Financial Modeling Certifications
The FMI’s financial modeling certifications are internationally recognized credentials for advanced Microsoft Excel, financial analysis and financial modeling skills.
The FMI offers three levels of certification, gradually increasing in difficulty as candidates obtain each subsequent level:
- Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM)
- Chartered Financial Modeler (CFM)
- Master Financial Modeler (MFM)
Each level is recognized as a separate qualification and the designation can be added to your name.
Eg. Mohammad Kasem, AFM
Each FMI certification is internationally recognized
Demonstrates financial modeling proficiency by modeling in Excel (Computer Based Test)
The curriculum ensures that candidates are competent in all areas of financial modeling
Supported via industry partnerships with exams developed by industry-leading experts
Three Levels of the Certification
This exam forms the foundation for subsequent certification levels and focuses on the skills required to design and build integrated financial models.
Earning the Level 2 Chartered Financial Modeler demonstrates an advanced and thorough understanding of Financial Modeling, Financial Analysis and Advanced Excel. Eligible candidates must have completed Level 1 AFM.
The Master Financial Modeler (MFM) is the highest level of accreditation that recognizes the Financial Modeling expertise of professionals who can perform complex forecasting, financial analysis and effectively translate business strategies into an analytical advantage.
Level I : Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM)
The Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM) is the first of three certification levels offered by the FMI. The AFM exam tests a candidate’s technical modeling ability through building an integrated three statement model over the course of four hours. Participants who pass the exam will achieve the Advanced Financial Modeler credential.
Why earn the AFM certification?
Demonstrate advanced financial modeling proficiency to employers
Invest in certifications that are revered by the industry
Obtain a globally relevant skillset that is respected across multiple lines of business