Bloomberg Essentials Training Course The Bloomberg Terminal software is the world's leading platform for global business and financial news, data, analytical tools and research. Learn how to analyze financial markets, access economic scenarios, and interpret the key news developments that impact the economy. The objective of this course is to learn how to use the Bloomberg Terminal software, build your resume by completing the Bloomberg Essentials (BESS) exam and network with other students and alumni. In addition, the Bloomberg Markets Concepts course will be covered and a certificate can be obtained from Bloomberg upon competion. Bloomberg Training Course Format Course Weeks 5-weeks Course Begins Next semester 7/16/2016 Meeting Day Saturday Meeting Time(s) 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Course Details No cost to enroll. Taught by a Bloomberg Certified Lab Assistant. Complete the entire Bloomberg Certifications. Students may complete the Bloomberg Essentials (BESS) training on their own without attending a Saturday class, by just obtaining a Bloomberg ID and utilizing the terminals in the Finance Lab or Walsh library. Please see a Finance Lab assistant for further information.