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 mandated and non-mandated 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

·         Derivatives – Foundations  

·         Derivative Strategies

·         Mutual Funds – Foundations   


·         Equity Research and Modeling

·         Investment Advisory, Wealth , Mutual Fund Analysis  and Relationship Management

·         Real life Case studies

·         Mutual fund and Equity Operations , trading and settlement 

·         Compliance procedures and exceptions  

·         Currency and Commodity operations


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 4 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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