What are the best skills that I can learn for Corporate Finance and where do I learn the skills from?

I have somewhat of an imposter complex and I was wondering if i have learnt anything at uni or if i just cruised through without doing much. I see all these analyst level jobs in my country advertising that they need top level financial modeling skills, R, Python, VBA, SQL, along with a CPA or a CFA, plus 2 years of work ex at an investment bank. I am wondering if work at these firms is actually this challenging because in my 5 internships at Fortune 500s, the work has been pretty basic and most of the people weren't doing anything complex.

Anyway what skills do i really need for banking and corp fin roles and where can i learn them? I have an undergrad from a target school 

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  • Anonymous Monkey
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May 12, 2021 - 5:59pm

For some important skills: financial modeling, financial analysis, presentation skills, communication skills

This forum and WSO as a whole is one good option for where to learn those skills

May 12, 2021 - 7:42pm

Ben Matan Biran

For some important skills: financial modeling, financial analysis, presentation skills, communication skills

This forum and WSO as a whole is one good option for where to learn those skills

What do I join to gain financial modeling skills? 

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