FMVA® Program Information

The Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® program is an online global certification program that focuses on practical applications of financial analysis, modeling, valuation, presentations, and more. It covers the entire financial analyst skillset and provides the tools and training necessary to become a world-class financial analyst.

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Common Questions

Bundles and Inclusions

The FMVA® Program includes 29 courses (7 optional prep, 11 core, & 11 elective courses) and an exclusive library of modeling templates.

Students need to enroll in one of our pricing plans to gain access to the program.  We offer subscription bundles that give one-year access to ALL of our courses: 

  • Self-Study plan - priced at USD 497
  • Full Immersion plan - priced at USD 847

There are no additional fees required to earn the digital certification. Once enrolled, you will get instant access to the courses, study materials, and all future FMVA® course upgrades within your active subscription period. 

Check for more information about the fees here: Enrollment Fees

FMVA® Certification Requirements

In order to complete the certification program and earn the FMVA® designation, students are required to complete at least 14 courses (11 core and 3 elective courses) and pass the FMVA® final exam.

All courses come with an online exam at the end (MCQ's, fill-in-the-blanks, and excel questions) that students need to complete. The exams can be repeated as many times as needed and can be taken at any time. A score of at least 80% is required to pass the assessment and earn the course credentials. 

Students are also required to take the FMVA® final exam and earn at least 70% to pass and earn their certification. The final exam covers contents from the prep and core courses (elective courses not included) and is timed to be completed within 3 hours. There is one free attempt provided, with succeeding attempts subject to a USD50 retake fee, as well as a cool-down period of 30 days before challenging the exam again.  Further information about the FMVA® final exam can be found here.

After successfully completing the FMVA® course requirements (11 core & 3 elective courses) and passing the FMVA® final exam, students need to sign CFI's Honor Pledge to submit their program for certification. Once signed and submitted, the Blockchain-Verified FMVA® certificate will be sent to the registered email address within 24 hours.

Common Questions

I took the course assessment more than once, what score will this record on my transcript?

We offer unlimited attempts on the course assessments and your transcript will show a PASS or a FAIL for your test score.

Where can I access the FMVA® final exam?

The FMVA® final exam, as well as the practice exam, will be available on your student dashboard once you have completed all the required courses.

Can I extend the 3 hours of the FMVA® final exam?

The final exam is timed for exactly 3 hours and there is no option to pause the timer once you have started.

Can I take more than 3 elective courses?

Yes, of course! You will be given access to all of the courses included in the program and you are free to take more than the required courses, if you wish, at no additional cost.

Duration and Mode of Delivery

All courses are accessible online include video lectures delivered by professional Wall Street trainers, who have been teaching classes for new hires at global investment banks for over twenty years. 

Your access will include the program's lectures, study materials, and exams which are all available online. These are accessible from anywhere in the world, allowing the program to be completed at any time. 

The recommended time to complete the program is 120-200 hours, but students are free to finish the program at their own pace.

Common Questions

Do I have the option to pause my studies?

There is no specific timeframe to complete any of the courses, so you can take them whenever your time permits. You can just click on 'Resume Course' at any time; rest assured that your course progress is saved each time you sign out of your dashboard.

Why is the total time of the video not equal to the noted number of course hours?

The hours included in the course description are the average study hours which include the time to watch the lectures, download files, complete the exercises & assessments, etc.

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