Online Trading Academy has been recognized for excellence in quality of trader education and service to the community

Trading education depends on a bond of trust between the institution and its students—so it's important that Online Trading Academy is consistently recognized as a leader in its field both as an institution and regarding its individual instructors. We're also proud to be recognized as an active member of the communities where our centers are located. Here are some of our recent awards:

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    Great Place to Work® Award

    Online Trading Academy was certified as a great workplace in July 2018 by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Online Trading Academy earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at

  • Best Place To Work—Orange County Register

    The Orange County Register named Online Trading Academy one of the top workplaces in Orange County, California in October 2011 and again in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. Led by a positive team with a vision for success, the Online Trading Academy headquarters in Orange County is home to employees who have reviewed and highlighted management and company direction as the two components that make their workplace one of the best places to work.

  • "Best" Awards in 4 Different Categories

    Online Trading Academy's educational content and leading educators have received's Forex Best Awards every year from 2011 to 2018. Members of our exceptional team of instructors have represented Online Trading Academy's dedication to their students by being first place prize winners in all categories for which they were nominated. The winning categories are: Best Educational Content for "Lessons from the Pros," a weekly piece at Online Trading Academy, Best Webinars Educator, and Best Speaker and Educator. In addition, Power Trading Radio, a weekly trading radio show hosted by Merlin Rothfeld won Best Podcast/Video in 2018 and 2014.

  • 2015 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology

    Online Trading Academy won a coveted Brandon Hall Group silver award for excellence in the Best Advance in Unique Learning Technology category. We recently added video-based online learning and very detailed analytics to help deliver a world-class self-paced online educational experience for our students. By offering highly produced media with assessments built in, we are truly giving our students a world class learning experience and our students appreciate the quality and attention given to the production value, ease of navigation, and protection of their educational investment with the watermarking feature.

  • Best Forex Education Provider—Middle East Forex Managed Funds & Investment Awards

    For the fourth year in a row (2011 - 2014), Middle East Forex Expo recognized Online Trading Academy's continued commitment to students' advancement by honoring Online Trading Academy of Dubai with the Best Forex Education Provider Award. This award was presented to Tareq Abu Hantash from Online Trading Academy Dubai by the Arabcom Group founder and President, Katia Tavar, who hosted the annual expo.

  • Timberline Award—Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence

    Online Trading Academy was again recognized for their excellence on November 8, 2011, with a Timberline Award from the Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence at its annual award ceremony. The award criteria encompassed seven categories, including results with comparisons to similar organizations and documents of business processes. Online Trading Academy Colorado earned this high distinction after being in business only three years.

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