The FDP Charter examination is comprised of 75 multiple choice questions weighted as 65 percent of the total points and two to four constructed response questions (multi-part essay type questions) weighted as 35 percent of the total points. The FDP exam does not contain any Python programming questions.
The examination is based on its study guide, which is organized to facilitate quick learning and easy retention. Each topic is structured around learning objectives and keywords that define the content to be tested on the exam.
The university faculty and industry practitioners who created the FDP Charter program bring years of experience in the financial services industry. Consequently, the curriculum is consistent with recent advances in the applications of data science to the financial industry.
All exam questions directly address the nine curriculum topics:
A candidate who is able to meet all learning objectives in the study guide should be well prepared for the exam. Candidates should anticipate approximately 200+ hours of study in preparation for the FDP exam.
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