Hours of Study: 95 – 125 Hours

Enrolment Period: 1 Year

What are the exam weightings?

The approximate weighting given to each topic on the exam is as follows:

Exam Topics Weightings
Forms of Business Entities, Directors’ and Officers’ Responsibilities 16%
Business Income and Expenses for Tax Purposes and Corporate Income Tax 20%
Main Considerations in Tax Planning and the Business and Its Employees 18%
Corporations, Buy and Sell Provisions and Business Valuation Basics 12%
Financial Statements, Financial Analysis and Business Planning 20%
Risk Analysis, Corporate Governance, Bankruptcies and Financial Reorganizations 14%

What is the exam structure?

Structure Information
Exam 1
Exam Format Computer Based
Exam Duration 2 hours
Question Format Multiple Choice
Questions Per Exam 50
Attempts Allowed Per Exam
Passing Grade 60%
Assignments none

What Continuing Education (CE) credits will you earn?

AccreditationCredits
CFP Financial Planning25
QAFP Financial Planning25
ADVOCIS Structured Learning CE45

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While CSI makes every effort to ensure that the information is up-to-date, we are unfortunately unable to fully guarantee its accuracy. The information listed in the chart may be subject to change.