Why Financial Analysis Prodegree?
The Financial Analysis Prodegree, in association with EY as the Knowledge Provider, is a 180-hour skill-building program covering accounting, financial modelling, valuation and equity research. Through a rigorous project-based methodology, participants acquire a powerful toolkit that will help them build careers across a wide variety of roles in investment banking, corporate finance and private equity.
Cutting-edge program with case studies and guest lectures designed and delivered in collaboration with EY
Learning methodology of self-paced videos, live lectures, case studies, project work and simulations
Caters to novices and experienced candidates with applications across M&A, private equity and research
Delivered by Imarticus and EY trainers in two delivery modes: Classroom or online training
Job Ready Skills
We prepare you for Financial Analyst jobs through resume building, interview prep and mock interviews
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, with revenues of around $30 billion and over 2,30,000 employees worldwide.
EY as Knowledge Provider
The Prodegree is co-created with EY as the ‘Knowledge Provider’, and comes with a cutting edge
industry-aligned curriculum, and is delivered in two modes: Classroom and Online training, using a practical hands-on learning methodology.
The Financial Analysis Prodegree includes comprehensive coverage of financial accounting and statement analysis, financial modeling and valuation, equity research, corporate finance strategy and transaction execution. The program also covers technical and soft skills such as Excel and PowerPoint proficiency, aptitude training, resume building, and interview prep.
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 value to an organization from Day 1. In addition to the experienced faculty, the program will feature interaction with senior industry mentors from corporate finance as well as the EY leadership, whose experiences will deepen the understanding of the course material.
The program provides an edge through our unique case study methodology focusing on real life business scenarios. Each module and topic will be centered around in-depth real life case studies and projects to ensure practical learning which will set you apart from your peers during interviews and on the job.
Case Study-based Learning
Case Studies and Delivery by EY
EY leadership share their expertise and best practices through 20 hours of program delivery including case studies, guest lectures and self paced videos to give you practical exposure to the industry.
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Providing Business Context, Approach and Methodology
Self-paced videos to understand key concepts
Case studies throughout the program, including by EY
Guest Lectures by
Project Submissions at the End of Each Semester
Assessments (Quizzes and Assignments) to gauge understanding throughout the program
MODE 1: Classroom Lectures
Classroom training by expert faculty with industry credentials
SELF-PACED INSTRUCTOR VIDEOS
Active, self-paced, data-driven learning through engaging HD videos, on weekdays or weekends as per your convenience
MODE 2: Live Virtual Classes
The Prodegree equips you with skills and knowledge crucial for a successful career in investment banking, equity research & corporate finance.
Investment bankers are intermediaries that assist in buying and selling of companies and assets, helping companies raise funds and execute growth strategies.
Equity research analysts use their considerable industry knowledge to build complex models that help them forecast stock prices and predict company earnings.
The corporate finance team oversees the financial operations including treasury, M&A’s, financial control & fund-raising, conducts financial planning and oversees the issuance of financial information.
Consulting and General Management
A financial analyst also assists with corporate strategy and acts in an advisory capacity across investments, restructuring, new products and markets.
Growing Demand In India and Globally
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Average salary for analyst
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The Financial Analysis Prodegree is ideal for:
With 2+ years of work experience looking for an opportunity to develop their financial analysis skills
Job Seekers and Career Changers
Those who want to excel at investment banking, corporate finance and other financial services interviews
Individuals Looking for Global Certifications
To enhance their resumes and build a portfolio of demonstrable work
Imarticus provides 100% assistance throughout the program to guide and help navigate ample career options and help you get job ready from day 1.
Refining and polishing the candidate’s resume with insider tips to help them land their dream job
INTERVIEW PREP & MOCK INTERVIEWS
Preparing candidates to ace HR and Technical interview rounds with model interview Q&A
ACCESS TO PLACEMENT PORTAL
Access to all available leads and references from open and private networks on our placement portal
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Sorabh KatariaSorabh is a Partner in the Valuation and Business Modelling Group in EY Mumbai and has been extensively involved in helping his clients navigate the transaction cycle . His experience across both the private sector and advisory role has given him invaluable insights into the valuation and fund raising cycle. His previous role was with EY Australia where he spent 8 years providing decision support modelling , valuation and transaction services to some of Australia’s largest businesses and technology companies. Prior to joining Ernst & Young Sydney in Jan 2007, Sorabh worked for General Electric for over ten years in a number of roles across the Capital units roles in Finance, Integration, Risk, Quality and Operations. Sorabh is a six Sigma quality black belt and an engineer and MBA (FMS ) by education.
Sloka BalasubramanyanSloka is an Associate Vice President in the valuations and business modelling team of EY in India. She has over 6 years of experience in valuations, financial modelling, project finance, corporate finance, decision support, and transaction analyses. She has worked across various sectors such as real estate, infrastructure (power, utilities, transportation), telecom, industrial products, pharmaceuticals and technology. She has been trained in EY UK’s Financial Modelling Group which is the center of excellence for financial modelling in EY and has been instrumental in devising and delivering EY’s own financial modelling training. Prior to joining EY, she was with the Valuations practice at PwC for 1 year and with their Restructuring practice for over 2 years. She is a Chartered Accountant and Masters in Commerce (M.com – Management) from Mumbai University.
Vikas GangwalVikas is an Associate Vice President in the Valuation & Business Modelling team at EY India. He possesses 11 years of experience in corporate finance strategy and financial modelling which encompasses project financing, debt restructuring model builds and varied decision support tools for corporates. In addition, he also has vast experience of auditing financial models. He has been trained in EY UK’s Financial Modelling Group which is the centre of excellence for financial modelling in EY. He has hands on experience in sectors such as real estate development, hospitals, highways, airports, power, telecommunications, oil & gas and many more. He also has an experience of delivering financial modelling training. Prior to joining EY, he worked with organisations like DLF Limited, GMR Airports Limited, where he was part of their Corporate finance and Strategy teams. Vikas holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Amity University and Bachelor in Commerce (Honours) from MDS University.
Shanin ThomasShanin has over 12 years of expertise in Value Investing, Financial Statement Analysis, Business Valuation, and Behavioral Finance. He is a value investor and runs a boutique investment advisory firm, Analysewise Investment Advisors. He has delivered corporate training programs on Company Valuation, Industry Analysis, Equity Research, Business Valuation, Equity Markets, Fixed Income Markets etc. for leading Europe-based investment banks and several other corporates. Having worked as an Investment Banker with JP Morgan in their Mumbai and New York Offices, he was also part of a 4-member team which worked closely with MSD Capital, which is the family office of Michael Dell. Shanin is a qualified CFA (AIMR, USA) and has also completed his Bachelors in Electronics Engineering from Sardar Patel Institute of Technology (Mumbai University).
Neha IdnanyNeha has over 9 years of experience in investment analysis and portfolio management services, having worked for organizations such as Angel Broking and Malabar Investment Advisors. She is an Investment Analyst and her domain of expertise lies in value-driven bottom-up stock picking based on fundamental analysis. She has also assisted key functions such as such as operations, marketing and recruitment. Neha is an Electronics Engineer from Thadomal Shahani Engineering College, Mumbai and a holds a Post Graduate Diploma from Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad.
Collaboration with EY
EY will share real-world case studies on valuation which will provide unique insights into the world of financial analysis.
EY leadership will contribute roughly 20 hours in terms of videos and training sessions with each batch.
You learn in-demand skills and tools through a rigorous case study-based curriculum and hands-on projects.
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
Partner – Valuation and Business Modelling
We will be closely working with Imarticus to leverage from real case experiences, record videos and do periodic lectures with each batch to share first-hand our know-how and expertise with the next generation of analysts. Our instructors, being active modelling practitioners, are highly knowledgeable professionals that are passionate about modelling and have experience covering a wide range of sectors and financial modelling disciplines.
- Joining Imarticus was my 1st step towards my successful career.
I have learned more than I can ever think. The best part of Imarticus is all the training professors. They correct all your flaws and cons without making you feel down, more than your trainee they treat you like a friend. I have gained in-depth of knowledge from them. They have supported me till the end and I know that they will further guide in my future- that’s the promise of Imarticus.
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What is the format of the program?
- Classroom batches: Classroom training by expert faculty at our Imarticus centers in Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad and Pune.
- Online batches: Live instructor-led virtual classes (webinars) with expert faculty for real-time learning and interaction with batch mates
Class times for both formats are fixed and you are required to be available for your classes at a predefined time each week. Both formats come with 53 hours of engaging instructor videos that you can watch as per your convenience before attending your lecture (be it in class or virtually).
Is an online training program right for me?
- You are comfortable with self-study
- You want to learn at your own pace, anywhere and anytime
- You do not require constant monitoring or follow-ups by instructors
What are the key topics that get covered in the degree?
The Financial Analysis Prodegree includes comprehensive coverage of financial accounting and statement analysis, financial modeling and valuation, equity research, corporate finance strategy and transaction execution. The program also covers technical and soft skills such as Excel and Powerpoint proficiency, aptitude training, resume building, and interview prep.
What study material will be provided to us for the program?
- Reference Material: Advanced accounts by Shukla and Grewal; Damodaran on valuation by Aswath Damodaran
- 50 Hours of self-paced HD videos
- Recordings of previous virtual classes
- PowerPoint presentations
- Additional reading material / eBooks
- Case Studies
You will be given life-long access to a fully integrated online learning portal where all your learning material 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 EY’s involvement in the Prodegree?
We have worked closely with EY as the Knowledge Provider to build an industry-aligned program. EY’s involvement includes:
- 20 Hours of Program Delivery: EY leadership will conduct periodic guest lectures and provide instructor videos on key trends and real-world challenges plaguing the industry and mentor you in your journey towards job-readiness.
- Curriculum Design: The curriculum has been designed in consultation with EY leadership to ensure you are learning only the very latest and most relevant subjects for a career in Financial Analysis.
- Sharing of Caselets: EY leadership has shared real-world caselets and scenarios that you will work on during your program.
Can you give us some more details on the project work?
A key differentiator of our Prodegree is the heavy focus on ‘Learning by Doing’ to gain a practical understanding of key concepts and practices. In addition to theoretical inputs from the trainer, we teach using case studies, project work, group discussions and simulations. After learning a new concept, we make you act, reflect, conceptualize and apply the learning in real-world situations. Some sample class exercises and case studies for your reference include:
- Marico financial statement preparation
- Calculation of ratios for Hindalco financial statements
- Preparation of dummy consolidated financial statements of Igate – Patni
- Calculation of beta of listed stock
- Capitalizing R&D expenses for Pfizer and Infosys for last 5 years
- Valuing Coal India using 2 stage DDM
- Calculating EV of a listed stock – TCS, Wipro
- Group assignment to analyze Colgate India
- Writing an initiating coverage report on Titan Company
What are Webinars?
Webinars are live virtual classroom sessions that involve you, other students and your Instructor. During these real-time webinars, the Instructor will show you how to work with various systems and write code, review concepts, share insights with the aid of case studies and help with your project work. There will be real-time participation on the part of students who can also use this time to get their doubts clarified.
How often do I need to visit the Imarticus centre?
- Classroom batch: You will need to visit the centre every weekend at a prescribed timings if you have enrolled for the classroom batch.
- Online batch: If you have signed up for the online program, you are not required to visit the Imarticus centre at any point in time –The lectures and our interaction with you will be conducted virtually.
What certification will I receive on completion?
You will receive the industry endorsed Financial Analysis Prodegree certification, which will be co-branded with EY.
What if I miss a class?
The course features 127 hours of live instructor-led classes and another 53 hours of self-paced videos. You can view the videos, solve quizzes and work on your projects at any time that is convenient to you. The live instructor-led classes are held for 5 hours on Saturdays and Sundays at a prescribed time, where the entire batch interacts with the instructor at the same time.
- Online batches: If you are not available for a virtual class on weekends, the virtual classes are also recorded and uploaded on the LMS. You may refer to these recordings to ensure you don’t miss out on your learning.
- Classroom batches: We urge you to plan your time for the course duration as we will not be able to repeat classroom sessions again. We have kept periodic refresher sessions throughout the program; so if you have missed a session, you can get your doubts clarified with the instructor during these refresher sessions.
What are the fees for the program?
The program fee for the Financial Analysis Prodegree is as follows:
- Classroom Batch: Rs 70,000/-
- Online Batch: Rs 55,000/-
You can pay by Credit card, Debit card or Net banking from all leading banks. In the event you are unable to pay, please contact 18001037480 for further assistance.