Math Fundamentals for Capital Markets Course Overview
This course builds a solid mathematics foundation for a capital markets career. You will learn different topics on applied math to help you understand many concepts of finance. This course covers topics such as simple and compound interest, future and present value, nominal and effective rates, annuity, DCF, and NPV. We will use Excel to demonstrate the calculation process and make sure you have practical skills to handle financial math problems.
Math Fundamentals for Capital Markets Learning Objectives
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Calculate simple and compound interest rates
- Compare nominal rates and effective rates
- Convert present values into future value and vice-versa
- Calculate the present value of an annuity, discounted cash flows, as well as the net present value
Math Fundamentals for Capital Markets is a Prep Course of CFI’s CMSA® Program
CFI’s Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® program covers all the basic, intermediate, and advanced topics about sales and trading, investment banking, and asset management. This program teaches you trading strategies used in the finance and capital markets industry. It is ideal for students who want to learn how to trade different asset classes. The program is completely online so you can take it at your own pace, from anywhere in the world.
Common career paths for students who take the CMSA® are Sales & Trading, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Treasury, Risk Management, and other capital markets careers.
Who Should Take This CMSA® Course?
This Math Fundamentals for Capital Markets course is perfect for beginners or anyone who would like to build up a strong math foundation for topics in capital markets. This course is designed to equip anyone who desires to begin a career in investment banking, sales and trading, treasury, or other areas of finance with a fundamental knowledge of math.
- All 27 CMSA® courses
- Skills Learned Trading strategies used in the finance and capital markets
- Career Prep Work in capital markets, whether on the buy-side or the sell-side
5 courses from beginner to intermediate level.01Optional
7 courses from beginner to intermediate level.02Required
15 courses in advanced and intermediate levels.03Required
Submit your CMSA® checklist and order your certificate.04Required
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Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.05Optional
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The course on Math Fundamentals for Capital Markets has been well-designed and structured as per the needs of both, professionals as well as beginners. It is highly recommended for banking experts, especially the ones in the lending business and other finance professionals.
I used to not understand about how to calculate in Capital Market. But this free lesson give me a way. The lecturer teach us in a simple way and absolutely easy to undestand. It also not take long time to finish this course. Let's join us! This is so worth it!