Offered by the New York Institute of Finance

FinTech Stream of Education

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This hands-on certificate program develops the fundamental desk-ready skills essential for quantitative roles in finance, including trading, structuring, valuation, risk management, regulation and financial engineering. Learn all the mathematical techniques, Excel tools, VBA programming skills and numerical methods that you need to succeed.


(Introductory Certificate)

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You're now ready to learn to build applications using Python, R and VBA and to conduct useful data analyses to gain decision making insights you didn't know were possible.


(Advanced Professional Certificate)


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(Professional Certificate)


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Develop a sound understanding of data mining and data analysis with the latest machine learning tools. By the end of the course you will have the tools needed to develop your own algorithmic trading strategy.

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Successful completion of any of the above three FinTech Certificates secures you the offer of a place (and various levels of credit towards the Chartered Financial Risk Engineer™ qualification. This curriculum for becoming a Financial Engineer is on the cutting edge of the practice and theory of financial risk management.


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(Professional Designation)

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Don't just keep up ... be a top performer and an innovator.

Becoming a Chartered Financial Risk Engineer™ is one of the best career decisions you can make. The appetite of the FinTech sector for highly educated and trained financial risk engineers continues to grow, despite the recent recession. Hiring managers covet team members who demonstrate the ability to learn continuously and adapt. Moreover, job candidates who can help drive breakthroughs in risk management challenges will gain a competitive advantage. 

Chartered Financial Risk Engineers™  are immersed in a rigorous learning environment which emphasizes problem solving and mastery of desk-ready skills. The credential signifies quantitative and analytical aptitude, necessities for career achievement in financial risk management. Why? Banks and other employers of the financial risk engineers rely on these talents to deliver profit

This course will teach you the essential elements of R to build practically useful applications and conduct data 

analysis for finance.

Need To Brush Up On Your Financial Programming Skills?

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

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

About NYIF

Learn about our Job-Ready Guarantee if you're contemplating a career transition to financial risk management, or simply looking to enhance your risk skill set. 

At NYIF, we provide hands-on skills training using an immersive boot-camp mode of delivery. Training modules typically run for a week, minimizing your time away from work. While our focus is on risk, the desk-ready competencies you develop are applicable to a multitude of roles including valuation, model validation, asset-liability management, and quantitative modeling.

"The course was stimulating and the professor was energetic, knowledge and passionate. As an operations risk management professional and a non financial person, I felt this course was rewarding and a great investment."

- Megan Telste / Risk Management Professional Certificate Course

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