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What to select CFA or MBA

CFA VS MBA CFA MBA Skills Obtained Finance Skills Management Skills Investment Analysis, Portfolio Strategy and Asset allocation Operations, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource etc. Levels CFA has 3 levels or 2 Years MBA Duration 1 1 A full time MBA program generally consists of two expensive years There are three levels, and it can take years to get through all of them. Cost MBA: $65,000-SI00,000 CFA: $1,500-$2,500 Mode of Study Self-study Rigorous Program Classroom lecture- based Study at your own pace or adjust it to fit with your work schedule. Exams in June and December conducted by CFA Institute Need to attend at least the minimum number of lectures stipulated by the business school before sitting for any exam. CFA requires 300 Hours for each level Study Hours MBA requires full 2 Years to complete Job CFA Prospects MBA General Management Jobs Investment Management Jobs Investment Banking Financial Services IPO, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pitch Book Consumer Products Education/ Government Portfolio Management Energy Financial Planning, Asset Management, Mutual Funds Consulting Equity Research Manufacturing/ Chemicals Media/ Entertainment/Sports Accounting, Valuations, Discounted Cash Flows Technology Exam Paşs Rate CFA Level I 44% June 2014 Results MBA Year I 95% CFA Level 2 46% June 2014 Results MBA Year 2 90% CFA Level 3 June 2014 Results 54% Degree & Certifications Pay: (0-5Y E) Pay: (10+Y E) Only CFA (and no MBA) $72,900 $ 132,000 Only MBA (and no CFA) $57,700 $ 105,000 Compensation CFA & MBA $87,200 $ 148,000 Focus Areas Finance No Specific Subject Focus Focussed Ethical and Professional Standards Quantitative Methods Finance Financial Reporting and Analysis Marketing Corporate Finance Human Resource Equity Investments Operations Management Fixed Income Information Technology Derivatives International Business Alternative Investments Portfolio Managenment Super Simple Words CFA is a Foot Wide and Mile deep MBA is Mile Wide and a Foot Deep FINANCE FOCUSSED OVERALL MANAGEMENT SKILLS If you are into investment management and want to move up - complete the CFA Pro Tip program. MBA CFA If you want to network and take a broad set of skills to the business world, consider taking the leap into Business School. References:

What to select CFA or MBA

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