Bloomberg - Bloomberg's internal certification program, Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC), is available to all Leeds students for free via the Bloomberg Lab, room 322. All Leeds students should have access via their Buff One Card. BMC online access through the Bloomberg for Education portal costs $150.

Remote Access is no longer available. All Bloomberg Terminal Access is available through the terminals located in room 322.

Bloomber intro sessions & issues with room 322 access: email 


Bloomberg Lab is located in Koelbel Building Room 322.

How to Get Access to the Bloomberg Lab

All Leeds Students should be able to access the Bloomber Lab with their Buff-One Card. If your card does not work, email with your full name, student ID number, last 7 digits of your BuffOne Card, and let us know if you are a Leeds student. We will request for you to receive access and you should have it 1 - 2 business days after the request.

How to Create an Account and get Bloomberg Certification

Go to the Bloomberg lab (322), login any Bloomberg machine with your CU identikey, start the Bloomberg app and choose to create a new account. Have your cell phone with you, they will send you a text message with an activation code.

To get your Bloomberg certification: once you have created an account, do either BU (for Bloomberg University) or BMC.

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You will be able to watch a series of videos and demos, after which you can take the exam. In general it takes about 10 hours to pass the certification starting from scratch.

A Bloomberg Professional Service Offering - Portfolio and Risk Analytics

The Portfolio and Risk Analytics Solution helps portfolio managers achieve their objectives by providing unmatched transparency to their portfolio's performance, characteristics, risk and more. From one location, a series of powerful, integrated equity and fixed income tools deliver consistent insight, enabling you to create and execute differentiating investment strategies.

The Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC)

The Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) is a web-based learning course that makes use of over 70 Bloomberg Terminal functions to introduce the close interrelation between Equities, Fixed Income, Currencies, Commodities and Economics. Most financial training deal with these asset classes and economics separately, but we want to show students how professionals use their understanding of the interplay between them to their advantage. The course will consist of 4 modules on the aforementioned asset classes and economic indicators, and should take 6-8 hours to complete. Students will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.

Training Sessions

Email to request 1 on 1 or group Bloomberg introduction sessions