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Professional Certificates & Designations From the New York Institute of Finance

A Professional Certificate from the New York Institute of Finance is a sought after credential that leading financial services employers around the world know and trust. Our certificates attest to your ability to perform in the real world of finance.

At NYIF we employ best training practices to allow you to develop a deep understanding of core financial theory and financial market interdependencies. Holders of a NYIF Professional Certificate are desk-ready, steeped in subject matter expertise and equipped with the practical skills in to deliver in the roles of their choice.

The Way We Teach At The New York Institute of Finance



We teach our renowned in-person classes at our headquarters in New York's Financial District and major cities around the world.


On Demand

Learn on your own schedule, where and when you can, knowing our faculty is just a simple message away in our support forums.


Virtual Classroom

Step into a live class from anywhere in the world. Exactly like a class, at set times and with an expert instructor. Don't be late!

Level Introductory Professional Certificates

If you are new to financial markets seeking to propel your career, then this is the place to start. Our Introductory Certificates lay the conceptual and practical foundations for your path to success. Each Certificate is comprised of multiple courses, so you can choose to take a full Certificate or just the courses relevant to your career.

Brokerage Operations Professional Certificate: Online

This course will provide you with the baseline knowledge of the entire trade lifecycle from the point of execution to clearance and settlement.

Capital Markets Professional Certificate

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.

Corporate Finance & Valuation Methods Professional Certificate

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

Financial Accounting Professional Certificate

Explore the core financial accounting tools that will help you understand annual reports and footnotes - creating a solid understanding of the financial statements.

Financial Modeling Professional Certificate

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

Investment Banking and Valuation Professional Certificate

Learn the skills needed to succeed as a finance professional in the three main areas of credit risk, corporate finance, and financial modeling - with added week-long training to provide a solid accounting and financial recording foundation.

Online Professional Certificate in Asset Management

Learn investment and management best practices, get an edge on your professional competition, and become a practitioner of the distinct discipline of asset management.

Online Professional Certificate in Capital Markets

Learn the role of the capital markets in today's financial services industry.

Online Professional Certificate in Corporate Finance

Learn about the role of corporate finance in making financial decisions – the foundation for everything from credit analysis to merger and acquisition activity.

Online Professional Certificate in Credit and Credit Risk

Gain a comprehensive overview of credit analysis and its role in maintaining a stable lending environment.

Online Professional Certificate in Derivatives

This demanding curriculum will teach the principles and fundamentals of derivative portfolios and their associated risks

Online Professional Certificate in Operations and Compliance

Learn the latest developments in trade processing and systems that enable firms to settle transactions accurately and efficiently.

Online Professional Certificate in Valuation

Participants explore the role of valuation in using concepts and principles from Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Valuation, Financial Statement Analysis

Project Finance and the Public Private Partnership Professional Certificate: Online

Learn about the accounting and economic drivers that motivate the use of Project Finance as opposed to other types of commercial lending and investment.

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Level Professional Certificates

Our Professional Certificates develop the desk-ready skills you need to excel and to enhance your career prospects. Our training style is immersive and interactive, relying on realistic simulations and case studies. Bloomberg terminals are used in many of the Professional Certificate classes, giving you access to real-world, real-time data and analytics. These Certificates are for ambitious career focused professionals who understand the value of having a complete set of real-world skills.

Data Analysis and Programming for Finance

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

Derivatives Professional Certificate

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

Fixed Income Professional Certificate

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.

M&A Professional Certificate

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.

Online Professional Certificate in Portfolio Management

Gain a deep understanding of portfolio management from both qualitative and quantitative fields, in equity and fixed income areas.

Online Professional Certificate in Wealth Management

Learn the components of client profiling, asset management techniques, estate and tax planning, and examine solutions at a high level.

Portfolio Management Professional Certificate

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.

Quantitative Methods for Finance Professional Certificate

Learn all the mathematical techniques, Excel tools, VBA programming skills and numerical methods that you need to succeed.

Risk Management Professional Certificate

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.

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Level Advanced Professional Certificates

If you are technically minded or an experienced financial markets professional, seeking to become the go-to-person in your area of expertise, then our Advanced Professional Certificates are for you. Advanced Certificate candidates should have a strong grasp of the subject matter at our Professional Certificate level.

Advanced Credit Risk Professional Certificate

A comprehensive survey of credit risk modeling, valuation and credit risk management techniques.

Advanced Derivatives Professional Certificate

Gain a deep understanding of derivative instruments. Learn the essential underlying mathematics in an intuitive, accessible fashion.

Advanced Fixed Income Professional Certificate

Develop advanced desk-ready skills for fixed income professionals.

Advanced Portfolio Management Professional Certificate

Rigorous survey of the advanced tools and techniques employed in the practice of Portfolio Management.

Advanced Risk Management Professional Certificate

Review the advanced theory and practice of risk management, with particular emphasis on practice.

Data Science for Finance Professional Certificate

This course will teach you how to extract valuable insight from financial data with the powerful Python programming language.

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Level Designation


Chartered Financial Risk Engineer™

Learn the skills needed to succeed as a finance professional in the three main areas of credit risk, corporate finance, and financial modeling with added week-long training to provide a solid accounting and financial recording foundation.


Chartered Investment Banking Analyst™

Develop the complete set of desk-ready skills to succeed in the competitive world of corporate finance and investment banking.

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