Welcome to CSI
Your bridge from Academic to Professional
Our aim is to help you transition from post-secondary studies to the financial services industry at an accelerated pace. Our courses and certifications not only serve to further enhance your school curriculum - they provide you with a seal of approval that will earn you recognition from top-tier financial institutions.
The Canadian Securities Institute (CSI) has been setting the standard for excellence in life-long education for financial professionals since 1970. CSI is part of Moody's Analytics Learning Solutions, which offers educational programs and credentials throughout the world. Our expertise extends across the financial services spectrum to include securities and portfolio management, banking, trust, insurance, financial planning and high net worth wealth management.
What Makes Us Unique
The Canadian Securities Institute is Canada's leading provider of financial services credentials and education. Valued for its expertise in Canada and abroad, CSI offers more than 270 courses and credentials, ranging from the well-known Canadian Securities Course (CSC®) to popular designations and credentials, such as PFP®, CIM® and CIWM®.
Industry recognized credentials
Recognized by the top financial institutions in Canada
Increased earning potential & Improved employability
Differentiate yourself from your colleagues (stand out from the crowd)
Help your Students Accelerate their careers
Since 1970, CSI has been setting the standards for financial services education in Canada as the most experienced and trusted educator - as determined by regulatory authorities and top financial employers across the country.
Our courses provide students with real-world knowledge and skills that they can immediately apply as they enter into the workforce.
We would like to partner with you and to set your students up for success.
- Leverage association with Moody's Analytics and Canadian Securities Institute as the training provider to the world's leading banks and financial organizations
- Amplify outreach to a larger pool of students through a co-branded webpage and CSI's digital marketing efforts
- Access to course material and practice products for faculty to be able to teach CSI courses
- Share in the revenue earned through registrations and provide discount for students
Hear what the Professionals are saying
"Even with my MBA, I found it difficult to find a position within the finance industry.
Getting the CSC gave me a competitive advantage and made it much easier."
Andrew Manis, MBA, CSC | Senior Manager, Strategy and Analytics at Royal Bank of Canada
"This is financial literacy, financial knowledge that the
everyday individual can use to empower themselves."
Katie Backus | Business Development Associate at Omers Investment Management Inc.
"When I put the CSC on my resume, it opened so many doors for me.
I even had the privileged of choosing the job I wanted most."
Ela Karahasanoglu | Principal and Manager Researcher at Mercer
"The CSC was a fraction of the cost of my university degree,
and I think I got more of a return out of it."
Umair Alam, CSC | Inside Sales Representative at Dynamic Funds
"The CSC® was the first step in understanding
the financial landscape in Canada."
Maria Diaz, CSC | Executive Assistant at Assante Wealth Management
"Today's investors are looking for sophistication.
The PFP helps advisors provide a higher level of financial advice to clients"
Shannon Wood, PFP®, FMA, FCSI® | Senior Manager Strategic Execution, RBC