Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1 Revision Course

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1 Revision Course

Registration Deadline: 15 December 2017

Language of Instruction: English

Training Schedule: 

  Limassol Nicosia
  Date Time Date Time
Ethical and Professional Standards 20 January 09:00 - 17:00 21 January 10:00 - 18:00
Quantitative Methods 01 February 18:00 - 22:00 02 February 18:00 - 22:00
03 February 09:00 - 17:00 04 February 10:00 - 18:00
05 February 18:00 - 22:00 06 February 18:00 - 22:00
07 February 18:00 - 22:00 08 February 18:00 - 22:00
Financial Reporting and Analysis 26 February 18:00 - 22:00 27 February 18:00 - 22:00
28 February 18:00 - 22:00 01 March 18:00 - 22:00
03 March 09:00 - 17:00 04 March 10:00 - 18:00
Corporate Finance 10 March 09:00 - 17:00 11 March 10:00 - 18:00
Equity Investments 14 April 09:00 - 17:00 15 April 10:00 - 18:00
Fixed Income 21 April 09:00 - 17:00 22 April 10:00 - 18:00
Derivatives 05 May 09:00 - 12:30 06 May 10:00 - 13:30
Alternative Investments 05 May 13:30 - 17:00 06 May 14:30 - 18:00
Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning 12 May 09:00 - 17:00 13 May 10:00 - 18:00


The Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) credential has become the most respected and recognized investment designation in the world.

The CFA Programme curriculum covers concepts and skills you will use at all stages of your career, bridging academic theory, current industry practice, and ethical and professional standards to provide a strong foundation of advanced investment analysis and real-world portfolio management skills.

The CIIM – Cyprus International Institute of Management has organized this programme to help participants attain a classroom-based support towards an effective revision for the CFA Level 1 examination which will take place on 23 June 2018 in Cyprus.

This revision programme is considered as additional support to the self-study learning of participants, thus, it should not be considered as the only source of preparation. Participants are expected to join the classes adequately prepared.

Key Outcomes

  • Appreciate a comprehensive overview of CFA’s disciplines
  • Attain tips and techniques to understand the implication of exam questions properly
  • Receive additional support to effectively prepare in undertaking the CFA Level 1 examination

Designed for

  • Investment Professionals
  • Career Changes
  • Professionals aspiring to obtain the CFA qualification

CFA Additional Information

For full information about the CFA qualification, exam and to register, please visit the official CFA website.


All CIIM Executive Education programmes are developed and taught by CIIM resident and visiting faculty who are widely recognised as skilled professional trainers with local and international business experience. Through many years of business consulting and teaching experience, CIIM faculty develop innovative long-lasting practical concepts that shape the practice of your daily professional responsibilities. The result is a practical educational experience which is designed to have an immediate effect into your business environment.

Demetris Nicolaou

Mr. Demetris Nicolaou 
CFO at D. Nicolaou & Sons Ltd
Associate Expert, CIIM


Constantinos Papanastasiou

Mr. Constantinos Papanastasiou 
Senior Manager Funds Services at EFG Bank
Associate Expert, CIIM


Michalis Florentiades

Mr. Michalis Florentiades 
Head of Investment Research at XM.COM (trading name of Trading Point Holdings Ltd)
Associate Expert, CIIM


Vasilis Spanos

Mr. Vasilis Spanos 
Chief Internal Auditor at FXPro Financial Services Ltd
Associate Expert, CIIM


Mr. Demetris Nicolaou

Mr. Demetris Nicolaou is a CFA holder since 1999. He has an extensive career record which includes Investment Analyst and Co-Porfolio Manager at Emerging Markets Management in Arlington, Virginia, Head of Asset Management and Private Banking at Alpha Bank Cyprus and his current position is, as the CFO and also member of the Board of Directors for D. Nicolaou & Sons Ltd.

He has served on the Board of the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Society of Cyprus for four years as Secretary from 2006 to 2010. He was elected President of the CFA Society of Cyprus, for a 2-year term between 2010 and 2012.

He is a member of the Institute of Directors (IOD) and since 2011 serves as a non-executive Board Member of Axia Ventures. He also serves on the Board of The Alexandria Fund, an open-ended mutual fund company licensed and regulated under the Cayman Islands Mutual Fund Law.

Mr. Constantinos Papanastasiou

Mr. Constantinos Papanastasiou has over 17 years of experience in investment banking and financial services and currently holds the position of the Senior Manager - Fund Services in an International Banking institution. He previously headed Investment Banking in one of the leading financial institutions in Cyprus.

He is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Natural Gas Public Company (DEFA) Limited and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA). He formerly served as President of the CFA Society of Cyprus and as a Member of the Board of Directors of Cyprus Airways Public Limited.

He is a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder from the CFA Institute, and holds a Corporate Finance Qualification from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Certificate and Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors UK, and the advanced certificate from CySEC for the provision of investment services.

Mr. Michalis Florentiades

Mr. Michalis Florentiades is the Head of Investment Research at XM, an online financial services company. He has more than 15 years experience in the financial services sector.

As a CFA Charterholder and recognized expert in his field, he has served on numerous occasions as a speaker at conferences and on television. He has often been quoted by the international press in publications such as the Financial Times and by news services such as Reuters and Bloomberg for his insight on specialist financial matters.

Within XM, Mr Florentiades is responsible for overseeing the strategic implementation of investment research conducted on a daily basis as regards any news and economic developments which may have an impact on global markets.

Mr. Vasilis Spanos

Mr. Spanos has been teaching revision & preparation programmes for the CFA qualification for the last 15 years. He is an experienced portfolio manager, having more than 10 years experience in the field.

Mr. Spanos has an in-depth knowledge on MIFID, UCITS, AIFMD and is currently the Chief Internal Auditor of FxPro Financial Services, having previously the position of Chief Compliance Officer and prior to that was an Officer at CySEC's Supervision Department.

Programme Fee

Per Participant: €1,250

No VAT is charged due to CIIM’s non-profit status. Fees include tuition and educational handouts.


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