Valuation & Financial Modeling

Class Description

This 28-hour immersion program covers the most relevant valuation methodologies and modeling techniques used on Wall Street today. These are the same sessions that are provided to all incoming analysts and associates at banks, private equity firms, and hedge funds. As a result of the training, you will gain fluency in the language of finance, and if necessary, be able to ace any interviews not only in investment banking, but all other related industries in finance.


  • Business undergrads and MBA’s
  • Investment Banking analysts and associates
  • Private Equity, Hedge Fund and Venture Capital analysts and associates
  • Equity Research and Asset Wealth Management analysts and associates
  • Corporate Finance and Business Development professionals
  • Strategy Consultants & Entrepreneurs
  • Career changers and industry professionals who want to hone their modeling skills


Course Objectives

After this course student will:

  • Build complete models of discounted cash flows, comparable company analysis, and precedent transactions.
  • Understand how to review SEC filings and extract all of the relevant information.
  • Build a three-statement model by tying together income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement.
  • Develop a leveraged buyout (“LBO”) model, full-blown merger (“M&A”) model, and back of the envelope accretion dilution model.
  • Have a marketable resume and be well prepared for technical questions in the interview process.

Class is limited to 15 students and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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About Us

Established in 2002, The Investment Banking Institute is the world’s largest financial modeling training
program, offering an accelerated career path for both current finance professionals and all individuals
seeking to enter the finance industry.

Our Classes:

  • 22 locations worldwide and over 35,000 graduates
  • Over 1,200 class sessions conducted annually
  • Market leading 9:1 student to teacher ratio
  • Industry standard valuation methodologies

Our Instructors:

  • Average 17 years of bulge bracket experience
  • Average 8 years of teaching experience with IBI
  • $225 billion in aggregate transaction volume
  • Over 750 completed transactions


10 Post Office Square, 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02109

Office: 617-938-3775

FEBRUARY 23rd – MARCH 10th, 2019

10:00 AM — 3:30 PM

Session 1:  Saturday, February 23rd
Session 2:  Sunday, February 24th
Session 3:  Saturday, March 2nd
Session 4:  Sunday, March 3rd
Session 5:  Saturday, March 9th
Session 6:  Sunday, March 10th

Course Materials


IBI Financial Modeling Course
IBI Financial Modeling Course

IBI Instructor Spencer Adams

IBI Student Testimonials

Meet the Banker-Instructor

Suvendu Pal is an entrepreneur, an independent and former Big 4 consultant, and executive with 21 years of experience in corporate finance. He has been actively involved with numerous corporate transactions throughout his career, including several complex and sizable debt restructurings and issuances, as well as multiple M&A and divestiture transactions.  Suvendu has worked in several industries throughout his career, but his transaction experience has primarily revolved around retail, financial services and technology.

Suvendu began his finance career at Price Waterhouse, working with distressed clients in an advisory role, seeking corporate recovery through Chapter 11 and turnaround strategies which included multiple distressed corporate debt restructurings.  He subsequently worked at Sallie Mae where he was involved in the company’s acquisition of multiple financial lending, servicing and collection targets.  He was also a key target-side contributor in the attempted leveraged buyout of Sallie Mae by JP Morgan, Bank America and JC Flowers which, at that time, was the largest LBO in history.  He is currently an active independent financial consultant and recently spent two years in an advisory role in the corporate carve out of publicly traded Navient Corporation. He is also a startup entrepreneur, having founded Gift Hero, a social media-based gifting platform.

Suvendu holds an MBA from Duke University with a concentration in corporate finance and B.S. and M.S. engineering degrees from both Tufts University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with a concentration in computational fluid and thermodynamics.

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Investment Banking Institute
10 Post Office Square, 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02109


Business Hours (Eastern Time):
Monday – Friday 9:00am to 10:00pm
Saturday – Sunday 9:00am to 7:00pm

In keeping with our primary goal of delivering the most effective financial modeling training to our students, our attendance policy is flexible to accommodate your already demanding schedule and any unexpected occurrences. Missed classes can be made up at your earliest convenience at no extra charge. If expected absences are known in advance, make-up classes can even be attended ahead of time.
Similarly, if it becomes necessary for you to re-take any sessions, you can do so as your schedule permits. We offer multiple classes simultaneously; there are always numerous options available and we will be happy to include your name on the roster for desired makeup (and/or re-take) sessions. Additional seats are always set aside in reserve for this purpose.