IIM Indore

Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Investment Banking

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IIM Indore Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Investment Banking (PGCPIB)

Last date for submission of application: 31st March 2020

Virtual classes will be held at Kolkata Sector V Center.

Programme Overview

The Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Investment Banking (PGCPIB) is designed to offer the required knowledge for professionals to handle the various aspects of investment banking roles and responsibilities including asset management, security valuation, like stocks, bonds and other derivative instruments to meet specified investment goals for the benefit of the investors. The course also aims to cater the other functional areas of investment banking like Mergers & Acquisitions, Investment and portfolio management and investment advisory services to high net worth individuals. The programme also covers the knowledge of tools and techniques required for optimizing risk-returns framework within different asset classes.

The programme provides real-time knowledge and skills pertaining to Investment Banking. In short the programme will enable participants in taking informed and effective decisions in the areas of M & A, IPO’s, Valuation, Bond trading portfolio advisory services etc. and hands-on knowledge and skills to become a successful Investment Banker.

The programme aims to groom commerce or non-commerce graduates for core investment banking and other specialized finance jobs allied to Investment Banking, Equity Research, Credit Analysis, Financial Analysis, Project Finance, Portfolio Management, Capital Markets etc. By undertaking this course one can gain in-depth knowledge of the concepts and real-life application of Finance which are covered along with practical case studies. The flexible design of the programme will help both full-time students and working professionals to pursue the programme successfully.

The objective of the programme is to educate the participants who are aspired to join the investment management with or without prior exposure experience in the field. The programme is structured in such a way that the participants from another stream can acquire the essential knowledge to become an investment management expert. It is designed to benefit executives who have recently taken on or are being groomed to take on, significant managerial responsibilities in future in the field of investment management. The Programme would draw upon the work experience of such executives and provide additional knowledge and skills, to make them effective investment managers.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduates/Postgraduates from Universities recognised by Association of Indian Universities with minimum 50% marks in either graduation or post-graduation (or its equivalent) with at least two years of post-graduate work experience.
  • Fresher with professional qualifications like CA/ICWA/CS/CFA/CFP are also eligible to apply for the programme.

Duration & Campus Visit

Duration: One Year

On-campus orientation module of 5 days duration

Programme Highlights

Programme Content

  • Financial Statement Analysis & Business Valuation
  • Financial Management
  • Investments & Portfolio Management
  • Investment Banking I
  • Investment Banking II
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Option, Futures & Derivatives
  • Economic Environment
  • Spreadsheet Modelling for Finance
  • Industry Lecture


The programme offers an interactive learning experience with live virtual sessions. The pedagogy follows a judicious blend of methodologies that include

  • Lectures
  • Case Studies
  • Real-life Examples
  • Project Work
  • Term Papers & Assignments

Applicable Delivery Channel

Attendance Criteria

Participants are expected to attend all sessions of a given course. However, Participants may take leave on account of emergencies, participation in management festivals or co-curricular activities, etc., subject to the approval of the Programme Coordinator. However, 75% minimum attendance requirement would be considered for the final grading

Important Dates:

Last date for submission of application31st March, 2020
list of short-listed candidiates18 April, 2020
Interview Dates2nd May to 17th , May 2020
Result Declaration1st June 2020
Campus OrientationAugust 2020
First sessionAugust 2020
Program End DateJuly 2021

*The interviews will be conducted at select centres preferable through video conferencing or any other suitable mode.

Sample Certificate

Programme Fee Structure

Application FeeINR 3,000/- plus GST
Programme FeeINR 300,000/- plus GST
Campus Visit FeeINR 50,000/- plus GST
Total FeeINR 3,50,000/- plus GST

Payment Schedule:

Commitment FeeCampus Visit FeeProgramme Fee (I)Programme Fee (II)Programme Fee (III)
Course Fee Instalment Schedule (Exclusive of GST @ 18%)14/06/202005/07/202005/07/202005/10/202005/01/2021
INR 10,000INR 50,000INR 1,00,000INR 95,000INR 95,000