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Investment Finance Course & Internship

Learn to balance risk, build complex models, and invest wisely.

Do this program in Cape Town only.
No experience required.

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A breakthrough curriculum.

iX classes blend intense learning with real-world experience. That way, you get a wide breadth of knowledge, and the practical skills you need to excel as a professional.

Foundation Theory

Financial Ecosystems
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Macroeconomic principles, FSPs, industries and business cycles, and capital markets.

Financial Reporting
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Income statements and balance sheets, cash flow statements, AFS evaluations and corporate transactions.

Portfolio Management
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Risk and return, portfolio construction, collective investments, and alternative investments.

Instruments & Valuationn
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TVM, equity valuation, fixed income markets and derivatives.

Practical Skills + Tools

Advanced Excel
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Calculate present and future values, risk and return, conducting valuation models, valuing financial instruments.

Portfolio Construction
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Ability to construct a portfolio of investments.

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Compare and contrast company performance over time. Build an analyst report.

Applied Learnings
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Create compelling pitch decks using Powerpoint, supported by financial models and valuation analyses.

Apply your skills with a hands-on internship

Our internships are different from the usual: instead of leaving you on your own, we provide you with daily support and occasional classes to cover additional material. That means you'll be able to create huge value in a short time — all of which you can add to your resume to show future employers.

Click below to explore some of our international Finance intern partners and the work students have done:

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Hear it straight
from our 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

Ready for the journey of a lifetime?

Our courses fill up fast—don't take your chances.

The next admissions deadline is September 30, 2018
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