CFA Course in Kenya

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Certification is globally the most recognised credential in the finance sector. The CFA Course in Kenya trains professionals to achieve this challenging certification. With this certification, professionals can acquire senior finance and management positions. The training covers a wide range of topics to deal with financial complexities. Getting trained and CFA certified will help a professional stay ahead in the competitive job market.

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  • 40 Hours Training
  • Online / Classroom / Onsite
  • 21 Apr, 2024 / 28 Apr, 2024
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What is The CFA Course in Kenya All About?

The CFA Course in Kenya focuses on advanced investment analysis and security analysis of income, derivatives, economics, corporate finance and portfolio management. It also provides theoretical and practical sessions to develop relevant expertise for the level I, II, and III CFA certification exam.

Why is The CFA Course in Kenya Important?

The CFA Course in Kenya helps professionals to take their finance careers to the next level. The credential acts as a benchmark for finance analysts. With the right training, one can pass the CFA exam and can get certified. This will help the candidates to showcase their ethical knowledge in investment management.

How Does the CFA Course in Kenya Help You Get Hired by Companies?

The demand for CFA professionals has increased within the companies. The CFA Course in Kenya empowers professionals to develop the relevant skills. CFAs are experts in negotiating changing investment environments, mitigating risks and addressing investment vulnerabilities. Companies prefer CFAs because of such advanced expertise. 

Industry Trends

The demand surge for CFA professionals in Kenya is because of globalisation. More than 100,000 professionals are acquiring the CFA certification to get better job prospects. In Kenya’s financial sector, this qualification is highly valued. 

Market trends

Positive market trends show the importance of CFA certification in Kenya's financial sector. By 2030, promising employment opportunities are expected to grow by 6%. As per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is an increasing need for CFAs to fill a significant number of job openings each year.

Salary Trends

According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are approximately 41,000 openings for finance professionals each year. In Kenya, a financial analyst makes an average salary of KSh 983155 per year. However, this figure increases for CFA holders.

Demand & Opportunities

By completing the CFA Course in Kenya, individuals secure the vital expertise necessary for pertinent positions within the industry. The CFA qualification not only multiplies career possibilities but also streamlines access to these prospects. 

Here are some job roles you can get with the CFA Certification (as observed in popular job portals):

  1. Investment Analysts
  2. Portfolio Managers 
  3. Risk Managers 
  4. Financial Consultants
  5. Corporate Financial Analysts
  6. Investment Bankers

Course Outcome

Successful completion of our CFA Course in Kenya will help you to:

  • Gain expertise in advanced investment analysis techniques for a strong foundation
  • Master investment tools, asset valuation, portfolio management, and wealth planning fundamentals
  • Understand the ethical responsibilities of CFA professionals and apply the CFA Code of Ethics
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of financial regulations and standards of professional conduct
  • Acquire insights into financial reporting principles and practices.
  • Develop proficiency in strategic portfolio management
  • Attain a comprehensive understanding of CFA-related knowledge and skills

Course Module

  • The focus of this topic is ethics, related challenges to ethical behaviour, and the role ethics and professionalism play in the investment industry.
  • In this section, we introduce an analysis of fundamental concepts of supply and demand for individual consumers and firms. We also cover the various market structures that firms operate in as well as macroeconomic concepts and principles, including aggregate output and income measurement, aggregate demand and supply analysis, and analysis of economic growth factors. The section concludes with a coverage of the business cycle and its effect on economic activity.
  • In this topic, we provide an introduction to corporate governance as well as investing and financing decisions. We present an overview of corporate governance along with a framework for understanding and analysing corporate governance and stakeholder management. We also highlight the growing impact of environmental and social considerations in investing. We cover how companies make use of leverage and manage their working capital to meet short-term operational needs.
  • In this topic, we explain how to describe fixed-income securities and their markets, yield measures, risk factors, and valuation measurements and drivers. We also cover calculating yields, values of fixed-income securities, the securitization of assets, the fundamentals of bond returns and risks, and basic principles of credit analysis.
  • This topic explores alternative investments, including hedge funds, private equity, real estate, commodities, and infrastructure. We cover the use of alternative investments for diversification and higher returns. In this curriculum, we define alternative investments and the characteristics they have in common.
  • In this section, we explore quantitative concepts and techniques used in financial analysis and investment decision-making. We present descriptive statistics for conveying important data attributes, such as central tendency, location, and dispersion, and introduce characteristics of return distributions. The section also considers probability theory and its application in quantifying risk for investment decision-making.
  • Here we provide a thorough explanation of financial reporting procedures and the standards that govern financial reporting disclosures, with an emphasis on basic financial statements and how alternative accounting methods affect those statements and the analysis of them. We examine primary financial statements and provide a general framework for conducting financial statement analysis.
  • Here we explore the characteristics of equity investments, security markets, and indexes and explain how to analyse industries, companies, and equity securities as well as the use of basic equity valuation models. Global equities are important for meeting longer-term growth and diversification objectives.
  • In this section, we build the conceptual framework for understanding the basic derivatives and derivative markets. We then introduce essential features and valuation concepts for forwarding commitments such as forwards, futures, swaps, and contingent claims. Finally, we examine arbitrage, a critical concept that links derivative pricing to the price of the underlying asset.
  • In this topic, we explain the fundamentals of portfolio and risk management, including return and risk measurement and portfolio planning and construction. We examine the needs of individual and institutional investors along with the range of available investment solutions. The capital asset pricing model is used to identify optimal risk in portfolios.

Program Dates

21 Apr
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28 Apr
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Expert Instructors & Teaching Methods

Ashraf Shawky is a seasoned training professional with over 15 years of extensive experience working with leading organizations in the UAE and MENA region. He began his career as an Assistant Manager with Oberoi Group in Egypt. He then worked at Americana as the Training and Development Manager. He has also worked as the Senior Human Resources Manager for Emirates Flight Catering and as the Human Resources & Development Manager for the Faisal Jassim Group. Ashraf Shawky has successfully delivered training programmes on HR, managerial, and supervisory soft skills topics like Entrepreneurship, HR Administration and Policies, Leadership Skills, Strategic Management, Balanced Score Card, Train the Trainer, Root Cause Analysis, Building Self-esteem and many more. He has also developed and delivered training workshops for leading organizations such as Emirates Foundation, Jumeirah Group, ADNEC, Emirates Post, and Dynamic Hospitality Group. Ashraf Shawky uses his extensive practical industry experience to deliver a complete and effective learning experience, adapt to various learners' profiles, specifically UAE Nationals, and equip them with the latest best-in-class on-job application.

Educational Qualification

  • ⦾ Post-Graduate Diploma, Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development, India
  • ⦾ Bachelor of Commerce, Alexandria University, Egypt


Professional Certification


  • ⦾ Associate of the Chartered Institute for Personnel Development (CIPD), UK
  • ⦾ Certified Level A & B Occupational Psychometric Assessor (British Psychological Society - BPS)
  • ⦾ Lean Master (Green Belt) – Lean Manufacturing
  • ⦾ Smallpeice Enterprises – UK

Ashraf Shawky

Why Count on Learners Point?

Being the leading provider of the CFA course in Kenya, at Learners Point Academy we help professionals master the necessary skill sets to successfully earn the certification in Kenya.

What to expect if you join our CFA course in Kenya:

  • We evaluate practical requirements and develop our CFA course based on real-world scenarios.
  • Aside from theoretical knowledge, we also emphasise practical case studies to provide you with a reality check and insight into what will be expected of you while performing in a demanding role.
  • Our customised CFA certification also provides you with hands-on experience by assigning tasks based on your actual work environment.
  • We offer a guided learning experience in addition to group sessions to improve the quality of our CFA course in Kenya.
  • We also take a distinct approach to career counselling so that individuals can be successfully placed as a professional.

Learners Experience

“The CFA Course in Kenya by Learners Point enhanced my finance skills. I learned new concepts and techniques. Their practical case studies are the best. I have received my CFA certification too. Thank You Learners Point Academy!”

Sarki M Kirima

Investment Banker

“Anyone who wants to start their CFA exam preparation can join Learners Point. Their CFA course is very good. I learned a lot and their course module covered every detail of the course. They also helped me to build my confidence for senior-level positions.”

Akeyo Odinga

Finance Officer

"All the key topics for the CFA exam are covered in this course. Their support made my preparations easier. I passed and obtained my CFA certification.”

Nicholas Kipkirui

Risk Manager

“Enrolling in the CFA Course in Kenya helped me a lot. I have upskilled myself and got the CFA certification. The training is worth the money.”

Felistas Cherono

Financial Consultant

“This CFA Course was an absolute game changer for me. The course is properly structured for everyone and is very easy to learn. The expert instructors are also very friendly.”

Omariba Kimani

Finance Manager

Our Graduates

Our graduates are from big companies, small, companies, they are founders, career changers and life long learners. Join us and meet your tribe!

FAQs on CFA Course in Kenya

The demand for CFA Courses in Kenya has grown over the years. This is because a chartered financial analyst has been considered a valuable asset to any company. Hence more financial professionals are aiming to get a CFA certification to start their careers in senior job roles in investment management.
The training sessions for the CFA Course in Kenya at Learners Point are interactive, immersive, and intensive hands-on programmes. Participants can select from three modes of delivery based on their needs: instructor-led classroom-based group training, one-on-one training, or high-quality live and interactive online sessions.
After completing the CFA Course in Kenya, a CFA can earn an average salary of KSH 1,080,000 and the most qualified professionals can earn up to KSH1.5 million per month, depending upon the industry.
If a participant does not choose to continue with the CFA Course in Kenya after registration, he or she is entitled to a full refund. However, the refund request will be accepted and processed if the request is received in writing within two days of registration. The reimbursement will be processed within four weeks from the date of withdrawal.
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