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Oct 18 2011

Bentley University Advanced Financial Modeling Seminar

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An Intense 2-Day Seminar in Advanced Financial Modeling

Saturday, October 29th: 9AM - 5PM

Sunday, October 30th: 12PM - 6PM  



Learn fundamental concepts and nuances

  • Core financial modeling and analysis
  • Valuation modeling techniques
  • Ace your technical interview questions
  • Improve in Excel – no mouse


Regardless of the environment, Wall Street still hires and pays well. Financial services firms are worth only as much as its people, and now, more than ever, competition is extremely fierce. The ratio of applicants to open positions have ballooned 5x and the question is: “ARE YOU COMPETITIVE?” Even if you get in the door, bonuses range from 0% + pink slip to 400%. The WST Bootcamp teaches you the knowledge to succeed.



We give you the edge to far exceed your competition - get into the door, keep the job, and advance rigorously. Our comprehensive, 14-hour live class gives you the most hands-on, non-theoretical training available to become a superb investment banker and excel in the financial profession.

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Oct 02 2011

CFA Informational Talk

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CFA Informational Talk (and Grab some Cookies!)
Lacava 325AB.

Thinking of taking the CFA? Come to the GFA’s informational meeting to hear important details of how and when to enroll, ways to prepare, and what to expect on the test day. Professor David Simon, a former instructor for the CFA study program (Derivatives and Fixed Income), and Professor David Pope, CFA, a former Associate Partner and Vice President at Wellington Management Company LLC, as well as students currently enrolled in the CFA Level 2 and 3 exams will share their thoughts and experiences. Please e-mail GFA at [email protected] with any questions.  We hope to see you there!

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Mar 18 2011

Wall St. Training Seminar on M&A and LBO modeling

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We would like to formally invite you to the upcoming Wall St. Training Seminar on M&A and LBO modeling.  The training will take place the first weekend in April as follows:


Date and Times:  Saturday, April 2nd – Sunday, April 3rd, 9am-5pm (lunch break included)

Location:  Bentley University, ACE Lab, JENNISON 305


Wall St. Training ( is an industry leader in providing training programs on corporate valuation and modeling.  They have hosted training seminars for numerous financial firms including JP Morgan, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and Lazard, as well as universities.


Here are some of the many benefits of participating:


-Learn the essentials of modeling and valuation techniques by Excel in a real business setting.

·         M&A Deal Structuring: asset vs. stock deals, cash vs. stock consideration

·         Merger Modeling: Accretion Dilution and merger consequences, the “PE ratio” game

·         Capital Structure changes: opportunity costs of share repurchases & recapitalizations

·         LBO Modeling: leverage to maximize returns


-Networking with instructors, all of whom are VP level or higher in investment banks and private equity firms on Wall St.


-Interview preparation and a review of the most up-to-date interview questions (and suggested answers) is included as part of the training session.  Our comprehensive, 14-hour live class gives you the most hands-on, non-theoretical training available to become a superb investment banker and excel in the financial profession.


Through the combination of generous student pricing from Wall St. Training and support from the GFA and GSA, the price for this weekend training session will be $99 per person for our Bentley graduate students.  This seminar is usually offered at a rate of $1500 per day for professionals, so we strongly encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity while you’re still a student.


You can register for the event at  Cost:  $99 per graduate student, $150 per non-graduate student.  Be sure to use the discount code bentley_grad in order to receive the educational discount.  Please note that the drop down option still has the full student price of $150, but you will only be charged $99 after you enter the code.


Please feel free to email us with any questions.  We look forward to seeing you there!


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