Desert in Dark

PSC+ Investment Banking
Certificate Programme 
In partnership with the University of St Andrews Career Centre

PURPOSE

ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023

The GIG has collaborated with the University of St Andrews Careers Centre to provide the PSC+ Investment Banking Course. The course is available to all our members and equips them with the essential analytical, technical and professional skills required to pursue a career in finance. This course is listed under the St Andrews University Professional Skills Curriculum (PSC) meaning that once complete it can be added to a student's transcript.

Harrison Dockerty

Co-President & Head of PSC+

Desert in Dark

Course Highlights

Excel Sessions-

We learn the fundamental Excel shortcuts needed for investment banking as well as how to carry out various valuation analyses such as a DCF & Comps.

 

CV Workshops & Interview Tips-

These workshops are given by industry professionals who are actively involved in recruiting graduates. Our speakers provide exemplar CVs and give valuable advice on how our members can gain a competitive edge in the recruitment process.

 

Financial Valuation Sessions-

 

During these sessions, we explore the key principles of accounting and learn how to calculate ROL. In addition, these sessions also encourage our members to become comfortable working with various trading multiples.

 

Professional Conduct Series-

These sessions examine the factors that produce effective leadership. By hearing directly from finance professionals who are at the top of their game we gain a greater understanding of the qualities needed to become an excellent leader and communicator.

 
PSC+ INVESTMENT BANKING

SCHEDULE 

 
 

Introduction

Semester 1

INTRODUCTION: ABOUT PSC+ IN IB 

Provider: GIG and Careers Centre​

Session 1

Semester 1

CV TAILORING & INTERVIEWING SKILLS

Provider: GIG and Careers Centre​

Session 2

Semester 1

OPPORTUNITIES IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY

Provider: Careers Center and GIG-Sourced Speakers​

Session 3

Semester 1

FINANCIAL VALUATION 1

Provider: GIG

Session 4

Semester 1

FINANCIAL VALUATION 2

Provider: GIG 

Session 5

Semester 1

GIG SPEAKER SERIES

Provider: CEED​

CONTACT

Anna Moretti 

GIG Co-President

am563@st-andrews.ac.uk​

Catriona Wilson

CEED Project Officer 

cat.wilson@st-andrews.ac.uk​

Ariane Lindsay

GIG Co-President

ael8@st-andrews.ac.uk