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Simplilearn conducts CFA Level I certification training across India delivered by certified and highly experienced trainers. This CFA Level I course includes interactive CFA Level I classes, 100% ...

Simplilearn conducts CFA Level I certification training across India delivered by certified and highly experienced trainers. This CFA Level I course includes interactive CFA Level I classes, 100% Money back Guarantee, 180 Day E-learning, 12 Practice Tests and more.

About CFA Level I
CFA Exam is conducted by the reputed CFA Institute. CFA charter program includes three levels of qualifying exams. One can register for only one exam at a time. Each exam is conducted in two sessions (morning and afternoon) with duration of 3 hours for each session. CFA Level I is the first level of qualification within the CFA certification program. CFA Level I exam includes 240 multiple choice questions based on basic knowledge on investment tools.

Benefits of CFA Level I

Globally recognized professional certification in finance domain

Demonstrates one as a skilled finance and investment professional

Demonstrates one's practical skills on finance

Better opportunities in career field as compared to non-credential peers

Qualified for attempting the CFA Level II exam towards achieving the CFA charter.

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  • 1. CFA® - Chartered Financial Analyst® www.simplilearn.com
  • 2. What is CFA® Certification? Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)® certification is a globally recognized graduate level program offered by CFA Institute, USA to financial analysts & investment professionals. The certification not only provides a general overview on other areas of finance but also aims at providing practical knowledge to professionals on today’s investment industry. CFA® credential certifies an individual’s in-depth knowledge in security types and investments along with maintaining the highest ethical & professional standards. Completing the CFA® Program (i.e., CFA® Level I, II & III) certifications is one of the requirements that needs to be fulfilled by candidates before becoming a ‘CFA Charter’. www.simplilearn.com
  • 3. CFA Institute • CFA Institute is a global association of investment professionals that traces its lineage back to the establishment of the Financial Analysts Federation (FAF) in 1947 • The first CFA exam was administered in 1963 • Earlier it was known as ‘Association for Investment Management and Research’ (AIMR) changed its name to CFA Institute in 2004 1963 2012 284 Senior Analysts 219,000 candidates www.simplilearn.com
  • 4.  Target Audience  Benefits of CFA® Certification       Globally Recognized Professional Certification Growth in terms of Career Prospects Increased Earnings Enhance one’s knowledge with regard to the Investment industry Can prepare for CFA Charter without quitting ones job With CFA program one will join an elite group of 90,000 respected investment professionals working in over 130 countries www.simplilearn.com
  • 5.  Pre-requisites for CFA® Exam - A completed bachelor’s or equivalent degree, OR - Be in the final year of a bachelor’s degree program at the time of registration, OR - Have 4 years of professional work experience – can be non-investment related, OR - Have a combination of full time professional experience and college education that totals at least 4 years & - A valid Passport Complete CFA® Program (Level I, II & III) Have 4 years of qualified Investment Experience Earning a CFA® Charter Apply for membership at local CFA member society Become a member of CFA Institute Pledge CFA Institute’s Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct www.simplilearn.com
  • 6. CFA® Examination Syllabus A committee of practicing CFA charterholders, in conjunction with CFA Institute staff, have formed the ‘Candidate Body of Knowledge’ (CBOK). It represents the core knowledge, skills and abilities generally accepted and applied by investment professionals globally Topic Area along with their Weightage (%) Level I Level II Level III Ethical and Professional Standards (total) 15 10 10 Investment Tools (total) 50 30-60 0 Corporate Finance 8 5-15 0 Economics* 10 5-10 0 Financial Reporting and Analysis 20 15-25 0 Quantitative Methods 12 5-10 0 30 35-75 35-45 Alternative Investments 3 5-15 5-15 Derivatives 5 5-15 5-15 Equity Investments 10 20-30 5-15 Fixed Income 12 5-15 10-20 Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning (total) 5 5-15 45-55 Total 100 100 100 Asset Classes (total) *Economics is part of Portfolio Management at Level III www.simplilearn.com
  • 7. Program Path CFA® Level II December June June June CFA® Level III CFA® Level 1 Exam Centers in India June Exam - Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Kolkata December Exam - Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore www.simplilearn.com
  • 8. Examination Fees for June 2014 Exam Curriculum eBook First-time Enrollment Fee Deadline First deadline 25 September 2013 11:59 p.m. ET Second deadline12 February 2014 11:59 p.m. ET Final deadline12 March 2014 11:59 p.m. ET Exam Fee Total Deadline Passed Deadline Passed $440 $800 $1240 $440 $1170 $1610 First-time CFA Program applicants pay an initial one-time enrollment fee; Returning candidates pay only the exam registration fee Examination Registration Process An individual can register for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)® Examination by filling the online application available at www.cfainstitute.org Registration for the examination usually opens about 11 months before the examination date www.simplilearn.com
  • 9. Examination Format CFA® Level I Examination Exam Format Total Examination Questions Pass rate(%)* Examination Duration Exam Type Multiple Choice 240 (divided into 2 sessions) 37% - 38% 3 hours for each session No negative markings CFA® Level II Examination Exam Format Total Examination Questions Pass rate(%)* Examination Duration Exam Type Essay & Item Set Type 20 (divided into 2 sessions) 42% 3 hours for each session No negative markings Exam Results are announced within 60 days after exam date for Level I & Level II CFA® Level III Examination Exam Format Total Examination Questions Pass rate(%)* Examination Duration Exam Type Essay Type 10 – 15 52% 3 hours No negative markings Exam Results are announced 90 days after exam date for Level III www.simplilearn.com
  • 10. What does each exam level cover? At Level I, basic knowledge and comprehension questions are asked focusing on asset valuation. Level II further emphasizes analysis along with application, while Level III focuses on synthesizing basic knowledge with evaluation tools and analytical methods. LEVEL I–TOOLS • Tools and concepts that apply to investment valuation and portfolio management • Basic concepts regarding asset classes, securities, and markets • CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct LEVEL II–ASSET VALUATION • Application of tools and concepts of investment valuation • Industry and company analysis • Analysis of investment vehicles and instruments • CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct LEVEL III–PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT • Management of institutional and individual portfolios • Management of specific asset class portfolios • CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct www.simplilearn.com
  • 11. Calculator Usage Only two calculator models are authorized for use during CFA Program exams: • Texas Instruments BA II Plus (including BA II Plus Professional) • Hewlett Packard 12C (including the HP 12C Platinum, 12C Platinum 25th anniversary edition, 12C 30th anniversary edition, and HP 12C Prestige) www.simplilearn.com
  • 12. What Job Does CFA prepare you for? www.simplilearn.com
  • 13. Top CFA recruiters www.simplilearn.com
  • 14. Simplilearn CFA Level I Workshop The workshop shall help in: • • • • Preparing for a exam having globally recognized professional credential Demonstrating one as a skilled finance and investment professional Demonstrating one’s practical skills on finance Opening up greater prospects in the career field Who should attend ? • Students who want to enter finance or investment profession • Career changers (students with non-investment backgrounds) to gain broader professional expertise and to make a career change into the investment profession www.simplilearn.com
  • 15. Simplilearn Credentials Simplilearn is global training provider for professional certifications and have trained more than 75000 professional across 150+ countries. We are regular classroom and corporate training provider for PMP, CFA, FRM, PRINCE2, ITIL, CISSP. Some of the credentials (but not limited to) to be noted for Simplilearn are: • Global Registered Education Provider (REP) of PMI, USA. Our REP ID is 3147 • CFA Institute Prep Providers for CFA Level I • GARP Exam Preparation Providers for FRM Part I www.simplilearn.com
  • 16. Why Simplilearn ? • Simplilearn is listed as a ‘CFA Training Provider/Exam Prep Provider’ by CFA Institute, USA • Simplilearn provides both Blended Model of Learning as well as Online based training for CFA® courses along with providing Live Virtual Class & Practice Tests • 24/7 customer support via chat, email and phone • Interactive classroom sessions conducted by highly qualified and experienced instructors www.simplilearn.com
  • 17. CFA® Level 1: Online Training Offerings CFA® Level 1 Online Training includes:• 10 full length audio-video chapters as per CFA® Level 1 syllabus • 6 full-length CFA® Level 1 Test Papers • Each test paper consists of 240 questions with detailed answers • Usage of Financial Calculators chapter included • 24/7 Access to Course content (30/60/90/180 days access) • Access to Moderated Discussion Forums, Free Resources & Blogs • 24/7 Customer Support via Telephone, Email & Chat • Price :- INR 5,000 for 30 days access www.simplilearn.com
  • 18. CFA® (Level 1): Classroom Training Offerings CFA® Level I Classroom Training with 100% Money Back Guarantee • 100 hours CFA® Level 1 Classroom Training • Access to CFA® Level 1 e-learning content (180 days) • 6 CFA® Level 1 Sample Tests with 240 questions each • Access to Moderated Discussion Forums, Free Resources & Blogs • 24/7 Customer Support Via Telephone, Email & Chat • Venue – Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Bangalore • Price :- INR 18,000 www.simplilearn.com
  • 19. CFA® (Level 1) Virtual Classroom Training Offerings CFA® Level Live Virtual Classroom Training with 100% Money Back Guarantee • 100 Hours Live Virtual Class • Downloadable recordings for all sessions • Access to CFA® Level 1 e-learning Content (180 Days access) • 6 CFA® Level 1 Sample Tests (240 Questions each) • 60 Hours PMI PDU Certificate • Access to Moderated Discussion Forums, Free Resources & Blogs • 24/7 Customer Support via Telephone, Email & Chat • Price :- INR 18,000 www.simplilearn.com
  • 20. CFA® (Level 1) Practice Test Offerings • • • • • • • CFA® Level 1 Exam Practice Tests 6 full-length CFA® Level 1 Mock Test (one can buy any number of tests) 30 Day Access Each Test consists of 240 Questions Access to Moderated Discussion Forum, Free Resources & Blogs 24/7 Customer Support via Telephone, Email & Chat Price starting INR 500 www.simplilearn.com
  • 21. To know more about our certifications kindly visit – http://www.simplilearn.com/financemanagement Contact us: Md. Mohsin (mohd.mohsin@simplilearn.com) +91 80 6568 1106 Subin S (subin@simplilearn.com) +91 8880280398 | +91-80 3009 4654 Kaustov K (kaustov@simplilearn.com) +91 80- 6568 4678 www.simplilearn.com