Overview of PFM Curriculum
PFM curriculum is designed to deliver practical understanding on effective financial modeling. The program covers many subject areas where the emphasis is on practical approaches.
The curriculum covers all the knowledge required for an analyst to develop and analyze a model. The curriculum includes new concepts and models not where some concepts are proprietary to PFM Program.
Main goal of PFM Program is to transform the field of financial modeling to a new level and open the perception of the candidates in regards with the way they conduct analysis. For that goal, the curriculum is developed in such a way that it delivers topics, techniques and perspective never delivered in other programs.
Before a candidate decides to take PFM Examination, the candidate needs to ensure that he/she is well attuned to the curriculum.
PFM Curriculum is outlined in PFM Body of Knowledge (PFM BOK). The BOK is the basis to determine which topic appears on PFM examination. The Body of Knowledge of the Program has been carefully developed in order to equip participants with techniques to improve the quality of financial model that he/she produces.
The Body of Knowledge (PFM BOK) is periodically updated in light with the latest development in PFM Curriculum. You need to regularly check the latest BOK in PFM website.
You can download the BOK by visiting the library section of this website or by clicking below.
PFM has adopted Sustainable Financial Modeling principles to ensure that a model developed based on reasonable and adequate basis on model preparation process with emphasis on model reasonableness in the long run. This is important because no onecannot really predict the future. However, by developing a model based on sound principles, the potential for future deviation from prediction is much reduced. Hence, the models will gain more credibility and trust from clients and public.