Le Grand Syllabus 2016/2017
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
Financial reporting quality (I) Session 7 : Study session 10 Financial reporting and analysis III Financial reporting quality (II) Applications of Financial reporting analysis Session 8 : Study session 2 Quantitative methods : basic concepts I Time value of money Discounted cash ﬂow applications Session 9 : Study session 2 Quantitative methods : basic concepts II Statistical concepts and market returns Probability concepts Session 10 : Study session 3 Quantitative methods : application I Common probability distributions Sampling and estimation Session 11 : Study session 3 Quantitative methods : application II Hypothesis testing I Session 12 : Study session 3 Quantitative methods : application III Hypothesis testing II Technical analysis Required reading : 1.CFA Curriculum is made of 6 volumes. Semester 1 will cover Volumes 1 and 3.
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 ; Session 1 : Study Session 7 Financial statement analysis : an introduction Financial statement analysis : introduction Financial reporting mechanics Session 2 : Study session 7-8 Describe Financial reporting standards Understanding income statements Session 3 : Study session 8 Financial reporting and analysis I Understanding balance sheets Understanding cash ﬂow statements Session 4 : Study session 8-9 Financial analysis techniques Analysis of inventories Session 5 : Study session 9 Financial reporting and analysis II Analysis of long lived assets Analysis of Income Taxes Session 6 : Study session 9 and 10 Long term (non-current) liabilities 2164
COMPLIANCE AND INTERNAL CONTROL
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Opened to the exchange program
Teachers : Dominique PENEAU-GERBAUX (Exton Consulting - Associée). Prerequisite : None. Pedagogical format : Elective Course validation : 4 credits. Pedagogical method : 12 sessions of 2 hours (24h). Course Description : New regulations add new and extended responsabilities to the internal con-