CFA Society Vancouver

A Member of the CFA Institute Global Network of Societies

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 Candidate Associate Membership

The Associate Candidate Membership is available to BC candidates currently enrolled in the CFA Program.

It is the goal of CFA Society Vancouver and its directors to ensure candidates have all the support they require to be successful in passing the CFA Program exams, and we feel the following membership benefits accomplish this.

The Associate Membership for candidates is optional, but strongly encouraged.  The membership fee is $70 Canadian per year and is paid directly to CFA Society Vancouver.  Memberships run from July 1 to June 30 and will not be prorated or cancelled throughout the year.

NOTE:  Candidates applying for this membership are required to submit a membership application and agreement prior to being accepted as a Candidate Associate Member.  Membership dues are payable upon acceptance as a member.

  

 

MEMBER BENEFITS

 

 Candidate Members    Candidate Nonmembers
 Exam Preparation    
 Boston Mock Exam  $55​  $65
 Schweser Mock Exam  $55  $65
 Two Exams for Nonmembers    $120
 Candidate Reception  FREE​  ​$15
 Newsletter - events, tips, news    
 Candidate Website - exam FAQs, exam tips, study groups    N/A
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 Professional Development    
 Job Board Access    N/A
 Member Only Events    N/A
 Member Pricing for Events    Nonmember Pricing           
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 Social Events    
 June Exam After Party    
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 New CFA Charterholders    
 Charter Awards Ceremony, guests $75 FREE  $75 new charterholders, $75 guests
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 New Programs
 A Day in the Life    N/A
 Level I Inventories & Long-lived Assets    $35
 Level II Inventories & Long Lived Assets:  Implications for Financial Statements and Ratios    $35
 Candidate Only Pub Nights    

 

A Day in the Life

 

A small group of candidates will have the opportunity to meet with CFA charterholders from different professions and learn how they achieved their success.

 

Level I - LI: SS9 FRA3 Inventories & Long-li​ved Assets

 

A basic introduction to financial statement analysis and long-lived assets, which will provide Level I candidates with a strong foundation to write the CFA exam.  Candidates will also learn strategies to successfully prepare for the Level I exam.

 

Level II - LII: SS5 FRA1 Inventories & Long-lived Assets: Implications for Financial Statements and Ratios

 

This workshop will build on the material covered in the Level I workshop with emphasis on how the following topics impact financial statements and the corresponding impact on ratios for the purpose of credit (lending) and equity (investing) analysis.

 

  • IFRS vs. US GAAP
  • Straight-line vs. Weighted-average​
  • Write-downs, Revaluations
  • Additional other comprehensive income vs. income statement

Pub Nights (June & October) 

CFA Vancouver will host two pub nights for candidates to network and share exam experiences.  

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 Membership Documents

Applicants must complete and submit the following documents.

Associate Membership Application

Associate Membership Agreement