Introduction to Investment Banking, Certificate | Part time online | edX - online learning platform | United States
5 months
696 USD/full
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Introduction to Investment Banking Certificate in collaboration with New York Institute of Finance - NYIFx.

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Taught by instructors with decades of experience on Wall Street, this introductory professional certificate will equip students from a wide range of backgrounds, including business, economics, engineering, sciences, and mathematics, with the knowledge and skillset ​needed ​to break into Investment Banking and Finance.

This Introduction to Investment Banking Professional Certificate in collaboration with New York Institute of Finance - NYIFx will improve your financial literacy so that you can speak with confidence when starting or advancing your career in ​investment ​banking and finance. In just a few weeks, you will learn the ins and outs of the financial industry and get introduced to 3 core areas of investment banking including M&A, Corporate Finance & Valuation Methods, and Credit Risk & Credit Analysis.

Learn about key concepts and theories in M&A and how M&A deals are structured. Study the determinants of value, foundations of financial markets, and capital budgeting. Understand risk management, credit principles, and business risk as they relate to a borrower.

If your goal is a career in investment ​banking and finance, this introductory Professional Certificate program is for you!

Job Outlook

  • Investment banking analyst jobs projected to grow 10% from 2021 to 2031, faster than 5% projected growth rate for all occupations. (Source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS))
  • The average Investment Banking Analyst salary in the United States is $78,519 as of February 27, 2023, but the salary range typically falls between $66,820 and $94,049. (Source:
  • Career prospects for people with similar training include Investment Manager, Treasury Analyst, Investment Specialist, Strategic Planning Analyst, and Investment Portfolio Management. (Source:

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Essential Career Skills for Investment Banking and Finance
  • Fundamentals of Financial Mathematics and Capital Budgeting
  • Risk Management and Credit Principles
  • M&A: Concepts and Theories
  • M&A: Structuring the Deal
  • Investment Banking Professional Certificate Examination

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 5 months
    • 1 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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