Certified Investment And Financial Analysts (CIFA)

The course is designed to equip the trainees with knowledge, practical skills and competencies to work or practice as investment, securities and financial analyst, portfolio managers, investment bankers, front managers’ consultants on national and global markets.


Paper No.  
CF11 Financial Accounting
CF12 Professional Ethics and Governance
CF13 Regulation of Financial Markets
CF14 Economics
CF15 Quantitative Analysis
CF16 Introduction to Finance and Investments


Paper No.  
CF21 Portfolio Management
CF22 Financial Statements Analysis
CF23 Equity Investments Analysis
CF24 Corporate Finance
CF25 Public Finance and Taxation


Paper No. Mandatory
CF31 Leadership and Management
CF32 Fixed Income Investments Analysis
CF33 Alternative Investments Analysis
CF34 Advanced Portfolio Management
CF35 Derivatives Analysis
  Prior to Certification, the unit below must be undertaken alongside other KASNEB requirements
CF36P Financial Modelling and Data analytics (Practical Paper)

Minimum entry requirements

  • KCSE mean grade of at least grade C+ (C plus)
  • Such other qualifications as may be approved by the Board
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