Professional Financial Modeler (PFM) is professional certification program which awards PFM designation for those who have passed examination. PFM Program is designed as Certification Program, which means, candidate can only obtain PFM Designation after sitting in a rigorous single level international examination. The Designation is an international Designation, which is valid worldwide. The Designation can be placed behind his/her name.
The curriculum covers the field of financial model, which deals with predicting the future of financial condition of a company or project and to conduct thorough analysis on them.
The program combines analysis and financial model, which discusses about financial and investment analysis topics which is applied as corporate financial model.
PFM Examination is currently a single level examination which consists of a 2 module examination available as onsite (physical) examination to be taken on a single day in certain countries.
The examination tests candidate hard financial knowledge and his/her capability to apply concepts by developing a standardized spreadsheet based examination which has to be completed within a limited time period.
Candidates are not required to attend a specific training program prior to taking PFM Examination.