Online Self-study Series

Offered in collaboration with Global Window Partners (GWP), our two self-study online sequential programs can help launch or build your career in two key areas of finance: Investment Banking and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Adapted from the teachings of prominent faculty from UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management, the concepts and analytical tools presented in the online, self-study courses lay the critical groundwork for anyone planning to pursue or advance a career in corporate finance, equity analysis, or investment management. Students complete the sequential programs within one or two years and receive a testimonial from UCLA Extension certifying their completion.

Online Series in Investment Banking

Program Overview
This online, self-study sequential program provides a broad and comprehensive curriculum that exposes students to the many facets of the investment banking industry.  The program consists of a series of online self-study courses that are presented in an intuitive, easy-to-navigate format that allows students the time and flexibility to effectively absorb the material on their own.

Program Features & Benefits

  • Complete overview of the concepts and analytical tools that lay the critical groundwork for understanding the investment banking industry.
  • Flexibility to complete coursework anytime, anywhere through online self-study classes.
  • Course materials adapted from the teachings of prominent faculty from UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management.
  • Performance assessments, Knowledge Review questions, Q&A, and quizzes that are designed to continually monitor student’s progress and understanding of the material.
  • Career development opportunities through career-related events and professional association affiliations.

Who Should Enroll

  • Financial Managers, Banking Professionals, Financial Advisors and Brokers.
  • Individuals who are planning to pursue a career in corporate finance, equity analysis, or investment management.
  • Professionals in other fields who want to facilitate a career change and become established in the highly competitive and rewarding investment banking profession.
  • Graduating college seniors who are planning to pursue a career in investment banking.

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Online Series in Mergers and Acquisitions

Program Overview
This online self-study sequential program provides a broad and strategic perspective along with a detailed examination of key elements of the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) process, including the various  motives/reasons behind why companies decide to merge or acquire other companies.  The program consists of a series of online self-study courses that are presented in an intuitive, easy-to-navigate format that allows students the time and flexibility to effectively absorb the material on their own.

Program Features & Benefits

  • Comprehensive overview of the tools needed to manage the complex M&A process – from developing an acquisition strategy, to identifying targets, bringing the deal to a close, and thinking through integration issues.
  • Flexibility to complete coursework anytime, anywhere through online self-study classes.
  • Course materials adapted from the teachings of prominent faculty from UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management.
  • Performance assessments, Knowledge Review questions, Q&A, and quizzes that are designed to continually monitor student’s progress and understanding of the material.
  • Career development opportunities through career-related events and professional association affiliations.

Who Should Enroll

  • Financial Managers, Accountants, Banking Professionals, Financial Advisors and Brokers, Business Owners.
  • Individuals who are planning to pursue a career in corporate finance, equity analysis, or investment management.
  • Professionals in other fields who want to facilitate a career change and become established in the highly competitive and rewarding mergers and acquisitions profession.
  • Graduating college seniors who are planning to pursue a career in corporate finance, banking, or investment banking.

Information Flyer   |   View Curriculum & Enroll

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