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Bloomberg Essentials Training Program to Bloomberg Market Concepts

 

Bloomberg Essentials Training Program [BESS], better known as ‘Bloomberg Certification’, was discontinued at the end of August 2016. When entering this function code now, followed by the Enter/Go key, users are diverted to Bloomberg Market Concepts [BMC].

 

Bloomberg Market Concepts

BMC Function

 

BMC is an introductory Finance course, linked to about 70 Bloomberg functions – therefore different to BESS, which required study of content in Core (e.g. Getting Started, Bloomberg Excel Add-In) and Market Sector (e.g. Equity Essentials) areas. This provided a wider overview of Bloomberg functions and operation. Successful completion of the Core and at least one Market Sector examination resulted in a certificate.

Although a loss to keen students wishing to obtain this qualification, the content is still available within Bloomberg, from the Help pages. By typing HPL on the command line, followed by the Enter/Go key, this leads to the ‘Bloomberg Help and Learning’ pages. ‘Getting Started’ can be selected from the right hand menu.

 

Help Pages.

‘Bloomberg Help and Learning’.

 

This displays content previously available through the BESS function.

 

BESS content.

Getting Started content.

 

Other posts are available on Database Certification (mentioning BESS) and BMC.

 

 

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