Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter is a professional designation administered by CFA Institute. According to CFA Institute, it’s the most respected and recognized investment management designation in the world.
In order to earn the CFA, you must pass a series of three exams, in order: Level I, Level II, and Level III. Each exam builds on the mastery demonstrated by achieving a passing score on the previous exams
Ritaj’s design of international preparation courses are the best choice to reach your goal of getting certified. Our team works hand in hand with every candidate throughout the sessions, in class practice problems, in class financial calculator practice, in class module & mock exams in addition to self-study options through the test bank (more than a 1000 practice problems), video lectures & workbook online access, practice exam books to guarantee that everyone has thoroughly understood the material and is ready for the CFA exam.
Financial professionals, investment professionals as well as management professionals who want to stand out and secure a successful career and achieve the highest distinction in the investment management profession.
By the end of the trainings, participants will be able to:
- To identify the main tested areas in the CFA level 1
- To introduce an efficient methodology to prepare for the CFA
- To discuss tips and tricks to pass the exam
- To manage time in order to cover the material
- To prepare practically for the exam
Level I CFA exam will cover the following topics:
- Ethical and Professional Standards
- Quantitative Methods
- Financial Reporting and Analysis
- Corporate Finance
- Portfolio Management
- Fixed Income
- Alternative Investments
An individual wishing to enroll in the CFA Program and register for the Level I exam for the first time must possess an international travel passport. In addition, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:
- Have earned a bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree, or be in their final year of a bachelor’s program.
- Have accumulated four years of applicable professional work experience (not required to be investment related).
- Candidates may also have a combination of full-time professional experience and education that totals a minimum of four years. The four years of experience/education must be accrued prior to enrollment in the program. This article has more details.
The content is divided into 6 sections. Participants are expected to study each section before the session.
|Introduction to the methodology|
|Study time (section 1) two weeks|
|Seminar 5 hours|
|Study time (section 2)|
|Study time (section 3)|
|Study time (section 4)|
|Study time (section 5)|
|Study time (section 6)|
|Review workshop day 1|
|Review workshop day 2|
|Review workshop day 3|
|Review workshop day 3|
The average candidate for Level I of the CFA exam should spend roughly 300 hours over the course of six months preparing for the exam