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Who should attend
CIMA candidates who are preparing for the Qualification or Certification Exam. This workshop series is applicable to a wide range of financial professionals, including independent advisors, investment consultants, national and regional broker-dealer representatives, and bank/trust employees.
About the course
The Chicago Booth CIMA Education Program is a CIMA Certification Registered Education course that offers an online, blended learning experience for your convenience. This flexible format allows you to work at your own pace and provides you the opportunity to engage with Booth faculty through a live, recorded virtual classroom environment.
The Chicago Booth CIMA Education Program provides learnings that go beyond test preparation and covers important investment concepts at an in-depth level. Our approach provides you with clear instruction, real-world examples, ample practice, and access to a curriculum with a proven track record of success
Foundations: Modules 1-4 (live online and recorded)
- Time Value of Money
- Calculating Realized Returns
- Statistics and Probability
- Risk and Return
Course Content: Modules 5-12 (on demand)
- Module 5: Portfolio Theory
- Module 6: Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), Multifactor Models
- Module 7: Behavioral Finance, Market Efficiency, Market Anomalies
- Module 8: Performance Measurement, Tax Efficient Strategies, Socially Responsible Investing
- Module 9: Applied Economics, Global Capital Markets History and Valuation
- Module 10: Fixed Income
- Module 11: Alternative Investments
- Module 12: Portfolio Construction and Consulting Process
Weekly Review and Problem Solving Sessions (live online and recorded)
- Held once per week during Modules 5-12
Chicago Booth Exam (online)
- The Booth exam window opens one week after the last on demand lecture is released
- The multiple choice exam consists of problem solving and multiple choice questions
- Candidates must pass the Chicago Booth exam before taking the CIMA certification exam
Recommended: Chicago Booth CIMA CE Workshop (in person)
- 2-day review course held in downtown Chicago at Booth's Gleacher Center campus
- Intensive review for the CIMA Certification Exam
John C. Heaton studies asset pricing, portfolio allocation, and time-series econometrics. He first became drawn to this area because he was "intrigued by the idea of understanding economic phenomena both to guide policy and to help people make better decisions." His research in these areas has ea...
Lubos Pastor is Charles P. McQuaid Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. At Chicago Booth, he also serves as Co-Director of the Fama-Miller Center for Research in Finance, Director of the Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP), and a member of the CRSP...
Pietro Veronesi is the Roman Family Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. He is also the faculty director of Booth Ph.D. program, a director of the American Finance Association, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research ...
Ira Weiss specializes in tax strategy, financial accounting, mutual fund taxation, and private equity investing. He teaches advanced MBA courses in both tax strategy and entrepreneurship at Chicago Booth, and helps support the entrepreneurial community through his work as the Faculty Director of ...
Kathleen Fitzgerald is known at the University of Chicago as a superb educator. She brings a remarkably wide array of experience as an educator and a practitioner to the classroom. She has taught courses in Investments, Corporate Finance, Financial Accounting, Money and Banking, International Fin...
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Devin Pope studies a variety of topics at the intersection of economics and psychology. He has published work in top economics outlets such as the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Political Economy, and Review of Economic Studies. He has also published in psych...
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