CFA training program

CFA Level 1 training program from PwC’s Academy in Georgia

What is CFA?

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter is an investment credential which is granted by the CFA Institute to investment and finance professionals. CFA program is recognized worldwide for its focus on current investment knowledge, analytical skills and ethical standards. It is one of the most respected finance credentials in the world.

 Benefits of obtaining the qualification:

  • Instant recognition. As CFA charter is known and respected worldwide, obtaining it provides you with instant credibility among finance professionals
  • Career advancement.  Holding the qualification makes you more desirable for many positions.
  • Leading body of knowledge. By mastering the CFA program’s curriculum, you get access to the leading technical knowledge in finance.

Why to study with PwC Academy?

PwС Academy brings to you vast experience of conducting successful trainings in CFA. We have instructors with international experience.

Only PwC Academy offers an extremely attractive cost-value proposition which brings world-class training and has been priced to be well within the reach of professionals working in Georgia.

Eligibility

Entrance requirements for the CFA Program are as follows:

  • Have a bachelor's (or equivalent) degree
    1. or be in the final year of your bachelor's degree program at the time of registration
    2. or have four years of professional work experience (does not have to be investment related)
    3. or have a combination of professional work and college experience that totals at least four years. Part-time positions do not qualify, and the four-year total must be accrued prior to enrollment. Be sure you understand the Professional Conduct Statement and Candidate Responsibility Statement.
  1. Be prepared to take the exams in English.
  2. Have a valid international travel passport (required for exam registration and admission to the test center).

Structure of the training program

Date

Weekday

Start time

End time

Duration

4-May-14

Sunday

10:00

18:00

8 hours

5-May-14

Monday

10:00

18:00

8 hours

6-May-14

Tuesday

10:00

18:00

8 hours

10-May-14

Saturday

16:00

20:00

4 hours

17-May-14

Saturday

16:00

20:00

4 hours

24-May-14

Saturday

16:00

20:00

4 hours

26-May-14

Monday

16:00

20:00

4 hours

These training modules will prepare the candidates to sit CFA Level I exam which will be held on 7 June 2014.
The exam is set in English.
The deadline for registering for the training program is 5 March 2014.
However, there is early registration discount for those candidates who register before or on 10 February 2014.
The training program will be conducted in English language. Training materials will be in English.
For more information on CFA Program, visit http://www.cfainstitute.org/programs/cfaprogram/

Fee

Fee for the training program per participant (without VAT) is determined based on the following schedule:

  • 1,300 USD if the participant registers and pays before or on 10-Feb-14;
  • 1,400 USD if the participant registers and pays between 10-Feb-14 and 5-Mar-14.

The fee for the training program covers:

  1. Access to 60+ hours of lecture videos covering each of the modules in depth;
  2. 50+ hours of in-class revision sessions;
  3. A series of tests during the programme to monitor your progress
  4. Access to over 2,000 questions in the form of practice modules, mock exam  and revision question bank
  5. One paper-based mock exam
  6. Detailed guidance on exam strategies and tips

Please note that the fee for the training program does not cover the cost of registration for the actual CFA Level I exam. The candidates should register for exam with CFA Institute directly.

CFA Institute registration fees for June 2014 exam:

 

Deadlines

 

25-Sep-13

12-Feb-14

12-Mar-14

First-time enrollment fee

440 USD

440 USD

440 USD

CFA Level 1exam registration fee

620 USD

800 USD

1,170 USD

Total cost

1,060 USD

1,240 USD

1,610 USD

90% discount to the next training session

If you actually sit June 2014 CFA Level 1 exam and do not pass, we will give you 90% discount to the next training session organized by PwC’s Academy in Georgia subject to the following conditions:

    • You are paying for the training program on your own (e.g. not sponsored by your employer),
    • You have attended all of the revision sessions and have completed all interim tests,
    • You have set and scored more than 75% on the mock exam.

For more details please see the attached booklet.

How to register?

In order to register for the training program, you will need to fill out and submit our online registration form at Online Registration latest by 5 March 2014. However, you are encouraged to register as early as possible in order to take advantage of the early registration discount outlined above.

Contacts

If you have any administrative questions, please contact:

Irma Gogotishvili
Marketing Coordinator
Office: +995 32 250 80 22
irma.gogotishvili@ge.pwc.com
 

For questions related to the content of the program or eligibility, please contact:

Rusa Gegeshidze
Program Manager
Office: +995 32 2508038
rusa.gegeshidze@ge.pwc.com