Investment Analysis Training

A 10-day Investment Analysis Classroom Training Program designed to offer an accelerated career path for current finance professionals and individuals who aspire to build a career in the financial services industry. Date: April 18, 2016 Course Fees: $2500



April 18, 2016


April 28, 2016


Accra, Ghana   View map

Copal Amba’s Investment Analysis Training Program is a 10-day classroom training program accredited by the CFA Institute as part of its CFA-Approved Provider Program. Participants receive 40 hours of Continuing Education (CE) credit.

More than 5,000 analysts have undergone the Copal Amba Training Program, which covers basic and advanced topics in industry analysis, financial modeling, valuation, and investment report writing. The classroom-based training program is administered by Copal Amba’s dedicated team of capital markets practitioners and CFA charter holders. Since 2009, on numerous occasions, Copal Amba’s sell-side clients have requested the training team to conduct this program as a training boot camp for their analyst/associate-level new hires.

Special Features:

  • Our classroom-based courses are limited to 10-15 participants to maximize personal attention. Our student-to-instructor ratio is 1:5 compared with >10 at other leading training institutes.
  • Designed by four former heads of research at leading investment banks
  • Taught by finance professionals with extensive industry experience
  • Backed by our decade-long experience in training over 5,000 analysts and delivering over 15,000 financial models
  • Updated constantly to reflect evolving best practices in the industry
  • Packed with practical, hands-on training with case studies and real-life scenarios

Course Content:

  1. Industry analysis: Focuses on evaluating industry attractiveness by using Porter’s Five Forces model and identifying a company’s sweet spot within the industry.
  2. Financial modeling: Targets to improve participants’ skills in building a complete earnings model from scratch, including detailed revenue and cost drivers, sensitivity analysis, and defensible earnings estimates.
  3. Equity valuation: Covers absolute valuation and relative valuation techniques. Participants will be taken through real-life case studies for hands-on experience in using multiple valuation techniques to set target prices.
  4. Investment note writing: Covers writing techniques required for an effective investment thesis. Principles of logic and structure, useful in the development of a strong thesis and in the formulation of a hypothesis-driven argument, will be discussed.