Congratulations to my sister for topping the 5th PSE- ATENEO CCE CSSC

Last October 14, my parents and I trooped to Makati to witness the graduation of my sister. My mom was really excited because my sister, Mica, is the valedictorian of her class. We are all so proud of her!

 my sister, valedictorian in her class

The Philippine Stock Exchange Certified Securities Specialists Course (PSE Securities Course) is comprised of 12 subject areas focused on equities market and capital market industry.  It provides you with the theories, tools, and functions of investing and trading in the stock market.

You will receive two (2) additional courses as a review for professionals and an introduction for those who want to invest in the future.

This course will also prepare you for the PSE Certified Securities Specialist Course Certification Exam. Those who successfully complete the full-course program in AGSB-CCE can earn a six-unit elective in the MBA program of Ateneo.

Price: PhP69, 000

Source: PSE 

my proud parents

My parents standing for a photo op with the logo of Philippine Stock Exchange in the background.

5th PSE- ATENEO CCE Certified Securities Specialist Course

Welcome greeting on board! My sister's graduation was held on the trading floor of PSE.

 PSE trading floor

The graduation was around 5pm so all the brokers were out already. The audience were mostly parents, relatives and friends of the graduating class.

sister in line

The graduates forming a line to go up to stage in the photo above.

 roll call

Mr. Leo Quinitio, AVP and Head, Capital Markets Development Division

Ms. Katie Beunaobra lead the opening prayer while Mr. Quinitio emceed the program.  

with Mica were Caroline Guadana, Ryan Erastain and Arvin Kendrick Ang

my parents on stage

My parents were allowed to sit on stage together with the professors of my sister. 

receiving of diploma

receiving of PSE Bull

My sister got a Quality Point Index (QPI) of 3.38.

Mica and her gold PSE BULL together with Dean Buenviaje & Atty. Jay Banaag, AVP and General Counsel

valedictorian speech

I was afraid her speech would be boring hahaha It's a good thing that it's not or else I would have fallen asleep. Play the video ; )

the graduates

Out of 50 students only 28 graduated. 

the honorable mention

with Ms. Kris Wy- first honorable mention

her photos were everywhere

with her professor, Atty. Rissa Ofilada (VP and General Counsel, Credit Suisse)

my brother was not with us that day

with PSE standee lol

"Working as an analyst of the Philippine Stock Exchange, the course provided the holistic approach I need in understanding the stock market. Armed with this new experience and learning, I am now more equipped to better serve the Exchange and its various stakeholders as well as to contribute to the further development of the capital markets."

- Mica Ella N. Cu
Class Valedictorian
5th PSE - Ateneo CCE CSSC