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Professional international Finance certifications: Bloomberg and CFA Institute

At the Learning Center, you can take the Bloomberg Market Concepts course, and study to get ready for the CFA certificate for free.

1- The Bloomberg Market Concept (BMC) course

BMC is an 8 hour web-based, self-paced introduction to finance woven from 70 Bloomberg terminal functions, Bloomberg News and Bloomberg Television.
It covers four topics: Economic Indicators, Currencies, Fixed Income and Equities
After completing the course, you will receive a certificate of completion that adds value to your resumes.

How?
Log in on the Bloomberg terminal at the Learning Center, create your own Bloomberg account and use the command [BMC] 

Where?
Finance Room in the Learning Center (B22)

Tip
You can make a reservation for the Bloomberg terminal on Affluences

2- The CFA Institute credential

ESSEC has a partnership with the CFA Institute. The Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) credential delivered by the CFA Institute is recognized by professionals worldwide. It is organized into three levels, and focuses mostly on financial analysis, but it addresses a wide range of finance topics. 
At the Learning Center, you can study for the exam using the ebooks on the CFA Institute computer in the Finance Room of the Learning Center (B22). 
Books to study for all three levels of the exam (V 70 CFA) are available as well. However, these are not the latest editions.

How?
Log in on the CFA Institute computer at the Learning Center

Where?
Finance Room in the Learning Center (B22)

Tips
You can make a reservation for the Bloomberg terminal on Affluences
You can take a mock exam on the Bloomberg terminal using the command [CFAPro]