SGX CSP Module 3: Fundamental Analysis

Course Date: 19 January Saturday (10am to 5pm) and 20 January Sunday (10am to 1pm)
Assessment will be conducted during class

The Certified Securities Professionals (CSP) Programme is designed for those seeking a successful career in the securities industry. Please click here for the CSP programme brochure.

SGX CSP Module 3: Fundamental Analysis

# Partial waiver applies for those who have completed Trading Representatives FATA 1 Training, please contact us for more information.

This is a facilitation-based learning program for those who want to further their knowledge in Fundamental Analysis (FA). Besides lectures, the program involves discussions and assessments to explore the subjective aspects of FA. After the program, participant will have a comprehensive understanding of FA and hence able to make in-depth assessment of companies. This module will help participants gain the skills needed to perform FA and apply FA confidently in their daily work.

This course is specially crafted for:

  • Client serving professionals in equity investment industry
  • Potential professionals that aspire to work in the equity investment industry
  • Investors wanting to perform in depth analysis on companies with Fundamental Analysis

Course Outline

Session 1: Business Analysis

The following concepts and framework to understand companies’ potential will be discussed in detail:

  • Business Model
  • Market Drivers
  • Industry Trends
  • Growth Projection
  • Management and Corporate Governance

Session 2: Financial Statement Analysis

After a quick overview of financial statements, this section will mainly discuss on:

  • Auditor’s Statement – What is the Auditor’s view of the company?
  • Red flags and Business Warnings – Ratio Analysis to assess company’s financial health
  • Corporate Actions – Review the various corporate actions for fund raising, distribution of earnings and other purpose and its impact to the stock prices

Session 3: Pricing Analysis

We will look at how to use the 3 main pricing analysis tools, namely, PE, PB and Dividend Yield on the following industries:

  • Banks
  • Plantation
  • Oil and Gas
  • Property
  • REITs

Session 4: Trading Strategies

Participants will learn how to form an opinion of the market direction by analysing:

  • Economic indicators
  • Economic and Geopolitical events
  • Market Valuation

With this opinion as background, participants will also learn how to perform fund allocation at different point in time.

Course Structure

There will be lectures, Facilitated Discussions, Q&A, Exercises and Assessments to ensure good grasp of the content. Participants are expected to pass the assessments to qualify for the funding.

Trainer’s Profile

Chua I-Min, CFA is the Lead Instructor for Investor Education with A.B. Maximus & Co. Pte. Ltd. He conducts regular classes for SGX Academy in fundamental analysis, stock valuation, REITs and property stocks investments. Professionally, Mr. Chua has more than 11 years of working experience mainly in the investment industry. He was the Chief Operating Officer for A.B. Maximus before his current role. Previously as a real estate investment professional in CapitaLand and subsequently PhillipCapital, he had collectively done investment deals amounting to S$250 million. Prior to that, he was based in China, participating in a successful IPO exercise of a Chinese company listed on the Singapore Exchange.

SkillsFuture Credit

With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible courses. SkillsFuture credits can be used for this course.

For more information, please refer to SkillsFuture website.

IBF-STS Funding

The IBF Standards Training Scheme (“IBF-STS”) provides funding for training and assessment programmes accredited under the IBF Standards. IBF-STS provides 70% funding for direct training costs subject to cap of S$7,000 per participant per programme. For all IBF-STS programmes commencing on or after 1 July 2016, Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above will be eligible for 90% co-funding of direct training costs, subject to existing grant caps of S$7,000 per programme. Singapore Permanent Residents will continue to be eligible for 70% co-funding of direct training costs for IBF-STS programmes.

For more information, please refer to IBF website

Contact Us

For further enquiries, please email register@sgxacademy.com or call 6327-5438
(Operating Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm)

Terms and Conditions


Singapore Exchange reserves the right to make changes to the time, date, syllabus, speakers, venue or cancel the course if warranted by circumstances beyond its control.

Cancellation and Transfer Policy

Cancellation for a registration must be made in writing at least 10 business days before the event and a refund (less a 10% administrative fee of total course fee) will be made. No refunds will be given for cancellations received less than 10 business days prior to the event. All requests for replacement must be made in writing at least 3 business days prior to the event.

SGX reserves the right to make changes to the date, time and/or other information regarding the course if warranted by circumstanced beyond its control.


Register online and make payment via credit card by clicking on the “Register” button.

Alternatively, you may wish to make payment by cheque, made payable to “SGX Academy Secretariat“. Please mail your cheque to the following address:

SGX Academy Secretariat
160 Robinson Road
SBF Center
Singapore 068914

Please provide your name, email, contact number, event title and date on the reverse side of the cheque. Enrolment is contingent upon receipt by Singapore Exchange of full payment and availability of space in the event. A confirmation note will be sent via email 10 business days before the seminar/course commences.

Minimum Class Size

The minimum class size for the programme is 10 confirmed registration and SGX Academy may, as its discretion, start a class without the minimum required number.

Event Details
  • Start Date
    Sat, 19 Jan 19
  • Time
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Status
  • Address
    Academy 1 and 2, 2 Shenton Way, SGX Centre 1
  • S$310
    Online Registration Closed*
    Call (65) 6011 8922 to check availability.