The Diploma in Corporate Finance will equip you with advanced corporate finance knowledge, skills and expertise. It will enhance the value you bring to the organisations you work with and help accelerate your career.
The CF qualification represents the highest level of achievement in the corporate finance programmes jointly offered by the ICAEW and the CISI. The diploma is now recognised by the FCA as meeting the full qualification requirement to equip talented individuals with advanced corporate finance knowledge, skills and expertise.
The syllabus for the new Diploma in Corporate Finance has been designed to develop core technical, commercial and ethical skills and knowledge for those working in the field of corporate finance. Knowledge of fundamental techniques, theories and issues supports the handling of complex corporate finance scenarios.
The diploma consists of two units:
What are the key differences between the old syllabus and the new syllabus?
The new syllabus includes sections dealing with the regulatory issues associated with a corporate finance transaction. It is relevant to those not only from an accounting background but also from banking, legal or consultancy backgrounds.
|How do I register?||
Registration is via the CISI.
|How can I study for this diploma?||
Either through distance learning (self-study from anywhere in the world with the support of hardcopy and online materials) or classroom learning (with a tutor, surrounded by peers). We now have a qualified training provider in Greece as well as in many locations around the UK. Find a tuition provider near you.
On average, 200 hours of study is required to complete Paper 1: Corporate Finance Techniques and Theory and 300 hours of study is required to complete Paper 2: Corporate Finance Strategy and Advice.
|Summer 2017||Winter 2017|
|Overseas application closing date 1||10 April 2017||25 September 2017|
|Standard application closing date||8 May 2017||16 October 2017|
|Late application closing date 2||30 May 2017||6 November 2017|
|Paper 2 - Corporate Finance Strategy & Advice 3||26 June 2017 - 13:00 BST||4 December 2017 - 13:00 GMT|
|Paper 1 - Corporate Finance Techniques & Theory 3||27 June 2017 - 14:00 BST||5 December 2017 - 14:00 GMT|
|Results available||31 August 2017||15 February 2018|
1 Venues for international exam sittings can be arranged on your behalf by local British Council offices. Please note that candidates will be responsible for the local cost of the exam venue. Please see our FAQs for further information.
2 If an examination application is received after the standard closing date, but before the late closing date, an additional late entry fee of £50 will be charged along with the examination fee.
3 Examination time shown is for UK sittings. International exam times may vary but will be confirmed via email after booking.