Master the Art of Investment Banking

Professional Certificate Programme in

Investment Banking

IIM Kozhikode

Batch 01

Duration : 12 Months
Mode : Direct to Device
Fee : INR 3,00,000/- + GST
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Programme Overview

IIM Kozhikode Professional Certificate Programme in Investment Banking is curated for professionals to polish their strategies for corporations and financial institutions alike required to enhance growth and profitability. This unique programme introduces professionals to contextualise and consolidate learnings in advanced corporate finance; including concepts like higher maths, economics, Corporate Valuation and Mergers, Acquisition, and Corporate Restructuring.

Moreover, the Investment Banking Programme develops a fundamental understanding of the raison d’être and lets you appreciate a greater level of appreciation for the primary line of businesses. In addition, you will be able to analyse and will be able to re-equip with tools, key knowledge and skills that are necessary for the purpose to renovate India’s growth story.

Program Highlights


Awarded with Executive Alumni Status - IIM Kozhikode


Prestigious Certificate of Completion from IIM Kozhikode


First-of-its-kind and a unique design with advanced level technology

online learning

Top-tier Industry-Experienced Faculty from IIMs


Proven Pedagogy with Case-study Oriented


Hands-on Practical, Modelling, Simulation and Projects

Learning Outcomes

By learning about its raison d’etre or primary reason for existing – participants will gain:

  • In-depth insights into the structure and functioning of the IB industry
  • Re-equip with necessary theoretical and conceptual tools
  • Analyse the primary line of businesses of IB
  • Appreciate the peculiarities and challenges of the IB industry
  • Curriculum is comprehensively application-based
  • Equip with new-age tools and techniques to do analysis


  • Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government/recognised international universities) in any discipline.
  • The candidate should have a minimum of 03 years of work experience (after graduation).
  • Selection will be based on the profile of the candidate.


  • The evaluation methodology is at the discretion of the faculty. The methodology includes online quizzes, case analysis, class contribution, assignments, and any other component as decided by the faculty.
  • A minimum of 75% attendance is a prerequisite for the successful completion of this Investment Banking programme. The participants will have to secure the minimum pass marks in the evaluation components specified by the faculty.
  • Participants who successfully complete the same and satisfy the requisite attendance criteria will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
  • Participants who are unable to clear the evaluation criteria but have the requisite attendance will be awarded a Participation Certificate.
  • The programme may require participants to work on individual/group assignments and or projects. The main objective of such assignments/projects will be to help the participants apply their conceptual learning of the Investment Banking programme to actual organisational decision scenarios.


The Professional Certificate Programme in Investment Banking is being conducted by the prestigious Indian Institute of Management – Kozhikode, a leading B-School in India and recipient of the fourth rank in NIRF ranking 2021. 

The nature of the curriculum is comprehensively application-based. Besides the theory, the participant will learn to apply learning tools and do analysis. They will engage in practical investment strategies utilizing real-life data through financial modelling and an application of advanced techniques would be carried out through excel and R software. Hence, the real-life exposure that participants receive will make them a better fit to handle complex situations and deliver solutions for ever-changing business needs.

The rigorous pedagogy includes lectures, case studies, spreadsheet exercises, practical, projects and discussions.

Programme Details

Application Fee Programme Fee
INR 2,000/- + GST INR 3,00,000/- + GST
1st Installment 2nd Installment 3rd Installment 4th Installment
INR 90,000/- + GST INR 70,000/- + GST INR 70,000/- + GST INR 70,000/- + GST
(to be paid within 7 days from the release of the offer letter)

Direct to Device

12 Months

  • Application Closure Date: 15th July, 2022
  • Program Commencement Date: August 2022
  • Program End Date: July 2023
  • Lecture Timings: Sunday 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • No. of sessions:
    • Total 50 sessions
    • Total 150 hours of session which consists of:
        • 48-3 hour sessions
        • 1- 2-hour session
        • 1- 4-hour session

Program Modules

  • Financial Accounting & Analysis
  • Financial Reporting, Analysis & Business Valuation
  • Advanced Valuation Techniques
  • Financial Modelling (Spreadsheet Modelling for Finance)
  • Financial Management
  • Investments Consulting & Portfolio Management
  • Financial Economics
  • Merger & Acquisition
  • Restructuring
  • Option, Futures & Derivative
  • In-depth understanding study of fundraising and M & A modelling and pitching
  • Understanding of Equity and Debt fund-raising, valuation methodologies
  • Acquisition corresponding taxation and legal considerations.
  • Delve into the nuances of functions like hedge funds, trading and securities
  • Sales, LBOs, private placements including PE/VC, and corporate restructuring.
  • Understanding of deal structuring in the private equity environment, acquisitions, corresponding taxation and legal considerations.
  • Preparation for interviews
  • Capstone Project

Programme Certification

  • Upon accomplishing the evaluation criteria and satisfying the requisite attendance criteria participants will be awarded by 'Certificate of Completion’.
  • However, if participants are unable to clear the evaluation criteria but have requisite attendance will be awarded a 'Participation Certificate'.
Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of IIM Kozhikode.
Professional Certificate Programme In Investment Banking

Programme Chair

Programme Chair

Dr. Pankaj Kumar Baag

Assistant Professor & Chairperson - Finance, Accounting & Control Area

Dr. Pankaj Kumar Baag is a faculty member at the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK). He is an Assistant Professor and Chairperson of Finance, Accounting & Control Area at IIM Kozhikode. Prof. Baag is a Fellow of IIM Calcutta. He has over 14 years of Industry experience in the banking sector in the USA and India. Dr Baag has been an NCERT scholar. He is the author of five books. He has over six chapters published in various books. He has won over seven best paper awards in various journals and international conferences. He has over twenty international publications in various ABDC and ABS accredited Journals, periodicals and case studies besides over fifteen working papers and news articles. He has presented papers in over fifty international conferences. He teaches Commercial Bank Management, Project Finance, Financial Services, Private Equity, Venture capital, Entrepreneurial Finance, Social finance, Financial Intermediation at IIM Kozhikode, besides several other topics in various programmes. He has MFM, M.Com (Banking & Insurance), CAIIB, B.Sc. (Physics Hons.) PGD Banking, PGD Foreign Trade, PGDMM, PGDPM & PGDIR, besides Certificates in LC (Pace University, US), Certificate in OM & FA (Brunel University, UK), Certificate in Econometric Analysis (ICSSR). He has participated in over fifty different MDPs. His research interests are in Credit Risk in Banks; Loan Covenants, Financial Inclusion, ESG, Social Finance, and financial services. His upcoming books & papers are on Bank Finance and Services & 2e of Management Accounting.


As per IIM Kozhikode norms, all participants would be entitled to this reputable Executive Alumni Status. The Alumni fee will be decided by the Alumni office only and will be directly collected by IIMK. This will happen only when the applications for “Executive Alumni” will be approved by the competent authority, IIMK.

Yes! You’re eligible to receive this most dynamic certificate after completing the prescribed criteria for Professional Certificate Programme in Investment Banking.

Professionals or students who have the below requisites are eligible:

  • Junior to Top-Level Executives from BFSI, IB industry.
  • Junior to Top-Level Executives from IT companies who have to deal with the aspects of IB.
  • Entrepreneurs in the finance space.
  • Academicians and Researchers in the area.
  • Junior to Top-Level Executives from the PE, VC & Investing Firms.
  • Post-graduate Students from Finance.

This interdisciplinary programme is delivered in Direct to Device mode of learning wherein participants get exposure to rich programme pedagogy.

This unique interactive programme has a duration of 12 months in which professionals

About IIM Kozhikode

IIM Kozhikode has pioneered the Interactive-Learning (I-L) Programme for working executives in India. The interactive learning programme started with 300 class contact hours in 2001-02, the two-year-long Executive Management Education Programme is today the most rigorous available in the country having around 738 class contact hours.

The institute moved to its new campus in January 2003 and the number of programs increased manifold with this step. The training activity is expected to witness further growth with the latest 64 room executive hostel and the construction of a modern 200-bed management development complex. The Institute today is a leader in Faculty Development Programmes (FDP), conducting the largest number of programmes (18) totalling 20 weeks in 2008-09, and is the major QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Centre of the All Indian Council of Technical Education, in the field of management education.


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