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Over 92% of students who participated in the programme have obtained a role in finance or are still in the training process.


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Each year Obtain Consulting assists a select number of undergraduates in securing their first job in the finance industry via the Passport To The City program.

We attempt to de-mystify the jargon via a comprehensive crash course in finance teaching you everything you need to know about finance and provide continuing support and coaching to enhance your prospects of a career in finance.

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Program Components

Our mission is to provide students with everything they need to start a career in finance.

  • A comprehensive crash course in finance
  • Professional CV creation
  • One-to-One interview techniques training
  • Assessment Centre guidance
  • Individual assistance with your job search via a gateway recruitment consultant
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How does the program work?

Once enrolled you will be contacted within 2 days to schedule each component. We will review your CV and you will be offered a consultation with suggestions for improvements. You will also attend a comprehensive crash course in finance followed by an individual interview techniques training session.

In the next step, our gateway recruitment consultant will work with you to build a career development strategy and we will advise you on potentially suitable positions that match your skillset and assist you through the application process.

Location

Meetings and training sessions are held at our office in the 30th Floor of the magnificent Leadenhall building.

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Comprehensive Crash Course in Finance

Our course provides attendees with varying levels of knowledge and backgrounds with a step by step guide through the hidden world of finance.

We provide you with everything you need to know to work in a financial institution. We endeavour to fully explain the inner workings of the finance industry and show attendees how the business functions on a daily basis.

The course covers following topics:

  • The history of the banking system
  • The evolution of global financial markets
  • Finance fundamentals and theory
  • Equities & Fixed Income
  • Commodities & FX
  • Corporate Investment Banking
  • Global Financial Markets
  • Financial Instruments
  • Derivatives
  • Key Players Uncovered
  • Investment Strategies
  • Financial Statements
  • Understanding the Financial Crisis 2007/08
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CV Review

As financial recruitment experts we are ideally placed to assist you in building a tailored CV to ensure you have the best opportunity to get the all-important interview

Interview Techniques Training

In our experience candidates generally underestimate the preparation required for an interview in finance. We provide Individual interview training sessions to assist Candidates in their interview preparation.

Individual Assistance with your Job Search

We will leverage our strong relationships within the industry help find you the perfect opportunity.

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Book your Passport to the City

Over 92% of Students who participated in the programme have obtained a role in Finance or are still in the training process.

In the competitive graduate market it’s important for ambitions students to enrol in a programme which is dedicated to working on their behalf, training them in real world business knowledge and interview techniques.  We also leverage our contracts with the major banks and financial intuitions to open the door for our programme attendees.

Weekend Finance Course, Interview Training, Optimised CV tailored to finance, Access to employers: All for the standard Price: £1150 

(Note: Please give us a call to discuss our instalment payment options)


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We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.

Once booked, you will be contacted by our gateway recruitment consultant within 2 working days for an initial briefing and to schedule suitable times for each program component. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We recommend each customer read and review the cancellation policy.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Made Within - Returned Value

  • 2 Days of booking - 100% of Program Cost
  • 4 Days of booking - 50% of Program Cost
  • 6 Days of booking - 25% of Program Cost

All cancellations must be made with Obtain Consulting by sending a cancellation request or emailing us directly at info@obtainconsulting.com. Obtain Consulting will endeavor to process your cancellation/refund request within seven business days.

Book Information Session

We provide information sessions to potential attendees considering booking our Passport to the City Program. During these sessions we explain exactly what you can expect from the program.

We request a £10 reservation fee to secure your space, which will be refunded on arrival.

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We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Made Within - Returned Value

  • 4 Days of booking - 100% of Session Cost
  • 6 Days of booking - 50% of Session Cost
  • 8 Days of booking - 25% of Session Cost

All cancellations must be made with Obtain Consulting by sending a cancellation request or emailing us directly at info@obtainconsulting.com. Obtain Consulting will endeavor to process your cancellation/refund request within seven business days.

Why should I enrol in the passport to the city program?

1. You will leave the course with the ability to sail through the rigorous assessment processes and with your curiosity about the workings of the finance industry satisfied.

2. You only get one shot to impress any particular institution, after rejection at any stage your prospects reduce drastically. This program ensures that you will be provided with the skills & tools to make the very best application(s) possible.

3. The passport to the city program offers you the opportunity to network with finance industry professionals, like-minded peers and experienced recruitment consultants.

Will you get me a job?

The Passport to the city program will equip you with the tools necessary to secure a career in finance. By the end of the program you should be able to confidently demonstrate both background knowledge of the finance industry as well as the soft skills required in order to set your candidacy apart.

Unlike a typical recruitment company we are working for you. We prepare you in every way possible to help get you through the assessment process. We also leverage our relationships with HR departments and hiring managers at top financial institutions to create the opportunity.

We provide you with the passport necessary to break down the barriers into the City but ultimately the final destination is up to you.

How long will it take to complete the program?

Once enrolled, registrants will be contacted within two days in order to schedule the timings according to the attendees' individual availability.

We will endeavour to complete the program within 3 months.

Do you offer the included services on their own?

Yes, we can create tailored solutions based on individual requirements.

Does the program offer good value for money?

The average starting salary in finance is £ 35,000.

Consider the amount of time and money you have invested to achieve your degree. Given the costs you have already incurred and the enormous earning potential once you secure a prominent job in finance, we consider this program to be a valuable investment.

Can people without finance related degrees work in finance?

Yes. Finance is made up of people with a varied educational history. We allow people with no previous experience or knowledge of finance to gain the knowledge required to realize a career in finance.

How do I sign up?

To Obtain your passport to the city, simply click the button below and follow the instructions.Enrol in the Program