World-Class trading facilities
Comprising two industry-standard trading facilities, Bond Business School offers every student 24-hour access* to Bloomberg’s live financial market data. Our students gain practical experience in executing deals, managing portfolios, trading financial securities and changing market conditions. Advanced finance classes setup simulated trading environments for students and adjust the market conditions to show the impact of changing markets on trading as a direct application of finance theories.The facilities have a dedicated supervisor who is available to provide training for Bloomberg certification and the [R] programming software.
Bond Business School has 40 Bloomberg terminals, the most of any university in Australia and officially a member of the Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner (ELP) Program. We are proudly 1 of only 3 universities in Australia to achieve this partnership.
*24-hour swipe card access available upon completing the relevant certifications.
Macquarie Trading Room
The Bond Business School offers training to all students, staff and alumni.
Bloomberg Essentials Training
The Bond Business School offers students and staff the opportunity to learn about the Bloomberg Professional Service platform, and receive recognition of their knowledge through the Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) course. Recognised worldwide, completion of the program certifies that the individual has attained a high level of competency in using the Bloomberg Professional Service.
[R] Programming Training
Learn about the R programming language. This course will introduce students to the R language, and provide resources for students to pursue further learning. The first half of the semester will provide introductory courses, the second half of the semester will cover more advanced topics.