The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation has become known as the symbol of professional excellence within the global investment community. Around the world, employers and investors recognize the CFA designation as the definitive standard for measuring competence and integrity in the fields of portfolio management and investment analysis.
While most graduate school programs cover a broad range of topics, the CFA Program focuses specifically on investment knowledge, and the self-study format allows you to continue working full time as you progress towards earning the CFA charter.
The CFA Program with its three levels of examination verifies a candidate’s ability to apply investment principles across all areas of the investment decisionâ€making process.
Who can benefit from the CFA designation?
- Portfolio Managers
- Research Analysts
- Chief Executives
- Relationship Managers, Sales &
- Risk Managers
- Financial Advisers
- Corporate Financial Analysts
- Investment Banking Analysts
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CFA study options using Schweser material
The CFA program is a three levels study process at the end of which the participant will earn his CFA certificate and designation.
Students preparing for the CFA designation have two options: self-study or open course study with the Institute for Financial Analysts (IFA) using Schweser study material.
CFA Open Course Study Package with IFA
With the IFA study package, you will benefit from the CFA Essential Study Package, an instruction courses with IFA instructors, a full intensive review at the end of the courses, practice exams after each study module, 2 mock exams at the end of the intensive review, unlimited online/ offline technical support and access to the IFA career boost program where IFA assists you in finding new job vacancies.
CFA® Study Program
The CFA® study program consists of separate modules that collectively cover all the required sessions for the CFA level I/II/III program. Modules’ length and content vary according to the set study plan and the time table allocated. In addition, we offer a full intensive review almost one month before the exam.