Evolids CFA exam on-line workshops


EVOLIDS presents the new edition of a series of refreshing & intensive workshop webinars dedicated to key themes of the CFA exams of the coming season. 

Here is how it is organized:
👉🏻Each workshop webinar lasts 2 hours between 17:30 and 19:30, CET 
👉🏻You can register by sending an email at patrick.oberhaensli@evolids.com up to 14:30 on the day of the webinar
👉🏻Price for each workshop webinar: 79 CHF.
If you want to participate at all 6 CFA Level 1 exam workshop webinars, the price is 379 CHF, a 20% reduction (deadline for registration is 15 December 2021).
Patrick will send you a bill in electronic form.
👉🏻Very important: the workshop webinars take place independently of the number of participants

Workshops for CFA Level I*
*If you want to participate at all 6 CFA Level 1 exam workshop webinars, the price is 379 CHF, a 20% reduction. The deadline for application is 15 December.

Thursday 16 December CFA L1 Calculations - the start
• Fundaments including interest rates and conversions
• Statistics with the average return, volatility, single linear regression for sample and population
• Time Value of Money (TVM) with Present Value & Future Value  (easier cases, also related to equities)
• Corporate Finance with projects & sales activity (easier cases)
• Portfolio risk and return

Tuesday 21 December CFA L1 Calculations - the advanced
• Statistics with more about the normal distribution
• TVM more advanced cases with annuities, loans &  Internal Rate of Return
• Projects (more advanced cases)
• Equity market elements
• Bonds (their pricing and beyond with duration and amortization)
• Hedge funds fees

Wednesday 5 January CFA L1 Fixed-Income
• Overview of the money and capital/bond markets
• Discussion about yields (including the Bond Equivalent Yield) and spreads
• Discussion about interest rate risk
• Overview of the bond credit seniority
• A few exam-type questions

Wednesday 12  January  CFA L1 Derivatives
• Forward/futures pricing & swap introduction
• Corresponding valuations
• Option pricing and analysis (basics)

Monday 17  January  CFA L1 Portfolio Management
• Overview of the Investment Policy Statement (IPS), Portfolio Management process & key institutional investors
• Different perspective of the return & risk framework… including
• Around the Capital Asset pricing Model (CAPM)
• Risk-adjusted performance measures and the context of their use
• Key elements of technical analysis

Monday 24  January  CFA L1 Corporate Finance
• Corporate governance / ESG
• Essential elements of capital budgeting with WACC and CAPM (understanding the costs)
• Around leverage: beta and activity

Workshops for CFA Level II


Newly added:

Monday 31  January  CFA L2 Economics

•FX quotations & Forward pricing and valuation

•About (sustainable) economic growth

•The economy and its regulation

Thursday 13  January  CFA L2 Derivatives
• Forward/futures & swap pricing
• Corresponding valuations
• Option pricing and analysis

Workshops for CFA Level III

Thursday 24 February CFA L3 Derivatives Part 1 (the less complex part)
•Forward/futures (including FX) & swaps: a systematic approach
•Options: risks looked at differently and combinations - how to build them
•Derivatives and key alternative strategies

Thursday 24 March CFA L3 Derivatives Part 2 (the more complex part)
• Forward/futures (including FX) & swaps in practice with hedging analysis including PNL & asset re-allocation as well as curve discussion for the first one
• Options in practice with view implementation & combination analysis, including PNL 

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