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Professional development courses

In addition to the coursework, the fall and winter terms of the MQIM program will include weekly professional development sessions. These hands-on training sessions will help you develop leadership skills and will include sessions on the following:

  • Ethics
  • Strategic Career Development
  • Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
  • Certifications (Bloomberg, excel, or other industry related software

The modules will also invite experts to share their knowledge about what to expect as a quantitative analyst.

In the second semester you will also focus on applying quantitative techniques to investment management. You will be encouraged to test your skills and knowledge by participating in university competitions in the area of quantitative investment.

“There are very few programs in North America like UNB’s Master in Quantitative Investment Management program. This program will be valuable in providing the skills and knowledge required for careers in the derivatives and alternative investment industries.” – Glenn Goucher, President, Canadian Depository for Securities Limited, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, TMX Group