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FDP & Kaplan Schweser Discuss the OnDemand Review Package
There's never been a more crucial time to stand out. The transformative effect of data science on the finance industry requires today's finance professionals to understand the application of big data, data mining, workflow automation and machine learning in investment decisions. The Financial Data Professional (FDP) is a global designation for investment professionals with data science skills.

Master the Financial Data Professional® curriculum and take the risk out of exam day with Kaplan Schweser’s FDP Review Package. This package features an OnDemand review course, which is delivered 100% online and led by Dr. Greg Filbeck.

FDPI Senior Advisor, Hossein Kazemi will be joined by Dr. Greg Filbeck, a professor of finance with more than 20 years of teaching experience and Eric Smith, Director, Product Development from Kaplan. Together they will share how Kaplan Schweser's OnDemand Review Package can help you obtain your Financial Data Professional credential.

Formal remarks of the presentation will last approximately 45 minutes, with 15 minutes for Q&A.


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Dr. Hossein Kazemi, CFA
Senior Advisor @FDP Institute
Dr. Hossein Kazemi, Ph.D., CFA, is the Sr. Advisor to the FDP Program. Dr. Kazemi assists with the development of the CAIA and FDP program curriculum, he serves as the editor of Alternative Investment Analyst Review, which is published by the CAIA Association. Dr. Kazemi has been involved in the CAIA Association since inception as a senior adviser and board member. Dr. Kazemi is a Professor of Finance at the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Dr. Kazemi is currently the Director of the Center for International Securities & Derivatives Markets, a nonprofit organization devoted to research in the area of alternative investments, a co-founder of the CAIA Association, and home to CISDM Hedge Fund/CTA Database and the Journal of Alternative Investments, the official research publication of the CAIA Association. He has a Ph.D. in finance from the University of Michigan.
Dr. Greg Filbeck, CFA, FRM, CAIA, CIPM, FDP, PRM
Director @Black School of Business
Greg Filbeck, CFA, FRM, CAIA, CIPM, PRM, is the Samuel P. Black III Professor of Finance and Risk Management and Director of the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend, The Behrend College. He has authored or edited 12 books and published more than 95 academic articles. Professor Filbeck has conducted training for professional designations for the last two decades. He served as president of the CFA Society Pittsburgh from 2014 to 2018 and formerly served as president of the Toledo Society for Financial Analysts.
Eric Smith, CFA, FRM, FDP
Director, Product Development @Kaplan
Eric is a Director of Advanced Designations at Kaplan Schweser. He has over 20 years of financial training experience in the areas of investment analysis, risk management, and data science. Eric holds an MBA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with specializations in international business and finance. Eric also holds a BS in finance from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and a graduate certificate in e-learning design and development from Boise State University. Prior to his current role, he managed and developed training materials for the FRM and CFA Level III exams. Eric is a CFA charterholder, certified Financial Risk Manager, and Financial Data Professional charterholder.