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Bloomberg: BMC

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What is Bloomberg Certification BMC (new)

New Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC)

BMC is an e-learning tool providing deeper learning on market concepts and cross asset nature of the financial markets.  To access this course, login to Bloomberg using your personal login information (see box below for instructions) . 

Enter BMC and hit GO (green 'Enter' button) and you will be directed to the course.  

The course does not have to be completed in one session.  Your personal Bloomberg login will keep track of your progress through the program over a period of time.


BMC - Bloomberg Market Concepts

Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) is an 8-hour self-paced e-learning course that provides a visual introduction to the financial markets. BMC consists of 4 modules – Economics, Currencies, Fixed Income and Equities – woven together from Bloomberg data, news, analytics and television. 73 terminal functions are covered.  

Access: Once you have logged into Bloomberg using your own username and password,  enter BMC <GO>. 

Add Bloomberg to your resume

>> Receive a certificate of completion after completing BMC
>> Demonstrate your comfort with the gold standard data platform



Can I take more than one Market Sector Exam?

You can take all four Market Sector exams and receive acknowledgement, but you must take:

  • 1 Core Exam, all four of the Bloomberg Core Videos (see above)
  • 1 Market Sector Exam, choose from the list of four Bloomberg Market Sector Videos (see above)