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FMDQ Academy attains LPI and CPD Accreditations, launches Capital Markets Course



FMDQ Academy, the financial markets education initiative of FMDQ Group PLC (“FMDQ Group”), is delighted to announce the attainment of two esteemed accreditations: the Learning Provider’s Certification from the Learning and Performance Institute (“LPI”) and the CPD accreditation from CPD Certification Services (“CPD UK”). These accreditations recognise FMDQ Academy’s dedication to delivering high-quality learning experiences of the highest quality and its commitment to upskilling professionals within the Nigerian financial markets.


The LPI certification acknowledges FMDQ Academy’s expertise in designing and delivering learning programmes that meet high standards of quality, relevance, and effectiveness. The CPD accreditation verifies that the FMDQ Academy courses meet the rigorous standards of continuing professional development, ensuring that learners acquire valuable skills and knowledge aligned with industry requirements.


Building on these achievements, FMDQ Academy is proud to launch its pioneer accredited course, “Introduction to Capital Markets“, an e-learning, self-paced course that covers the fundamentals of capital markets, innovative financial products, sustainability, and post-trade infrastructure. This course carries four (4) CPD credit hours and is designed to equip learners with a comprehensive understanding of the capital markets ecosystem. It is most suited for Financial Markets Analysts, Brokers, Treasury Managers, Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Researchers; and focuses on topics such as historical evolution of capital markets, concept of liquidity, innovative financial products and structures within the capital markets, post-trade infrastructure and the trading cycles, among other topics.


FMDQ Academy’s commitment to excellence and quality aligns with FMDQ Group’s strategic objective of deepening and upgrading the Nigerian financial markets towards global competitiveness. By upskilling professionals and addressing knowledge and skills gaps, FMDQ Academy fulfills its mandate to deliver relevant training to financial markets participants using practical instructional approaches and technology.


FMDQ Group is Africa’s first vertically integrated financial market infrastructure (“FMI”) group, strategically positioned to provide registration, listing, quotation and noting services; integrated trading platform, clearing & central counterparty, and settlement services for financial markets transactions; depository of securities, as well as data and information services, across the debt capital, foreign exchange, derivatives and equity markets, through its wholly owned subsidiaries – FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited, FMDQ Clear Limited, FMDQ Depository Limited and FMDQ Private Markets Limited. As a sustainability-focused FMI group, FMDQ Group, through FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited, operates Africa’s premier Green Exchange – FMDQ Green Exchange – positioned to lead the transition towards a sustainable future.

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