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CFI & FMVA™

Common CFI & FMVA Questions (and Answers!)

This resource library has been developed to help you get quick answers to your most pressing CFI and FMVA related questions. Popular topics of quick Q&A include general information about the company, the certification program, and history and background on the management team and other topics. If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, please feel free to contact us directly and we’ll do our best to answer your questions.

FMVA ® Worth It

Is the FMVA® Certification Worth It? Based on the thousands of reviews and feedback from our students, the consensus is that the FMVA certification is definitely worth it. The vast majority of students comment that they saw significant improvement in the technical skills in Excel, finance, accounting, strategy, and presentation making, which are all extremely...

FMVA® Wiki

FMVA® on Wikipedia The FMVA designation is profiled on Wikipedia as one of the premier certifications for finance professionals. It is listed under “Professional certification in financial services” and stands out from the crowd as being 100% online and extremely focused on practical skills and applications of financial modeling and valuation. You can read the...

FMVA® vs CFA® Program

FMVA® vs CFA® Designation Comparison For a comparison of the Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® certification and the CFA designation, you can read our guide to the top finance certifications where there is a detailed table that breaks down all of the top accreditations for financial analysts. Some of the biggest differences that stand...

FMVA® Reddit

FMVA® Reddit Resources There are a variety of Reddit resources for FMVA students that can be found under the financial modeling subreddit, r/financialmodeling. The best way to gain insight into the program is to read the hundreds of reviews that have come from so many students and professionals who have completed the program. These reviews...

FMVA® Jobs

Most Common FMVA® Jobs The most common FVMA jobs are financial planning and analysis (FP&A), investment banking, equity research, treasury management, and other corporate finance positions. Check out CFI’s interactive career map to learn about different jobs for FMVA certification holders. The program is most suitable for any career that requires extensive financial modeling, valuation,...

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