To accomplish this goal, FFI carefully selects partners that meet three key criteria:

  1. World-class academic resources and reputation
  2. Distinguished faculty
  3. Accomplished alumni

After formalizing its partnerships, FFI sets out to establish the groundwork for the programs we enable through the following services:

  • Market Research: determining the competitive environment, appropriate audience, pricing and market positioning
  • Instructional design: leveraging FFI’s expertise in finance and online education to design the right curriculum and produce the industry’s best courses.
  • Marketing: based on our expertise and prior experience we work with business school marketing teams to determine appropriate channels and strategies
  • Technology: including our cutting edge edX LMS and overall system support.
  • Testing/Assessment Capabilities: offered at 4,000 Pearson Vue Centers worldwide.

Why FFI?

We are Experts
We are the only full-service provider of online-based certificate programs in finance and management. Our differentiated approach is reflected in our instructional design as well as our unrivaled finance and management industry know-how.

We are Business Professionals
With 20 years of experience we are one of the world’s leading training providers. Today, we have established long-term relationships with many of the world’s largest corporations including nearly every major financial institution. Through these efforts we have developed an ability to consistently meet our clients training needs and help them anticipate changes in the talent management landscape.

We are Pioneers
We pioneered the first practical-oriented Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in finance in 2013 and have now taught more than 100,000 students from 50 different countries in 3 different languages (Chinese, English and French). Our online certification programs have been recognized by key regulatory bodies in both Asia and Europe. We are also proud to be an Executive Business Member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

We are a Team
Our management team is one of the industry’s most seasoned with a wide range of experiences and achievements in the field of continuing education. Our award-winning technology team has been recognized by Harvard University for its innovative educational technology solutions.