Dear SpringBoard Friends,
SpringBoard TM is commencing Financial Modeling Classroom Season 3 from 12 Jul for 5 weekly intensive Saturday sessions. The mentor is Val, a former sell-side analyst with several years’ experience at large international banks. She will cover the fundamentals of building a functional financial model, from generating ideas to data crunching and determining a fair value. Each session generally ends with a work assignment due at noon the following Friday.
What you should expect: You will improve on your technical skills required of a financial analyst, which will enhance your employability in a front office role. Several of our students have attended interviews for front office roles since participating in the program.
You will stand a chance to advance to the Internship Program if you show passion and skills in your participation and assignments. The 6-month Internship Program is designed to help you gain entry into a front office career, featuring possible referrals to job opportunities suitable for you.
What SpringBoard expects: Students should be seeking or exploring a career in the finance front office; and possess financial knowledge and skills equivalent to a finance/accounting degree or CFA Level 1, in particular financial statements. Bloomberg skills are a plus.
How the program flows:
Get your feet wet in financial statements:
– Basic structure of a financial model
– How to make reported number into your model
– What is the key information you should note
Build basic model:
– Income statement & Key ratios
– Balance sheet & Key ratios
Build basic model:
– Cashflow statement
– Change in equity statement
– How to use DCF with my model
Excel skills to make your work efficient:
– Key Excel functions
– Key Excel shortcut keys
– Troubleshoot your model with Excel
– How to write an investment summary
– A effective framework
What background our mentor possesses:
Val has more than 5 years of industry experience. She has been a sell-side analyst at 2 international banks for several years. In between, she worked as an analyst in an investment strategy team for a big British bank. She started life as a research analyst with a boutique fund, helping the chief investment officer analyze companies for IPO deals. She completed her CFA exams in three consecutive years.
How to register and show up:
To register, pls execute a bank transfer to our DBS Savings Account 025-0-052957 and email firstname.lastname@example.org a copy of your screenshot. The email to us should also include your mobile number and a copy of your latest CV.
12 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul, 2 Aug, 9 Aug
11.30am – 1pm
$249 (by 5 Jun); $299 (till 30 Jun); $349 (till 12 Jul)
What are other upcoming SpringBoard Programs:
Jul – Kairos Research Competition 2014 Season 3 (stay tuned for more info)
May 30 – Seminar: How to avoid the Interview Pitfalls
Cheers, Eng Yew
M: +65 96372798
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