Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

In-Classroom Hours: 12/ Online Hours: 5
Retail Price: $550.00

General Information:

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Course Overview:

This eCoach Exam Prep course is a comprehensive online study guide for the Chartered Financial Analyst ® (CFA ®) exam conducted by CFA Institute.

The tutorials have been designed based on the Level I of the CFA ®  Program structure and the latest learning outcome statements. The eCoach consists of 76 modules covering all the study sessions required for the Level I of the CFA ® Program. It has every formula, definition, concept and application for all subjects covered in the exam. While the interactive study modules foster benchmarking and self-assessment against other candidates, the mock exams are modeled on the same lines as the final exam.

This eCoach Exam Prep course is useful not only for those pursuing certification but also for everyone as a valuable reference tool and benchmark of Financial Analysis competency as per Global Certification Standards.

Course Outline:

  • Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct
  • Guidance for Standards I - VII
  • Introduction to Global Investment Performance Standards
  • Global Investment Performance Standards
  • The Time Value of Money
  • Discounted Cash Flow Applications
  • Statistical Concepts and Market Returns
  • Probability Concepts
  • Common Probability Distributions
  • Sampling and Estimation
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Technical Analysis
  • Demand and Supply Analysis: Introduction
  • Demand and Supply Analysis: Consumer Demand
  • Demand and Supply Analysis: The Firm
  • The Firm and Market Structures
  • Aggregate Output, Prices, and Economic Growth
  • Understanding Business Cycles
  • Monetary and Fiscal Policy
  • International Trade and Capital Flows
  • Currency Exchange Rates
  • Financial Statement Analysis: An Introduction
  • Financial Reporting Mechanics
  • Financial Reporting Standards
  • Understanding Income Statements
  • Understanding the Balance Sheet
  • Understanding the Cash Flow Statement
  • Financial Analysis Techniques
  • Inventories
  • Long-lived Assets
  • Income Taxes
  • Non-current (Long-term) Liabilities
  • Financial Reporting Quality: Red Flags and Accounting Warning Signs
  • Accounting Shenanigans on the Cash Flow Statement
  • Financial Statement Analysis: Applications
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Cost of Capital
  • Measures of Leverage
  • Dividends and Share Repurchases: Basics
  • Working Capital Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • The Corporate Governance of Listed Companies: A Manual for Investors
  • Portfolio Management: An Overview
  • Portfolio Risk and Return: Part I
  • Portfolio Risk and Return: Part II
  • Basics of Portfolio Planning and Construction
  • Market Organization and Structure
  • Security Market Indices
  • Market Efficiency
  • Overview of Equity Securities
  • Introduction to Industry and Company Analysis
  • Equity Valuation: Concepts and Basic Tools
  • Features of Debt Securities
  • Risks Associated with Investing in Bonds
  • Overview of Bond Sectors and Instruments
  • Understanding Yield Spreads
  • Introduction to the Valuation of Debt Securities
  • Yield Measures, Spot Rates, and Forward Rates
  • Introduction to the Measurement of Interest Rate Risk
  • Derivative Markets and Instruments
  • Forward Markets and Contracts
  • Futures Markets and Contracts
  • Option Markets and Contracts
  • Swap Markets and Contracts
  • Risk Management Applications of Option Strategies
  • Alternative Investments
  • Investing in Commodities
  • Mock Exam

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