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Chalk & Board candidates have direct support from Lead Instructor, Nathan Ronen, CFA for their course, content, and exam-related questions. Contact Nathan by phone, text, Facetime, or WhatsApp using the phone number below.

+1 (973) 493-1371

nronen@chalkandboard.org

Sun-Sat: 8:00 am to 10:00 pm (Eastern Time)

CFA® Level II

Exam Preparation Courses

Using the Ronen Methodology, you’ll master exam curriculum concepts without rote memorization. Direct access to Nathan (via phone, text, chat, and email) for support on all exam preparation material ensures that you learn faster and more effectively.

Our Level II exam preparation courses help you apply learned concepts to real-world, practical scenarios presented in an item set format.

Exam Overview

  • 120 questions grouped into a total of 21 item sets split between morning and afternoon sessions
  • Each item set consists of a case statement (also referred to as a “vignette”) with either 4 or 6 multiple choice questions related to the case
  • Of the 21 total item sets, 18 are comprised of 6 multiple choice questions each and 3 are comprised of 4 multiple choice questions each
  • Morning session (3 hours): 10 item set questions
  • Afternoon session (3 hours): 11 item set questions
  • Exam results for candidates are made available within 60 days of the exam date

To meet the needs of our global candidate audience, Chalk & Board offers both live and recorded lesson options and support directly from Nathan. Customized classes or workshops for corporate/group training or individual private tutoring are available upon request.

  • 50+ hours of on-demand video lessons
  • Two weekly lecture series each with 16 lectures (3 hours each)
  • Live item sets workshop and webinar (21 item sets each)
  • Live workshop and webinar include next-day available recorded video
  • Direct support by Nathan via phone, text, chat, or email

Courses, Workshops, and Mock Exams

Chalk & Board’s CFA® exam preparation courses, workshops, and mock exams employ the Ronen Methodology which focuses on mastery of all concepts pertinent to the exam level without rote memorization. You’ll study smarter and learn faster and more effectively.

June 2020 Exam

  • 50+ hours of recorded lectures that rigorously cover the 10 CFA Program curriculum areas.
  • Candidates will apply learned concepts to CFA® exam-type item set questions.
  • Candidates have direct access to Nathan for questions related to the Level II program.
  • It is highly recommended that candidates supplement the on-demand video lectures with the one-day intensive Item Sets Workshop or Item Sets Webinar.
January 13, 2020 - April 27, 2020
New York City (Mid-Town) venue TBA

Key Features

  • Candidates learn in a structured classroom setting with live instructor interaction.
  • 16 live lectures (3 hours per lecture) held once per week that cover the 10 CFA Program curriculum areas.
  • Candidates will apply learned concepts to CFA® exam-type item set questions.
  • Candidates have access to Nathan outside of the live lecture sessions for questions related to the Level II program.
  • It is highly recommended that candidates supplement the live weekly lectures with the one-day intensive Item Sets Workshop or Item Sets Webinar.
January 29, 2020 - May 13, 2020
New York City (Mid-Town) venue TBA

Key Features

  • Candidates learn in a structured classroom setting with live instructor interaction.
  • 16 live lectures (3 hours per lecture) held once per week that cover the 10 CFA Program curriculum areas.
  • Candidates will apply learned concepts to CFA® exam-type item set questions.
  • Candidates have access to Nathan outside of the live lecture sessions for questions related to the Level II program.
  • It is highly recommended that candidates supplement the live weekly lectures with the one-day intensive Item Sets Workshop or Item Sets Webinar.
May 31, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Harvard Club: 35 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

Key Features

  • In this one-day intensive workshop, candidates are given 21 unique CFA® exam-type Item Sets covering the CFA Level II Curriculum under simulated exam conditions. The video recording of this workshop will be made available on the following day for candidates globally who are unable to attend in person.
  • Answers to the questions are reviewed and in-depth explanations provided so that candidates understand how to differentiate the possible answers.
  • Candidates receive a formal answer key with explanations and associated Learning Outcome Statements (LOSs) at the end of the workshop.
  • Candidates have access to Nathan for questions related to this workshop.
  • It is highly recommended that candidates attend either the Live Weekly Lectures or the On-Demand Video Lectures prior to taking the Item Sets Workshop as the workshop builds on the concepts learned in these sessions.
May 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Webinar

Key Features

  • In this one-day intensive live webinar, candidates are given 21 unique CFA® exam-type Item Sets covering the CFA Level II Curriculum under simulated exam conditions. The video recording of this webinar will be made available on the following day for candidates globally who are unable to attend in person.
  • Answers to the questions are reviewed and in-depth explanations provided so that candidates understand how to differentiate the possible answers.
  • Candidates receive a formal answer key with explanations and associated Learning Outcome Statements (LOSs) at the end of the webinar.
  • Candidates have access to Nathan for questions related to this webinar.
  • It is highly recommended that candidates attend either the Live Weekly Lectures or the On-Demand Video Lectures prior to taking the Item Sets Webinar as the webinar builds on the concepts learned in these sessions.

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Exam Focus

  1. Learning: Application and Analysis
  2. Topics: Asset Valuation

Curriculum Weighting

  1. Ethical & Professional Standards (10-15%)
  2. Quantitative Methods (5-10%)
  3. Economics (5-10%)
  4. Financial Reporting & Analysis (10-15%)
  5. Corporate Finance (5-10%)
  6. Equity Investments (10-15%)
  7. Fixed Income (10-15%)
  8. Derivatives (5-10%)
  9. Alternative Investments (5-10%)
  10. Portfolio Mgmt & Wealth Planning (5-15%)

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