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Accueil - Atelier de préparation à la certification Chartered Financial Analyst (MBF-2)

Atelier de préparation à la certification Chartered Financial Analyst (MBF-2)

Code interne : MBF-2
Programme de cours :

(mars 2020)

Responsable : Madame le professeur Nathalie COLUMELLI

Paris 2 Panthéon Assas University was awarded an affiliation status with the CFA Insitute granting 9 scholarships to students enrolled to a CFA exam each year, beginning in 2020.
The Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) credential has become the most respected and recognized investment designation in the world. The CFA Program curriculum covers concepts and skills that are used at all stages of financial careers, bridging academic theory, current industry practice, and ethical and professional standards to provide a strong foundation of advanced investment analysis and real-world portfolio management skills.
This elective course accompanies the MBF2 students hat are registered to the CFA level 1 exam and help them master the CFA level 1 curriculum.

  • Ethics

This course covers CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of practice handbook.
Students identify the best ethical professional practices and make decisions that promote integrity and professionalism in the investment profession.

  • Quantitative methods

These courses cover Time Value of Money, Probability, Probability Distributions & Descriptive Statistics concepts, Sampling & Estimation, Hypothesis Testing, Correlation Analysis & Regression and Time-Series Analysis.

  • Economics

These courses cover micro and macroeconomics in depth, from the basic supply & demand to monetary policy and business cycle.

  • Financial reporting and analysis

These courses cover Income Statements, Balance Sheets and Cash Flows. Students learn to perform financial statement analysis and Analyze Taxes, Debt, Ratio and Financial Reporting Quality.

  • Corporate finance

This section covers fundamentals of corporate finance, corporate governance, how to make decisions regarding the capital structure of a company, mergers & acquisitions and corporate restructuring.

  • Portfolio management

This course covers the modern portfolio theory concepts, how to build an investment policy statement and how to construct a portfolio. Risk management, Simulation Analysis, Technical Analysis and Fintech concepts are also introduced.

  • Asset valuation

Equity: Students learn the different types of equity securities and their characteristics, equity markets organization and equity portfolio management strategies.
In the fixed income 2 courses, fixed income market organization and benchmarks are studied. interest rate risk is analyzed as well as credit risk.
The derivatives course focuses on future and forward markets, swaps and options. Students learn basics about uses of derivatives in portfolio management.
During the alternative section of the second Fixed income course, students briefly learn about hedge fund strategies, commodities, private equity and real assets including real estate.

  • Revision sessions
  • The last 2 courses are dedicated to a final revision.