Mathematical Skills for Financial Professionals

  • Level: Intermediate 
  • Duration: 8.4 hours  
  • Access: Lifetime
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Learn the fundamental mathematical formulas and calculations required in banking and finance, including how to make use of Excel to perform these calculations.

  • This course is only suitable for desktop use.

Course Features

#1 Shareable Certificate

Earn a certificate upon completion.

#2 100% Online Learning

Start straight away and learn at your own pace.

#3 Intermediate Level

This course is suitable for anyone with a basic understanding of mathematics.

#4 Course Duration

Tutorial time of 8.5 hours.

#5 Accepted for CPE

Many of the tutorials in this course are accepted for CPE by some of the world's largest financial associations.

What You Will Learn

1. Indices, Exponents & Logs

  • Topic 1: Indices
  • Topic 2: Natural Exponential Function
  • Topic 3: Logs

2. Logs - Excel Interactive

  • Topic 1: Excel Tutorial

3. Mean, Median, & Mode - Excel Interactive

  • Topic 1: Excel Tutorial

4. Probability

  • Topic 1: Principles of Probability
  • Topic 2: Types of Probability
  • Topic 3: Expected Value of a Random Variable

5. Distributions

  • Topic 1: Random Variables & Simple Distributions
  • Topic 2: Continuous Distribution
  • Topic 3: Other Continuous Probability Distributions
  • Topic 4: Hypothesis Testing & Confidence Levels

6. Normal Distribution - Excel Interactive

  • Topic 1: Excel Tutorial

7. Skewness & Kurtosis - Excel Interactive

  • Topic 1: Excel Tutorial

8. Volatility Estimation

  • Topic 1: Introduction to Volatility
  • Topic 2: Approaches to Volatility Estimation

9. Volatility - Excel Interactive

  • Topic 1: Excel Tutorial

10. Correlation Analysis

  • Topic 1: Calculating Correlation
  • Topic 2: Use of the Correlation Coefficient in Practice

11. Correlation & Covariance - Excel Interactive

  • Topic 1: Excel Tutorial

12. Regression Analysis

  • Topic 1: Uses of Regression Analysis
  • Topic 2: Regression Analysis Calculations

13. Regression Analysis - Excel Interactive

  • Topic 1: Excel Tutorial

14. Calculus - Differentiation

  • Topic 1: Linear & Nonlinear Functions
  • Topic 2: Rules of Differentiation
  • Topic 3: Uses of Differentiation

15. Calculus - Integration

  • Topic 1: Indefinite Integrals
  • Topic 2: Definite Integrals
  • Topic 3: Improper Integrals 
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Meet Your CPE Requirements

Many examination bodies now mandate annual training, with some requiring alumni to complete up to 35 hours a year.

To support learners, Intuition Now works with key accrediting bodies including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants to ensure our learning materials can be used to meet your CPE requirements.
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