The Corporate Finance Qualification (CFQ) which is developed by CISI (Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment) and ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) offers a progressive study route for those aiming to accelerate their career. The qualification offers a practically grounded, transaction-oriented business experience, enhancing the value you bring to the organizations you work with.
This qualification is an important first step in developing the essential basic knowledge required for working in financial services. It provides a broad overview of the industry and could be your stepping stone to a career in financial services.
You will learn about the types of banking and commonly used financial products, such as shares, bonds and insurance. It will provide you with an understanding of financial terminology and enable you to perform important basic calculations.
This qualification provides a comprehensive introduction to the financial services industry with a specific focus on investments from a global perspective. It is the first step in the CISI’s qualification pathway, and it is taken by many practitioners as it is the foundation exam for higher level CISI qualifications.
The qualification covers key financial principles and products including assets and markets, equities, bonds, derivatives, investment funds, retirement planning, loans, mortgages and life assurance.