This is the third and final unit of the CISI Masters in Wealth Management. It is a postgraduate level professional exam
requiring candidates to identify the requirements of a client from the relevant information available, structure and manage
a suitable portfolio of financial assets and communicate their recommendations to the client.
This is a professional level exam, covering the characteristics of derivatives including forwards, futures, swaps and others
traded in the UK, their relationship to the underlying cash securities, and their use in achieving investment objectives.
his is the first unit of the CISI Masters in Wealth Management and lays the foundation for the subsequent two units. It is a
professional level exam requiring candidates to think critically in the context of the analysis, interpretation and comparison
of company information, making recommendations on fixed income and real investments, equity and much more.
This is a professional level exam, covering the activities, knowledge and techniques required to undertake the management
of funds for institutional clients. It is appropriate for the management of funds of all sizes
A global exam, this is targeted at professionals engaged in managing investments. It provides a test of competence for
individuals engaged in private client asset management and fund management.
A stand-alone global qualification as well as a unit within the Investment Operations Certificate (IOC) formerly known as
the Investment Administration Qualification (IAQ) program, this exam has been specifically designed to meet the needs of
new entrants to the global investment industry. Focusing on international markets, it provides an overview of all areas of investment.
As the second unit of the CISI Masters in Wealth Management, this postgraduate level professional exam requires candidates
to think critically in the context of the theory of investment as applied to the management of private client funds, the
tailoring of a portfolio to clients' needs and much more.
This is a professional level exam, covering the regulatory framework of the financial services industry,
including participants' legal and ethical constraints, principles and policy.
This exam provides an understanding of the regulations and legislation that underpin financial markets and
the conduct of investment business in the UK.
Providing a stepping stone from the Investment Operations Certificate (IOC), formerly known as Investment Administration
Qualification (IAQ) to the Diploma in Investment Operations, AGSO is narrative exam of case-study style questions. It
equips operations staff with a broader grasp of the business and regulatory issues faced by senior management, augmenting
their technical and managerial skills.
Due to firms switching form Level 3 Investment & Risk to the RDR-compliant Level 4 Investment, Risk & Taxation exam this
unit will not be offered after 31/12/2012. Candidates are reminded at least 3 months' study time is recommended.
This unit of the Certificate programme ensures candidates have a knowledge and understanding of how to analyse clients'
circumstances and apply suitable investment product recommendations to meet their needs.
This exam offers a broad introduction to the main types of risk (credit and market) and explores the rise in importance of
operational risk controls.
The CISI Diploma is the UK's leading postgraduate finance qualification, covering the areas of securities,
investment, compliance, derivatives and operations. It has been designed to provide flexibility and choice for candidates,
allowing them to pursue units relevant to their own career.