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MBA: Kellogg School of Management - Northwestern University

Challenge

Kellogg's Investment Banking & Capital Markets Club wanted to provide first and second years with financial modeling training ahead of interviews as well as a more advanced follow up seminar ahead of internships and full-time positions.

WSP Training Solution

Wall Street Prep structured a 1-day training program consisting of the online pre-seminar coursework in Excel and a general overview of various financial and valuation modeling techniques used across Wall Street.

A 2-day seminar followed in May, building on the lessons introduced in the previous seminar and providing an extensive hands-on discussion of financial modeling (day 1) and M&A modeling (day 2). All seminar materials continued to be accessible online to students for three months following live training.

 

"We don't get a chance to learn this in class, so this is very important. Great instructor, great class!"
-Manny Dounias, Kellogg School of Management

MBA: Johnson Graduate School of Management - Cornell University

Challenge

Cornell's Old Ezra Finance Club sought to provide newly hired first and second years with robust financial and valuation modeling training to enhance their on-the-job experience.

WSP Training Solution

Wall Street Prep structured a comprehensive credited 3-day training program consisting of online pre-seminar coursework in Excel, comparable trading and transaction analyses (day 1), Leveraged Buyout modeling (day 2), and M&A modeling (day 3). All seminar materials continued to be accessible online to students for twelve months following live training.

 

"It exceeded my expectation significantly. It is the best learning exercise I had at Johnson. Finally a good hands on workshop for students!"
-Anonymous, Johnson School of Management

Liberal Arts: Wesleyan, Trinity, and Connecticut College

Challenge

The career services offices of Wesleyan University, Trinity College, and Connecticut College wanted to introduce students interested in business to what they would actually be doing on the job.

WSP Training Solution

Wall Street Prep worked with the career centers and structured an Investment Banking Weekend Boot Camp. Students enrolled through a RSVP page on Wall Street Prep's site.

Taught by investment bankers and finance pros, the seminar included online pre-seminar coursework in Excel, accounting and financial statement analysis (day 1) financial modeling and advice on the interview and hiring process (day 2).

 

"Great knowledge and skills that you could otherwise not learn until you are on the job"
-Chris Stoeckle, Trinity College

Business Undergraduate: Babson College

Challenge

A student organization at Babson wanted to provide its members with the opportunity to learn real-world investment banking financial modeling skills for business students pursuing a career in finance.

WSP Training Solution

Wall Street Prep structured a 2-day weekend training program consisting of online pre-seminar coursework in Excel, financial modeling (day 1), and M&A modeling (day 2).

 

"I put the Wall Street Prep course on my resume, and it helped me to get both job offers... The class was truly a great investment."
-Justin Stroud, Babson College