IBISWorld Fundamentals

Level 2

Approx 2h to complete

100% online and self-paced

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IBISWorld Fundamentals Course Overview

This IBISWorld Fundamentals course looks at the tools and features provided by IBISWorld. We explore each section and related components of an IBISWorld industry report and break down how each section can bolster your industry analysis, market analysis, and company analysis. This course also includes an interactive and realistic benchmarking exercise to show you how to use IBISWorld to benchmark and compare your client to industry trends.

IBISWorld is one of the world’s most trusted independent sources of industry research, providing unique information on over 1,300 industries. IBISWorld is used by credit analysts, industry professionals, and commercial bankers globally. To provide our students with more hands-on experience and skills, our full immersion program offers students a 6-month free trial to IBISWorld. 

IBISWorld Fundamentals Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Use the IBISWorld platform as an industry analysis tool
  • Navigate and explore IBISWorld functionality
  • Produce an IBISWorld industry report
  • Work with each section of an IBISWorld report
  • Utilize supplementary features of IBISWorld such iExpert Summaries

IBISWorld Fundamentals is an Elective Course of CFI's CBCA® Program

CFI's Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)® Program offers skills including credit evaluation, documentation, and review procedures. From beginners to advanced users, the CBCA® program is designed to help you become a world-class credit analyst.

Who Should Take This CBCA® Course?

This IBISWorld Fundamentals course is designed for current and aspiring credit analysts, lending professionals, relationship managers, risk management professionals, and commercial bankers.

This course provides an in-depth look at the IBISWorld platform, which is widely used in the banking sector to conduct industry and market analysis. By providing our students with hands-on tools, this course aims to empower the skillsets of current and future banking professionals. 

Become a certified Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™

IBISWorld Fundamentals is part of the Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ certification, which includes 36 courses.

Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ Certification
  • Skills Learned Financial Analysis, Credit Structuring, Risk Management
  • Career Prep Commercial Banking, Credit Analyst, Private Lending

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Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.

The program is a part of the All Access Subscription, which includes all programs and courses.

CFI courses are designed by instructors with over 21 years of financial analyst training experience.

Students must complete all core and elective courses (18 in total) and demonstrate mastery of the topics through successful completion of course materials, quizzes, and assessments.
Within 48 hours of program completion, your Blockchain Verified (CBCA)™ Certification will be emailed to you.

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