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Financial Planning Certificate Program

Because of the increasing complexity required in making wise financial choices, a growing number of people are looking for smart advice about financial resources and services. This expanding demand has created many new and profitable opportunities for financial service professionals who can provide intelligent and informed guidance. 

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Certified Financial Analyst Exam (CFA)

CFA Mock Exam and Tutorial

Grand Valley State University will be hosting free mock exams for all three levels of the CFA Exam. The mock exams are provided at no cost and are cosponsored by GVSU Seidman College of Business, CFA Society of West Michigan, and Kaplan/Schweser. Candidates interested in taking the exam need to register.

The exam will include an online mock exam tutorial for all registrants. After the mock exam, students will be provided access for to the online tutorial for each level. The online tutorial is keyed to the exam and has instruction covering the underlying concepts, definitions, and techniques that support each individual question and answer - one for each question.  At, candidates can simply 'click' on any question to view the tutorial for that question; approximately 10 hours of total instruction support each exam level. Candidates have indicated that the tutorials are very helpful and that this is an efficient way to fill in gaps in their knowledge over the last weeks before the actual exam. Both the mock exam and access to the tutorials are being provided at no charge.

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