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Book now and take advantage of our 15% early-bird discount using the code SUMMER15A. Offer ends midnight December 31st.

Registration for our 2024 Summer Experiences has now opened! Book now to secure your place.

The Future Investment Banker Weekend

InvestIN Education
InvestIN Education

The Future Investment Banker Weekend


The Future Investment Banker Weekend gives students aged 12-14 a chance to test-drive life in the world of finance. Learn from top investment bankers as they guide you through a series of interactive activities: make deals, value companies and learn how to trade the markets. You will also get expert advice on how to become a successful banker, with guidance on subject choices, extra-curricular activities, work experience and more. 

You can attend either in-person in London or live online. Register now to gain an edge over other aspiring investment bankers, and a super-curricular experience to add to your university application.


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An Interactive Masterclass:
  • Top investment bankers will coach you through a range of interactive activities:
  • Negotiate in an M&A deal under mounting pressure
  • Trade stocks against your peers
  • Value a leading global company on behalf of your client
Coaching On How To Become An Investment Banker:
  • Step-by-step guidance on how to become an investment banker
  • Advice on subject choices, extra-curricular activities, work experience and more
An Audience With Top Investment Bankers:
  • Hear from successful bankers and ask them all your burning questions
  • Q&A panel with bankers from a range of disciplines
Boost your Career Potential:
  • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key investment banking skills such as communication, problem-solving, commercial awareness and the ability to handle pressure
  • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications
A Whole Year of Career Development:
  • Included in your programme fee is one year’s access to our work experience platform, AmbitionX
  • Over 100 hours of live and interactive online sessions with professionals from 15 different industries
  • Gain experience points and certificates for every session you complete

The World of an Investment Banker

  • What investment banks do and how they make money
  • The pressure and expectations
  • Targets and career progression 

Join the Trading Floor

  • Discover the thrill of the trading floor
  • Learn how to trade the markets
  • Top trading strategies

Trading Activity

  • You become the trader: Compete against other participants to trade commodities

Lunch Break



Valuing Companies

  • 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
  • Analyse and create a strategy to value companies in different industries

Enter 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 

You 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 merger between two industry giants. 
  • Defend your valuation in the face of conflicting information 
  • Receive live feedback on your results from top executives

Career Coaching - Breaking Into Investment Banking

  • The journey ahead
  • Subject choices
  • Extra-curricular activities 
  • Work experience
  • Career paths 



This programme is for students aged 12-14. No prior knowledge or experience is required. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person in London or ‘Live Online’; the content is the same for both.

Programme Fee:

In-Person: £195/student for full day

'Live Online’: £165/student for full day

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.

Choose a location below:

In Person

Available dates:

  • 28th January 2024


  • University College London (UCL)

Accommodation location:

  • University College London (UCL),

Included in your programme fee is one year’s access to our work experience platform, AmbitionX. This gives you access to 100+ hours of live and interactive online sessions with professionals from 15 different industries. This is an excellent opportunity to gain a huge variety of professional experience to include in university and job applications. For each session you attend, you will receive experience points and a certificate!



In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will receive a refund. We have never yet had to cancel a London summer experience, having successfully delivered programmes during the summers of 2020 and 2021, with strict social distancing and excellent feedback. We shall of course adhere to all Covid-related government guidelines in place at the time of the programme and keep student safety as the highest priority.

If you pay via credit because you postponed a previous booking then the credit note will be reissued to you in full.



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You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email with details of the programme you want to register for. We will reserve your place immediately and send you a link to pay by card online.