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Merage School of Business

CFA® Prep Course

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About the course

The Office of Executive Education at UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business and the CFA Society of Orange County (CFAOC) are proud to partner to provide live exam preparation classes in Orange County to candidates pursuing the CFA® (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation.

Level 1 and Level 2 preparation courses for the CFA® Exam in addition to complimentary networking events are offered throughout the year at UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business.

The Level 1 course is offered twice a year - in the spring and fall (for June and December exams), and the level 2 course is offered in the spring (for the June exam).

Program Structure

  • 14 weeks (Saturdays); 3.5 hours each session
  • Plus complimentary registration for full-length mock exam
  • Interactive classes led by a highly qualified and experienced faculty team with both academic and industry experience

Course Materials

The cost of tuition includes full course lecture notes/slides and full–length mock exam.

We have exclusive and preferred pricing on (optional) and additional materials:

  • Schweser Notes™ & Schweser ProQbank™ - Optional Add on $435
  • Schweser ProQbank™ (only) - Optional Add on $295
  • Schweser online videos - Optional Add on $100

  • Kaplan Schweser online video library: 40+ video lessons covering learning outcome statements (LOS)

Networking Events

We offer complementary newtorking events to get a preview of our live review course. These events are usually scheduled in July and January.

Who Should Attend?

A great networking opportunity for current and prospective CFAOC members! Learn about the CFA live review course and scholarship opportunities!

  • Level 1, 2, and 3 Candidates
    • Learn about the upcoming Live Review Courses (level 1 & 2), meet other candidates and CFAOC Members, get involved in a study group
  • CFAOC Members and CFA Charterholders
    • Meet and network with other CFAOC Members - Provide support and guidance for the new and potential candidates as they prepare to begin their journey towards earning the charter
  • Undergraduate Business and Economics Majors and MBA Students interested in pursuing or learning about a career in investment management.

Who should attend

A great networking opportunity for current and prospective CFAOC members! Learn about the CFA live review course and scholarship opportunities!

  • Level 1, 2, and 3 Candidates
  • Learn about the upcoming Live Review Courses (level 1 & 2), meet other candidates and CFAOC Members, get involved in a study group CFAOC Members and CFA Charterholders
  • Meet and network with other CFAOC Members - Provide support and guidance for the new and potential candidates as they prepare to begin their journey towards earning the charter
  • Undergraduate Business and Economics Majors and MBA Students interested in pursuing or learning about a career in investment management.

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