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Alum of the Month: Abdulaziz Zugail

Chartered Investment Banking Analyst™

Get to Know NYIF Alumni

Investment Banking Certification: Online

The Investment Banking Certificate (IBC) is a professional designation in 4 core disciplines in business and finance given by the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF). The IBC designation is an online 70-hour program comprised of on-demand, self-paced learning. You will learn directly from industry experts, market practitioners, and seasoned finance professionals about business finance, valuation, and investment banking.

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Gabriel Tezanos

Investment Banking Certification: Online
August 2019

Chartered Investment Banking Analyst

The CIBATM program develops a complete set of desk-ready skills to succeed in the competitive world of corporate finance and investment banking. Candidates will develop familiarity with US GAAP and IFRS accounting standards, learn how to value investment projects under conditions of uncertainty, acquire essential financial modeling skills, be able to assess the credit quality of companies, and gain a thorough understanding of the M&A process from the target company identification to funding strategies and deal structuring.

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Abdulaziz Zugail

Chartered Investment Banking Analyst™
November 2019

Chartered Financial Risk Engineer

The Chartered Financial Risk Engineer™ program is designed to develop the essential expertise that every financial risk manager or risk quant needs. Develop an interconnected mix of abilities and skills covering software coding, modeling design, financial securities analysis and risk management. You will develop a range of hands on skills and applicable frameworks taught by practitioners of the leading Financial Investment firms with decades of experience between them.

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Bassel Mtaweh

Chartered Financial Risk Engineer™
September 2020

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Lev Kakasenko

Chartered Financial Risk Engineer™
October 2017

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Sivaraam Muthukuma

Chartered Financial Risk Engineer™
January 2019

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Mark Stevens

Chartered Financial Risk Engineer™
January 2018

Capital Markets

This introductory program offers a comprehensive survey of capital markets. Money and banking, the role of central banks, and the evolving regulatory landscape are reviewed. The program also provides a thorough grounding in the full range of capital market instruments.

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Medhavi Kachhawa

Capital Markets Professional Certificate
September 2019

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Khuram Bhatti

Capital Markets Professional Certificate
March 2019

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Skyline University College

Capital Markets Products Risks and Strategies
July 2018

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Nahom Tekle

Capital Markets Professional Certificate
June 2019

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Lia Tassinari

Capital Markets Professional Certificate
September 2018

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Corbin West

Capital Markets Professional Certificate
June 2019

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Vinicius Vieria

Capital Markets Professional Certificate
July 2018

Fixed Income

Develop a complete set of desk-ready skills for fixed income market participants. You will learn how to determine fair values, yields, and risk measures for a wide variety of instruments including government bonds, corporate bonds, mortgage securities, and fixed income derivatives. Understand the structure and trading conventions of fixed income markets, and learn how to construct, interpret, and trade the term structure of interest rates. The Bloomberg Professional terminal is used extensively throughout this program.

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Ernesto Rodríguez

Fixed Income Professional Certificate
July 2019

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Benjamin McAbee

Fixed Income Professional Certificate
November 2016

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Doriana Dine

Fixed Income Professional Certificate
October 2018

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Demenongu Yanfa

Fixed Income Professional Certificate
October 2017

Risk Management

Develop a comprehensive survey of the practice of Risk Management. The major types of risk are identified, risk management tools and techniques are reviewed and financial regulation is covered. Delegates will work through the annual risk report of a publicly-traded financial institution. A number of case studies are analyzed to illustrate the key principles of risk measurement and management.

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Linda Pendrill

Risk Management Professional Certificate
July 2019

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Moataz Elkassaby

Risk Management Professional Certificate
December 2018

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Yeffer Suarez

Risk Management Professional Certificate
September 2018

Credit Risk Analysis

Gain a solid grounding in credit risk fundamentals with the tools and techniques required to perform a credit analysis – utilizing analytical tools to project future performance.

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Troels Dalsgaard Nørmølle

Credit Risk Analysis Professional Certificate
October 2019

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Blake Whitesell

Credit Risk Analysis Professional Certificate
May 2019

Mergers and Acquisitions

Comprehensive analysis of the major facets of the Mergers & Acquisitions industry and the skills engaged in executing all areas of transactions from pre to post-merger integration.

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Marcelo Weissheimer Schmidt

Mergers and Acquisitions Professional Certificate
August 2018

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Benny Huang

Mergers and Acquisitions Professional Certificate
August 2017

Portfolio Management

Develop core competencies in portfolio management. Learn how to conduct portfolio performance measurement and attribution. Review portfolio strategies for a variety of asset classes including fixed income, equity and alternatives.

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Louis Ogbeifun

Portfolio Management Professional Certificate
April 2019

Advanced Portfolio Management

The Advanced Portfolio Management Professional Certificate is a rigorous survey of the advanced tools and techniques employed in the practice of Portfolio Management

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Luis Aviles

Advanced Portfolio Management Professional Certificate
August 2019

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Nana Aba Ashun

Advanced Portfolio Management Professional Certificate
October 2017

Corporate Finance and Valuation Methods

Understand how the key principles of project analysis, budgeting, and valuation decide a firm’s optimal capital structure.

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Alphonse Agbozo

Corporate Finance and Valuation Methods Professional Certificate
May 2019

Data Analysis and Programming

This course will teach you the essential elements of Python and R to build practically useful applications and conduct data analysis for finance.

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Anna Haskell

Data Analysis and Programming for Finance Professional Certificate
August 2017

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Mohammad Butt

Data Analysis and Programming for Finance Professional Certificate
August 2017

Technical & Quantitative Analysis

Technical analysis has long been practiced in a subjective manner. This course will break that practice and present an objective review of technical analysis.

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Sudarsan Vempati

Fundamentals of Technical Analysis: Online
July 2020

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Claudia Kisielewicz

Quantitative Technical Analysis Professional Certificate
June 2019

Derivatives

Develop a comprehensive, practical understanding of derivative instruments including market conventions, contract specifications, valuation, trading strategies, and the regulation of derivatives markets.

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Caroline Page

Derivatives Professional Certificate
March 2020

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Talal Alfi

Derivatives Professional Certificate
August 2019

Advanced Derivatives

Gain a deep understanding of derivative instruments. Learn the essential underlying mathematics in an intuitive, accessible fashion. Develop expertise in the theory and practice of derivatives valuation including the use of finite difference techniques. Understand volatility and variance products and volatility trading strategies.

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Olatunde Bankole Bakre

Advanced Derivatives Professional Certificate
October 2018

Financial Modeling

Learn how to build common to complex financial models on Excel with the information provided both on financial statements and from external sources.

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Faisal Alqudaibi

Financial Modeling Professional Certificate
January 2018

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About NYIF

The New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) is a global leader in professional training for financial services and related industries. NYIF courses cover everything from investment banking, asset pricing, insurance and market structure to financial modeling, treasury operations, and accounting. The New York Institute of Finance has a faculty of industry leaders and offers a range of program delivery options, including self-study, online courses, and in-person classes. Founded by the New York Stock Exchange in 1922, NYIF has trained over 250,000 professionals online and in class, in over 120 countries.

See all of NYIF’s training and qualifications here.

NYIF Alumni & Member Benefits

As alumni and members of NYIF, you are part of a global network of more than 250,000 professionals who have committed to lifelong learning and development. Explore the benefits that are available to you.

Questions or Concerns? 

Contact us at (347) 842-2501 or email customerservice@nyif.com.