Course List

Global Corporate Finance Society encourages all members to commit to ongoing professional development to maintain high academic and professional industry standards.

In addition to promoting obtaining the full FMVA certification,  we also welcome a wide variety of professional development courses offered by the Corporate Finance Institute® (CFI)

Members can choose from a wide selection of courses in financial modeling, company valuation, discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis, merger models (M&A), sensitivity analysis, accounting fundamentals, financial statement analysis, among others.

Download the Financial Analyst Program Brochure for a detailed list of course descriptions.

 

Minimum requirements to obtain the FMVA designation

Each student must pass 12 courses to obtain the Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)™ certification.

The analyst program consists of 7 optional prerequisites to review the fundamentals,  9 required courses to build a strong foundation in financial modeling and valuation, plus a minimum of 3 elective courses that focus on specific topics and skills.

On average, students will require approximately 100 hours to master the course content and complete the exercises, quizzes, and final assessments. You will learn from a variety of methods, including recorded video lectures, hands-on exercises, quizzes and multiple choice tests.

The passing grade in each course is 80%. Given that the purpose of the program is to master professional financial analysis skills, students have lifetime access to the course content and unlimited tries to pass the final assessments.

 

Prerequisite Courses

Course Name Course Code Study Hours
Accounting Fundamentals CFI 101 1-3
Reading Financial Statements CFI 102 1-3
Fixed Income Fundamentals CFI 103 1-3
Excel Crash Course CFI 104 1-3
Intro to Corporate Finance CFI 105 1-3
Math for Corporate Finance CFI 106 1-3
Financial Modeling Fundamentals CFI 107 1-3
Models and Templates Library CFI 099 N/A

 

Required Courses

 

Elective Courses

 

Requirements for course exemptions

Course exemptions are granted on a case-by-case basis. Students are required to submit their official transcripts to the CFI Admissions Committee for evaluation. For inquiries regarding course exemptions for the FMVA program, please contact learning@corporatefinanceinstitute.com

 

Additional Resources

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