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|At what stage should I take BMC?||Ideally before you apply for your first internship so you get the full benefit of BMC on your resume.|
|What is the time commitment?||It takes approximately 8-10 hours to complete all 4 modules.|
|Do all modules take the same amount of time to complete?||No. Modules vary in length.|
|I know nothing about finance – is the course for me?||Yes. BMC is an introduction to finance course designed for people with limited prior exposure to the financial markets.|
|What level of mathematics skill is needed?||Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and basic algebra are required. Advanced statistics and regressions are not required.|
|Do I need a calculator to complete the course?||Yes. A basic calculator or phone calculator is sufficient.|
|What are the system requirements to run BMC?||You will need to download the latest version of adobe flash (18.104.22.168). This can be downloaded free of charge here: https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
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|How long is my BMC access valid for?||Access is valid for 12 months from the registration date.|
|When do I get the certificate?||If you log in to the BMC, your certificate will be downloadable from the course home page as soon as you have completed all four modules.|
|Do I get a certificate after completing each module?||You have to complete all 4 modules in order to be awarded a certificate of completion.|
|Is there a pass/fail mark to obtain the certificate?||No, it is a certificate of completion.|
|Can I just do one module?||Yes. However to earn the certificate of completion you must complete all modules.|
|Can I access BMC through my phone or tablet?||BMC is a media-rich, immersive experience designed for desktop consumption.|
|Will doing BMC make me more attractive to employers?||People frequently cite experience with market data platforms on their resume. BMC is a way to signal familiarity with the Bloomberg Terminal. After completing the course, students add BMC to the “Certifications” section of their LinkedIn profile.|
|How often is the content updated?||The financial markets are constantly evolving and the Bloomberg Terminal evolves alongside the markets. Accordingly, the BMC will be updated periodically.|
|I am a student, but I don’t have a .edu or .ac e-mail address. How can I purchase BMC at the student discounted rate?||If you have a school email address which does not conform to this format, email us at email@example.com and we will apply the student discount.
Please note that we will not provide the discount for regular web mail accounts such as gmail, hotmail etc.
|Do I need access to a Bloomberg Terminal to be able to take BMC?||No. BMC is accessible through the Bloomberg for Education website and Bloomberg Terminal access is not required.|
|Who devised the program?||BMC was scripted by a team of finance professionals including CFA charter holders.|
|Can I take BMC with a normal keyboard?||Yes.|
|Can I download the videos?||No. The videos are the property of Bloomberg LP.|
|I have paid to access BMC on the web however I have changed my mind and no longer want to do the course. I have not started BMC yet – can I get a refund?||No. All sales are final and we do not grant refunds.|
|Why am I getting a blank screen when trying to play a video?||Please ensure that you have a recent version of Adobe Flash on your computer and that the Flash plugin is enabled on your Internet browser.|
|I have a question that isn’t answered here, who can I talk to about it?||If you have any questions or concerns about the payment policy or procedures, please send them in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Someone on the Bloomberg for Education team will get back to you as soon as possible.|