CIBOP

CERTIFIED INVESTMENT BANKING OPERATIONS PROFESSIONAL

Ideal for Careers in Investment Banking Operations and Global Financial Markets

Assured Placements with Guaranteed Interview Opportunities

Thoroughly prepares you for the CISI IOC Certification Exam

Flexible Weekday/Weekend Program for Freshers/Experienced

Pay your program fee through EMI’s

Classroom & Online Delivery

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Classroom Training

Online Instructor-Led Training

Online Self Paced Videos

Investment Banking Course

The internationally-accredited Certified Investment Banking Operations Professional (CIBOP) course is designed for careers in the Capital Market Operations division within an Investment Bank. This 180-hour program, with placement assurance, provides you with an in-depth understanding of complex Financial Products and their Trade Lifecycles, along with Operational Risk and Regulation.

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Industry Endorsed

Comprehensive coverage of complex Securities and Derivative products, their Trade-lifecycles and the functions within Investment Banking Operations

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Placement Assistance

Guidance and placement opportunities, creating an ideal platform for a successful career in Global Banks and Financial Services firms

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Experiential Learning

Hands-on learning, trading simulations and case studies along with a customized personal development program

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Certification

Get ahead with an industry recognized certificate and the optional CISI IOC (Investment Operations Certificate)

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Industry Endorsed

Comprehensive coverage of complex Securities and Derivative products, their Trade-lifecycles and the functions within Investment Banking Operations

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Placement Assistance

Guidance and placement opportunities, creating an ideal platform for a successful career in Global Banks and Financial Services firms.

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Experiential Learning

Hands-on learning, trading simulations and case studies along with a customized personal development program

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Certification

Get ahead with an industry recognized certificate and the optional CISI IOC (Investment Operations Certificate)

Investment Banking Curriculum

The CIBOP program at Imarticus will fully equip each student with the knowledge and the skill set to begin a career in Investment Banking Operations, Treasury & Clearing Services.

Introduction to Investment Banking

  • Introduction to Financial System
  • Types of Financial Markets
  • Market Participants and Regulators
  • Buy Side and Sell Side of Business

Cash Equities and Fixed Income

  • Equity and Preference Shares
  • Depository Receipts
  • Primary and Secondary Market
  • Stock Exchanges and Financial Centres
  • Bonds – Characteristics, Securitization, and Types
  • Interest, Bond Price and Yield
  • Yield to Maturity

Foreign Exchange and Money Markets

  • Forex and Features of Forex
  • Market Participants
  • Quotes and Trades
  • Forex Future and Options
  • Money Market Basics
  • Instruments of Money Market
  • Difference Between Capital and Money Markets

Derivatives Markets

  • Introduction to Derivatives
  • Exchange Traded and Over the Counter Derivatives
  • Forwards, Futures and Options
  • Payoffs and Pricing
  • Swaps and Types – Equity, Interest Rate and Forex
  • Hedging and Speculation
  • Credit Default Swap and Credit Events

Job Readiness

  • Communication Skills
  • Resume Building
  • Level 1 – Refresher Session
  • Domain Teachback – Session 1
  • Level 1 – Domain Mocks
  • Interview Preparation – Session 1

Reference Data Management

  • Introduction and Role
  • Static Data and Dynamic Data
  • Securities Identification Numbers
  • Instrument and Investor Set-up
  • Counter Party Identifiers

Corporate Actions

  • Role and Purpose of Corporate Action
  • Types of Corporate Action
  • Corporate Action Life Cycle

Asset Management

  • What is Asset Management
  • Structure of Mutual funds and Hedge Fund
  • Roles and Activities

Reconciliation and Introduction to ISDA

  • Definition and Types
  • Role in the Trade Life Cycle
  • Process, Risk and Integrity Framework
  • Role of ISDA
  • Architecture and Hierarchy
  • ISDA Master Agreement

Stock Borrow Lending

  • Basics
  • Participants and Securities Traded
  • Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Comparison with Repo

Collateral Management

  • What is Collateral?
  • Participants, Process, and Risk Management
  • Advantages and Disadvantages

Trade Life Cycle

  • Trade Life Cycle
  • Exchange Product TLC
  • OTC Product TLC

Risk Management and Regulatory Environment

  • What is Risk
  • Market Risk, Credit Risk
  • Liquidity Risk, Operational Risk
  • Risk Avoidance and Regulatory Environment

Anti Money Laundering and Know Your Customers

  • Introduction to AML and KYC Norms
  • Case Studies in Money Laundering
  • The Three Stages of Money Laundering
  • Due Diligence

Job Readiness Level 1

  • Interview Preparation – 2 Session
  • Domain Teachback – 2 Session
  • Level 2 – Refresher Session
  • Level 2 – Domain Mocks

Job Readiness Level 2

  • Interview Preparation – HR
  • Mock Interview
  • Final Certification Exam

Learn to execute multi-million dollar transactions in Global Capital Markets

Training Methodology

With a strong emphasis on ‘learning by doing’, our programs are developed with the goal of creating well-rounded, job-ready professionals that can add immediate value to any organization.

STEP 1: INSTRUCTION

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Classroom Training: Industry experienced instructor in a well-designed classroom environment for optimal learning, and quick query resolution.

STEP 2: EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

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Real Life Learning: Go beyond traditional rote learning through the use of live case studies, real-life scenarios, and classroom discussions.

STEP 3: REINFORCEMENT

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Assessments: Each topic is followed by Quizzes, Tests and Assignments that help understand and internalize key concepts.

STEP 4: TECHNOLOGY AIDED

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Centralized Learning: Manage your performance across the program through a state-of-the-art learning management system.

24/7 Support

You will have 24/7 access to your course material on our state of the art learning management system; extended access to all course material after the batch ends, and a dedicated Student Hotline with 24/7 support to help resolve queries.

Placements

The CIBOP program comes with Imarticus Placement Assurance. On completing the program, eligible* candidates can expect placement opportunities across top tier global Investment banks and Financial Services firms.


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“I have had an amazing experience with Imarticus Learning. Here, I was engaged in Certified Investment Banking Operations Professional (CIBOP) course to acquire knowledge about Finance. This platform provided me with an in-depth knowledge of this course along with offering you various real-world experiences. Various practical approaches were undertaken during this domain study where simultaneous importance was provided to soft skills for our overall personality development. The teaching faculty is efficient with industry experiences and their eagerness to help us throughout the learning process.”

-Anjali jethanandani


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“The knowledge I gained at Imarticus was in-depth and vastly extensive. The curriculum was really informative which included various online videos, course materials, and reference materials. In addition to this, the case studies and the projects we were indulged with were highly effective. The faculty members were extremely efficient and had industry experiences. They supported us throughout the learning process and guided us by clearing our doubts. Their time and efforts were worth mentioning as they boosted up our personality and helped us be self-confident.”

-Punit Maniar


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“I really had a remarkable experience with Imarticus while undertaking this course with them. The amalgamation of the theoretical knowledge along with related practical experiences made it easy to understand the concepts and underlying principles in this course. The trainers and the teaching faculty were very supportive and helped us clear our doubts and help us in our personality development. I highly recommend Imarticus because this platform is the source of knowledge and experiences which help in the development of an individual thus making them competent.”

-Shweta Pilankar

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Custody Operations

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Finance/Product Control

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AML/KYC

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Regulatory Reporting

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Risk Management

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Treasury

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Forex Operations

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Corporate Actions

*In order to be eligible for placement, candidates need to clear all Imarticus exams with at least 60% grades and ensure an average attendance of at least 80% in each of the three semesters.

The Imarticus Careers Assistance Services (CAS) team provides a rigorous career and industry mentorship process that is customized to your needs.

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RESUME BUILDING

Refining and polishing the candidate’s resume with insider tips to help them land their dream job

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INTERVIEW PREP

Preparing candidates to ace HR and Technical interview rounds with model interview questions and answers

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MOCK INTERVIEWS

Preparing candidates to face interview scenarios through 1:1 and panel mock interviews with industry veterans

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ACCESS TO OUR PLACEMENT PORTAL

Access to all available leads and references from open and private networks on our placement portal

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INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES

Assured 3 interview opportunities at leading firms to ensure you get placed

Industry Advisors


Making the most of our deep connects with the industry, a senior Industry professional is on hand to mentor you to narrow down your career choices, evaluate your project submissions and give you constructive feedback.

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S K MITRA

MCX Board Member, Ex-Country Head, Corporate And IB

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SANJIV MALHOTRA

SBI Board Member, Ex-Bank of America, Merrill Lynch

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TARANJIT JASWAL

Director – Barclays

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ANIL GUDIBANDE

Ex-Managing Director, RBS

Admissions

The CIBOP program is ideal for students and professionals who are interested in working in the Investment Banking industry and are keen on enhancing their domain skills.

Finance professionals

Upto 3 years of work experience in Banking, Financial Advisory or Relationship Management looking to upskill.

Job Seekers

Recent Graduates and Post Graduates in Management (Finance, Marketing, Intl. Business) who want to excel at interviews.

Global Certifications

Those looking to enhance their resumes with an industry relevant certification.

Finance professionals

Upto 3 years of work experience in Banking, Financial Advisory or Relationship Management looking to upskill.

Job Seekers

Recent Graduates and Post Graduates in Management (Finance, Marketing, Intl. Business) who want to excel at interviews.

Global Certifications

To enhance their resumes & build a portfolio of demonstrable work.

Join a leading Investment Bank today!

Faculty

Lourdes Miranda

Expertise– Middle & Back Office Operations

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Harish Thakkar

Expertise – Global & Indian Capital Markets, Products & Operations Lifecycle

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Rakshith Rao

Capital market in treasury management

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Manish Kumar

Expertise – Business Communication & Behavioral training

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Advisors, Investment Banking Videos

  • Experience the Imarticus content through an Options Strategy tutorial

  • Sneha Rai shares her learning journey, which led to an opportunity at Goldman Sachs

  • Learn more about Imarticus and its vision

FAQs

What is the format of the program?
The CIBOP program is a 180-hour classroom training program, that provides aspirants with an in-depth exposure to products, processes and operations for roles in Investment Banking.
What is the duration of the program?
The CIBOP is a 2-month program done full time (on weekdays), and a 3 month program if done part time on the weekends. Please contact the nearest center for more information.
What study material will be provided to us for the program?
The core learning will happen via 180 hours of classroom lectures at the center where you registered. You will also have access to additional study material like recordings of previous virtual classes, PowerPoint presentations, case studies, quizzes and eBooks on the learning portal. You will be given extended access to a fully integrated online learning portal where all your learning materials will be uploaded. You will need to log in to the learning portal using the credentials provided and navigate through the portal as required.
What is the eligibility criteria for placements?
In order to be eligible for placement, candidates need to clear all Imarticus exams with at least 60% grades and ensure an average attendance of at least 80% in each of the three levels.
What are the fees for the program?
For details about the course fee, please feel free to contact your nearest center.

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