Bloomberg Finance and Investment Lab

​Gain valuable professional experience by registering for the Bloomberg Market Concepts and visiting the Bloomberg Finance and Investment Lab.

Completion of the certificate from Bloomberg is testimony to a student's experience navigating complex financial information, using the tools of the Bloomberg software and making wise financial decisions.

How the Lab Works

Bloomberg for Education gives you an advantage by empowering you with the hands-on knowledge and real-world experience you will need to compete in the business world.

When you sign on the Bloomberg Lab, you have the ability to test your investing skills by creating a simulated portfolio using the tools with the Bloomberg software.

Bloomberg has one of the most extensive databases of information available in the financial world. With access to the same data as Bloomberg’s top clients in the market, the Bloomberg Lab helps students move from the theoretical to the practical. You’ll learn to follow and interpret the same market-moving events that professional traders and money managers rely on to stay informed and make critical financial decisions.


Core Dallas College disciplines supported:

  • Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mortgage Banking
  • Real Estate
  • Supply Chain Management

Bloomberg Market Concepts Certificate


Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) is an interactive introduction to finance where students also learn various features of the Bloomberg terminal. It covers four modules: Economic Indicators, Currencies, Fixed Income and Equities. Students receive a certificate of completion after finishing all the modules.

Benefits of the Certificate

  • Learn the language of finance by supplementing learning with practical knowledge of the markets.
  • Demonstrate your ability to work with Bloomberg Professional Services and its platforms.
  • Earn a Bloomberg certificate that helps you get a foot in the door into the finance and investment industry.
  • Discover the inner workings of the markets by learning what moves markets and drives valuations.
  • Familiarize yourself with key metrics that many professionals use daily.

Faculty Champions

Regina Brown

  • Accounting

Patti Burnett

  • Accounting (Lead)

Carlos Martinez

  • Economics

Reginald Gray

  • Economics

Alex Diaz

  • Business/Management

Keith Baker

  • Accounting

Deborah DiStasi

  • Office Technology

Nikka Hershberger

  • Small Business Innovation


Contact Us

Todd Senick

  • Manager, Bloomberg Lab