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The Young Investment Banker Programme

Ages 15-18 Live Online OR In-Person in London

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Internship Overview

The Young Investment Banker Programme gives students aged 15-18 an immersive experience of Investment Banking through a series of role-plays, seminars, simulations and Q&A sessions led by a group of experienced financiers over 2 days. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’.

Attendance will give you an edge over other aspiring investment bankers in the race for the best jobs and a ‘super-curricular’ experience to add to your university or college application.

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Internship Highlights

An Immersive Experience of Investment Banking:

  • Expert investment bankers will coach you through live, interactive simulations including:
  • Competing to trade currencies, stock and commodities during major historical events
  • Representing your client to value a leading global company
  • Negotiating in a thrilling live deal under mounting pressure
  • Building a portfolio optimise risk-reward and profit from the markets

Career Coaching for Future Investment Bankers:

  • You will be trained on how to secure a coveted front-office position at a top-5 investment bank
  • An action plan of how to get that hyper-competitive job in finance, starting now
  • Coaching by experts on A-level/IB/college class choices, university/college and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques

An Audience With Top Investment Bankers:

  • Q&A time with a panel of investment bankers, covering areas such as Sales & Trading, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Private Equity and Hedge Funds
  • Unlimited lifetime access to our depth of expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time and the most-relevant investment banker will respond to your questions

Boost Your University/College Application and CV/Resume:

  • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as problem-solving, negotiating and commercial awareness
  • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications

    Programme Fee, Format & Options

    You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’; the content is the same for both. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions.

    Programme Fee:

    ‘Live Online’:£165/student for both days.

    In-Person: £295 for both days (we cannot offer a 1-day-only option for in-person due to Covid-19 prevention measures we have in place)

    Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

    Day One: The Trading Floor

    Day Two: Corporate Finance

    Day One: The Trading Floor

    11.00amThe World of an Investment Banker

    - Choosing a career path in investment banking
    - The internal structure of a global investment bank
    - Career progression in investment banking
    - Services that investment banks offer
    - How top investment banks make money

    11.45amJoining the Trading Floor

    - Discover the thrill of the trading floor
    - Finding your niche on the trading floor
    - What is Bid Offer?
    - How to become a top trader

    12.45pmTrading Major Historical Events

    - You Become the Trader
    - Use your new skills to compete against other participants to trade currencies during one of the defining events of our generation
    - See how your profit and loss account ranks against other up and coming traders on a live leader board

    1.30pmLunch Break

    2.00pmTrading Analysis: Predicting the Moves

    - How do traders analyse volatile markets?
    - Using fundamental and technical analysis to focus your decisions
    - Applying the theories to real trading situations
    - What is a hedge fund?

    2.45pmBuilding Your Portfolio

    - Work in teams to create your own hedge fund macro portfolio
    - Applying the right strategy to optimise risk-reward
    - Pitch your portfolio and receive live feedback from hedge fund executives

    4.00pmCareer Coaching: Breaking Into Investment Banking

    - Coaching on the ideal path to your dream role in investment banking
    - Coaching on A-level/IB/college class choices, university/college & subject choices
    - Extra/Super-Curricular activities
    - How to ace Spring Week and summer internship applications
    - Trading & pressure interviews
    - The importance of body language, tone, and delivery in interviews

    4.45pmPanel Discussion

    - Panel made up of high-ranking trading floor and hedge fund professionals
    - Top investment bankers answer your questions
    - Receive valuable advice
    - Guidance from those on the inside

    5.30pmClose

    *exact programme format subject to change without notice.

    Day Two: Corporate Finance

    11.00amThe World of a Dealmaker

    - Understand the world of corporate finance and the different roles
    - Life as an M&A analyst
    - How do deals actually occur?
    - Pitching clients to represent them in transactions
    - Choosing your career path

    11.30amValuation

    - Understand the importance of valuation
    - Calculate the fundamental value of a company
    - Identify the key factors that drive fundamental value such as cash flow, risk, and growth and create a strategy to value companies in different industries

    1.00pmLunch Break

    1.45pmEnter a Live Deal

    - Enter a live deal and respond to breaking news
    - Pitch to win business
    - Convince your client to follow your advice
    - Respond to live updates from the client as the pressure mounts
    - Choose a winning strategy

    3.00pmYou Become the Investment Banker: Value a Leading Global Company

    - Use real-life data and work alongside industry professionals to figure out the value of a major merger between two industry giants
    - Defend your valuation in the face of conflicting information
    - Receive live feedback on your results from top executives

    4.00pmCareer Coaching: Breaking Into Investment Banking

    - Gain insider knowledge on investment banking applications
    - Coaching on A-level/IB/college class choices, university/college & subject choices
    - Hear from current university students about university life
    - Equality, diversity and inclusion in the industry

    4.45pmPanel Discussion

    - Panel made up of high-ranking corporate finance and private equity professionals
    - Top investment bankers answer your questions
    - Receive valuable advice
    - Guidance from those on the inside

    5.30pmClose

    *exact programme format subject to change without notice.

    Dates & Locations

    London, UK

    In-Person

    4th - 5th December 2021

    University College London (UCL)

    London

    WC1E 6BT

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    Live Online

    In-Person

    4th - 5th December 2021

    11am - 5:30pm (UK time)

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    Birmingham, UK

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    University of Birmingham

    Edgbaston

    Birmingham

    B15 2TT

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    Bristol, UK

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    University of Bristol

    Beacon House

    Queens Road

    Bristol

    BS8 1QU

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    Manchester, UK

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    University of Manchester

    Oxford Rd

    Manchester

    M13 9PL

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    Edinburgh, UK

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    University of Edinburgh

    Old College

    South Bridge

    Edinburgh

    EH8 9YL

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    Singapore

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    NUS

    21 Lower Kent Ridge Road

    Singapore

    119077

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    Hong Kong

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    One Island East

    Taikoo Place

    Quarry Bay

    Hong Kong

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    Dubai

    In-Person

    28th - 29th January 2022

    GEMS Academy

    E44 - Al Barsha

    Al Barsha South

    Dubai

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    New York, USA

    In-Person

    29th - 30th January 2022

    NYU

    383 Lafayette Street

    New York

    10003

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    In-Person

    4th - 5th December 2021

    University College London (UCL)

    London

    WC1E 6BT

    Register Now

    Online

    4th - 5th December 2021

    11am - 5:30pm (UK time)

    Register Now

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    University of Birmingham

    Edgbaston

    Birmingham

    B15 2TT

    Register Now

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    University of Bristol

    Beacon House

    Queens Road

    Bristol

    BS8 1QU

    Register Now

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    University of Manchester

    Oxford Rd

    Manchester

    M13 9PL

    Register Now

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    University of Edinburgh

    Old College

    South Bridge

    Edinburgh

    EH8 9YL

    Register Now

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    NUS

    21 Lower Kent Ridge Road

    Singapore

    119077

    Register Now

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    One Island East

    Taikoo Place

    Quarry Bay

    Hong Kong

    Register Now

    In-Person

    28th - 29th January 2022

    GEMS Academy

    E44 - Al Barsha

    Al Barsha South

    Dubai

    Register Now

    In-Person

    29th - 30th January 2022

    NYU

    383 Lafayette Street

    New York

    10003

    Register Now

    Who Can Attend

    This programme is for students aged 15-18 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career, and start boosting their university/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

    There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited; we are usually full a couple of months in advance of the programme date. No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

    COVID-19 Group

    The in-person programme will be run with strict Covid-19 prevention measures in place which have been modelled on the government’s guidelines for prevention in educational settings. You can view our measures here. In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will have two options: i) move to the next in-person date; ii) move to the ‘Live Online’ programme and be refunded the difference in price.

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