Top Finance Certifications And The Best Project Management Certifications – George Mentz Of The Global Academy Of Finance And Management

Commissioner Mentz said, “Certifications are professional designations you may earn from taking online courses from a business schools such as Yale, Harvard, or great state schools,  or take courses online with Coursera EDX or Futurelearn or others.” “We were the first in the USA to earn  ESQ and TUV accreditation in Europe along with ISO 21001 certification”

To earn certification in finance or project management, you need to take required courses, have a degree or diploma, and have relevant experience. It is best to apply for certification to an accredited certifying body.

  1. AFA Accredited Financial Analyst ® For those who complete  financial analyst certification courses online or with a MOOC company in finance.
  2. MPM Master Project Manager ® For students who complete graduate courses in project management.
  3. CIPM Certified International Project Manager ®  A globally ranked project management certification for people who take MOOCs courses in project management.
  4. AMA Accredited Management Accountant ® – For those who complete a accounting program online or with a MOOC provider.
  5. AMC Accredited Management Consultant ®  – For those who complete a management program online or with a MOOC provider.
  6. ChE Chartered Economist ®  – For those who complete a economics program online or with a MOOC provider.
  7. MFP Master Financial Planner ®  – For those who complete a financial planning program online or with a MOOC provider.
  8. CRA Certified Risk Analyst ®  – For those who complete a risk management program online or with a MOOC provider.
  9. CTEP Chartered Trust and Estate Planner ®  – For those who complete a estate planning program online or with a MOOC provider.
  10. CWM Chartered Wealth Manager ® –  – For those who complete a wealth management program online or with a MOOC provider.
  11. MMC Master Management Consultant ®  – For those who complete a management program online or with a MOOC provider.
  12. CLC  Certified Leadership Consultant ™  – For those who complete a leadership program online or with a MOOC provider.
  13. CPM Chartered Portfolio Manager ®  – For those who complete a portfolio management program online or with a MOOC provider.
  14. CAM Chartered Asset Manager  ®  – For those who complete an asset management program online or with a MOOC provider.
  15. CPE Certified Planning Engineer ®  – For those who complete a planning or strategic planning program online or with a MOOC provider.
  16. CMA Chartered Marketing Analyst ™  – For those who complete a marketing  program online or with a MOOC provider.

TOP MOOC COMPANIES – There are several great Massive Open Online Course platforms. Here are the best and largest MOOC companies. These MOOCs offer attendance certificates, but not certification.

  1. Udemy – Course attendance certificates available, but must apply to a certifying body for a real professional certification from an ISO certified program
  2. Coursera – Course attendance certificates available, but must apply to a certifying body for a real professional certification from an ISO certified program.  Some of the project management courses are eligible for project management certification.
  3. FutureLearn – Course attendance certificates available, but must apply to a certifying body for a real professional certification from an ISO certified program
  4. Canvas Network  Course attendance certificates available, but must apply to a certifying body for a real professional certification from an ISO certified program
  5. iversity – Course attendance certificates available, but must apply to a certifying body for a real professional certification from an ISO certified program
  6. Cognitive Class  – Course attendance certificates available, but must apply to a certifying body for a real professional certification from an ISO certified program
  7. Kadenze – Course attendance certificates available, but must apply to a certifying body for a real professional certification from an ISO certified program
  8. Khan Academy  – Course attendance certificates available, but must apply to a certifying body for a real professional certification from an ISO certified program
  9. edX – Course attendance certificates available, but must apply to a certifying body for a real professional certification from an ISO certified program. Some of these courses are directly accredited and recognized for finance and management certifications.
  10.  Udacity – Course attendance certificates available, but must apply to a certifying body for a real professional certification from an ISO certified program

The GAFM accredits business schools, courses and MOOCs as a path to certification and professional designations. People who take qualifying courses from an accredited business school or college can earn certifications in finance, human resources, project management, marketing, wealth management, risk management, economics and other areas. While the GAFM only offers industry specific certifications designations, the typical college or university sells thousands of courses and certificates.

George Mentz who is CEO and General Counsel stated, “We are pleased to be the first certification body in the world to achieve the accreditation status as an  ISO 21001 Certified Body and ISO 29990 Certified for education and training standards.” “We are in the process of evaluating and accrediting excellent online courses and MOOC courses for our certification eligibility.  “Because we have a legal agreement with the ACBSP accreditation agency, we can accept business school course work directly for certification.”

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