Administered by CFA Institute, the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) Program is a graduate-level, self-study curriculum and examination program for investment professionals.
Established in 1962, the CFA Program sets the global standard for investment knowledge, standards, and ethics. Earning the credential can serve as a passport to entry or advancement within the investment profession around the world. The designation tells clients, employers, and colleagues that the charterholder has mastered a rigorous curriculum covering a broad range of investment topics and that he or she is committed to the highest ethical standards in the profession.
Our society, CFA Society Greece, encourages investment professionals to earn the CFA charter and supports candidates by sponsoring CFA exam study groups and other programs. Most of our members hold the esteemed CFA designation.
The CFA Program includes a series of three exams; Levels I, II, and III. The exams:
Are offered annually — at test centers around the world — usually on the first Saturday in June. The Level I exam is also offered in December (no test center in Greece).
Must be passed sequentially.
- Are available in English only.
The curriculum is organized into ten general topic areas that provide a framework for making investment decisions: