CFA Society launches virtual course on ‘Equity Analyst Training’ | Sunday Observer

CFA Society launches virtual course on ‘Equity Analyst Training’

5 September, 2021

CFA Society Sri Lanka has launched a virtual course - ‘Equity Analyst Training’ with Acuity Knowledge Partners. It is due to commence on  September 24. 

CFA, President of CFA Society Sri Lanka, Dinesh Warusavitharana said, “The Society has ensured the exchange of information among Finance and Investment professionals over the years. The mission is to raise standards of practice in the industry for the ultimate benefit of society. CFA Society Sri Lanka will continue to ensure its content is curated by volunteer practitioner interest groups that strive to shape the future of the industry. We are happy to launch this virtual course in association with Acuity Knowledge Partners, which will help our valued CFA Charterholders and future Charterholders to strive in what they do and to embrace what the future has to offer.”

The virtual course is offered exclusively to CFA charter holders who are members of CFA Society Sri Lanka and candidates holding membership of the Candidate Council. The course will include over 25 hours of weekly virtual training sessions led by experienced investment research professionals of Acuity Knowledge Partners including Cheran De La Harpe, Niran Fonseka, Keith Perera, Gamika Seneviratne, Pranavan Premarajah, Mahesha Goonesekere, and Rihab Faisal. The course will provide a high-level understanding of the end-to-end equity valuation process, specifically to help gain conversant knowledge of industry analysis, financial model building, equity valuation methods and investment note writing.