Intro to Investment Banking

Tuesday 2/12 | 3-4:30PM | Career Services Center, Horizon Room

What is investment banking? How can UCSD students prepare for a career in Investment Banking? In this workshop, students will learn the importance, relevance and work that an investment banker does. Students will learn how to value a private or public company using widely known methods, as well as the concepts that are relevant to a career in high finance. By the end of this workshop, students will be equipped with a basic knowledge of the skills required to make it in the industry.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Find out what investment banking is really about and if it is the career for you.
  2. Identify the many ways to value a company, and describe the key differences between those methods.
  3. Understand the various ways an individual or a company raises money from investors.

About the Presenter

UC San Diego alum Lakshya Datta recently started Launchora, an online platform and marketplace where users can share and monetize on their creative content. He is currently teaching a class “Introduction to Investment Banking” for credit as an Adjunct Lecturer at SDSU’s School of Business Administration, Department of Finance. He serves as the Alumni Vice President for the Financial Professionals Network at UCSD and was the President of FPN as an undergraduate. Prior to launching his own company, he worked at Objective Capital Partners and TGG Capital. Lakshya obtained a B.S. in Management Science in 2011.


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