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Getting Started with Bloomberg: Training

Bloomberg for Education Student Webinar Series: Fall 2021

This fall Bloomberg for Education is hosting two webinar series for students and faculty. 

In the Headlines: These hour-long webinars feature hot topics in the news analyzed by a market specialist.  Held on Wednesdays at 12:00 PM Eastern. 

September 22
The Blank-Check Boom: Are SPACs Here for the Long Term?

October 20
Inflation Nation: America's Rocky Road to Recovery

November 3
Space Race to Mars and Beyond

Registration Link for all sessions: https://bit.ly/EduWebinarsFall2021


Learn the Terminal: These 20-minute webinars show how a market participant uses the Terminal on a daily basis. Held on Thursdays at 12:00 PM Eastern. 

September 30
Launchpad: How can we create a permanent custom desktop workplace?
Registration Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/event-registration/?sid=877015

October 7
Supply Chain: How would a change in the supply chain impact a company?
Registration Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/event-registration/?sid=877032

October 14
Accounting & Valuation: How can we identify reported data items and their impact?
Registration Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/event-registration/?sid=877034

October 21
Mortgages: How can we see where the housing market is trending post-COVID?
Registration Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/event-registration/?sid=877035

October 28
Futures & Options Market: How can we find and analyze derivatives?
Registration Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/event-registration/?sid=877037

November 4
Funds: How can we track the inflows/outflows of funds over time?
Registration Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/event-registration/?sid=877036

November 11
Fixed Income Credit/Curve Analysis: How can we identify relative value?
Registration Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/event-registration/?sid=877038

November 18
M&A: How can we measure success for a merger & acquisition deal?
Registration Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/event-registration/?sid=877039


All student webinars:

  • Demonstrate how to find relevant information on the Terminal
  • Include a short takeaway assignment
  • Allot time for Q&A
  • Will have a recording & slides sent to those who register
  • Are free

Bloomberg Market Concepts

Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) is an 8-hour, self-paced, e-learning video course consisting of four modules: Economic Indicators, Currencies, Fixed Income, and Equities. 

Participating in BMC will help you:

  • Learn about financial markets
  • Familiarize yourself with over 70 Bloomberg terminal functions
  • Solidify your knowledge with over 100 interactive questions

BMC is a free program if completed on the Terminal.

New for 2020 - 21 Academic Year: Users can complete BMC on the Bloomberg Education website at no cost through December 31.

To learn more about the program, please visit https://portal.bloombergforeducation.com/login.

To begin the BMC training program on the Terminal, log in with your Bloomberg account, enter BMC and click the green GO key.

Bloomberg Handouts & Cheatsheets

Frequently Used Functions & Shortcuts

Getting Started with Bloomberg:
MAIN:   Main menu
BLP:   Bloomberg Launchpad
SITE:  Overview of system (select heading for functions)

CHEAT:  Directory of Bloomberg Cheatsheets 

 

Bloomberg Help and Learning

Bloomberg Help and Learning (BHL) features training modules on how to use market-specifc and advanced features on the terminal. BHL covers:

  • Getting Started 
  • Market Sectors
  • Communication & Community
  • News & Research
  • Launchpad
  • Tips & Tricks 
  • and more

Functions for the Market (FFM) features ideas for analyzing current events that are affecting the market and is great way to learn how to use advanced functions.