The MIL Practicum Certification gives students in-depth exposure to the tools required for careers in finance.
Capital IQ 101
Morningstar Direct 101
Rotman Interactive Trader 101
how do I earn the basic certification?
You must attend each class listed and pass the corresponding quiz for each. See below for more FAQs!
Frequently Asked Questions
To enroll in the certification program click here. Only register here if you have NEVER registered for the MIL Certification program in the past. You only need to register once to be eligible to participate in all certification levels (basic and tracks).
To complete the basic certification you must take all 8 classes (i.e. you must attend they physical session) and pass all 8 quizzes.
You can take certification quizzes on any Sunday between 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM and on select Fridays (look for the 'MIL Certification Test' event on the MIL Calendar page) between 10 AM and 12 PM. The last time to start a quiz is 6:00 PM on Sundays and 11 AM on Fridays. You are only eligible to take a quiz after sitting and receiving credit for the class. If you fail a quiz, you must take the class again! You can take as many quizzes in one day as you are eligible for. However, you must pass any prerequisites before taking a secondary quiz (i.e. BB101 before BB102).
You must obtain a 70% on each certification exam to pass. It can take up to two weeks to have a quiz graded and uploaded.
Provided you are registered for the program, you will be added to the MIL Compass page after your first exam is graded.
We currently offer Matlab 101, @Risk 101, CapIQ 101, Direct 101, Bloomberg 101/102/103, and RIT 101 online. However, you must be in the lab to take the quiz.
Practicum Capstone Exams
On select Fridays in 1029C, you can sit for the capstone test. These will be announced later in the semester.
Non-College of Business Students
You can take MIL classes for free, however you must register for the certification program. A ONE-TIME fee of $10.00 will be charged to your student account when you register here .