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Compare Certificates

Wondering which certificate is right for you? This comparison chart can help you determine which certificate aligns with your academic strengths, personal interests and career goals.

Compare Certificates
  Financial Economics Certificate Managerial Analytics Certificate
For students with academic strengths in…
  • Mathematics
  • Microeconomics
  • Econometrics & statistics
  • Data analysis
  • Mathematics
  • Microeconomics
  • Statistics
  • Data analysis
For students pursuing careers in…  
  • Financial services
  • Corporate finance & venture capital
  • Capital markets & asset management
  • Securities pricing & trading
  • Consulting
  • Business analytics
  • Business planning
  • Strategy formulation
  • Consulting
  • New product design
Alternately, for students pursuing graduate programs in…
  • Law
  • Business
  • Finance
  • Other academic areas
  • Law
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Other academic areas
For students who want to learn how to…  
  • Perform cash-flow analysis
  • Build financial models
  • Develop financing and capital structure choices
  • Analyze investment opportunities 
  • Generate risk-management strategies
  • Research cash flow forecasts
  • Develop valuation estimates for industries and firms
  • Prepare presentations and analyses for clients
  • Analyze business decisions on spreadsheets
  • Prepare analyses to support M&A decisions
  • Analyze and optimize supply chain networks
  • Examine how industry structure impacts a firm's strategic options
  • Assess current trends in business practices, products and industry competition
  • Use spreadsheets and statistical software packages to analyze sales and operational data, spot trends and develop forecasts
  • Prepare presentations and analyses for clients
To summarize… This certificate develops students' specialization in corporate finance, capital markets and securities pricing. This certificate teaches the business analytical models that guide strategic and tactical business decision-making.
Certificate Program for Undergraduates
Kellogg School of Management
555 Clark Street, Lower Level
Evanston, IL 60208-2800
847.467.4600