SUMMER ANALYST
TRAINING PROGRAMME

2022 DAILY STRUCTURE

Week 1 - Buy Side Markets

Week 2 - Sell Side Markets

Week 3 - Banking

WEEK 1

BUY SIDE MARKETS

DAY 1: PROGRAMME INDUCTION / 2022 GLOBAL MACRO
INDUCTION
9:00 - 9:10
9:10 - 9:45
9:45 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:15
INTRODUCTION TO AMPLIFY & THE TEAM
OVERVIEW: FINANCIAL INDUSTRY
OVERVIEW: ANALYST PROGRAMME
OVERVIEW: LEVEL 6 DIPLOMA ASSESSMENT
BREAK
SIMULATION
10:30 - 12:00
2022 GLOBAL MACRO WITH RETRADER
LUNCH BREAK
SIMULATION
13:00 - 14:30
2022 GLOBAL MACRO WITH RETRADER
BREAK
CAREER INSIGHTS
14:45 - 16:15
16:15 - 16:30
NETWORKING & LINKEDIN
MEET THE TEAM + BREAK OUT ROOMS

DAY 1: HIGHLIGHTS

Summer Analyst kick-off: Meet the Amplify team, start building your network with your fellow summer analysts and join our Head of Market Analysis for a 2022 global macro session

DAY 3: Asset Management
Analyst Call
INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE
09:00 - 09:30
09:30 - 09:45
Macro Markets Briefing
Macro Q&A
BREAK
Industry Knowledge
10:30 - 11:30
Understanding Global Economic Data
BREAK
INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE
11:00 - 12:00
Asset Management Pre-Sim Videos
LUNCH BREAK
Assessed Sim
13:00 - 13:30
14:00 - 15:45
Construct Portfolio
Asset Management Simulation Level 1
BREAK
Assessed Sim
Networking
16:00 - 16:15
16:15 - 16:30
Simulation Results & Debrief
Student Social - Break Out Rooms

DAY 3: HIGHLIGHTS

Asset Management Level 1: As used by Morgan Stanley Investment Management New York to identify talent during their campus recruitment sessions

DAY 4: Global Economic Data / Live Trading
Industry Knowledge
09:00 - 10:00
Trading the News / Twitter
BREAK
Industry Knowledge
EMPTY
Simulation
10:15 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:30
11:30 - 12:00
Trading Economic Data
Trading Process
Live Trading Competition
LUNCH BREAK
Simulation
13:45 - 14:45
Live Trading Competition
BREAK
SIMULATION
Mentor Session
15:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:30
Live Trading Competition
Eddie Donmez Mentor Session

DAY 4: HIGHLIGHTS

LiveTrader Simulation: As used by RBC Capital Markets for their summer analyst programme to get their new hires desk ready

DAY 5: Asset Management - ESG Investing
Analyst Call
EMPTY
Assessment
09:00 - 09:30
09:30 - 10:00
10:00 - 10.30
Macro Markets Briefing
Macro Q&A
Buy-Side Quiz - Assessed
BREAK
Industry Knowledge
11:15 - 12:15
Equity Sector / ESG
LUNCH BREAK
Simulation
13:15 - 14:45
ESG Simulation
BREAK
Simulation
Mentor Session
15:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:30
ESG Simulation
Amplify Social + Break Out Rooms

DAY 5: HIGHLIGHTS

Asset Management Simulation - Equity Sector Strategy: As used by Credit Suisse as part of their spring analyst programme

WEEK 2

SELL SIDE MARKETS

DAY 1: Investment Bank Sales & Trading
Careers Insights
09:00 - 10:00
CV / Covering Letter Masterclass
BREAK
Careers Insights
10:15 - 11:15
Application Process, Online Tests/Interviews
BREAK
Industry Knowledge
11:30 - 12:30
Sales & Trading in Practice + Q&A
LUNCH BREAK
SIMULATION
13:30 - 15:00
Sales & Trading Simulation Level 1
BREAK
SIMULATION
Mentor Session
15:15 - 16:15
16:15 - 16:30
Sales & Trading Simulation Level 1
Will de Lucy Mentor Session

DAY 1: HIGHLIGHTS

Sales & Trading Simulation Level 1: As used by BAML for their campus recruitment programme to identify talent and measure ability in each trading floor role

DAY 2: Commodity Trading / Derivatives
ANALYST CALL
INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE
9:00 - 9:30
09:30 - 10:30
MACRO MARKETS BRIEFING
Derivatives: Futures & Options
BREAK
Simulation
11:00 - 12:00
Live Options Trading Simulation CME
LUNCH BREAK
Simulation
Networking
13:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:30
Advanced Commodity Trading Simulation
Student Social - Break Out Rooms

DAY 2: HIGHLIGHTS

Commodity Trading Simulation: As used by VCMT for their summer analyst programme to prepare their new hires for life on the trading floor

DAY 3: Fintech
Industry Knowledge
09:00 - 10:30
Overview of the Technology in Finance
BREAK
INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE
11:00 - 12:30
Coding with Python
LUNCH BREAK
Assessed Sim
13:30 - 14:30
Quant Trading Level 1
BREAK
Assessed Sim
Networking
15:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:30
Quant Trading Level 2
Meet the Team + Break Out Rooms

DAY 3: HIGHLIGHTS

During the Fintech day you will learn the basics of the Python coding language and build a basic algorithmic trading system. Learn how to backtest your algo to measure its effectiveness

DAY 4: Advanced Investment Bank Sales & Trading
Careers Insights
09:00 - 12:00
Interview Tips & Mock Interview Session
LUNCH BREAK
INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE
13:00 - 14:15
Quote Driven Markets, Hedging, Arbitrage
BREAK
Assessed Sim
Mentor Session
14:30 - 16:15
16:15 - 16:30
Sales & Trading Simulation Level 2
Piers Curran Mentor Session

DAY 4: HIGHLIGHTS

Sales & Trading Simulation Level 2: As used by Nomura for their summer analyst programme to prepare their new hires for the realities of the trading floor

DAY 5: Quant Trading / Algo Trading
Assessed Sim
09:00 - 10:00
Quant Simulation Level 3
BREAK
Assessed Sim
Assessment
10:30 - 11:30
11:30 - 12:00
Quant Simulation Level 4
Sell-Side Quiz - Assessed
LUNCH BREAK
SIMULATION
Mentor Session
13:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:30
Algo Trading Hackathon
Amplify Social + Break Out Rooms

DAY 5: HIGHLIGHTS

Quant Simulation: As used by Citadel for their summer analyst programme globally to get their new hires desk ready for life on the trading floor

WEEK 3

Banking

DAY 1: Equity Research
INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE
9:00 - 10:30
Financial Statement Analysis & Valuations
BREAK
INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE
10:45 - 12:00
Equity Research
LUNCH BREAK
Practical Session
13:00 - 14:30
Research Group Analysis Work
BREAK
SIMULATION
14:45 - 16:15
Group Analysis Work

DAY 1: HIGHLIGHTS

Equity Research Simulation: As used by Morgan Stanley for their summer analyst programme to get their new hires desk ready

DAY 2: IBD Assessment Centre Prep
Careers Insights
Careers Insights
09:00 - 09:45
09:45 - 10:30
Presentation Skills
Presentation Skills - Pitch a stock
BREAK
Presentations
11:00 - 12:00
Presentation Prep
LUNCH BREAK
Presentations
13:00 - 15:00
Equity Research Presentations
BREAK
Guest Speaker
15:30 - 16:00
Guest Speaker

DAY 2: HIGHLIGHTS

Equity Research Simulation: As used by Morgan Stanley for their summer analyst programme to get their new hires desk ready

DAY 3: M&A / Private Equity
ANALYST CALL
EMPTY
Industry Knowledge
9:00 - 9:30
9:30 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:50
MACRO MARKETS BRIEFING
Macro Quiz
Corporate Finance
BREAK
INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE
11:00 - 12:00
Corporate Finance
LUNCH BREAK
Industry Knowledge
13:00 - 14:45
M&A and Valuations
BREAK
SIMULATION
Networking
15:00 - 16:15
16:15 - 16:30
Valuations Simulation
Student Social - Break Out Rooms

DAY 3: HIGHLIGHTS

Dive into the world of Private Equity and Real Estate valuation, essential for anyone looking to work on the Buy-Side or as a Real Estate Analyst

DAY 4: Investment Bank IBD: IPOs
ANALYST CALL
9:00 - 9:30
9:30 - 10:00
MACRO MARKETS BRIEFING
Macro Quiz
BREAK
INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE
10:30 - 11:00
Insight into IBD
BREAK
INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE
11:15 - 12:30
IPO Briefing
LUNCH BREAK
Simulation
13:30 - 14:30
IPO Simulation - One Pagers
BREAK
SIMULATION
Mentor Session
14:45 - 16:15
16:15 - 16:30
IPO Sim - RoadShow / Book Building
Piers Curran Mentor Session

DAY 4: HIGHLIGHTS

IPO Simulation: As used by Morgan Stanley for their graduate training programme to get their new fulltime hires up to speed with the realities of the IPO process

DAY 5: Behavioural Finance / Trading Psychology / Live Trading
ASSESSED SIMULATION
Industry Knowledge
09:00 - 09:30
09:30 - 10:30
Live Trading Competition Starts
Behavioural Finance
BREAK
Industry Knowledge
11:00 - 12:00
Trading Psychology
LUNCH BREAK
ASSESSED SIMULATION
Amplify Social
EMPTY
13:00 - 15:30
15:30 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:30
Live Trading Competition
End of Programme wrap
Amplify Social + Break Out Rooms

DAY 5: COMPETITION

Live Trading competition for the final day

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