CFA: Fast Track your career in Finance
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CFA: Fast Track your career in Finance

A one stop shop for all queries that you may have about the CFA Program!
4.4 (27 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,384 students enrolled
Created by Tanuja Yadav
Last updated 4/2016
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Get an understanding about the CFA Charter
Decide whether or not the program is suitable for you
Prepare better for each level of CFA
Choose the appropriate study material for the CFA course
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  • student should have interest in finance
  • Some work experience in the field of finance
  • No additional material required

This course is a series of short lectures which will answer a students queries regarding the CFA program.

Many a times, it's seen that students are either not aware about the higher studies avenues available in Finance field or they are confused about certain programs.

CFA is considered a Gold standard in the Investment Industry and it is a global certification which is well recognised and rewarded. However, it's also a difficult goal to achieve and it's exam pattern and course of study are very different than most other courses and certifications.

Students may be better positioned to complete this program if they had more information about it, while such information is widely available on the Internet and even on the CFA official website, in no one place are all the answers of CFA aspirants consolidated.

I have therefore, launched this course to bridge this gap. Through this series of short videos, the student can get all the information they seek regarding the CFA program in a very short span of time and in one place.

The course is split up in two sessions, one for those who are indecisive about the CFA program and the other for those who have decided to go ahead with it.

To help you decide whether or not to do CFA by helping them answer questions such as What is CFA, Why Should you do CFA? Is CFA the right course for you?, What does it take to do CFA?, CFA Structure and course of Study and Historical pass rates.

Once you have decided to pursue CFA then you would like to know the Structure of each level exam, Prep guidelines for Each Level, Tips for taking Each Level exam and the like.

This is a very interesting and informative series which will help finance students immenesly!

Who is the target audience?
  • Students aspiring to do CFA
  • Students enrolled for any level of CFA
  • Students indecisive about CFA or MBA finance
  • Candidates who have dropped out of CFA after a few unsuccessful attempts
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Curriculum For This Course
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Deciding to pursue CFA
7 Lectures 33:45

This lecture gives a brief introduction of the Instructor and takes you through the outline and contents of the course!

Preview 04:32

This lecture will talk about what CFA stands for!

Preview 02:33

This lecture talks about the 5 major benefits of attaining the CFA Charter!

Benefits of doing CFA!

This lecture talks about the alternatives available and the kind of commitment required to do CFA

To do or not to do CFA!

This course talks about the CFA charter requirements and the time it takes to complete the program.

What does it take to do CFA

This lecture discusses the structure of the Program, the topic areas covered, their weights and the learning focus in each level.

Structure of CFA

All candidates who sit for a CFA Program exam are provided with "pass" or "did not pass" exam result and a summary of their performance in each topic area.

Candidates who do not pass the exam are provided with additional information regarding their performance relative to all other candidates who did not pass.

After you receive your exam result, you may register for the next exam. If you do not pass an exam, the Institute encourages you to use your detailed exam result report to guide your studies and re-take the exam at a later date. You can take as much time as you need before registering for the next exam.

Historical Pass rates
Planning the Course of Study
4 Lectures 30:50

This lecture presents the structure of the CFA Level Exam and the procedure to enroll for CFA Level 1

Structure of CFA Level 1

This lecture gives 10 tips to keep in mind when preparing for CFA Exam

Preview 12:14

Bonus Lecture: Coupon codes and Access to free courses
Bonus Section: Preview of CFA Syllabus
10 Lectures 01:00:15
Bonus Lecture: Ethics Preview

Bonus Lecture: Quantitative Analysis Preview

Bonus Lecture: Economics Preview

Bonus Lecture: Derivatives Investments Preview

Bonus Lecture: Portfolio Management Preview

Bonus Lecture: Financial Reporting and Analysis Preview

Bonus Lecture: Fixed Income Preview

Bonus Lecture: Corporate Finance Preview

Bonus Lecture: Alternate Investment Preview

Bonus Lecture: Equity Investments Preview
About the Instructor
Tanuja Yadav
4.1 Average rating
312 Reviews
10,737 Students
17 Courses
Chartered Financial Analyst

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.