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Sustainable Finance has gained popularity among professional fund managers and institutional investors. The EU and other nations have adopted guidelines for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria aiming to divert capital to sustainable investments.
This training provides an in-dept look at all the aspects of ESG Investing providing valuable tools and insights to professionals in the financial sector such as portfolio managers and investment advisors.
The CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing examination preparation course offers an in-depth coverage of all the required material, preparing participants for the ESG Investing Examination, based on the most recent and updated syllabus.
By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:
Who Should Attend
This programme is ideal for:
Industry Expert | Demetris Nicolaou, CFA
Demetris Nicolaou is Executive Director and Head of Portfolio Management at Hanseatic Capital Management Ltd. He previously worked for Alpha Bank Limited as the Head of Asset Management and as the Co-Portfolio Manager for Emerging Markets Management LLC in the USA. Demetris holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance & Economics and an MBA in International Finance, both from the American University Kogod School of Business. He is a CFA Charterholder and a holder of the Certificate in Company Direction by the U.K. Institute of Directors. He is also a Certified Trainer by the HRDA and a holder of CySEC’s Advanced Certification.
The programme is designed to deliver knowledge and enhance participants’ understanding of ESG Investing through detailed explanation of Environmental, Social and Governance factors that fund managers, investment funds, asset managers and investment advisors should consider when analysing investments, selecting investments, and managing portfolios. The training will allow participants to engage in discussion and raise questions that relate to their own operations. Participants will be presented with various examples and case studies that will enhance their understanding of the applicability of the entire ESG investment process.
This programme may be approved for up to 5 CPD units in Financial Regulation. Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association, regulator or other bodies which you hold membership.
The CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing offers both practical application and technical knowledge in the fast-growing field of ESG investing — an opportunity to both accelerate progress and demonstrate purpose.
The certificate and learning materials were developed by leading practitioners for practitioners, and have been recognized by the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), an independent body that seeks to encourage investors to use responsible investment to enhance returns and better manage business risks.
The Certificate in ESG Investing is developed, administered, and awarded by CFA Institue.
CFA Exam Fee: £485 the fee is payable directly to the CFA and it include the exam fee and the CFA learning materials
The CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing exam:
We recommend devoting about 130 hours of study time to achieve the Certificate in ESG Investing. Feedback from certificate graduates shows that experienced professionals may only need around 100 hours to study for this exam.
Certificate Syllabus and Topic Weights
The current syllabus (Version 3) for the Certificate in ESG Investing, valid from 1st October 2021 through 30 September 2022, balances questions across topics as follows:
Registration Procedure for Examinations
Upon registration, participants will gain access to valuable resources to guide and support the study with bite-size self-paced materials on a digital learning platform:
€442.00 – €680.00The above fee is subject to 19% VAT
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Day 1: November 29, 2021 | 16:00-19:45
Day 2: December 01, 2021 | 16:00-19:45
Day 3: December 02, 2021 | 16:00-19:45
Day 4: December 03, 2021 | 16:00-19:45
Start time: 16:00 EEST
End time: 19:45 EEST
Venue: Live Online
Coordinates: 5 | Duration: 14 hrs
Directions: Demetris Nicolaou, CFA (view the trainer's bio below)