THE WORLD’S FINANCIAL MODELING CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

In-person examinations available in 23 countries.
Self-study or learn with an Approved Training Provider.


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THE WORLD’S FINANCIAL MODELING CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

In-person examinations available in 23 countries. Self-study or learn with an Approved Training Provider.

Build Your Dream Career

Candidates often comment they owe their success in finding their dream role to the completion of our certifications. See our candidates’ placements, and hear what they have to say.

Candidate Stories

Prestigious Certifications

Earn the most prestigious certifications in Financial Modeling. Take the challenge with a rigorous, 4-Hour, in-person examination.

About Our Exams

The Worldwide Benchmark

With exams in 23 countries, FMI’s reach is international. Financial modeling and financial analysis are among the most highly-respected skills in the business world and job marketplace. 

About FMI

Build Your Dream Career

Candidates often comment they owe their success in finding their dream role to the completion of our certifications. See our candidates’ placements, and hear what they have to say.

Candidate Stories

Prestigious Certifications

Earn the most prestigious certifications in Financial Modeling. Take the challenge with a rigorous, 4-Hour, in-person examination.

About Our Exams

The Worldwide Benchmark

With exams in 23 countries, FMI’s reach is international. Financial modeling and financial analysis are among the most highly-respected skills in the business world and job marketplace. 

About FMI

The FMI offers

Three Levels of Financial Modeling Certification

The FMI offers three levels of certification, gradually increasing in difficulty: Level 1 – Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM); Level 2 – Chartered Financial Modeler (CFM); and  Level 3 – Master Financial Modeler (MFM).
 
Each level is sequential and builds on the knowledge of the previous certification. Each level is recognized as its own qualification.
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Testing Centres in 32 Cities

Americas: 
Calgary, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Boston, Chicago, New York, and San Francisco

Asia Pacific:
Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Auckland, Hong Kong, Mumbai, New Delhi, Karachi, Tokyo, Manila, and Singapore

EMEA: 
Cairo, Frankfurt, Accra, Athens, Dublin, Nairobi, Lagos, Doha, Moscow, Johannesburg, Zurich, Dubai, and London

Find Your Exam Location

The FMI offers

Three Levels of Financial Modeling Certification

The FMI offers three levels of certification, gradually increasing in difficulty: Level 1 – Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM); Level 2 – Chartered Financial Modeler (CFM); and  Level 3 – Master Financial Modeler (MFM).
 
Each level is sequential and builds on the knowledge of the previous certification. Each level is recognized as its own qualification.
Fully equipped

Testing Centres in 32 Cities

Americas
Calgary, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Boston, Chicago, New York, and San Francisco

Asia Pacific
Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Auckland, Hong Kong, Mumbai, New Delhi, Karachi, Tokyo, Manila, and Singapore

EMEA
Cairo, Frankfurt, Accra, Athens, Dublin, Nairobi, Lagos, Doha, Moscow, Johannesburg, Zurich, Dubai, and London

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Proudly leading the way with

World Wide Recognition

From finance students to seasoned industry professionals, the AFM designation is ideal for those who: 

  • Understand the fundamentals and methodologies of financial modeling
  • Want to develop and maintain their financial modeling skills
  • Work on a team to provide financial support for improvement or new projects
  • Use Excel extensively in their day-to-day roles to make material decisions 
Proudly leading the way with

World-Wide Recognition

From finance students to seasoned industry professionals, the AFM designation is ideal for those who: 

  • Understand the fundamentals and methodologies of financial modeling
  • Want to develop and maintain their financial modeling skills
  • Work on a team to provide financial support for improvement or new projects
  • Use Excel extensively in their day-to-day roles to make material decisions 
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Testimonials

I really enjoyed taking the AFM certificate because it is challenges you while expanding all of your prior business, finance and excel knowledge. It is an international certification focused on best practices, providing you with the tools to build and audit best in class financial models. You need to stay focused on the exam preparation, following the study plan provided by FMI, and exercise your best time management, both in studying and on the exam day. I am now looking forward to progress to CFM soon!

Gabriele Di Rossi | AFM as of October 2019
Financial Analyst, Saudi Aramco | Tehran, Saudi Arabia

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Certifications & Benefits

Level 1: Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM)

The Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM) is the first of three certification levels offered by the FMI. This exam forms the foundation for subsequent certification levels and focuses on the skills required to design and build integrated financial models.

Level 2: Chartered Financial Modeler (CFM)

Earning the Level 2 Chartered Financial Modeler (CFM) demonstrates an advanced and thorough understanding of Financial Modeling, Financial Analysis and Advanced Excel. 

Level 3: Master Financial Modeler (MFM)

The Master Financial Modeler (MFM) is the highest level of accreditation recognizing Financial Modeling expertise of professionals who can support the increasingly complex forecasting and financial analysis needs of global organizations translating business strategies into analytical advantage.

 

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Levels of Certification
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Hours per Exam
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Exams per year
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Study hours per level

Benefits for Candidates

A certification from the FMI allows candidates to: 

Develop Modeling Skills
Diversify their resumes and demonstrate advanced financial modeling proficiency to future employers

Differentiate Their Resume
Invest in their learning by providing practical certifications that are challenging, revered by the industry, and require no work experience

Gain Career Flexibility
Hone a skill set that is globally relevant through all phases of their careers and respected across multiple lines of business

Benefits for Candidates

A certification from the FMI allows candidates to: 

Develop Modeling Skills
Diversify their resumes and demonstrate advanced financial modeling proficiency to future employers

Differentiate Their Resume
Invest in their learning by providing practical certifications that are challenging, revered by the industry, and require no work experience

Gain Career Flexibility
Hone a skill set that is globally relevant through all phases of their careers and respected across multiple lines of business

Register today for the

May 2020 Exam

Add the Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM) designation to your resume.

Find out more about the AFM Learning Materials.