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The Danish Finance Society/CFA Society Denmark's CFA Level 1 COURSE 2017 - CANCELLED


Note: The course language is Danish!

The basic idea of The Danish Finance Society/CFA Society Denmark's CFA courses is to help with preperation for the CFA exam. Over the past 10 years the pass rate for the Level I exam has varied between 34% and 62%. 

 
As in previous years, there will only be offered one course for CFA Level I in 2017 which will be held in the spring. Thus, The Danish Finance Society/CFA Society Denmark does not offer a course in connection with the December-exam.

Since we do not have first hand knowledge of the quality of the courses offered on the market, we are unfortunately unable to recommend any of the other providers. However, you are welcome to contact the secretariat on +45 33 32 42 75 or mail@finansforeningen.dk to get information about some of the courses offered in e.g. Frankfurt or Zürich before the December-exam for Level I and the spring–exams for Level II / Level III.

The structure and content is based on more than 10 years of experience, but since 2012 the teaching has been carried out by CFA Charterholders. The program for this course is outlined below. The course is spread over 12 sessions on Tuesday evenings, at 17-21 PM. The last two evenings are reserved for two mock exams, which are inclduded in the course fee. Additionally, there will be an introduction meeting for participants.

The topics for the rest of the evenings are chosen based on the CFA Candidate Body of Knowledge and the content is closely correlated with the CFA Study Session Outline, which is where the CFA recommended readings are listed.

As part of the learning process study groups can be established for those participants who are interested in doing so. The aim of a study group is that the group's participants, in addition to individual training, organise a purposeful study plan for learning syllabus and arrange regular group meetings.

The courses are organised by an advisory group of Danish CFA charterholders. Their experience with the format of American exams has been valuable in regards to prioritising the teaching. The teaching is mainly carried out by people who have experience with the CFA course.      

 

 

 

For further information about the CFA Program
 


Level 1 2017

Note that the weekly schedule outlined below is a tentative program. It will be updated continuously.
 
Program:

 

Date
Topic
 Instructor

 14 December '16

Intro meeting for course participants
(4 PM - 5:00 PM)
 
 10 January
Quantative Methods
 Torben Klint, CFA
 24 January Economics  Nicholas Clark, CFA
 7 February

 21 February
Financial Reporting I

Financial Reporting II
 Anders Grønning, CFA
 Lars Hemmingsen, CFA
 28 February Corporate Fin./
Equity   
 Michael Andersen, CFA
 og Jacob Pedersen, CFA
 14 March Equity  Jacob Pedersen, CFA
 28 March
Fixed Income
 Kenneth Brandborg, CFA
 4 April
Derivatives
 Henning Hansen, CFA
 18 April
Portfolio Management & Wealth Planning/Alt. Investments
 Dennis Lanther, CFA
 25 April
Ethics
 Niels Markvorsen, CFA
 2 May
 16 May
Mock exam 1
Mock exam 2
 

 

Teachers:

In 2017, the teaching will be carried out by CFA Charterholders.They have been through the CFA Program themselves, understand the exam requirements and have solid practical experience being experts within their respective fields.

The teaching is supported by SimCorp, Nordea, Sydbank, CMP - Capital Market Partners, Finanstilsynet and IWC among others. These companies provide the instructors, premises and possible refreshments for the course.
 

Curriculum:

Study sessions refer to the 2017 CFA Level I Study Session Outline. A Study Session Outline can be downloaded from http://www.cfainstitute.org/cfaprogram/courseofstudy/Pages/study_sessions.aspx
 

Curriculum: When you register for the CFA exam curriculum for the course is included in your registration fee. It is recommended to read the entire curriculum, cf. Study Session Outline.  


Compendium: Course participants who wish to purchase Schweser's Study Packages can get a 20% discount on selected items. Go to Schweser's homepage and type in the discount code Copenhagen

Registration and payment:

Early-bird price: When registrering before November 16th 2016, the course fee is 6.800 DKK incl. mock exams, exempt from VAT. In addition to this, membership of the Society costs 1.750 DKK for 2017.

From November 16th, the course fee is 7.800 DKK incl. mock exams, exempt from VAT. In addition to this, membership of the Society costs 1.750 DKK (100 DKK for students) for 2017.

Registrations will be accepted as long as there are spaces available. The course fee will be invoiced regularly. If cancellation takes place after invoicing, an administration fee of DKK 500 will be charged. From December 7th 2016, none of the course fee will be refunded. 
 

Questions:

Find answers to your questions at our FAQ site. For further information, please contact the secretariat at +45 33 32 42 75 or send an e-mail to mail@finansforeningen.dk 
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