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PSC+ Investment Banking

Certificate Programme 

in partnership with Global Investment Group (GIG)

PURPOSE

ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021

Offer development opportunities to individuals through a combination of training sessions and documentation of practical experiences offered through GIG.

 

Develop professional skills throughout the academic year, counting towards the PSC+ Award in Investment Banking, which will be provided in the form of a certificate and a certified LinkedIn badge. 

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ELIGIBILITY

In obtain the PSC+ certificate & LinkedIn Badge you must complete the following: 

  • Participation in 5 out of 9 sessions (You must attend at least 1 Excel and Financial Valuation session).

  • Documentation of the Practical Experience you’ve gained through GIG & the PSC+

Submit one of the following practical elements (choose from the 2 options below):

  • Write a 1500-word reflective report outlining how you have developed your investment banking skills through participation in GIG and the PSC+ Investment Banking program. You should include evidence of how you have been able to apply your learning.

  • Prepare a stock pitch using 5-7 PowerPoint slides. In it, you should use your PowerPoint, Excel and Financial Valuation skills. In addition, include a 500-word essay explaining how you applied what you learned through the PSC+ to create this presentation. 

 

SCHEDULE 

 

 

All sessions will be delivered online first semester.

Semester 1 Dates and times to be confirmed. Up to 50 participants.

Introduction

Semester 1

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

TEAMWORKING

Provider: GIG

Session 4

Semester 1

FINANCIAL VALUATION

Provider: GIG 

Session 5

Semester 1

EXCEL BASICS

Provider: CEED​

Session 6

Semester 1

FINANCIAL VALUATION 2

Provider: GIG

Session 7

Semester 2

February 2

EXCEL FOR INVESTMENT BANKING

Provider: CEED & GIG

Session 8

Semester 2

March 9​

POWERPOINT FOR INVESTMENT BANKING

Provider: GIG

Session 9

Semester 2

March 17

GIG SPEAKER SERIES

Provider: GIG​

CONTACT

Edgar Bauer 

GIG Co-President

eb262@st-andrews.ac.uk​

Kimberly Drage 

CEED Project Officer 

ktd2@st-andrews.ac.uk​

Alexandra Lengel 

GIG Co-President

ael@st-andrews.ac.uk

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