Event - The Young Investment Banker Programme

The Young Investment Banker Programme

London • Ages 15-18

15th OR 29th March 2020
University College, London (UCL)

The Young Investment Banker Programme gives students aged 15-18 an immersive experience of investment banking through a series of interactive role-plays, seminars, simulations and Q&A sessions led by a group of high-ranking financiers.

You will undergo a 360-degree experience of Sales & Trading, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Hedge Funds. Join us now to gain a fantastic addition to your UCAS form and a competitive edge in the race for the best jobs in investment banking.

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A 360-Degree Experience of Investment Banking:

  • Expert investment bankers will coach you through live, interactive simulations including:
  • Pricing and trading stocks
  • Valuing companies
  • Negotiating in a live deal
  • Building a portfolio

Career Coaching for Future Investment Bankers:

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

Meet Top Investment Bankers:

  • Q&A time with a panel of investment bankers, covering areas such as Sales & Trading, Mergers & Acquisitions, 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 UCAS Form and CV:

  • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as teamwork, 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

    £135/student for the full day. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

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

    For a full list of terms and conditions, please click here.

      Programme Timetable*
      10.30am The World of an Investment Banker - Choosing a career path in investment banking
      - Products banks work with
      - How do banks work with clients?
      - Case study: Capital choices to grow a company
      11.15am Joining the Trading Floor - The thrill of the trading floor
      - Terminology used
      - Winning trading strategies
      - How to become a top trader
      - Live, interactive trading game
      12.15pm Trading a Portfolio - Risk-reward
      - How the pros analyse trades
      - Fundamental analysis
      - Technical analysis
      - Competitive trading simulation of a major world event
      1.00pm Lunch Break
      2.00pm Investment Banking M&A - Mergers & Acquisitions
      - How do deals actually occur?
      - The art of valuing a company
      - Career paths & study areas
      2.45pm Enter a Live Deal - Enter a live deal scenario as you hear breaking news about a game-changing tech acquisition
      - Pitch to win business
      - Respond to live updates from the client
      - Choose a winning strategy
      4.00pm Career Coaching – How To Become A Top Investment Banker - Impactful cover letters/CVs
      - University choices
      - How to get work experience
      - Interview techniques
      - How to build your network
      - What you can do to stand out from now
      4.45pm Panel Discussion - Panel made up of high-ranking investment bankers
      - Top professionals answer your questions
      - Receive personal advice
      - Guidance from those on the inside
      5.30pm Close

      *exact programme format subject to change without notice.


      Programme Location

      University College, London (UCL)
      The Institute of Education
      20 Bedford Way
      WC1H 0AL
      United Kingdom

      Click here to see a map


      This programme is for students aged 15-18 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career, and start boosting their UCAS/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.


      We exist to give students a life-changing experience. We are proud to report that we have an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 on Google Reviews. Our Google reviews can be read in full here, and some highlights are below.


      If you are trying to register and the registration box is not appearing it is likely because of firewall restrictions on your desktop device. You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email info@investin.org 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.

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