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Why take this course

Are you starting a new job position? Or getting ready for business courses at school? The most basic and essential skill to know before you start to tackle an Excel financial model or analyze a company is accounting. This course pack will get you ready. It is also a must buy for anyone planning to purchase our corporate valuation and financial modeling course packs

Online Leveraged Buyout Modeling

Videos Only

This is the one you have been waiting for. This intensive video-based online course is designed to develop leveraged buyout (LBO) skills through the actual hands-on construction of a model. You will build your own interactive leveraged buyout model from “scratch.” The end goal is to give participants a practitioner’s view of LBO modeling by blending merger accounting, corporate finance, and Excel skills. This course is the online version of Training The Street’s live courses at Wall Street’s largest financial institutions and at the top MBA programs around the world.

Initial purchase includes 12 months access to Online Companion.


  • 86 videos/online lecture segments
  • Estimated time to complete is 10-15 hours
  • 12 months online subscription included
  • Optimized for PC based Excel 2007 / 2010 / 2013 / 2016
  • The Excel shortcuts in this course are not optimized for Mac versions of Excel, but this will not detract substantially from the course experience


  • Overview of the leveraged buyout transaction
  • What makes a good LBO candidate?
  • How do LBOs create value?
  • Success factors in an LBO
  • How to finance an LBO transaction
  • Calculating a financial sponsor’s return on investment


  • This course requires basic accounting knowledge
  • This course requires basic financial modeling knowledge
  • This course requires basic valuation knowledge
  • This course recommends, but does not require, basic Excel proficiency. We recommend taking the Excel Best Practices self-study to fulfill this requirement.


  • “TTS is the best on the Street. I've had training with them through a bulge bracket investment bank for summer internship and through business school classes. Their courses deliver a simple to follow natural progression. It’s all based on real world application and not just theoretical.”
  • “As someone who has passed all three CFA exams and worked in private equity, this course is a great tool in applying acquired knowledge.”
  • “Kudos to TTS for a very efficient learning tool, from the incredible material for beginners and finance professionals alike, delivered in via a great interface. Each module is concise, enabling information download and the support material provided fosters a practical experience equivalent to being in an actual classroom.”