The FMO study program provides comprehensive knowledge about post trade functions related to financial instruments and market infrastructures, aiming at improving communication within organizations, understanding und managing risks and efficiently introduce new instruments and services. It qualifies the students for executive positions in their field.

Factsheet Brochure
Information on the examinations

Target Audience

The program is aimed at operations professionals in executive positions in middle and back office, accounting, internal and external audit, risk management/control, project management, change management and IT in banks, insurance companies, with outsourcing partners or providers of IT services.



  • The course is distance-learning format (start any time).
  • The study material on the learning platform includes the complete syllabus and contains course documents, videos, a forum, past exams with solutions and exam simulation with test questions.
  • Course material is in English (English level B2 is recommended).

Subsidies of the Swiss Confederation

Students having paid the training expenses themselves are entitled to reclaim 50% of the costs from the Swiss Confederation.


The training is part-time and a minimum of work experience in finance is required to obtain the diploma. Details can be found in the factsheet.


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