Programme Objective
This programme aims to provide the participants with an in-depth domain knowledge of the investment banking industry and global capital markets. The programme modules span across a wide range of topics including debt and equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, portfolio fund management, securities market research and valuation, sales and trading, and securities regulations. The course curriculum is designed to equip the participants with conceptual knowledge and sound understanding of the framework and foundations that are expected from a successful professional in the investment banking and capital market sector. The duration of the programme is one year and consists of two Foundation Modules and Seven Advanced Modules. A three-day intensive workshop will be conducted at IIM Calcutta campus at the first quarter of the course followed by another three days of workshop during the advanced module stage or at the end of the programme. The programme will be delivered online in the D2D mode, once a week, as per the mentioned schedule and with the help of case studies, experience-sharing and best practices.

Programme Directors
Professor Arnab Bhattacharya

Professor Arnab Bhattacharya

Finance and Control

Professor Sudhakara Reddy

Professor Sudhakara Reddy

Finance and Control

Who Should Attend
Finance professionals in the corporate sector with minimum two years’ relevant experience, seeking to develop their careers in investment banking and capital markets domain will find this programme most useful. Professionals who have prior academic background and / or work experience in the area of Finance, Commerce or Accountancy would be able to equip themselves with technical knowledge and managerial capabilities that are expected from financial professionals working or aspiring to work in the investment banking and capital market domain. The programme would also be relevant for professionals working (or planning to work) in the roles of security market research analysts, securities sales and trading brokers, financial market regulators, and investment portfolio managers. Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience and at least 50% marks in graduation / post-graduation.

Programme Duration and Delivery
The programme will be delivered through online classes once a week. The class schedule is Saturday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM In addition face-to-face sessions will be held during the campus modules.

Each module will be taught with the help of case studies, live examples from recent capital market and corporate finance events and general discussions. Working professionals and industry practitioners may also be invited from the investment banking and capital market sector to share their experiences and industry insights.

Programme Content

Foundation Modules:

  1. Financial Accounting and Analysis
  2. Financial Management


Advanced Modules:

  1. Debt Capital Markets
  2. Equity Capital Markets
  3. Mergers, Acquisitions and Advisory
  4. Portfolio Fund Management
  5. Securities Market Research and Valuation
  6. Securities Market Sales and Trading
  7. Securities Market Regulations


Programme Sample Certificate

Alumni Status
  • LDP participants who complete the programme successfully become the Alumni of IIMC Executive Education, which currently has over 30,000 members.
  • LDP Alumni are given an email-id in the IIM Calcutta domain.
  • LDP Alumni can register in the IIM Calcutta Alumni portal either with this email-id or with their personal email-ids. The IIM Calcutta Alumni portal is a common platform for Alumni of all programmes of the Institute to interact with each other and stay connected with the Institute.
  • The Institute shares newsletters, important news and articles about the Institute and its activities, the achievements of the Institute's faculty, staff, students and alumni, upcoming events and programmes etc., on the portal.
  • Alumni can post their achievements, write about jobs or LIVE project opportunities for other alumni to see.
  • The IIM Calcutta alumni network can also be accessed on mobile phones through the mobile app.
  • Executive Education Alumni are entitled to a discount of 5% on the programme fee if they opt to do another LDP.
  • By using the different features of the IIM Calcutta portal, alumni across programmes can engage with each other in many meaningful ways. It is up to the alumni themselves to leverage the platform

How to Apply

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Contact Details:

Ritesh Singh
Phone No.: 9711608586

Phone No.: (91) (33) 7121 6000 / 2453 7071
Email: mgrldp[at]iimcal[dot]ac[dot]in