Author Archives: TheFinanceNerd

Entering Speech Contests in Toastmasters (Part 1)

As my Toastmasters journey continues, I have been reaping a lot of the benefits from being an active member. In my last post, I spoke about how taking a club officer role helped me in working on my leadership skills. … Continue reading

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Quantic: The Accounting Module

I have recently completed the Accounting module which is the EMBA’s first module so in this post I will share some thoughts about my learning experience. In past posts, I gave a general overview about the EMBA but now that … Continue reading

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Taking a Club Officer Role at Toastmasters

In a past post, I wrote about my experience in joining a Toastmasters Club. As I am writing this post, around a year and a half has passed since and there is a lot that I have gained from my … Continue reading

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Two Months Into My Quantic Journey

Last month I posted about having enrolled for Quantic’s Executive MBA. While only a couple of months have passed, my experience so far has been very positive. Just to share some background, I decided to pursue this degree as a … Continue reading

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Are Quantic’s MBA and EMBA Worth it?

For those of you who are reading this post, chances are that you might have come across Quantic’s MBA programmes and that you are looking for what people are saying about it before you further consider it an option for … Continue reading

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World Quant University (WQU)’s Financial Engineering Programme, my thoughts about the Course after 1 year.

A year ago I started studying the MSc in Financial Engineering offered by WQU and I wrote about the course here. As I am writing this post, I have now completed around 60% of the modules so I thought that … Continue reading

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Taking the Tableau Desktop Specialist Exam

Over the years, Tableau has become a very popular BI tool for companies. The software allows users to easily connect to a number of data sources and create a wide range of visualisations; it is very intuitive to use but … Continue reading

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World Quant University (WQU)’s Applied Data Science Module

So, you are interested in Data Science and you have come across this free course offered by WQU and you are evaluating whether this course might be worth your time. In this post I will share my experience from having … Continue reading

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Re: Bloomberg Opinion Piece: “Wall Street’s CFA Program Is a Colossal Waste of Time”

On 17th August 2021, Bloomberg published an opinion piece titled “Wall Street’s CFA Program Is a Colossal Waste of Time ” and this post is a response to that article. The CFA Charter has very often been regarded as the … Continue reading

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May 2021 CFA Level I Results at Historical Low, only 25% Pass

The May 2021 numbers for the level I exams have recently been made public, a result that saw only a quarter of test takers get a pass. This is an extremely low pass rate and to put this number into … Continue reading

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