Advanced Certification in Financial Markets


NISM along with ICICIdirect Centre for Financial Learning (ICFL) seeks to educate and empower individuals with financial knowledge and acumen, thus, creating professionals who would catalyse the next wave of financial proficiency in India.

Advanced Certification in Financial Markets:  A joint Certification by National Institute of Securities Markets and ICICIdirect Centre for Financial Planning for a career in Advisory, Wealth, Distribution, Operations and Compliance in Financial Markets.

Scope of the programme:  The syllabus covers and extends regulatory and non regulatory certifications of NISM in Financial Markets

Highlights of the Programme:

  • Credibility of a Joint certification  awarded by ICFL – Education initiative of ICICI Securities limited  and NISM - an educational initiative of SEBI
  • Comprehensive coverage of skills required while working in Financial Market
  • ICFL and NISM training expertise and practical content  
  • Holistic knowledge of all aspects of Assets , Advisory ,Wealth Management , Distribution ,  Risk management , Settlement and Compliance

Who should enroll?

  • Graduates /Post Graduates and those pursuing graduation
  • CA’s, CFA’s , law students ,CFPs,
  • Candidates who want to build a career in Advisory, Wealth, Distribution, Operations and Compliance in Financial Markets
  • Professionals working in Financial Markets

Programme Curriculum:

Part A:Foundation Module

Part B: Advisory Module

Part C:Operations and Compliance

·Introduction to Financial Markets and Asset Classes

·Equity – Trading and Investments

·Tools of Analysis – Fundamentals and Technical’s


·Investment Advisory, Financial Planning, Wealth and Relationship Management

·Mutual Fund - Foundation and Mutual Fund Analysis

·Real life Case studies

·Currency Markets

·Equity Operations 

·Compliance and Risk Management


Programme Delivery:

The programme will be delivered through ICFL’s Virtual Classrooms ( V-class).

ICFL’s V-class:                                      

V-class is ICFL’s endeavor to introduce a platform that has features of real-time virtual interactions where virtual lectures are delivered by the expert faculties, industry professionals and academician of NISM and ICFL.

Benefits of V-class

  • Expertise:Qualified faculty resource pool which includes domain experts, industry professionals and academicians
  • Experience: A well-known brand with a experience of training more than 5 lakh individuals through its various programmes
  • Technology: Online Course with LIVE online interactive lectures that provides classroom experience in a “virtual” environment. No isolated learning experience
  • Convenience:In the event that students misses attending the LIVE lecture on the Virtual Classroom for some reason, students can request for access to the recorded sessions
  • Comfort:Learn from Anywhere – No need to travel to an institute or training center. Student may learn from the comfort of his/her home


  • “Advanced Certificate in Financial Markets” certification would be offered to students by NISM and ICFL

* Subject to qualifying criteria.

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