Course Structure

CFA preparation course is built around the CFA® Candidate Body of Knowledge and will cover a broad range of topics, such as statistical methods, economic analysis, and essential investment tools.


In the course you will have numerous problem solving sessions, practice exam questions and take a full practice exam with a follow-up review session to improve your exam taking skills.

 

CFA® Level 1 Preparation Course 

 

Course Calendar

 

Spring 2019 Semester
January - May
Start of studies : TBD (January 28)
Language of instruction: English

 

CFA® Course Schedule

Date Time Topic Instructor
TBD 18:00 - 21:00 2 – Quantitative methods Andrejs Koliškins, PhD
TBD 18:00 - 21:00 2-3 – Quantitative methods  Andrejs Koliškins, PhD
TBD 18:00 - 21:00 4-5 – Economics Andrejs Jakobsons, PhD cand.
TBD 18:00 - 21:00 5-6 – Economics  Andrejs Jakobsons, PhD cand.
TBD 18:00 - 21:00 7-8 – Financial statements Raimonds Lieksnis, PhD, Level II CFA Cand.
TBD 18:00 - 21:00 8-9 – Financial statements Raimonds Lieksnis, PhD, Level II CFA Cand.
TBD 18:00 - 21:00 9-10 – Financial statements Raimonds Lieksnis, PhD, Level II CFA Cand.
TBD 9:00 - 12:00 Midterm Exam Raimonds Lieksnis, PhD, Level II CFA Cand.
TBD 18:00 - 21:00 11 – Corporate finance Harijs Švarcs, CFA
TBD 18:00 - 21:00 12 – Portfolio management Harijs Švarcs, CFA
TBD 18:00 - 21:00 15 – Fixed income Elmārs Prikšāns, CFA
TBD 18:00 - 21:00 16 – Fixed income Elmārs Prikšāns, CFA
TBD 18:00 - 21:00 17 – Derivative instruments Elmārs Prikšāns, CFA
TBD 18:00 - 21:00 13 – Equity investments Jānis Dubrovskis, CFA
TBD 18:00 - 21:00 14 – Equity investments
18 – Alternative Investments
Jānis Dubrovskis, CFA
TBD 18:00 - 19:30 1 - Ethics Jānis Dubrovskis, CFA
TBD

9:00-12:00 &
13:30-16:30

Final Exam Raimonds Lieksnis, PhD, Level II CFA Cand.
TBD 18:00-19:30

Review session

Raimonds Lieksnis, PhD, Level II CFA Cand.
TBD   CFA Level 1 Official Exam  

Please note that RBS keeps the right to revise the schedule. Instructor may lengthen a class to fully cover any material or any lingering questions

 

RBS Certificate Requirements

Program participants who meet all the course requirements will be issued a Riga Business School Financial Analyst Certificate.


Certficate Requirements:

  • 75% attendance in all classes (must attend at least 10 classes plus both exams)
  • 75% of homework assignments (must complete a minimum of 10 homework assignments)
  • 60% minimum average grade on all completed homework assignments
  • 60% minimum grade on final practice exam.