Securitized Products Part 1


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Securitized Products (Part 1) Overview

In Securitized Products (Part 1), we will cover the basics of the securitization process, including its role in the world of finance, the structure of securitized products, and the risks associated with it. We will learn mortgage basics: borrower and loan classifications, features of mortgage products, and the way loans are being pooled into Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBSs).

Securitized Products (Part 1) Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will:

  • Acquire theoretical knowledge about securitization process and products
  • Get practical experience calculating prepayment speeds and valuing MBS
  • Comprehend the role of the US GSEs in the mortgage market 
  • Be well-versed about the basics of individual mortgage loans and its classification
  • Learn how market participants get relative value, how they trade, and how they hedge MBS securities

Securitized Products (Part 1) Is an Elective 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 course is perfect for somebody interested in learning about one of the most critical financial practices that allow achieving liquidity in the market and for somebody who considers securitization finance or any capital markets-related position as the desired career path. As this course covers topics from beginner to the advanced level, current students and anyone in the early stage of their career and industry professionals who are seeking to transition to a new industry will gain valuable knowledge from this course.

Become a certified Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)®

Securitized Products Part 1 is part of the All Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® courses, which includes 29 courses.

Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® Certification
  • 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

Path To Certification

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16 courses in advanced and intermediate levels.


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Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® 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 7 elective courses (13 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 (CMSA)® Certification will be emailed to you.

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