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Author: Manu Lakshmanan
Manu Lakshmanan
Manu Lakshmanan
Management Consulting | Strategy & Operations

Prior to accepting a position as the Director of Operations Strategy at DJO Global, Manu was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in Houston. He served clients, including presenting directly to C-level executives, in digital, strategy, M&A, and operations projects.

Manu holds a PHD in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University and a BA in Physics from Cornell University.

Reviewed By: Himanshu Singh
Himanshu Singh
Himanshu Singh
Investment Banking | Private Equity

Prior to joining UBS as an Investment Banker, Himanshu worked as an Investment Associate for Exin Capital Partners Limited, participating in all aspects of the investment process, including identifying new investment opportunities, detailed due diligence, financial modeling & LBO valuation and presenting investment recommendations internally.

Himanshu holds an MBA in Finance from the Indian Institute of Management and a Bachelor of Engineering from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology.

Last Updated:August 15, 2022

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Instructor + Course Delivery
  • Each course is delivered by instructors who are currently working or have multiple years of DIRECT experience in the specific niche they are teaching.  
  • Rich context in every module. No in-house trainers.
  • In-house instructors whose primary role is teaching and have no (or at least, no recent) experience in the field. 
  • In fact, the CEO delivers the majority of the content for the online courses, despite not having experience in many of the topics he is teaching.
Course Development Team of 3-5 professionals with specific domain expertise for each course/topic. Primarily developed by the CEO + in-house instructor team.
Number of Courses 38 certified courses 7 certified courses
Cost / Recurring Fees One time fees ranging from $27 to $497. One time fees ranging from $39 to $499
Guarantees / Refunds 1 FULL YEAR. 100% no questions asked money-back guarantee. No
Trustpilot Reviews 4.7 Stars (585 Reviews) - No filtering of negative reviews. 3.0 Stars
Breadth of Courses Courses specifically catered to various financial careers, ranging from investment banking and private equity to consulting and corporate finance. Courses targeted towards investment banks.
Course Time Commitment Courses are flexible, with most candidates completing the course within 6 months. Basic course with 10 hours of content and premium with 50 hours.
Downloadable Resources Yes Yes
Assessments Included Yes Practice tests
Community Participation Yes, backed by the largest community focused on careers in finance in the world No
Student/Technical Support 24/7 support Daily support
Support Team Experience Bulge Bracket + Elite Boutique Investment Bankers and Top Private Equity Funds Pros. In house instructors with previous Wall St experience.
Number of Students Globally 900,000+ 300,000+
Access to Updates in Courses Yes, no additional charge. Unknown
Free Resources
  • Videos and podcasts
  • Events
  • Forums with Strong Community
  • Financial Dictionary
  • Templates
  • Resource Articles
  • Interview questions and answers
  • The Daily Peel (5-minute news article M-F)
  • Excel resources
  • Financial Modeling Resources
  • Career Resources
  • The Talent Oasis - A job board
  • Job Newsletter
  • Articles
Mentors Available 1,000+ mentors who are working at top financial organizations available. No mentors who are currently in the industry.