Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Why The CFA Program?

Leading global recognition These designation is one of the most recognised and respected investment credentials in the world with more than 60 years of legacy. Better job prospects at the top investment firms: The Program has an in-depth focus on financial modelling, portfolio management, and other investment related areas. Top investment firms, asset management, hedge funds value this knowledge base and give more preference to charter holders than other candidates from related fields. Exposure to a variety of roles in finance The Program is not just limited to investment banking and equity research, but plenty of other profiles as well. Today, be it Fintech, Foreign Exchange, Alternative Investments or other offbeat profiles, CFA® chartedholder are the most preferred options for employers. Equipped for analysis and decision-making It enables the students to be adept at decision making by incorporating reasoning and judgment skills in them Enforces ethical standards These charterholders upholds the highest professional standards and abides by a strict code of ethics. Implements global best practices Extensive ongoing analysis ensures that charterholders uphold the best global practices in their work. Delivers practical, real-world skills The charter is conferred after the completion of 4 years of relevant professional engagement, which means that the institute believes in practical skills. The curriculum is also designed in a way which helps you to tackle the real-world scenarios in an effective way. More time and cost-effective than an MBA Finance program The Qualification is one of the best options to an individual who does not have the time or the resources to go through a full-time MBA Finance program for entering the investment finance industry. Networking opportunities for faster career growth: CFA Societies® present worldwide give you access to more resources to boost your career prospects. Being part of these societies will not only increase your networking opportunity but also your chance of landing a dream position. They also post job openings specifically for charter holders.

Who should pursue The CFA® Program?

  • Fresh Graduate: Any fresh graduate willing to make a career into the investment finance industry, will be equipped with the world class knowledge.
  • Investment Industry Professional: A candidate who is already working in the investment finance industry but wants to gain better understanding and recognition.
  • Academician: You are teaching investment finance in your university and college. This designation will give you the platform for better research and better credentials and acceptance
  • Self Understanding: If you are or willing to understand more about portfolio management or want to equip yourself to manager your wealth then CFA® designation becomes the right choice.

Course Structure

This program is split-up into 3 levels

  • Introduction to asset classes-Equity, Fixed Income, Alternatives etc
  • Detailed learning of tools like Financial reporting & analysis, Quants, Economics etc
  • High regard to Ethics

  • Higher dive into valuation of assets- like Equity- Fixed Income- Derivatives
  • Detailed learning of Tools- Financial statement analysis

  • Perspective change into Portfolio management of the assets
  • More than 50% weight to Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning