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Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC)

BMC is an 8 hour self-paced e-learning course that provides a visual introduction to the financial markets. BMC includes 4 modules:

  • Economic Indicators
  • Currencies
  • Fixed Income
  • Equities

You do not have to do the full course in one sitting!

Access BMC

Any current student, staff, or faculty member at Western is eligible to do the BMC training. The Bloombergs require an active Western ID - alumni and guests are not eligible.

BMC is available online for a limited time (until December 17, 2021).

From the BMC portal: Click Sign Up and create your account with @uwo.ca email

From the Bloomberg workstation: create a Bloomberg account, then type in the command line BMC<GO>. From within the BMC function, select Sign Up.


After completing all the modules and the multiple choice exam, you can download the BMC certificate. There is no grade requirement to acquire the certificate - it is a certificate of completion.

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