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FDP Candidate Orientation - Q4-2022 Exam
To support FDP Candidates and those considering the pursuit of the FDP Charter, we offer a brief, live webinar with our Curriculum team.
A typical Orientation Session will include the following:
• Review sample exam questions.
• Learn exam-taking tips.
• Have your questions answered by our exam experts.

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

Sep 21, 2022 11:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Keith Black
Managing Director, Program Director @FDP Institute
Keith Black has over thirty years of financial market experience. He currently serves as Managing Director and Program Director for the FDP Institute. He previously was a Managing Director at the CAIA Association, where he co-authored several editions of the level I and II CAIA curriculum. As a consultant, Keith advised institutional investors on their asset allocation and manager selections in hedge funds, commodities, and managed futures. Prior experience includes trading commodity and equity derivatives and building quantitative stock selection models. Dr. Black previously served as an assistant professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He has published in a number of journals, including The Journal of Wealth Management and The Journal of Alternative Investments. Dr. Black earned a BA from Whittier College, an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, and a PhD from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He holds the CFA, CAIA, and FDP Charters.
Hossein Kazemi
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.