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CFA Level 1 Ethics Quick 1 hour review

Do a quick review of the Ethics topics in one hour before the CFA exam
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Created by Tanuja Yadav
Last updated 4/2016
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Description

This short and concise course on Ethics will give you a quick recap of all Ethics topics for the CFA exam. I will introduce you to the six components of the Code of Ethics and the seven Standards of Professional Conduct. In five short lectures of 10 to 15 mins I will help you revise the Ethics course covering the Code, Standards their application, best practices and then cover GIPS and its key features. In under an hour I will revise the Ethics topics and make you confident of passing the exam.

In the first lecture I will describe the structure of the Professional Conduct Program and the process for enforcement of the Code and Standards. Then we will go through the six components of the Code of Ethics and the seven Standards of Professional Conduct. Finally I will explain the ethical responsibilities required by the Code and Standards including its subsections.

In the second and third lectures I will cover application of the Code and Standards to situations involving issues of professional integrity. I will help you to distinguish between conduct that conforms and one that violates the Code and Standards. Then we will go ever recommended practices and procedures designed to prevent violations of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.

I introduce you to the GIPS standard in the fourth lecture. Within it I will cover construction and purpose of composites in performance reporting and requirements for verification. Finally in the fifth lecture the GIPS standard is covered in more detail and explain describe the nine major sections of the GIPS standards.

Be aware that this course is not a substitute for reading the CBOK. I urge you to read it to get a good understanding of Ethics for CFA and then use these lectures for quick and confident review before the exam.


Who is the target audience?
  • CFA candidates
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What Will I Learn?
Have good knowledge of Ethics topics for CFA exam
Be confident of performing well on Ethics portion of the CFA exam
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Requirements
  • Should preferably have read Ethics topic from CFA CBOK.
Curriculum For This Course
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Ethical and Professional Standards
7 Lectures 01:01:30

The candidate should be able to:

  • describe the structure of the CFA Institute Professional Conduct Program and the process for the enforcement of the Code and Standards;
  • state the six components of the Code of Ethics and the seven Standards of Professional Conduct;
  • explain the ethical responsibilities required by the Code and Standards, including the sub-sections of each Standard.
Preview 08:32

The candidate should be able to:

  • demonstrate the application of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct to situations involving issues of professional integrity;
  • distinguish between conduct that conforms to the Code and Standards and conduct that violates the Code and Standards;
  • recommend practices and procedures designed to prevent violations of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.
Preview 18:31

The candidate should be able to:

  • demonstrate the application of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct to situations involving issues of professional integrity;
  • distinguish between conduct that conforms to the Code and Standards and conduct that violates the Code and Standards;
  • recommend practices and procedures designed to prevent violations of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.
READING 2. GUIDANCE FOR STANDARDS V-VII
14:38

The candidate should be able to:

  • explain why the GIPS standards were created, what parties the GIPS standards apply to, and who is served by the standards;
  • explain the construction and purpose of composites in performance reporting;
  • explain the requirements for verification.
READING 3. INTRODUCTION TO THE GLOBAL INVESTMENT PERFORMANCE STANDARDS (GIPS)
05:23

The candidate should be able to:

  • describe the key features of the GIPS standards and the fundamentals of compliance;
  • describe the scope of the GIPS standards with respect to an investment firm’s definition and historical performance record;
  • explain how the GIPS standards are implemented in countries with existing standards for performance reporting and describe the appropriate response when the GIPS standards and local regulations conflict;
  • describe the nine major sections of the GIPS standards.
READING 4. THE GIPS STANDARDS
12:30

Questions should be completed in less than 15 minutes with minimum 80% accuracy


Acknowledgements: Institute, CFA CFA Institute Level I Volume 1 Ethical and Professional Standards and Quantitative Methods. Wiley Global Finance. VitalSource Bookshelf Online.

Ethics Review Quiz
10 questions

Try and answer these questions in less than 15 minutes with 90% accuracy.


Acknowledgements: Institute, CFA CFA Institute Level I Volume 1 Ethical and Professional Standards and Quantitative Methods. Wiley Global Finance. VitalSource Bookshelf Online.

Practice Quiz 1
10 questions

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About the Instructor
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A CFA charter holder, I have extensive experience in the field of F&A outsourcing and have worked on various projects within the F&A Arena. I have 11 years of experience in F&A delivery, handling end to end finance and accounting processes, F&A practice and process improvement. I am also a visiting faculty with International College of Financial Planning, New Delhi where I have taken classes for CFA L 2 and 3. I have my own channel on Youtube on Finance and Investments.

Specialties: Finance, Fixed Income, Treasury, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Reconciliation, Fixed Asset and Project accounting, Solution development, F&A Training, SOX testing, Fraud risk assessment and Process streamlining.

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