Margolis Market Information Lab
Software Proficiencies Certification Program
Would you like to develop a mastery of various financial software tools?
The Margolis Market Information Lab features a variety of software
products used by Accounting Firms, Investment Banks, Consulting
Firms, Trading Institutions and other organizations that hire
University of Illinois students.
Students at the University of Illinois are able to obtain a certificate indicating successful completion of various financial and business software classes and tutorials.
During the Fall 2013 semester, the MIL Software Proficiencies Certification Program includes three sets of certifications. Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced.
Prior to enrolling in the program please carefully review the PROGRAM RULES AND POLICIES!!
- To enroll in the certification program
Students who are not enrolled will not be able to take
certification quizzes in the MIL.
You only need to enroll once to be eligible to
participate in all certification levels.
You can take certification quizzes in the MIL on any
Sunday from 9/8 to 12/8 (except for
11/24 and 12/1)
between 12:30PM and 6:30 PM. The last time to start
is 6:00 PM. Prior to taking a quiz
you must have attended the corresponding class (e.g., if
you want to sit for the Bloomberg 101 quiz you must have
attended the Bloomberg 101 class during the same school
year.) You must complete the series of quizzes outlined in the table
below in order to receive an electronic copy of
your certificate (we do not issue paper certificates).
All test takers must show their NetID and
sign in at the MIL front desk.
In order to successfully complete a certification level, you must take all classes and pass the exam for each class.
|Basic Certification||Intermediate Certification||Advanced Certification|
|- Bloomberg 101||- Bloomberg 104||- Bloomberg 301|
|- Bloomberg 102||- Bloomberg 105|
|- Bloomberg 103||- Rotman Interactive Trader 101|
|Corporate Finance||Corporate Finance||Corporate Finance|
|- Capital IQ 101||- Capital IQ 202||- Capital IQ 301|
|- Moody's KMV 101||- KMV 102||- Crystal Ball 103|
|Risk Management||Risk Management||Risk Management|
|- Crystal Ball 101||- Crystal Ball 102||- Crystal Ball 104|
|- Matlab 101||- Matlab 202|
|Wealth Management||- Matlab 300|
|- Morningstar Direct 101|