How Financial Modeling Skills Can Secure Your Dream Job

November 1, 2011 · Leave a Comment is the newest, and one of the most respected, websites that make it their mission to educate prospective investment bankers about their many options, both online and off.

Why Investment Banking Draws Ambition

Investment banking has long attracted some of the very brightest, and certainly the most ambitious, business students – probably due to its highly competitive nature that promises large payouts and high salaries to the successful in the field.

And now being successful in such a lucrative field is one step closer for many, as has just re-launched and re-designed their website in order to make it even more user-friendly and easier to navigate.

Sound Advice in the Field

The site explains that many MBA programs neglect teaching their students about financial modeling, an essential skill in investment banking. The site states that the right financial modeling course must include financial statement analysis, how to build merger models, advanced merger models, how to build LBO models and valuation models.

It states that today, in many interviews advanced financial modeling skills will land the applicant the job, and lack of them will determine if another candidate is out. Often, the interviewee may even find himself or herself in a situation where they have to build a financial model on the fly.

So Onto that Dream Job…

In a world that is clearly driven more and more by economics and finances, where private businesses often determine the futures of both developed and developing nations; competency with numbers and money will guarantee you a place of respect and power. So make sure you get the education you deserve and do some research on sites such as and other sites like it.

Check out the site here.

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