Le Grand Syllabus 2016/2017
-Get Bloomberg on their resume and demonstrate their comfort with the gold standard data platform The course is completed online through the Bloomberg Institute Website. Teachers : Bloomberg Institute Website Required reading : Modules of the BCM.
Teachers : Gary CANTOR (Independant ﬁnancial consultant and trainer, Cantor Gary Stuart), Nathalie COLUMELLI (Consultante, FINANCE TRAINING), Zakaria DAROUICH (Gérant de Portefeuilles, AMUNDI). Prerequisite : Basic knowledge in Quantitative methods and ﬁnancial statements Pedagogical format : Seminar Course validation : Students take a mock exam at the end of the seminar Students take the CFA level 1 exam on Saturday, June 3rd 2017 The exam is organized on that single day by the CFA Institute in Paris Workload : The CFA level 1 course (Semesters 1 and 2) implies a large commitment of personal and autonomous study of 320 hours. For the Semester 1 course, students will need to allocate 120 hours to master the material. Pedagogical method : Students study the topics in the CFA curriculum books before the course The course is made of 1/3 theory and 2/3 practice For each topic, professors focus on technics for correctly answering the CFA Exam questions on each topic. Additional questions will be dealt with by e-mail until the exam date. Students should always attend the course with an authorized calculator : Authorized TIBA2+ calculator : Texas Instrument
BUSINESS READINGS - FALL M2
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 2 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Guillaume SARRAT de TRAMEZAIGUES (Executive Director of Sciences Po Paris Department of Economics). Prerequisite : None. Pedagogical format : Lecture alone Course validation : Grading is based on a single ﬁnal exam made of 200 multiple choice questions. Workload : About 3 hours of readings every week. Pedagogical method : A selection of 6 newspaper articles is sent to students every week, over 12 weeks, creating a pool of 72 very recent articles. Course Description : “Business readings” is a distance course designed to give students core knowledge of business, ﬁnance and banking news. Based on key English and American newspaper articles, it gives general culture required to understand the challenges linked to business oriented courses, and to survive “classic” interview questions for internships and jobs. Required reading : A selection of articles from, among others ; The Financial Times ; The Wall Street Journal ; The Economist and Harvard Business Review.
Course Description : The CFA Program provides a strong foundation of advanced investment analysis, analytical and real-world portfolio management skills. It is strongly anchored in high professional ethical standards. Hiring leading ﬁrms often require the CFA credential when considering job applications. This course objective is to cover the CFA level 1 program with a focus on exam practice. During the 1st Semester, the course will cover ﬁnancial reporting and analysis and quantitative methods while in the 2nd semester, the course will focus on ethics, economics, corporate ﬁnance, asset valuation and portfolio management ;
CFA SEMINAR PART 1
Semester : Autumn and Spring Number of hours : 48 Language of tuition : English