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Where can I find out about Bloomberg Certification?
Last Updated: Dec 18, 2013  |  4967 Views
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Why complete certification? Having certification may be a benefit in a finance job search.


Requirements: 4 core courses plus 1 market sector. Complete at your own pace.

  • Complete courses at a Bloomberg terminal using your Bloomberg login. See how to create your own Bloomberg login.
  • Don't want to take certification exams? You don't have to. You can just watch the training videos.

Bloomberg Essentials: Type BESS then hit GO for more details to watch the training videos. Taking Exams (If you don't want a certificate take only the exams you want to.):

  • At the end of each training video a code is provided.
  • To take an exam, hit the HELP key twice. Indicate the course number and associated code and request to be enabled for the exam.

Obtaining Certificate:

  • Hit the HELP key twice. Indicate you have completed the required exams.
  • It takes approximately one week to process a request once it is received.
  • The certificate is a PDF file that is emailed.

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