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FinQuiz STUDY PLAN FOR JUNE-2012 EXAM CFA LEVEL-III

Starting Date Exam Date Exam Length Total Questions 26-Feb-12 2-Jun-12 6 Hours (Two parts of 3 Hours) 9-12 Essay Type (Morning) 10 Item Sets (Evening) Total Topic Areas Total Study Sessions Total Time Available (Till Exam) 14 18 Approximately 14 Weeks (98 days)

Topic Area Weights for the CFA Exam Topic Area Ethical and Professional Standards Portfolio Management Behavioral Finance Portfolio Management Individual Portfolio Management Institutional Economics Portfolio Management Asset Allocation Fixed Income Equity Investments and Corporate Governance Alternative Investments Portfolio Management Risk Management Derivatives Portfolio Management Monitor and Rebalance Portfolio Management Performance Evaluation Global Investment Performance Standards S.S # 1-2 3 4 5 6-7 8 9-10 11-12 13 14 15 16 17 18 % Weight 10 5-10 10-15 10-15 5-10 5-10 10-20 5-15 5-15 5-15 5-15 5-15 5-10 5

Week

Dates

Activity
Curriculum Note / Curriculum Reading

Study Session

Reading
23

Topics
Fixed-Income Portfolio ManagementPart I Relative-Value Methodologies for Global Credit Bond Portfolio Management Fixed-Income Portfolio ManagementPart II Hedging Mortgage Securities to Capture Relative Value Equity Portfolio Management Corporate Governance International Equity Benchmarks Emerging Markets Finance Fixed Income Equity Investments

February 26, 2012 March 3, 2012

9 - 10 End-of-chapter Questions FinQuiz Practice Questions Curriculum Note / Curriculum Reading End-of-chapter Questions FinQuiz Practice Questions Revision Revision Curriculum Note / Curriculum Reading End-of-chapter Questions FinQuiz Practice Questions Curriculum Note / Curriculum Reading End-of-chapter Questions FinQuiz Practice Questions Curriculum Note / Curriculum Reading End-of-chapter Questions FinQuiz Practice Questions Curriculum Note / Curriculum Reading End-of-chapter Questions FinQuiz Practice Questions Curriculum Note / Curriculum Reading End-of-chapter Questions FinQuiz Practice Questions Curriculum Note / Curriculum Reading End-of-chapter Questions FinQuiz Practice Questions Curriculum Note / Curriculum Reading End-of-chapter Questions FinQuiz Practice Questions Curriculum Note / Curriculum Reading 1-2 17 16 15 13 - 14 13 11 - 12

24 25 26 27 28 29 30

March 4, 2012 - March 10, 2012 March 11, 2012 March 12, 2012

9 - 10 11 - 12 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42

March 13, 2012 17, 2012 March 18, 2012 24, 2012

March

Alternative Investments Portfolio Management Swaps Commodity Forwards and Futures Risk Management Currency Risk Management Risk Management Applications of Forward and Futures Strategies Risk Management Applications of Option Strategies Risk Management Applications of Swap Strategies Execution of Portfolio Decisions Monitoring and Rebalancing Evaluating Portfolio Performance Global Performance Evaluation

March

March 25, 2012 - March 31, 2012 April 1, 2012 April 7, 2012 April 8, 2012 April 14, 2012 April 15, 2012 April 18, 2012

1-6 7 8 9 10

Ethical and Professional Standards The Behavioral Finance Perspective The Behavioral Biases of Individuals Behavioral Finance & Investment Process Managing Individual Investor Portfolios Taxes and Private Wealth Management in a Global Context Estate Planning in a Global context Low-Basis Stock Lifetime Financial Advice: Human Capital, Asset Allocation, and Insurance Managing Institutional Investor Portfolios Linking Pension Liabilities to Assets Allocating Shareholder Capital to Pension Plans Capital Market Expectations Equity Market Valuation Dreaming with BRICs: The Path to 2050 Asset Allocation The Case for International Diversification Global Investment Performance Standards

8 April 19, 2012 21, 2012 April

April 22, 2012 28, 2012

April End-of-chapter Questions FinQuiz Practice Questions

11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22

10

April 29, 2012 May 5, 2012 May 6, 2012 May 12, 2012 May 13, 2012 15, 2012 May

Curriculum Note / Curriculum Reading End-of-chapter Questions FinQuiz Practice Questions Curriculum Note / Curriculum Reading End-of-chapter Questions FinQuiz Practice Questions Curriculum Note / Curriculum Reading End-of-chapter Questions FinQuiz Practice Questions Curriculum Note / Curriculum Reading End-of-chapter Questions FinQuiz Practice Questions Complete Revision Attempt CFA sample exam Attempt CFA past paers Attempt FinQuizs Mock Exam Attempt CFA Institutes Mock Exam 18 8 6-7 5

11

12 May 16, 2012 19, 2012 May

43

13

May 20, 2012 May 26, 2012 May 27, 2011 May 28, 2012 June 1, 2012

14

Final Review

Actual Exam on June 2, 2012