Professional Development Program

Opportunity for Entrants and Professionals

  • Do you want a guaranteed Internship in of the best emerging investment management firms in Pakistan?
  • Do you want practical trainings in Investment Banking & Capital Markets of Pakistan from foreign qualified professionals?
  • Do you want to give your job application a WOW factor?
  • Do you want to meet top industry professionals to enhance your professional references?
  • Do you want to rebrand your resume for a strong professional pitch?
  • Do you want to improve your communication skills?


If YES! Then get ready to embark a Highly Intensive Training Program and your first Internship in the Investment Banking & Capital Markets that will not only enhance your professional profile but also prepare you for the Highly Competitive financial industry in Pakistan.

First time in Pakistan Horizon Securities Limited is proud to introduce Professional Development Program for talented and bright students. We at Horizon Securities Limited believe that with the large influx of business graduates annually in the emerging Capital Markets of Pakistan it is very important to learn the skills and techniques which are complement to launch a career in finance for all the business graduates. Therefore it is very important to understand the financial sector of Pakistan and be prepared to grab the best opportunity.

Program Details:

Professional Development Program is one month (twice a week, four weeks) intensive training program for MBA/M.Sc and Final year BBA/BSc accounting and finance students with GPA 3.0 or above. Modules covered in the professional development training program 2013 are:

  • Orientation and Networking Session
  • Resume Rebrand and Social Networking.
  • Introduction to the Capital Markets.
  • Understanding Stock Markets of Pakistan.
  • Financial Statement Analysis.
  • Financial Modeling.
  • Derivatives, Options and Futures.
  • Fixed Income Instruments.
  • Prudential Regulations of Banking in Pakistan.
  • Equity Valuation Models and Techniques.
  • Preparation Session of Graduate Employment Tests by NTS.
  • Week 5 will be the assessment week.

Note: PDP 2013 training Modules Cover 30% of CFA Level 1 syllabus. All the training Material and Notes will be provided by the trainer.

To qualify for this intensive training program and successfully launching your first Investment Banking and Capital Markets Internship program you need to qualify following requirements:

  • Scoring 70% in all Modules of PDP 2013.
  • Scoring 70% in presentation on practical assigned case studies.
  • Qualifying group discussion and panel interview.

Your practical training will start with an Orientation and Networking Session at your University/Institution. Following the Orientation your training will start at your University/Institution with three hours training twice a week for four weeks.  After the completion of your PDP training and initial assessments you will start your two months Internship program at Horizon Securities Limited at our Head Office in Lahore. Your Internship will be on rotating basis and will cover the following departments:

  • Equity Research (Financial Statement Analysis)
  • Equity Modeling in Excel (Derivative, Leverage and Financial Statement Modeling for Finance Professionals)
  • Equity Sales
  • Field Trip/Lecture from one of the best capital Market professionals

Your Internship will be concluded with a farewell and certificate awarding ceremony.

Registration Details:

The Professional Development Program will be a paid training program. Students will have to pay the subsidized registration fees.

Top 10% students in the internship program will be paid a monthly stipend.