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    CFA Level 1 Coaching

    Program Highlights

    180 Hours of Intensive Training

    Live Classroom Learning

    100% Placement Assistance

    Practical Learning

    Case Studies

    Recorded Classes

    10+

    Other Features

    Why Us

    Trust and Confidence

    We have trained 5,000+ CFA Aspirant. With enough experience in hand, our course is excellently structured

    Full-time Trainers

    We don’t hire part time faculty. All our CFA trainers are fully employed with us to help you on every step.

    High Passing Rate

    We have been able to maintain a high passing rate of more than 90% in our Coaching.

    Practical Learning Methods

    We make sure you retain the learnings by using practical and real life examples.

    CFA Level 1 Coaching Eligibility

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    CFA Level 1 Course Curriculum

    TWSS is 10+ year old CFA® Prep Provider and gives training for all subjects of the CFA® Program with a 91% Passing Rate in both classroom and online program.

    • How capital budgeting decisions are made, effects of leverage i.e. debt on the health of company
    • Detailed analysis and computation of WACC which represents the return expectations of investors, working capital management
    • Growing importance of ESG investing, project evaluation through spreadsheet models, comparison of various valuation models
    • Dividend policies of a firm and Modigliani–Miller propositions regarding capital structure
    • Details about types of merger, acquisitions & divestitures, motivation behind M&A & merger defence techniques.

    Its weightage is 8-12% in Level 1, 5-10% in Level 2 and is not tested in Level 3.

    • Analysis of various financial statements published by companies
    • In depth understanding of components of financial statements
    • Calculating and interpreting of variety of ratios such as profitability ratios, liquidity ratios, turnover ratios etc
    • Differences between IFRS and US GAAP while book keeping are discussed
    • Management of intercorporate investments
    • Discussion of employee compensation measures such as pension and retirement benefits along with differences in their treatment in IFRS and US GAAP
    • How a company manages multinational operations which involves exposure of currency and other risks
    • Analysis of financial institutes & evaluation the quality of financial reporting done by company is also discussed

    Its weightage is 13-17% in Level 1, 10-15% in Level 2 and is not tested in Level 3.

    • Various valuation models such as discounted cashflow approach, dividend discount model, public company analysis & precedent transaction analysis
    • Explains the need for doing industry and company analysis, forecast prices of security and determine whether they are undervalued, fairly valued or overvalued
    • Calculation of index and its returns (price and total returns)

    Its weightage is 10-12% in Level 1, 10-15% in Level 2 and 10-15% in Level 3.

    • Various financial assets other than traditional stocks and bonds including Hedge Funds, commodities derivatives, real estate, collectibles, REITs, private equity, venture capital.

    Its weightage is 5-8% in Level 1, 5-10% in Level 2 and 5-10% in Level 3.

    • Details of Future, forwards, options, swaps and FRA
    • Uses of derivative in various situations
    • Pricing and valuation of derivatives instruments
    • Strategies used to reduce risks using derivatives.

    Its weightage is 5-8% in Level 1, 5-10% in Level 2 and 5-10% in Level 3.

    • Securitization creation of fixed-income securities backed by certain (typically less liquid) assets
    • Valuation and analysis of fixed income securities
    • Understanding various types of spreads and impact of change in return with changes in inflation
    • Management of active portfolio comprising of fixed income securities and various strategies.

    Its weightage is 10-12% in Level 1, 10-15% in Level 2 and 15-20% in Level 3.

    • Quantitative and statistical methods and techniques such as returns distribution
    • Various statistical measures such as z-distribution, chi- square, f-distribution
    • Linear & Multiple regression
    • Time series and cross-sectional analysis
    • Big Data Projects, Machine learning & Fintech.

    Its weightage is 8-12% in Level 1, 5-10% in Level 2 and is not tested in Level 3.

    • Includes identification of risk tolerance of individuals or corporates and manages that risk
    • Difference between systematic risk and unsystematic risk
    • Creation and management of portfolio comprises of hedge funds, equity, fixed income, alternative investments and proper asset allocation at the given level of risk
    • Calculation and interpretation of portfolio return and risk using portfolio standard deviation. Various new topics such as Technical Analysis and Fintech are recently included in this reading.

    Its weightage is 5-8% in Level 1, 10-15% in Level 2 and 35-40% in Level 3.

    • The most important topics in CFA Exam which aims to develop a framework which promotes ethical behaviour in investment industry by providing 7 standards which every CFA Charter holder, member and candidate must follow.
    • Various recommendations and mandatory practices are written in this study session which needs to be taken in consideration while doing any job.
    • Introduction to Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) standards in level.

    Its weightage is 15-20% in Level 1, 10-15% in Level 2 and 10-15% in Level 3.

    • General economics term like demand supply, equilibrium, inflation, monetary policy, fiscal policy, currency exchange rate, balance of payments, producer or consumer surplus, market organisation and structure, business cycles, various theories, aggregate output etc.
    • The main objective of this study session is to create a link between economy and financial markets by explaining the changes caused in financial markets by economy.

    Its weightage is 8-12% in Level 1, 5-10%% in Level 2 and 5-10% in Level 3.

    Certifications That Get to Work

    Once candidates are through with the FMVA Training, Candidates get certificate from The Wall Street School in Financial Modeling and Valuations. Certification from The Wall Street School is a revered Certificate in the Finance Industry recognized by Many Corporate and Financial Institutions. Sample Certificate is attached for reference

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    Placement Assistance Services

    With an experience of placing 4,000 students across 250+ Investment Banks, we recommend the students to opt for our Investment Banking program, along with the CFA prep course to make their profile more relevant for core finance job roles.

    Thus, we offer our placement services to students who opt this combination of courses.

    Feel free to view our different packages here if you want to enroll for our placement services

    Enrollment & Fees Structure

    The program is meant for all candidates seeking to appear for CFA L1 exams conducted by the CFA® Institute in the current or next year.

    Level 1 Program

    • Duration: Video validity till clearing your Exam
    • Hours: 120+ hours of training
    • Accessible Anytime
    • Course Fee: Rs 29,500/-

    Level 2 Program

    • Duration: Video validity till clearing your Exam
    • Hours: 120+ hours of training
    • Accessible Anytime
    • Course Fee: Rs 31,000/-

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    Financial Modeling and Valuations Certification training is conducted by Full Time industry experts who have themselves worked in major Investment Banks, consulting private equity and equity research firms.

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    FAQ's

    CFA® Level 1 Coaching

    The CFA exam has three levels. You should prepare for at least six months for each level. So, if you pass all three levels one after another, you could complete the CFA exam in 18 months. But it’s a bit challenging to pass all three levels in a row because most students have other things to do besides studying for the CFA, like work or other responsibilities. On average, it takes candidates around 3 to 4 years to finish all the levels.

    • CFA Level I exam pass rate close to 41%
    • CFA Level II exam pass rate close to 45%
    • CFA Level III exam pass rate close to 52%

    (Based on 10-year average pass rate)

    The CFA Institute doesn’t reveal the exact minimum passing score. Instead, the MPS (Minimum Passing Score) for each attempt is determined by the CFA Institute Board of Governors. From what we’ve observed, scoring around 70% is generally needed to successfully pass the exam.

    • For CFA Level I, there will be 180 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) with three options: one right and two wrong.
    • For CFA Level II, there will be 22 case-study MCQs. Each case study will have 4 MCQs.
    • In CFA Level III, there will be 11 case-study MCQs and 11 sets of essay questions.

    Each level of the CFA exam takes place in one day and lasts for 4 hours and 30 minutes.

    For CFA Level I and II: Within 5-7 weeks of taking the exam

    For CFA Level III: Within 6-8 weeks of taking the exam 

    Meet any of the following enrolment requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Undergraduate student (while they are in their second last year of graduation)
    • Professional work experience including internships (4,000 hours of work experience acquired over minimum of three years). Professional work experience does not need to be investment related.

    One-time enrolment fee of $350 when you register with CFA Institute. For each level, you have to exam fee. Early exam fee $900 and Standard exam fee $1,200.

    Additionally, candidates have to pay 18% GST on above fees.

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