This course is a firsthand account of what an Analyst does in Capital Markets. In this course, we use an explain, explore, and do approach.
First, we will establish our bearings by explaining what the DCM and ECM teams do, and how they fit into the broader operations of an Investment Bank. Afterward, we explore the subunits in DCM, and how they work together to achieve the core purpose of a Capital Markets team: to introduce new securities into the market. During the course of understanding the processes involved in bringing securities to market, we will learn the key skills you need in order to be successful at each stage of a career in this group. Then we switch gears into the ‘do’ portion of our course. In the final chapter of this course, you will immerse yourself in the role and do what a Capital Markets Analyst does on a typical day: building a DCM update for a broader pitchbook.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
CFI’s Capital Markets & Securities Analyst CMSA® program covers all the basic, intermediate, and advanced topics about sales and trading, investment banking, and asset management. This program teaches you trading strategies used in the finance and capital markets industry. It is ideal for students who want to learn how to trade different asset classes. The program is completely online, so you can take it at your own pace, from anywhere in the world.
Common career paths for students who take the CMSA® are Sales & Trading, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Treasury, Risk Management, and other capital markets careers.
This Introduction to DCM and ECM course is perfect for anyone who is considering a career in Origination, or generally on the sell-side of Capital Markets. This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge that you would gain after being 2 years into the job.
6 courses from beginner to intermediate level.01 Optional
8 courses from beginner to intermediate level.02 Required
21 courses in advanced and intermediate levels.03 Required
Submit your CMSA® checklist and order your certificate.04 Required
Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.05 Optional
Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.
The program is a part of the All Access Subscription, which includes all programs and courses.
CFI courses are designed by instructors with over 21 years of financial analyst training experience.