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Certified Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ - Certification Program

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  • 17 Courses
  • 4-Month Completion
  • Lifetime Access
  • Starting from $497

The Global Standard in Credit Analyst Certification

CFI’s Certified Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ Program covers the most critical knowledge and skills required to become a skilled credit analyst including accounting, industry analysis, business analysis, management assessment, financial analysis, loan security, credit evaluation and documentation, and review procedures. This credit analyst certification will help you hit the ground running, or move up the ladder as a world-class financial analyst.

 

Comprehensive

17+ courses, 100+ hours of video training, and Excel & document templates

Convenient

100% online, at your own pace, on your own schedule, with lifetime access

Real-World

Earn in-demand skills from instructors with 21+ years of experience training

Affordable

Our mission is to make the world's best credit analyst training accessible to everyone

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Big thank you to Tim Vipond for this incredible course. After much hard work, I now possess valuable financial modeling capabilities such as building discounted cash flow models, building dynamically linked 3-statement models, and building multi-year forecasts to project income...
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What You'll Learn in the CBCA Credit Analyst Certification Program

The CBCA credit analyst certification program teaches you the skills that will help you stand out as a world-class credit analyst. Gain a competitive edge in commercial banking with advanced knowledge, real-world analysis skills, and career confidence.

The CBCA includes 17 courses (14 required courses and 3 optional prerequisites). Recommended CBCA program study time is 60-100 hours and the average completion time is 4 months.

Common Career Paths

  • Commercial Banking
  • Business Banking
  • Corporate Banking
  • Rating Agencies
  • Corporate Credit Analysis
  • Real Estate Lending
  • Risk Management
  • Treasury

The Ultimate Credit Analyst Training System

The CBCA Program is designed to teach you all the skills you need to excel on the job as a credit analyst. The courses will walk you through the entire credit process from start to finish, including how to read business financial information, how to analyze financial statements, how to assess a company’s capacity for debt, how to establish covenants, how to assess collateral and liquidity, and much more!

By the end of the program, you’ll understand the entire lending process from start to finish, including origination, negotiation, underwriting, documentation, closing, booking, and funding. As a certified credit analyst, your CBCA designation sets you apart from the competition in a competitive job market.

preview of cbca credit analyst certification course

Curriculum

Prerequisites (Optional)

CBCA Credit Analyst Certification Badge
CourseCourse CodeStudy Hours
Fundamentals of Credit CBCA 1021-2
Accounting Fundamentals СFI 1011-2
Forms of Business Structure CBCA 1031-2

Core Courses (Required)

CBCA - A Credit Analyst Certification Endorsed by the Global Corporate Finance Society

The GCFS board regularly reviews the CBCA program to ensure relevancy and industry standards are being met. By regularly examining the credit analyst certification curriculum, the GCFS board is able to ensure CFI courses include the latest possible trends.

Tuition Options for the CBCA™ Program

CBCA™ Self-Study
CBCA™ Full Immersion
All 17 Courses
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CBCA™ Certification
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Lifetime Access
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Extensive Templates Library
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Quizzes, Assignments, and Tests
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Excel, PPT, and PDF Files
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Study at Your Own Pace
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Digital Blockchain Verified Certificate
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Premium Email Support Receive premium one-on-one email feedback from our qualified financial analysts, for up to 5 CBCA-related questions per week
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Model Review & FeedbackReceive CBCA course-related model feedback from qualified financial analysts once per week
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Résumé & Cover Letter ReviewReceive a comprehensive resume and cover letter review once per month
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One FREE Financial Modeling Competition Entry
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Physical Certificate Printing Includes shipping and delivering the certificate to your location anywhere in the world.
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CBCA™ Beta Course Access Access soft launch courses before anyone else.
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CFI Program Discounts 20% off FMVA® & other programs
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CBCA™ Full Immersion

$847
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All 17 Courses
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CBCA™ Certification
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Lifetime Access
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Extensive Templates Library
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Quizzes, Assignments, and Tests
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Excel, PPT, and PDF Files
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Study at Your Own Pace
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Digital Blockchain Verified Certificate
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Premium Email Support Receive premium one-on-one email feedback from our qualified financial analysts, for up to 5 CBCA-related questions per week
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Model Review & FeedbackReceive CBCA course-related model feedback from qualified financial analysts once per week
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Résumé & Cover Letter ReviewReceive a comprehensive resume and cover letter review once per month
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One FREE Financial Modeling Competition Entry
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Physical Certificate Printing Includes shipping and delivering the certificate to your location anywhere in the world.
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CBCA™ Beta Course Access Access soft launch courses before anyone else.
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CFI Program Discounts 20% off FMVA® & other programs

CBCA™ Self-Study

$497
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All 17 Courses
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CBCA™ Certification
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Lifetime Access
+
Extensive Templates Library
+
Quizzes, Assignments, and Tests
+
Excel, PPT, and PDF Files
+
Study at Your Own Pace
+
Digital Blockchain Verified Certificate
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Premium Email Support Receive premium one-on-one email feedback from our qualified financial analysts, for up to 5 CBCA-related questions per week
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Model Review & FeedbackReceive CBCA course-related model feedback from qualified financial analysts once per week
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Résumé & Cover Letter ReviewReceive a comprehensive resume and cover letter review once per month
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One FREE Financial Modeling Competition Entry
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Physical Certificate Printing Includes shipping and delivering the certificate to your location anywhere in the world.
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CBCA™ Beta Course Access Access soft launch courses before anyone else.
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CFI Program Discounts 20% off FMVA® & other programs

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to receive my digital CBCA credit analyst certification?
Once you have completed the program requirements, please email us at [email protected] to request your digital Certified Banking & Credit Analyst certificate. CBCA program certificates are processed within 2-3 business days.
Can I download and edit the Excel model templates?
Yes! You can download and edit the Excel models and templates included in your courses. Please note that the video lectures can be accessed from any device with an internet connection, but cannot be downloaded.
Can I order a physical copy of my CBCA certificate?
Yes, you can order a physical copy of your CBCA certificate by mail. Please click here to submit your request.
How much time do I have to complete the courses?
You will have lifetime access to the courses and all future upgrades. You can rewatch the video lessons as many times as you like and complete the courses at a pace that is convenient for you.
What is the duration of the CBCA program?
We recommend about 60-100 hours to complete the full financial analyst training. The CBCA™ program is flexible and allows you to study at your own pace. Please see the "Curriculum" section for recommended study hours for each course. 4 months is the average completion time.
Are there any additional fees or costs?
No! The program tuition includes everything and there are no additional fees required to earn your digital certification.
What currency are your courses priced in?
All of our online courses are priced in USD.
Can I take individual courses instead of completing the whole program?
Yes, you can pick and choose individual courses based on your needs and earn certificates of course completion.
How do the exams work?
Students are required to complete an online qualified assessment at the end of each course. You can take the exams at your own schedule and will need to earn at least 80% to pass the course and earn your certificate of course completion. Please note that exams can be repeated as many times as you need. After successfully completing the CBCA™ program requirements (14 required courses), the certification will be emailed to you within 3-4 business days.
How do I earn my CBCA course certificates?
You need to complete all the video lessons, quizzes and final assessments in each course to earn your certificate. You can retake the assessments as many times as necessary until you reach an 80% passing grade.
Can I email the instructor if I have questions?
While the courses are self-study, you can contact us if you experience any technical difficulties with accessing or downloading your course materials.
Will these courses help me advance my career?
Reviews from students who have taken CFI courses and the CBCA™ certification program include numerous stories about how people have been able to advance their careers. Our training is designed to be fully practical and simulates the experience of being trained as a professional credit analyst.
Do you offer a monthly payment plan?
Yes, we do! For details about the CBCA™ Self-Study payment plan, click here, and for details about the CBCA™ Full Immersion plan, click here.
What payment methods do you accept?
We accept all major credit and debit cards including Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. Our payment processors include Stripe and PayPal. We also accept bank wire transfers if requested by email.
Technical Requirements
An Internet connection is required to take this credit analyst certification program, including the ability to play audio as courses include voice lectures. Please make sure there are no firewalls set up that block access to certain features of the training.
CFI strongly suggests that students have the following technology in order to successfully complete projects and assignments online:

  • PC or Mac

  • Familiarity with basic Internet applications (email and web browser)

  • A recent version of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Microsoft Internet Explorer, or another web browser

  • An updated version of Microsoft Excel (all courses use Excel 2016)
More Questions?
Please Email us and we'll be happy to answer any of your questions!