Centre for Financial Market Research and Teaching

 

The Centre for Financial Market Research and Teaching (CFMRT) is the best equipped academic trading centre in western Canada, giving Dhillon School of Business students inspiring and unparalleled opportunities. With locations in both Lethbridge and Calgary, more students than ever can get hands-on financial training

Both locations of the CFMRT boast direct connections to global financial markets and gives you hands-on experience in derivatives like stocks and bonds, and equities trading, and risk management. The practical, high-demand skills acquired while learning in the CFMRT will allow you to stand-out to future employers, giving you a distinct advantage after graduation.

 

Lethbridge CFMRT

Room features

  • Two projection screens
  • Integrated audio/visual system with touch panel interface
  • Blu-ray player, laptop connectivity and document camera
  • Wireless microphones
  • Two video display walls each consisting of six 46” LCD display screens
  • 30-foot full colour LED ticker
  • Cable television broadcasting news and information pertaining to finance
  • 48 workstations with dual monitors powered by energy-efficient thin clients
  • Smart Podium Interactive Pen Display

Software, data feeds and research databases

  • Factset
  • Rotman Interactive Trader (RIT)
  • FTS Real Time
  • FTS Valuation Tutor
  • TD Ameritrade
  • CRSP
  • Standard & Poor's Research Insight

Access

The CFMRT is available for student, community or corporate bookings. If you are interested in booking the centre for training, inservice or events, you may do so by contacting the CFMRT manager. Please review the calendar for available spots.

CFMRT calendar

Hours

Outside of class times, University of Lethbridge students enrolled in courses using the CFMRT resources have access to the Lethbridge centre from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. These hours vary in the summer semesters.

 

Calgary CFMRT

Room features

  • Two projection screens
  • Integrated audio/visual system with touch panel interface
  • Blu-ray player, laptop connectivity and document camera
  • Wireless microphones
  • One video display walls each consisting of four 46” LCD display screens
  • 30-foot full colour LED ticker
  • Cable television broadcasting news and information pertaining to finance
  • 40 workstations with dual monitors powered by energy-efficient thin clients
  • Smart Podium Interactive Pen Display

Software, data feeds and research databases

  • Factset
  • Rotman Interactive Trader (RIT)
  • FTS Real Time
  • FTS Valuation Tutor
  • TD Ameritrade
  • CRSP
  • Standard & Poor's Research Insight

Access

The CFMRT Calgary may be available for student, community or corporate bookings. If you are interested in booking the centre for training, inservice or events, you may contacting the CFMRT manager.

Hours

The Calgary campus CFMRT has varying hours. Please contact the Calgary campus to confirm hours at 403-571-3360.

Related certifications

In addition to earning skills and qualifications as part of their Management course of study, students may choose to pursue additional training and certifications after completing their degree. The following is a sample of organizations offering courses and certifications in the area of finance:

Canadian Securities Institute
CFA Institute
Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP)
Professional Risk Managers' International Organization (PRMIA)

Sponsors

The support of our donors makes it possible for the Centre for Financial Market Research and Teaching to exist. We would like to thank the following corporations and individuals for their generosity:

  • BP Foundation Inc.
  • MNP LLP
  • Robert Prattt
  • PwC
  • George Lomas
  • Denise Kitagawa
  • CPA Education Foundation Alberta
  • Richardson GMP

 

Contact

Lethbridge CFMRT

Location: M2099 (Markin Hall)
Phone: 403-332-4121
Email: dhillon.cfmrt@uleth.ca

Calgary CFMRT

Location: Suite S5025, 345 - 6 Ave SE, Calgary
Phone: 403-571-3360
Email: dhillon.cfmrt@uleth.ca