Cooperation with universities and other educational institutions enriches the Capital Markets Academy's training programme. As a participant, you will benefit from a healthy mix of theory and practice.

CFA Institute

Our course ”Trading Derivatives” in London earns 32.5 so-called “continuing education credit hours” (CE credits) from the CFA-Institute. Participants who are members of the CFA Institute receive their “CE credits” automatically upon successful completion of this programme.

CISI - Chartered Institute For Securities & Investment

The “Certificate in Derivatives” from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) is prerequisite for derivatives trading at nearly all investment banks in the United Kingdom. The course “Trading Derivatives“ in London prepares you for this certificate. In addition, all courses and examinations that we offer in London can be used for credit within the CISI CPD Scheme.

European Institute of Financial Engineering and Derivatives (EIFD)

The EIFD offers a programme leading to the professional qualification “Certified Financial Engineer”. The content of this programme provides Financial Engineers with the foundational knowledge essential to their careers worldwide. The exam of our certificate course “Trading Derivatives” will be recognised as a component of the „Certified Financial Engineer”.

German Institute of Corporate Finance (GICF)

The GICF offers a training programme that leads to the professional qualification “Certified Financial Modeler”. This programme focuses on Financial Modeling with Excel and VBA. A passed exam will be recognised as Level I of the programme “Certified Financial Engineer” carried out by the European Institute of Financial Engineering and Derivatives (EIFD).

Goethe University, E-Finance Lab, Frankfurt/Main

The certificate course 'Exchange Processes and Systems Deutsche Börse Group' was developed in cooperation with the economics chair, and in particular the E-Finance Lab of the Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main. The E-Finance Lab is a research institute supported jointly by academic institutions and business.


Since 2012 Tradimo is one of the worldwide leading provider for learning platforms for stock exchange topics. With its „Certified Derivates Trader Nanodiploma™” Tradimo sets completely new standards in e-Learning within the financial industry. Successful graduates receive the authorization in order to attend the examination with the final title „Certified Derivatives Trader”.