About the Program

Investment banks assist corporations and governments in raising capital by underwriting and acting as agents/underwriters in the issuance of securities. They act as intermediaries between the companies that want to raise money and investors who want to invest money. This certificate program is designed to offer an enhanced career to those who are wanting to grow and upscale in this industry.

Equity Research plays a vital role in any investment, this program covers different stages and methods involved in Equity Research. The curriculum is designed to equip one with crucial skills such as interpreting financial statements, modeling and valuation, and transaction execution, along with proficiency in spreadsheets. This skill-building program builds mastery across various functions within core finance and Investment Banking. The program brings you an industry-endorsed curriculum, powerful faculty and practical learning. The investment banking phase prepares you for a career in financial operations while Equity Research opens the door for careers in Securities Valuation, Financial Modeling, Financial Planning and Analysis etc. Here’s a chance to distinguish yourself from the crowd and testify your financial skills and detailed understanding of topics as per the current industry standards.

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Program Highlights

  • Robust foundation in the Investment Banking and Financial System
  • Focuses on Job-Relevant skills including quantitative and qualitative equity research
  • The Unit-wise structure breaks down business valuation methods, financial modeling techniques, and financial analyst skills into digestible and comprehensible pieces of knowledge
  • Usage of various simulations and actual corporate data to ensure practical enforceability in learning

Key Benefits and Outcomes

  • Build practical knowledge and insights into investment banking operations, deal structuring and negotiations
  • Expose yourself to analysis of real-time financial data using financial modeling and equity valuation tools
  • Prepare yourself for an illustrious career in investment banks, equity research firms, brokerage houses and portfolio management companies
  • Emerge as a suitable candidate for diverse roles including research analyst, research associate, corporate financial advisor and grow up the corporate ladder into leadership roles

Program Content

  • Equity Research Fundamentals Overview of Equity Research; Economic Analysis; Industry Reports; Company Reports; Qualitative and Quantitative Aspects of Research
  • Financial Statement Analysis Overview of types of Financial Statements; Consolidated and Standalone Statements; Analyzing Margins, Leverage and Cash Flow; Horizontal Analysis; Making Investment Decisions
  • Valuation Valuation Fundamentals; Cost of Capital - Concept and Computations; Valuation Models - DCF, FCFE & Relative Valuation; NPV and Intrinsic Value
  • Financial Modeling Modeling Fundamentals; Understanding Financial Variables; Debt Modeling; Modeling of Income and Expenses; Cash Flow Modeling; EPS and DPS Modeling
* Master Thesis / Project will be carried out between Sem 3 and Sem 4,
but evaluation will reflect in Sem 4


Pass in an Undergraduate (Bachelor) Program of a minimum duration of Three (3) years in any stream from a UGC recognized University.

Candidates who are in the final semester of the Bachelor Program are also eligible to apply.

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Kusuma N
Master of Computer Applications

This online learning course has made my life easier as it allows me to focus on my career while also pursuing my master's degree. The support team and faculty are extremely helpful and kind. I am really glad to be a part of JAIN Online. Thanks!

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Master of Business Administration

As a working professional, I was able to study without having to worry about time constraints. It's fantastic how interactive and knowledgeable the faculty are. I am happy to be a part of JAIN Online.

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Master of Business Administration

The best part is that we can learn from anywhere in the world, and the recorded sessions give us confidence that we can continue to learn even if we miss a live session. So the money we spend on this Online MBA Program is well spent. I am very happy that we will receive the same degree that a student pursuing an on-campus program receives.

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Master of Business Administration

It is a great opportunity for me to be a part of the JAIN Online family. The well-qualified and experienced professors teach with live examples, which helps us to understand better and faster. I'm having a great time learning. Thank you to JAIN Online.

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