DBrownConsulting and the Financial Modeling Institute to Offer AFM Scholarships to African Financial Professionals

The leading consulting and training firm for reporting and analytic solutions in Africa, with more than 30,000 people trained across 200 companies, will offer its Financial Modeling Academy candidates Financial Modeling Institute’s (FMI) Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM) accreditation and best-in-class learning resources.

May 17, 2023 - The Financial Modeling Institute (FMI) announces that the Financial Modeling Academy, powered by dbrownconsulting, will offer scholarships to Africans who pursue FMI’s Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM) accreditation. The collaboration between FMI, the only financial modeling accreditation body in the world, and dbrownconsulting, will substantially contribute to the career advancement of financial professionals in Africa. Demand for this globally transferable accreditation continues to grow and FMI now serves candidates in more than 50 countries.

“Through our Financial Modeling Academy, we are delighted to offer candidates access to the Financial Modeling Institute’s curriculum and exams that will provide Africans with the highest quality financial modeling training,” said David Brown, Founder & CEO of dbrownconsulting. “This will be a game-changer for the financial modeling industry in Africa and enable professionals to stay competitive in an increasingly complex business environment.”

“We are excited to provide Africans with scholarships to access our community and our world-class financial modeling accreditation program through the Financial Modeling Academy,” said Ian Schnoor, Executive Director of FMI. “As FMI expands its reach into Africa, it furthers our mission of empowering financial professionals to advance the skills they need to succeed in their careers.”

The new collaboration comes at a time of critical importance as many organizations worldwide are demanding that new hires and existing employees have well-developed financial modeling skills, especially during periods of economic uncertainty. For 17 years, David Brown and dbrownconsulting has been at the forefront of bringing top partners and best-in-class certification programs from across the globe to Africa. This collaboration will allow Africans who become accredited to be recognized for their strong financial modeling skills.

Visit https://www.dbrownconsulting.net/financial-modeling-academy to learn more.

About dbrownconsulting

dbrownconsulting is an Africa-first data consulting and training firm that has been trainingfinance professionals in financial modeling for 16 years. It is providing training for the Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM) accreditation, which equips participants with global best practices in financial modeling and prepares them for the Advanced Financial Modeler exam given by the FMI.

About The Financial Modeling Institute (FMI)

The FMI’s mission is to promote awareness, excellence and discipline in financial modeling globally through its world-class accreditation programs. Through research and testing, the FMI has developed exams that set the bar high with regards to modeling skills and validation. The FMI provides learning resources to support candidates, and offers proctored, rigorous financial modeling exams.

The FMI offers the Level 1 Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM) accreditation, the Level 2 Chartered Financial Modeler (CFM) accreditation, and the Level 3 Master Financial Modeler (MFM) accreditation. The FMI also offers an introductory program to financial modeling called FMI Foundations.

The FMI’s accreditations are relevant for professionals working in accounting, asset management, banking, business development, credit, private equity, venture capital, and other areas. Find out more about the Financial Modeling Institute at https://fminstitute.com/.