CFA® Level 1 2014 – Quantitative Methods
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CFA® Level 1 2014 – Quantitative Methods

Level 1 2014 CFA® Program [Jun and Dec 2014 Exams]. This program covers the topic of Quantitative Methods
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Last updated 3/2015
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What Will I Learn?
  • Enable the participants to apply this concepts in the Level 1 Examination of CFA® Program to be held in June & December 2014
  • Enable the participants to understand the key concepts in Quantitative Methods
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Requirements
  • No specific pre-requisite knowledge required as such, however a basic understanding of financial services (especially investment management industry) will be useful
  • Also an understanding on the basic concepts will help the participants gain a better understanding
Description

Looking for a way to bring the CFA Level I curriculum to life?

Let AFT's expert tutors break down the Study Sessions into easy-to-digest video lectures.

Our charterholder faculty have been preparing candidates for the CFA exams for over 15 years, and every one of our tutors knows what it’s like to balance work with the demanding CFA exams. Our Tutors will help you make the most of your revision time with this comprehensive set of video lectures.

Who takes the CFA exams? The CFA charter is an elite designation. It is considered the gold standard within the investment profession, and its typical candidates include fund managers, analysts, investment bankers, portfolio managers and traders. The designation is career-enhancing, well respected, credible, globally recognised and globally relevant.

What does the Level I Quantitative Methods curriculum cover?

How does the Level I exam work? The Level I exam is held twice a year, in June and December, at a number of test centres around the globe. At Level I, the exam consists of two 3-hour multiple choice papers, each containing 120 questions, which are both taken on the same day. The exams are administered by CFA Institute, the leading global association of investment professionals, who recommend candidates spend a minimum of 300 hours preparing for each Level.

Who is the target audience?
  • Level 1 2014 Exam Candidates for the CFA® Program [June or December 2014 Exam
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Quantitative Methods - Applicaton - The Time Value of Money
9 Lectures 01:20:06

In this session we understand the Time Value of Money & also look the Future Value of a Cash Flow with Examples

Preview 16:09

In this session, we understand the Present Value of a single cash flow with Examples & in the later part we also take a look at Present Value of a series of CF's also called as 'Annuity' with different examples

Present Value of a Single CF & Ordinary Annuity
11:17

In this session, we look at the other type of Annuity which is Annuity Due with examples as a part of our understanding of the 'Time Value of Money'

Annuity Due
07:52

In this session, we understand the Present Value of Perpetuity as part of our understanding of the 'Time Value of Money'

Present value of Perpetuity
03:43

In this session, we understand the concept of Loan Amortization

Loan Amortization
05:49

Effective Annual Rate (EAR) & Discounted Cash-Flow applications
06:35

Net Present Value (NPV)
05:23

In this session, we understand the IRR & Return Mesurements as a part of our understanding of the concept of the 'Time Value of Money'

Internal Rate of Return (IRR) & Return Mesurements
13:55

We continue from our previous example on the different types of Return Mesurements

Other types of Return Mesurements
09:23
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Statistical Concepts and Market Returns
5 Lectures 01:01:17

In this session, we understand statistics with examples and Measures of Central Tendency

Statistical Concepts and Market Returns - Overview
19:41

In this session, we continue from our previous session to the different types of mean i.e Arithmethic Mean, Weighted Average Mean, Geometric Mean & Harmonic Mean

Return Average - Mean
12:50

In this session, we look at the Mean Absolute Deviation (MAD) & Quantiles with examples

Mean Absolute Deviation (MAD) & Quantiles
07:17

In this session, we understand the Variance & Standard Deviation & also look at he Coefficient of variation ratio as part of understanding of Risk-Return Ratio

Variance & Standard Deviation & Risk-Return Ratio
10:27

We continue from our previous example of understanding the Risk-Return Ratio and continue with Sharpe Ratio and also look at certain diagrams to understand Normal Districution, skewness & also look at the Kurtosis diagram

Sharpe Ratio
11:02
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Sampling & Estimation
3 Lectures 40:01

In this session, we understand the concept of Sampling & take a look at Standard Errors with example

Sampling - Overview & Standard Errors
13:45

Standard Error - Implication - Confidence Interval
16:18

Standard Error - Implication Z Formula & Issues with Sampling
09:58
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Hypothesis Testing
3 Lectures 36:51

In this session, we overview the Hypothesis Testing & look at the 5 Standard Steps to follow to solve any hypothesis

Hypothesis Testing - Overview & Standard Steps
08:41

We take a look at some examples to understand the hypothesis testing topic in detail

Hypothesis Testing - Examples
15:46

Type of hypothesis Test - F Test & P Value
12:24
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Probability
7 Lectures 01:15:56
Probablity Concepts - Overview
05:35

Understanding the Concept of Probabilty using charts and diagrams
09:05

Probablity Concepts - Additional Rule
11:31

Independent Events - Test of Independence & Expected Value
06:32

In this session, we look at the Probablity weighted variance & standard deviation, labeling & selection using Permutation and Combination

Probablity weighted variance & standard deviation
13:20

Binomial Distribution, Uniform Random Variable & Confidence Interval
16:49

In this session, we understand the concept of Z & Roy's Safety First Criterion with Examples

The concept of Z & Roy's Safety First Criterion
13:04
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