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CFA Program Preparation Courses

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Employers and clients increasingly require professionals who demonstrate competence in implementing international investment strategies. The CFA qualification is the golden standard for the investment industry. By acquiring it you significantly enhance your career prospects across the global marketplace. The CFA preparation courses at Amsterdam Business School help you in studying for the Level I CFA Program exams. The next edition of the CFA preparation course level I will start on 6 March 2024.

Why join the CFA Program Preparation Course?

  • Key features

    Employers recognise the CFA charter as the definitive standard by which to measure the competence, integrity and dedication of serious investment professionals. Acquiring the CFA qualification enhances your career prospects greatly. Our CFA Program Preparation Course will help you get ready for the exams.

    • Ideal preparation for the Level I or Level II CFA Program exam - including mock exam;
    • Helps keep a disciplined and systematic approach;
    • Interactive learning with other participants and with additional guidance from lecturers;
    • Lectures by CFA charterholders and experienced investment professionals.
  • For whom?

    Are you pursuing a career in investment analysis or portfolio management?  A CFA charter helps you excel at all stages of your career. ABS's CFA Preparation Course is for you if you are preparing for the Level I exams in February, May, August or November 2024. Please note the courses are available for residents of the Netherlands only.

    For more information about CFA Program requirements please visit the CFA Institute website.

  • Level I plus Mock Exam

    Currently- we only offer preparation courses for Level I. If you would like to find out if you are ready for the exams, but do not want to take the preparation course, you can sign up for the mock exam.

  • Registration

    There are no formal requirements to register for our CFA Program Preparation Course. In order to register, please fill out the registration form. You also need to upload additional documents:

    • Your CV
    • A copy of your passport

    The registration deadline is 19 September 2023. If you miss the deadline, please contact us directly to check if there are any places left.

  • Practical information

    CFA Program exam
    For the CFA exam you register directly at the CFA Institute. Upon registration you will receive the CFA Program study material.

    For the preparation course and the exam you need a financial calculator. Before starting the course, please make sure that you have one of the approved calculators: 

    • Texas Instruments BA II Plus (including BA II Plus Professional).
    • Hewlett Packard 12C (including the HP 12C Platinum, 12C Platinum 25th anniversary edition, 12C 30th-anniversary edition, and HP 12C Prestige).
  • Reviews

    The CFA level 1 Prep course made the material more appealing, making it a lot more interesting.’ Hette Rienstra, Actuary at Achmea 

    The teachers of this course are absolutely world-class, simply excellent. I cannot give them, or this course, a higher level of praise.’ Luke Roux, Business Analyst at ING 

    This course is a good preparation and guideline to start studying for the CFA level 1 exam.’ Oumkoultoum Echjijem, Jr. Financial Controller 

CFA Institute does not endorse, promote, or warrant the accuracy or quality of the products or services offered by Amsterdam Business School. CFA®, and Chartered Financial Analyst® are trademarks owned by CFA Institute.


If you have any questions regarding the CFA Program Preparation Course and/or the registration procedure, please contact:

Iris Kroese MA 
Programme Manager Executive Education
T: +31 6 1893 8203

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Part-time, short-term
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Roeterseiland campus