About Student Stories
Get the inside scoop on what it’s like to train at the New York Institute of Finance. Hear from past students about their training experience at NYIF and see where they are today.
Interested in sharing your story? Email us.
Alum of the Month: Abdulaziz Zugail
Chartered Investment Banking Analyst™
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Corporate Finance and Valuation Methods
Understand how the key principles of project analysis, budgeting, and valuation decide a firm’s optimal capital structure.
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.
Develop a comprehensive, practical understanding of derivative instruments including market conventions, contract specifications, valuation, trading strategies, and the regulation of derivatives markets.
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.
Learn how to build common to complex financial models on Excel with the information provided both on financial statements and from external sources.
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.
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.