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Candidate Activities

Most activities offered by CFA Society VBA Netherlands, including Continuing Education events and courses, are open to candidates at a special rate. You may inquire about the rate for a specific event at info@cfavba.nl. A candidate is defined as any individual enrolled in one of the CFA Institute (CIPM, CFA) or CFA Society VBA Netherlands (RMFI, RBA) educational programs.

Candidate Membership for just 80 euros

Candidates who are registered for an exam are welcome to join the society through our Candidate Membership class for just 80 a year. This covers: 
  • 2x Participation in the online mock exams for just $25 (otherwise $109 dolllars) and free access to other exam support activities
  • 20% (!) discount on Kaplan Schwesers exam prep materials
  • Candidate-specific career development workshops or events combined with networking
  • Our locally produced, VBA Journaal, published quarterly
  • Bi-weekly newsletters with event announcements, investment content and society news
  • Participation in events & educational offerings of the society (mostly free)
  • Access to the Mentoring program and Career Development activities
  • Professional exchange and networking with over 2,000 local society members
  • Opportunity to volunteer in our active committees
Read more about the Candidate Membership here. Or contact info@cfavba.nl for more information

Combined membership CFA Institute and Society

If you have over one year of working experience you are also eligible for Affiliate membership of both CFA Institute and CFA Society VBA Netherlands; if you have over four years of working experience you qualify for Regular membership of both CFA Institute and CFA Society VBA Netherlands. Besides the member benefits of the society, additional advantages of these types of membership in the society include free attendance at most events, access to the CFA Institute Professional Learning platform/diary for downloading content and recording your continuing education efforts, and access to our Career Development activities and research database.

Candidate Advisory Board

In order to improve our products and services to candidates, we have a Candidate Advisory Board to get feedback and brainstorm about how we can best serve you. They also organise one event a year specifically for candidates. Contact Raphie Hayat if you are interested in participating in the Candidate Advisory Board.

CFA Candidate activities

In addition, we offer a slate of activities dedicated to candidates, for instance:
· CFA Exam prep workshops
· CFA Online Live Mock Exam
· Post exam drinks (June and December immediately following the exams)
· Discounts on third-party exam prep courses and materials 
· Scholarships
· Forming study groups
· Networking

Discounts

CFA Society VBA Netherlands area candidates who are NOT (candidate) member of the society are eligible for 10% discount on CFA®, CAIA®, FRM® and CFA Institute Investment Foundations™ Program exam prep materials offered by Kaplan Schweser. To receive the discount, create an account at https://portal.schweser.com and state the code: NetherlandsCFA with your order.
 
CFA Society VBA Netherlands area candidates who ARE a (candidate) member of the society are eligible for 20% discount on CFA®, CAIA®, FRM® and CFA Institute Investment Foundations™ Program exam prep materials offered by Kaplan Schweser. To receive the discount, they get an access code for a personalised portal after applying for membership.

CFA Exams

We encourage you to regularly check out the CFA Exam Updates page of CFA Institute, which is the primary source of information about expanded exam options, new testing windows, refund policy, and more, to support candidates through their testing options.
 
For more information on Candidate services please contact our Education Chair Raphie Hayat.
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