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Learn about investment Banking

Banking Investment / February 24, 2022

In these Free Investment Banking Courses, you will find useful resources for mastering your understanding about the Investment Banking industry and its desired skill-sets.

Step 1 – Get Access to the Free Investment Banking Videos and excel templates from below –
Step 2 – You will recieve an email about the details of these free courses

Step 3 – Happy Learning!

The comprehensive list of Investment Banking Free Courses included are provided below

    • Free Cash Flow to Firm
    • Terminal Value
    • CAPM Beta
    • Enterprise Value vs Equity Value
    • Comparable Company Analysis
    • Sum of Parts Valuation

Please do note that getting a job as an Investment Banking Analyst is more difficult that the job itself. Hence, it is important for you to prepare well before you even think of having an Interview discussion. Investment Banking primarily requires mastering Excel skills, Accounting, Financial Modeling, Valuations and communications/negotiations skills.

Below Free courses on Investment Banking will help you develop these key Investment Banking Skillsets.

Investment Banking Industry

Before you apply for any job in Investment Banking, it is important for you to understand what Investment Banking is all about? Here we cover the following –

  • Learn What is an Investment Bank from this video course?
  • What are the various roles offered by Investment Banking?
  • IPO, M&A, Sell Side, Buy Side etc
  • Key Skills required to enter into an Investment Bank

Basic Excel Course

You can easily assume that Excel is the Most important skillset required to work in an Investment Banking. Hence, it is very important for you to be extremely proficient in excel. However, If you are new to excel, you will get an intuitive understanding of excel from this course. Here we follow a case study approach to teach you basics of excel. Please do not expect advanced fundamentals to be covered in this Investment Banking course, however, it is pretty useful for students who are relatively new to excel.


Knowledge of accounting is a must! Infact, as an analyst you need to master the concepts of accounting. I have noticed that if you are an engineer (read ‘non accounting background’) like me, you may find it a bit difficult to digest the concepts of accounting. Infact, debits and credits are the first thing that any accounting book teaches us. However, I have a 1 hour challenge for you. In this course, you will learn accounting in one hour without the need of using debits and credits. Go through this Investment Banking course in detail, even you are a master in accounting and i bet you will learn something new from this course.


In this course, we will cover the Texas Instruments calculator very helpful for performing critical calculations on the go. You can solve various problems like Time Value of Money, Annuity, compounding, NPV, IRR, Breakeven etc using this calculator. Additionally, it is also helpful calculation of Bond Prices, accrued interest etc.

Financial Modeling

Financial Modeling is one of the most important skills required for Investment Banking. This investment banking course will help you not only master excel skills but also be awesome in Financial Modeling using Excel. In common language, Financial Modeling is nothing but forecasting the Financial Statements (Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flows) of the company.

There are three set of free Financial Modeling Resources that you can refer –

  • Free Financial Modeling Training
  • Alibaba IPO Modeling
  • Box IPO Model

Discounted Cash Flows

Warren Buffet has been focusing on company’s ability to generate Free Cash Flows. Why Free Cash flows really matter? This Investment Banking tutorial will focus on understanding what “Free Cash Flows” are in general and why FCFF should be used to measure company’s operating performance. Here I have discussed the FCFF formula and its usuage in Excel. Also, you will find real life Free Cash Flow Examples in Alibaba IPO and Box IPO.

Concept of Terminal Value

Terminal value is the value of a company’s expected future Cash Flow to Firm beyond the forecast period. This Investment Banking course on Terminal value focuses on ways in which Terminal Value is calculated in the context of Company Financial Model. We also discuss the two types of Terminal Value Calculations – Perpetuity Growth method and Exit Multiple Method. We also try and answer question of whether Terminal Value can ever be Negative?


Beta is a measure of volatility of the stock in comparison to the stock market. Beta is widely used in Discounted Cash Flows, particularly for the calculation of Cost of Equity. In this article, we answer the questions on what Beta is all about, key variables of Beta, how to calculate beta, two types of beta – levered and unlevered, and can a beta be Negative?

Enterprise Value vs Equity Value

The most important aspect to learn about Relative valuation is Enterprise Value and Equity Value. In this Free Investment Banking Course, we discuss what is Enterprise Value and its key differences with Equity Value. Equity Value is the value only to the Equity holders, however, Enterprise Value is the value that is due to Debt holders and Equity holders. We also discuss various Enterprise value multiples like EV/Sales, EV/EBITDA, EV/EBIT, EV/FCF, EV/Capacity etc. In Equity Value multiples, we discuss PE, P/CF, P/BV, PEG ratios.

Comparable Company Analysis

In this Investment Banking course, we discuss what is comparable comps, how are the Comparable Comp calculated, How to identify comparable companies and How do we prepare a professional comparable company analysis table