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Get your first taste of Wall Street—we'll teach you to run with investors and hiring managers alike.

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A breakthrough curriculum.

iX classes blend theoretical learning with practical skills and tools. That way, you get a wide breadth of knowledge, but also the power to create real value.


Foundation Theory

Risk and Return
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Learn to trade off for the best possible return for the lowest risk.

Investment Philosophies
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Master an intricate set of guiding principles that inform and shape your investment decisions.

Portfolio Construction
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Balance return taking into account your unique needs, goals and risk considerations.

Valuation
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One of the core duties of an investor, as valuations are typically the most important long term drivers of asset prices.

Practical Skills + Tools

Excel Excellence
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Must know elements for excel, including arrays, reference functions, condititional formulas and others.

Financial Modeling
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Build complex models to analyze companies, including the infamous Discounted Cash Flow.

Visual Basic for Applications
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Program Excel to perform complex tasks and automate processes.

Applied Learnings
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Pitch your best investment ideas, supported by financial models and valuation analyses, to see how they stack up against others.


Investors manage risk to create value.

The proof is
in our 650+ alumni.

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"iX was a truly awesome experience, meshing invaluable finance related experience with adventure, friendship, and new perspectives. I would recommend this to anyone who is not only interested in gaining a deep insight into the world of finance, but also interested in discovering a new city and culture!"

Oliver Jenkins, Cambridge '17

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"I can say without question that I was able to get a real valuable experience into what the it’s like to work at an investment firm and the great feeling that comes with presenting something that you had worked hard on over the past few weeks."

Sean Vanderslice, UVA '19

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"After the intensive four week finance course I felt well equipped for the work that did evaluation and modeling to apply them as needed. We looked into the scalability of the company too. I’m so grateful of my experience working with a South African company in its initial stages."

Courtney Schaf, Northwestern '19

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"I walked into the finance course with very limited Excel skills, and due to the class, I was able to start my internship with a good head on my shoulders and work in Excel on the daily. I'm very thankful to have picked up skills from our amazing teacher, Obeid, during the course."

Jason Guay, Isenberg '17

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"Ben, our teacher, made the class a fun environment to learn finance and made the 4 weeks a worthwhile experience. I really enjoyed the fund project, and found it a great way to apply what we had learned."

Grant Watson, UVA '19

Accelerate your career with an internship.

At its essence, working in Investment Finance can comprise of Asset Management (where you build a portfolio of investments like securities, and attempt to optimise the risk/return on your portfolio), Investment Banking (which can include a number of different roles including mergers and acquisitions, making loans to companies, working on IPOs), and a number of different roles.

After your course, you can do an internship with one of our partner companies to hone your skillset, bolster your resume, and jumpstart your career.

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