ABOUT THE CFA® PROGRAM
The CFA® Program provides the strongest foundation in advanced investment, analysis, and real-world portfolio management skills for a career advantage you will use at all stages of your career. This globally recognised credential is held by over 150,000 professionals across 163 countries.
WHO TAKES THIS PROGRAM?
Show future employers your commitment and discipline to a finance career
PEOPLE IN FINANCE
Validate your experience and enhance your knowledge and career prospects
The most recognised charter to attain finance and investment skills
WHY GET THIS CHARTER?
STRONG ETHICAL FOUNDATIONS
Demonstrate a recognized commitment to professionalism and gain confidence in navigating ethical issues
Gain access to a powerful global network of top industry professionals and connect with an exclusive group of outstanding investment professionals
Obtain real-world skills for making complex investment decisions recognized and welcomed by markets and employers globally
WHAT IS THE CURRICULUM?
Ethical and Professional Standards
Financial Reporting and Analysis
Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning
For detailed curriculum, visit CFA Institute website >
WHO CAN APPLY?
You must have an international travel passport and one of the following:
Undergraduate education: A bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree or be in the final year of your bachelor’s degree program; or
Work experience: Four years of professional work
experience (does not have to be investment related); or
A combination of professional work experience and
education that totals at least four years (part-time
positions do not qualify, and the four-year total must be accrued prior to enrollment).
HOW TO APPLY?
Follow these steps:
Check the registration deadline for the exam
Register for your exam
Or visit CFA Institute website >
We will be happy to give you a free consultation and answer your questions.
Do I need finance experience?
Not to take the exam. But to earn the charter, you will need 4 years of finance experience after finishing your Level lll exam.
Do I need to stop work or studies?
No, you can study for the exam in your own time. Extra help from a prep provider (like us!) can help you pass the paper.
What is the exam like?
There are 3 exams to pass: Level I, II and III. Each exam is 6 hours long and takes about 6 months to study for. You will need financial calculator skills.
Will you register me for the exam?
Create your CFA Institute account and apply through the portal. We can help you if you have any general questions.
How can I prepare for the exam?
Find out more about our study materials and prep courses here.
Read our experts' exam and study tips here.