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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 III Courses

Exam Preparation

Visit the CFA Institute website to learn more about the CFA exam structure, dates, cost, and registration.

  On-Demand Video On-Demand Exam Online Live On-Site Live

Free Video Lesson

Currency Management

Carry Trade

In this video, watch Nathan explain the purpose and the mechanics of a carry trade.

Online Lectures
(Weekly)

$599 $999

Purchase | Attend

Online, On-Demand
Video

Candidates have access to over 50 hours of recorded lectures that rigorously cover the ten CFA Program curriculum areas.

Course Details
  • 45 Minute Personal Study-Plan Meeting with Nathan (via Zoom).
  • Ongoing instructional support from Nathan via phone, email, text, WhatsApp, FaceTime, or Zoom.
  • Unlimited Access to Online Weekly Lectures.
  • 50+ hours of on-demand videos that include embedded CFA-type multiple choice questions.
  • Nathan’s “Must Know List” – Supercharge your exam notes – the Secret Sauce to targeting the concepts you need to understand on exam day.
  • Bi-weekly Email Updates from Nathan to keep you on schedule and confirm your progress against mileposts.

Essay Writing
WORKSHOP 1 + Mock Exam

$449

Purchase

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
35 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

A one-day intensive live workshop where candidates answer curriculum questions in essay format under simulated exam conditions.

Course Details
  • Essay Writing Webinar and Essay Writing Workshop 1 contain the same essays; Essay Writing Workshop 2 has different essays (we recommend that candidates take both essay writing workshops).
  • Practice exam with 15-20 CFA® exam-type essays.
  • Workshop video recording is made available the next day.
  • Candidates are coached to dissect CFA® style essays and construct responses with the level of depth and detail graders are expecting.
  • Candidates submit essays to be personally graded by Nathan; answers analyzed and in-depth explanations provided.
  • Includes formal answer key and references to the Learning Outcome Statements (LOSs).
  • Access to Nathan for any questions.
  • Recommended pre-requisite: Online (Weekly) Lectures.

Essay Writing
WORKSHOP 2 + Mock Exam

$449

Purchase

November 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
35 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

A one-day intensive live workshop where candidates answer curriculum questions in essay format under simulated exam conditions.

Course Details
  • Essay Writing Webinar and Essay Writing Workshop 1 contain the same essays; Essay Writing Workshop 2 has different essays (we recommend that candidates take both essay writing workshops).
  • Practice exam with 15-20 CFA® exam-type essays.
  • Workshop video recording is made available the next day.
  • Candidates are coached to dissect CFA® style essays and construct responses with the level of depth and detail graders are expecting.
  • Candidates submit essays to be personally graded by Nathan; answers analyzed and in-depth explanations provided.
  • Includes formal answer key and references to the Learning Outcome Statements (LOSs).
  • Access to Nathan for any questions.
  • Recommended pre-requisite: Online (Weekly) Lectures.

Essay Writing
Webinar + Mock Exam

$449

Purchase

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Webinar

A one-day intensive live webinar where candidates answer curriculum questions in essay format under simulated exam conditions.

Course Details
  • Essay Writing Webinar and Essay Writing Workshop 1 contain the same essays; Essay Writing Workshop 2 has different essays (we recommend that candidates take both essay writing workshops).
  • Practice exam with 15-20 CFA® exam-type essays.
  • Webinar video recording is made available the next day.
  • Candidates are coached to dissect CFA® style essays and construct responses with the level of depth and detail graders are expecting.
  • Candidates submit essays to be personally graded by Nathan; answers analyzed and in-depth explanations provided.
  • Includes formal answer key and references to the Learning Outcome Statements (LOSs).
  • Access to Nathan for any questions.
  • Recommended pre-requisite: Online (Weekly) Lectures.

Visit the CFA Institute website to learn more about the CFA exam structure, dates, cost, and registration.

  On-Demand Video On-Demand Exam Online Live On-Site Live

Free Video Lesson

Currency Management

Carry Trade

In this video, watch Nathan explain the purpose and the mechanics of a carry trade.

Online Lectures
(Weekly)

$599 $999

Purchase | Attend

Online, On-Demand
Video

Candidates have access to over 50 hours of recorded lectures that rigorously cover the ten CFA Program curriculum areas.

Course Details
  • 45 Minute Personal Study-Plan Meeting with Nathan (via Zoom).
  • Ongoing instructional support from Nathan via phone, email, text, WhatsApp, FaceTime, or Zoom.
  • Unlimited Access to Online Weekly Lectures.
  • 50+ hours of on-demand videos that include embedded CFA-type multiple choice questions.
  • Nathan’s “Must Know List” – Supercharge your exam notes – the Secret Sauce to targeting the concepts you need to understand on exam day.
  • Bi-weekly Email Updates from Nathan to keep you on schedule and confirm your progress against mileposts.

Essay Writing
WEBINAR 1 + Mock Exam

$449

Purchase

Date TBD
Webinar

A one-day intensive live webinar where candidates answer curriculum questions in essay format under simulated exam conditions.

Course Details
  • Essay Writing Webinar 1 and Essay Writing Webinar 2 have different essays (we recommend that candidates take both essay writing webinars).
  • Practice exam with 15-20 CFA® exam-type essays.
  • Webinar video recording is made available the next day.
  • Candidates are coached to dissect CFA® style essays and construct responses with the level of depth and detail graders are expecting.
  • Candidates submit essays to be personally graded by Nathan; answers analyzed and in-depth explanations provided.
  • Includes formal answer key and references to the Learning Outcome Statements (LOSs).
  • Access to Nathan for any questions.
  • Recommended pre-requisite: Online (Weekly) Lectures.

Essay Writing
WEBINAR 2 + Mock Exam

$449

Purchase

Date TBD
Webinar

A one-day intensive live webinar where candidates answer curriculum questions in essay format under simulated exam conditions.

Course Details
  • Essay Writing Webinar 1 and Essay Writing Webinar 2 have different essays (we recommend that candidates take both essay writing webinars).
  • Practice exam with 15-20 CFA® exam-type essays.
  • Webinar video recording is made available the next day.
  • Candidates are coached to dissect CFA® style essays and construct responses with the level of depth and detail graders are expecting.
  • Candidates submit essays to be personally graded by Nathan; answers analyzed and in-depth explanations provided.
  • Includes formal answer key and references to the Learning Outcome Statements (LOSs).
  • Access to Nathan for any questions.
  • Recommended pre-requisite: Online (Weekly) Lectures.

Essay Writing
Webinar 3 + Mock Exam

$449

Purchase

Date TBD
Webinar

A one-day intensive live webinar where candidates answer curriculum questions in essay format under simulated exam conditions.

Course Details
  • Essay Writing Webinar 3 and Essay Writing Webinar 1 contain the same essays; Essay Writing Webinar 2 has different essays (we recommend that candidates take both essay writing webinars).
  • Practice exam with 15-20 CFA® exam-type essays.
  • Webinar video recording is made available the next day.
  • Candidates are coached to dissect CFA® style essays and construct responses with the level of depth and detail graders are expecting.
  • Candidates submit essays to be personally graded by Nathan; answers analyzed and in-depth explanations provided.
  • Includes formal answer key and references to the Learning Outcome Statements (LOSs).
  • Access to Nathan for any questions.
  • Recommended pre-requisite: Online (Weekly) Lectures.

Visit the CFA Institute website to learn more about the CFA exam structure, dates, cost, and registration.

Exam Structure

  • Exam questions are comprised of both item set and constructed response (essay) questions.
  • Morning session (3 hours): Constructed response (essay) questions usually between 8 and 12 questions, each with several sub-parts.
  • Afternoon session (3 hours): 11 item set questions comprised of 8 vignettes with 6 questions each and 3 vignettes with 4 questions each.
  • Each essay question has two or more parts and one or both of the following types of designated answer pages: (a) Unlined page where you are free to write your response; and (b) Structured box set where boxes are clearly labeled for that question part and provide a visual structure to guide you in writing your responses.
  • Page one of the exam book lists all the questions on the exam as well as the topic and the minutes allocated for each question.

Curriculum Weighting

  1. Ethical & Professional Standards (10-15%)
  2. Quantitative Methods (0%)
  3. Economics (5-10%)
  4. Financial Reporting & Analysis (0%)
  5. Corporate Finance (0%)
  6. Equity Investments (10-15%)
  7. Fixed Income (15-20%)
  8. Derivatives (5-10%)
  9. Alternative Investments (5-10%)
  10. Portfolio Mgmt & Wealth Planning (35-40%)

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