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The world of finance moves at a break-neck speed, and the competition is fierce. Building an investment banking career requires patience, determination, and hard work. While working in this competitive environment, the last thing you can do is make any mistakes that could harm your reputation or hinder success.

In this blog post, we will discuss what not to do while building an Investment banking career so you can start on the right foot from day one!

What is Investment Banking Career?

Investment Banking is a financial services industry that provides wealth management, mergers, and acquisitions, commercial banking solutions for large corporations. An investment banking career is an excellent opportunity for people who want to work in a high-paying industry. 

It's also beneficial for those interested in global finance and business. The skills you learn in investment banking can be used in many other industries, so it's an excellent way to gain knowledge and experience.

What are the common mistakes people make when starting investment banking?

Here are the three mistakes that you want to avoid:

1. Not doing your research

When starting investment banking, it's essential to research and learn about the industry. It includes learning about the different products and services that investment banks offer and the key players in the market. You should also be familiar with the latest news and trends in the industry.

2. Not networking

One of the most important things you can do in investment banking is network with people in the industry. It includes meeting with clients, potential customers, and other professionals. Networking can help you build relationships and learn about new opportunities.

3. Not having a long-term plan

If you don't have a long-term plan for your investment banking career, it can be challenging to determine the next steps that you want to take. It will help if you know where you want to end up in five or ten years and how you can achieve this goal. Investing time now will help you reach your long-term goals.

Avoiding these mistakes will help you build a successful investment banking career. By doing your research and networking with people in the industry, you'll be on the right track to achieve your goals.

Explore and Learn Investment Banking with Imarticus Learning

Students learn about complicated securities and derivatives, their trade-lifecycles, and the services that make up investment banking operations. These 180-hour powerhouse Certified Investment Banking courses will thoroughly prepare students for a job in investment banking operations, treasury, and clearing services. 

This alliance will provide learners interested in pursuing careers in investment banking with access to the LSE Group Academy's best-in-class learning content, delivered by top-rated professors.

What students draw from this course:

  • Students at Imarticus Learning are working in most worldwide investment banks with the CIBOP credential authorized by the London Stock Exchange!

  • Impress employers & showcase skills with Investment banking courses recognized by India's prestigious academic collaborations.

  • World-Class Academic Professors to learn from discussions and live online sessions
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