Learn to Effectively Communicate Financially Material Sustainability

Earn FSA I and FSA II Credential with Earth Academy

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Candidates Trained from 18 countries Since Dec 2021

99%

Pass
Percentage

Hybrid

Prep Methodology

Self Paced + Live Coaching

FSA LEVEL I
 

COURSE DETAILS FSA I
(Self Paced eLearning)

Part I

The Need for Sustainability Accounting Standards 

Provides the historical rationale for sustainability accounting and disclosure; describes how materiality has traditionally been understood in the capital markets and how it is applied to sustainability information; and describes the sustainability disclosure ecosystem.

Course Length
5 Hours

Part II

Understanding SASB Standards

Describes why an industry-specific approach to identifying the sustainability information relevant to enterprise value creation helps companies, investors, and global capital markets.

Provides examples of SASB disclosures.

Course Length
4 Hours

Part III

Using SASB Standards

Explores how companies and investors use financially material sustainability information and outlines considerations for using SASB Standards.

Course Length
6 Hours
FSA I Learning Path

STEP 01

STEP 05

Get PDF of the Study Guide

40 Sample Questions

Start by registering for the course and exam

STEP 02

Part 2

Understanding

SASB  Standards 4 Hrs

STEP 04

Part 1: The Need for

Sustainability Accounting

Standards  5 Hrs

STEP 03

Part 3:

Using

SASB  Standards

6 Hours

STEP 06

Optional:

1.5 hrs live coaching

FSA 1  EXAM

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EXAM FSA I

When are Exams Offered?

The FSA Level I exam consists of 110 questions with a two-hour limit. It is offered during three testing blocks throughout the year. Earth Academy can schedule you for an Exam at any time throughout the year. An exam registration voucher will be provided, through which you can access exam registration details through Pearson VUE.

€950
Price Includes Exam Voucher
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FSA LEVEL II

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FSA II Learning Path

STEP 01

Get PDF of the Study Guide

Start by registering for the course and exam

STEP 02

Part II: Evaluating the Comparability of Sustainability Information 4 Hrs

STEP 04

Part I: Identifying Material Sustainability Issues

 9 Hrs

STEP 03

Part III: Connecting Sustainability Performance to Company Value 4 Hrs

STEP 05

40 Sample Questions

Optional:

1.5 hrs live coaching

STEP 06

FSA II Exam

COURSE DETAILS FSA II
(Self Paced eLearning)

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Part I

Identifying Material Sustainability Issues

Defines the universe of sustainability issues; provides a systematic framework for assessing the relevance of sustainability issues to a company’s financial position and future performance, considering companies’ operating model and external environment.

Course Length
9 Hours

Part II

Evaluating the Comparability of Sustainability Information

Equips candidates with the ability to assess the comparability of disclosed ESG data and, when necessary, to normalize ESG data using financial and activity metrics to drive insightful comparative analysis.

Course Length
4 Hours
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Part III

Connecting Sustainability Performance to Company Value

Equips candidates with the skills to link performance reported using SASB metrics to fundamental channels of financial impact, including revenues/expenses, assets/liabilities, and cost of capital; enables understanding of how sustainability performance can lead to adjustments to the assumptions and variables within various tools for valuation, including discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis and scenario analysis.

Course Length
4 Hours

EXAM FSA II

When are Exams Offered?

The FSA Level II exam is two hours long and consists of 53 multiple choice questions associated with 13 miniature case studies. The exam tests candidates’ ability to analyze a company’s sustainability performance using qualitative and quantitative ESG data, conduct comparative and fundamental analysis using ESG data, and conceptualize how sustainability performance can influence valuation model adjustments.

 

Earth Academy can schedule you for an Exam at any time throughout the year. An exam registration voucher will be provided, through which you can access exam registration details through Pearson VUE.

€1000
Price Includes Exam Voucher
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Sign Up for FSA I & FSA II 

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€950
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Total 36+ Hours of blended learning material
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