Understand the Concepts Needed to Succeed in Research Challenge

Refresh your understanding of the complex topics and skills you need to succeed in CFA Institute’s Research Challenge. Our instructors’ expertise ranges in exam prep for the Chartered Financial Analyst® exams, Securities Licensing, and CFP® certification. In addition to the technical knowledge required to make it through each round, our experts provide tips and tricks for soft skills such as public speaking and effective teamwork.

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Cash Flows Fundamentals

Cash Flow is one of the most important metrics in finance. This lesson helps you with the Financial Analysis section of your report.

A New World of ESG

Learn about ESG factors, Corporate Social Responsibility, as well as SRI trends in the age of COVID-19.

Trading Securities

Become proficient in all aspects of share trading from Traders Attitude to Market Making to Order Execution & Settlement.

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Before You Decide to Sit for the CFA® Exam

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Before You Decide to Sit for the CAIA® Exam

Exploring the things you should know before sitting for the FRM Exam - Kaplan Schweser

Before You Decide to Sit for the FRM® Exam

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Launching Your Securities Career

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