Chartered Financial Analyst

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)

Chartered Financial Analyst

Introduction

The financial service sector has seen a great change due to liberalization and globalization market. There is a big scope for the financial services which broadly covers money market operations, merchant banking services, international banking services, portfolio management, lease financing, mergers, acquisitions buy-outs mutual funds, and factoring services. The Chartered financial analysts (CFA) are trained utilize their managerial skills in the core areas of corporate finance, investment management, international finance and financial services. The CFA training is imparted in the fields of corporate finance, investment management and financial services. The corporate finance includes Indian Financial System, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Financial Management, Advanceed Financial Management, and International Management. The investment management includes Economics, Quantitative Techniques, Economic Legislations for the Securities Industry and Security Evaluation Techniques. The financial services include Leasing, Hire Purchasing, Project Planning, Issue Management, Credit Rating, and Venture Capital.

Eligibility

The minimum qualification required for admission to CFA is a graduation in any discipline. The final level students of CA, CWA, CS and other PG and CAs, CWAs, Company Secretaries and other Postgraduates of any discipline are also eligible for admission to CFA courses.

The candidate willing for a career in CFA must have good numerical ability with a logical approach for accurate interpretation.

Job Scope and Career Options

There are lot of job scope and openings available to CFA degree holders in Banking, Insurance, Corporate Sectors and Finance, and Leasing Companies. The other organizations include Railways, Reserve Bank of India and Financial Institutions like ICICI, IDBI, IFCI and UTI.

Some of the Colleges / Institutes offering CFA Courses

Degree / Course

College / Institute

Chartered Financial Analyst Courses

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

Chartered Financial Analyst Courses

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management, Mumbai

Chartered Financial Analyst Courses

International Management Institute, New Delhi

Chartered Financial Analyst Courses

SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

Chartered Financial Analyst Courses

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar

Chartered Financial Analyst Courses

ICFAI Business School, Plot No. 5, Equity Tower, Sanghi Nagar, DP Road, Aundh, Pune 411007

Chartered Financial Analyst Courses

ICFAI Business School, Building No. 71, Nirlon Complex, Off Western Express Highway, Goregaon (E), Mumbai 400063

Chartered Financial Analyst Courses

ICFAI Business School, Sri Krishna Avenue, 64, 13th Cross, JP Nagar, 3rd Phase, Bangalore 560078

Chartered Financial Analyst Courses

ICFAI Business School, ICFAI House, Near GNFC Info Towers, Sarkhej – Gandhinagar Highway, Bodakdev, Ahmedabad 380054

Chartered Financial Analyst Courses

The ICFAI University, 52, Nagarjuna Hills, Hyderabad 500082

Chartered Financial Analyst Courses

ICFAI Business School, 12, Thiruveedian Street, Off Cathedral Road, Opp. Stella Maris College, Chennai 600086

Chartered Financial Analyst Courses

ICFAI Business School, Plot No. J-3, Sector V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700091

 

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