Accredited Financial Analyst®
The Accredited Financial Analyst® designation gives professionals an edge in the world of finance as the program is designed based on years of experience, best practices, lessons learned, and benchmarking. This designation is considered the gold standard for financial management and is designed to meet the needs of portfolio managers, research analysts, private equity analysts, financial directors, controllers, and investment bankers.
This 100 hour hybrid (face-to-face and online) training provides conceptual knowledge and technical skills in the following areas:
• Introduction to financial markets
• Financial statement analysis
• Quantitative techniques and methods
• Corporate finance
• Fixed income security analysis
• Equity valuation
• Derivatives and alternate investments
• Portfolio management strategies
• Behavioral finance
• Advanced financial analysis
Benefits of Becoming an Accredited Financial Analyst
The Accredited Financial Analyst qualification helps professionals acquire an in-depth knowledge of the financial industry. Some of the key benefits of the Accredited Financial Analyst are:
• Provide the foundation to become an Asset Management Professional
• Analyze financial Statements
• Construct optimal portfolios and illustrate the theory and empirical applications of asset-pricing models
• Develop a checklist of key applied techniques in financial analysis
• Create financial forecasts and their analysis using various tools
Who Should Attend the Course?
Target Group: Portfolio managers, chief financial officers, bank lending/loan officers, internal auditors and internal controllers, risk managers/analysts, credit managers, financial and management accountants, financial project administrators, project finance professionals, financial planner brokers, financial consultants, market analysts, corporate account managers, underwriters, and anyone in a related role
Experience: Two or more years of experience in finance and related disciplines
Education: College diploma, bachelor degree, and above
Delivery Method: Hybrid (online through the MGU portal and face to face at the client’s facility
Registration Fee: $2,199 - includes certificate and a two-year membership from AAFM, processing, course materials, and online access to the class materials for 60 days
Schedule and Venue: To be agreed upon
Maryland Global University is a Registered Education Provider (REP) for many professional organizations. In addition to the certificate and designation from AAFM and MGU, participants will have the opportunity to claim 35 hours of credit towards the continuous education requirements of other certifications including PMI (PDU), Scrum Alliance (CE), and NASBA (CE).
AAFM: American Academy of Financial Management (AAFM) Accredited Financial Analyst® AFA®
MGU: Maryland Global University Certificate in Accredited Financial Analyst
PMI: Project Management Institute - 35 Professional Development Units (PDU) for PMI certification holders
NASBA: National Registry of CPE Sponsors - 35 Continuous Education Units (CE) for Certified Public Accountants (CPA)
About AAFM and MGU
The American Academy of Financial Management® (AAFM®) is a worldwide Board of Standards and financial professional organization, with members in 151+ countries offering exclusive Certifications and Designations, Charters, and Masters Certification to candidates who meet the high standards of the International Board of Standards (IBS).
Maryland Global University (MGU) is an exclusive global partner with the American Academy of Financial Managment (AAFM), the Global Academy of Finance and Management (GAFM), and the American Academy of Project Management (AAPM) delivering over 100 courses in finance, management, leadership, and related disciplines.
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