General Questions

Contact information:

Telephone: 04-3688966/ 050-5454102 | Email: info@edge-education.com

 

Working Hours

We are open from 10:30am to 10:30pm, 7 days a week, with the exception of public holidays.

 

Venue / Locations

Location: Business Village Block B Entrance 1, 9th floor office #926
Opp. Clock Tower, near Dubai Economic Development, P.O. box 182080, Deira, Dubai, U. A. E.

 

Directions to us:

Via Car –
Makani Number: 31414 94464
Google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/N7ibq

Via Public transport –
Use the red line on the metro to get to Deira City Centre Metro station.
Follow the ‘Exit 3’ signs to get off onto 30th street.
Business Village is a 10minute walk (towards Flora Creek Hotel) from the station.
Alternatively you could choose to use the public bus to Deira City Centre Metro station.

 

Parking facilities for clients

We provide free covered car parking to all our students from 6:00pm onwards everyday including weekdays. Covered parking is free for the full day on Friday only.

 

Payment methods

We accept payment by cash, cheque or credit card (Visa or Mastercard only).

 

Flexible or Instalment payment options

Yes we do! We understand that education can be a big investment for some. We’ll be happy to help you work out a payment plan that is most suitable to your needs. Contact us today to find out more.

 

Refunds

For Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®, Financial Risk Manager® (FRM®) and Certified Management Accountant® (CMA®) only:
Refund requests received 5 working days prior to start of class: Full course fee refunded net of the cost of any third party books purchased on student’s behalf.

Refund requests received 2 working days prior to start of class: Full course fee refunded net of the cost of any third party books purchased on student’s behalf and net of AED 700 management fee.

Refund request received after start of classes up to the 3rd scheduled class: Full course fee refunded net of the cost of any third party books purchased on student’s behalf and net of AED 1,500 management fee.

Refund request received after start of classes: No refunds. Registration fee can be moved to the next course net of any classes missed or attended before formal request to withdraw. Re-attending classes will be charged pro-rata.

 

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS):

Refund requests received 5 working days prior to start of class: Full course fee refunded net of the cost of AED 250 management fee.
No refunds for cancellations less than 5 working days to course start date.

Note: All course withdrawal requests need to be received in writing; requests will only be considered valid if acknowledged and confirmed by EDGE management team.

 

Pass Protection

EDGE offers a ‘Pass Protection’ scheme to all its ‘returning students’. ‘Returning Student’ refers to a student who has previously registered, purchased and paid for training courses at EDGE.

We value our quality in education, EDGE will ensure it can help candidates to pass the exam in their first try, however unfortunate events could cause a negative results on the exam day.

Thus if you fail the exam after attending trainings with EDGE we will train you for the same course absolutely FREE*.
*Having studied with us, if you don’t get past your exam the first time, we’ll train you for the same course absolutely FREE (excluding cost of books). Terms & conditions apply; please contact our office for further details.

 

Pass Protection Eligibility

Pass protection will only be provided for the course previously registered and paid for with EDGE. The student must meet the eligibility criteria (class attendance and assignment scores) to benefit from the ‘pass protection’ scheme.

Eligibility varies from course to course. Refer to the terms and conditions section on your registration form for details on eligibility. Alternatively, speak to our team for further details.

Chartered Financial Analyst Questions

WHAT IS CFA® ALL ABOUT?

The CFA® designation is considered by many to be the gold standard in the field of finance and investment banking. Working professionals and graduate students around the globe strive to achieve the charter, putting forth multiple years of study and hard work.

For a deeper understanding on the CFA® program please download our CFA® course handbook. We also recommend attending our FREE demo class to give us the opportunity to answer any additional questions you may have. Call us or register your interest today to book your FREE session

 

HOW IS THE CFA® PROGRAM STRUCTURED?

To attain the CFA® Charter a candidate needs to pass all 3 levels of the examination and obtain 4 years of valid working experience.

The program tests candidates on 10 topics, increasing in difficulty as you progress through each level.

We train and prepare candidates for all 3 CFA® level examinations. We provide an interactive learning environment, and a dedicated study program designed to help you pass the examinations.

For a deeper understanding on the CFA® program please download our CFA® course handbook. We also recommend attending our FREE demo class to give us the opportunity to answer any additional questions you may have. Call us or register your interest today to book your FREE session

 

HOW MANY EXAMS DOES THE CFA® PROGRAM HAVE AND WHEN ARE THEY CONDUCTED?

The CFA® program tests candidates on each level via a written exam. There are 6 exams in total.

One exam per level, broken into 2 exam sessions attempted on the same day. A morning session and an afternoon session. Each session is three hours long, with a two hour break during the sessions.

Level I & II examinations are tested only as multiple choice questions. Level III is tested by essay and multiple choice questions.

Level I exams are conducted twice a year, the first Saturday of June and December.

Level II & III are conducted only once a year, the first Saturday of June.

For a detailed understanding on the CFA® exams please download our CFA® course handbook. We also recommend attending our FREE demo class to give us the opportunity to answer any additional questions you may have. Call us or register your interest today to book your FREE session

 

ARE THERE ANY PRE REQUISITES TO REGISTER AND SIT FOR CFA® EXAMS?

A candidate would need to meet the following criteria to be eligible:

Have a bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree. OR be in the last year of a bachelor’s degree program at the time of registration. OR have four years of qualifying work experience (non-investment related experience is acceptable)

Be comfortable with taking the test in English language.
Have a valid international travel passport.

For a detailed understanding on the CFA® eligibility criteria please download our CFA® course handbook. We also recommend attending our

FREE demo class to give us the opportunity to answer any additional questions you may have. Call us or register your interest today to book your FREE session

 

WHAT ARE YOUR COURSE TIMINGS?

For every CFA® exam level we have two or more batches of weekday and / or weekend batches running.

Please visit/download the schedules to know more on the upcoming batches and demo class dates.

Please contact the management to get further details on class schedules.

 

HOW MUCH DOES THE COURSE COST?

EDGE acknowledges CFA® is a large investment, thus we offer an array of lesson plans for students to choose from. For every CFA® exam level the following course structures are available:

Professional study – 100+ hours of interactive classroom training

Revision & Mock Exam – 40 hours of interactive, exam-focused, classroom training

Personalized training – tailor made schedules for one-to-one training*.

*Charges vary from a case to case basis

We have many discounts available throughout the year. Call us today to book a FREE consultation with our trainer to decide on the optimum course structure for you. Visit our CFA® page for the discounts valid and tuition fee applicable to you.

 

I CANNOT ATTEND REGULAR CLASSES AND ‘ONE-TO-ONE’ SESSION EITHER. DOES EDGE HAVE ANOTHER ALTERNATIVE?

YES! Our students can register to study with us on a ‘Flexi-Time’ basis. For additional details please contact us today.

DOES EDGE OFFER DISCOUNTS ON ANY OF THEIR COURSES?

Yes! EDGE offers a variety of discount schemes to NEW students:

A new student who has never studied with EDGE; and is re-taking the exam is eligible for 10% off the course fee. A copy of exam results will have to be submitted to avail of this discount. That’s our way of getting you back on the horse!

Groups of 2+ students simultaneously registering for the same course are eligible for a discount of 15% on course fee. Note: All members in the group must register together to avail the discount.

We also have early bird discounts at 10%; available until 2 week prior to course start date.

Note: Discounts cannot be combined with other course promotions.

Call us today or visit our CFA® page for the discounts and tuition fee applicable to you!

 

I REQUIRE ADDITIONAL ATTENTION AND FOCUS DURING STUDY, IS ONE-TO-ONE SESSION THE OPTIMAL ROUTE FOR ME?

Not necessarily; our regular class sizes are small enough to ensure that all participants are given adequate attention by the trainer. One-to-one sessions are recommended for students who are interested in constructing their own study program and class schedule.

We believe in providing quality training in the most cost effective manner. Speak to our trainers today to see which study plan suits you best.

 

WHAT CORPORATE TRAININGS DO YOU HAVE?

We are well equipped to deliver finance, accounts and management related trainings. All customized to suit your company’s needs.

We believe in offering personalized trainings using realistic corporate scenarios most relevant to your personnel i.e. trainings that are Useful, Effective and Resourceful.

 

WHAT ARE THE ACCEPTABLE METHODS OF PAYMENT?

We accept payment by cash, cheque or credit card (Visa or Mastercard only).

 

DO YOU HAVE FLEXIBLE/INSTALLMENT PAYMENT PLANS?

Yes we do! We understand that education can be a big investment for some. We’ll be happy to help you work out a payment plan that is most suitable to your needs. Call us today to find out more.

 

I HAVE PAID UP THE COURSE FEES, BUT I HAVE CHANGED MY MIND. AM I ELIGIBLE FOR A REFUND?

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®):
Refund requests received 10 working days prior to start of class: Full course fee refunded net of the cost of any third party books purchased on student’s behalf and net of AED 500 management fee.

Refund request received after start of classes: No refunds provided.

No refunds for cancellations less than 10 working days to course start date.

Note: All course withdrawal requests need to be received in writing; requests will only be considered valid if acknowledged and confirmed by EDGE management team.

 

WHAT IS PASS PROTECTION?

EDGE offers a ‘Pass Protection’ scheme to all its ‘returning students’. ‘Returning Student’ refers to a student who has previously registered, purchased and paid for training courses at EDGE.

Having studied with us, if you don’t get past your exam the first time, we’ll train you for the same course absolutely FREE (excluding cost of books). Terms & conditions apply; please contact our office for further details.

 

AM I ELGIBLE FOR EDGE’S PASS PROTECTION?

Pass protection will only be provided for the course previously registered and paid for with EDGE.

As eligibility varies from course to course. Refer to the terms and conditions section on your registration form for details on eligibility criteria (class attendance and assignment scores) to benefit from the ‘pass protection’ scheme.

Alternatively, speak to our team for further details.

Financial Risk Manager Questions

WHAT IS FRM® ALL ABOUT?

“The Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) designation is the most globally respected and widely recognized certification for financial risk management. The FRM® Program ensures that Certified FRM®s have mastered the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in today’s rapidly changing global financial industry. To achieve the status of Certified FRM®, candidates must pass practice-oriented examinations and have two years of qualified work experience” – FRM® Candidate Guide.

For a deeper understanding on the FRM® program please download our FRM® course handbook. We also recommend attending our FREE demo class to give us the opportunity to answer any additional questions you may have. Call us or register your interest today to book your FREE session

 

HOW IS THE FRM® PROGRAM STRUCTURED?

To attain the FRM® designation a candidate needs to pass two rigorous exams (FRM® Part I and II) and obtain 2 years of relevant working experience.

We train and prepare candidates for both FRM® part examinations. We provide an interactive learning environment, and a dedicated study program designed to help you pass the examinations.

For a deeper understanding on the FRM® program please download our FRM® course handbook. We also recommend attending our FREE demo class to give us the opportunity to answer any additional questions you may have. Call us or register your interest today to book your FREE session

 

HOW MANY EXAMS DOES THE FRM® PROGRAM HAVE AND WHEN ARE THEY CONDUCTED?

The FRM® program tests candidates in a 2 part written multiple choice exam.
The program tests candidates on 4 topics in Part I (100 questions) and 5 topics in Part II (80 questions). Candidates must pass Part I before Part II is attempted. Each exam is for 4 hours.

Parts I & II examinations are held twice a year, the third Saturday of May and November.
Parts I & II can be attempted on the same day, Part I in the morning and Part II in the afternoon. However there are terms and conditions for a candidate to consider before registering for both parts.

For a detailed understanding on the FRM® exams please download our FRM® course handbook. We also recommend attending our FREE demo class to give us the opportunity to answer any additional questions you may have. Call us or register your interest today to book your FREE session

 

ARE THERE ANY PRE REQUISITES TO REGISTER AND SIT FOR FRM® EXAMS?

Anyone can register to take the exam.
For a detailed understanding on the FRM® designation please download our FRM® course handbook. We also recommend attending our FREE demo class to give us the opportunity to answer any additional questions you may have. Call us or register your interest today to book your FREE session

 

WHAT ARE YOUR COURSE TIMINGS?

For every FRM® exam part we have batches of weekday and / or weekend batches running.
Please visit/download the schedules to know more on the upcoming batches and demo class dates.
Please contact the management to get further details on class schedules.

 

HOW MUCH DOES THE COURSE COST?

EDGE acknowledges FRM® is a large investment, thus we offer an array of lesson plans for students to choose from. For every FRM® exam part the following course structures are available:

Professional study – 100+ hours of interactive classroom training
Revision & Mock Exam – 40 hours of interactive, exam-focused, classroom training
Personalized training – tailor made schedules for one-to-one training*.
*Charges vary from a case to case basis

We have many discounts available throughout the year. Call us today to book a FREE consultation with our trainer to decide on the optimum course structure for you. Visit our FRM® page for the discounts valid and tuition fee applicable to you.

 

I CANNOT ATTEND REGULAR CLASSES AND ‘ONE-TO-ONE’ SESSION EITHER. DOES EDGE HAVE ANOTHER ALTERNATIVE?

YES! Our students can register to study with us on a ‘Flexi-Time’ basis. For additional details please contact us today.

 

DOES EDGE OFFER DISCOUNTS ON ANY OF THEIR COURSES?

Yes! EDGE offers a variety of discount schemes to NEW students:
A new student who has never studied with EDGE; and is re-taking the exam is eligible for 10% off the course fee. A copy of exam results will have to be submitted to avail of this discount. That’s our way of getting you back on the horse!

Groups of 2+ students simultaneously registering for the same course are eligible for a discount of 15% on course fee. Note: All members in the group must register together to avail the discount.

We also have early bird discounts at 10%; available until 2 week prior to course start date.
Note: Discounts cannot be combined with other course promotions.

Call us today or visit our FRM® page for the discounts and tuition fee applicable to you!

 

I REQUIRE ADDITIONAL ATTENTION AND FOCUS DURING STUDY, IS ONE-TO-ONE SESSION THE OPTIMAL ROUTE FOR ME?

Not necessarily; our regular class sizes are small enough to ensure that all participants are given adequate attention by the trainer. One-to-one sessions are recommended for students who are interested in constructing their own study program and class schedule.
We believe in providing quality training in the most cost effective manner. Speak to our trainers today to see which study plan suits you best.

 

WHAT CORPORATE TRAININGS DO YOU HAVE?

We are well equipped to deliver finance, accounts and management related trainings. All customized to suit your company’s needs.
We believe in offering personalized trainings using realistic corporate scenarios most relevant to your personnel i.e. trainings that are Useful, Effective and Resourceful.

 

WHAT ARE THE ACCEPTABLE METHODS OF PAYMENT?

We accept payment by cash, cheque or credit card (Visa or Mastercard only).

 

DO YOU HAVE FLEXIBLE/INSTALLMENT PAYMENT PLANS?

Yes we do! We understand that education can be a big investment for some. We’ll be happy to help you work out a payment plan that is most suitable to your needs. Call us today to find out more.

 

I HAVE PAID UP THE COURSE FEES, BUT I HAVE CHANGED MY MIND. AM I ELIGIBLE FOR A REFUND?

Financial Risk Manager ® (FRM®) :
Refund requests received 10 working days prior to start of class: Full course fee refunded net of the cost of any third party books purchased on student’s behalf and net of AED 500 management fee.

Refund request received after start of classes: No refunds provided.
No refunds for cancellations less than 10 working days to course start date.

Note: All course withdrawal requests need to be received in writing; requests will only be considered valid if acknowledged and confirmed by EDGE management team.

 

WHAT IS PASS PROTECTION?

EDGE offers a ‘Pass Protection’ scheme to all its ‘returning students’. ‘Returning Student’ refers to a student who has previously registered, purchased and paid for training courses at EDGE.

Having studied with us, if you don’t get past your exam the first time, we’ll train you for the same course absolutely FREE (excluding cost of books). Terms & conditions apply; please contact our office for further details.

 

AM I ELIGIBLE FOR EDGE’S PASS PROTECTION?

Pass protection will only be provided for the course previously registered and paid for with EDGE.
As eligibility varies from course to course. Refer to the terms and conditions section on your registration form for details on eligibility criteria (class attendance and assignment scores) to benefit from the ‘pass protection’ scheme.
Alternatively, speak to our team for further details.

Certified Management Accountant Questions

WHAT IS CMA®® ALL ABOUT?

CMA® is ideal for management and cost accountants, senior accountants, budget analysts, business analysts, finance analysts, finance managers and CFO’s.

The program is designed specifically to validate mastery of the advanced skills required to manage finance functions within an organization, enabling you to deliver value in today’s complex business environment.

For a deeper understanding on the CMA® program please download our CMA® course handbook. We also recommend attending our FREE demo class to give us the opportunity to answer any additional questions you may have. Call us or register your interest today to book your FREE session

 

HOW IS THE CMA® PROGRAM STRUCTURED?

To attain the CMA® certification a candidate needs to pass two rigorous exams (CAM Part I and II), obtain 2 years of relevant working experience and have a bachelor’s degree.

We train and prepare candidates for both CMA® part examinations. We provide an interactive learning environment, and a dedicated study program designed to help you pass the examinations.

For a deeper understanding on the CMA® program please download our CMA® course handbook. We also recommend attending our FREE demo class to give us the opportunity to answer any additional questions you may have. Call us or register your interest today to book your FREE session

 

HOW MANY EXAMS DOES THE CMA® PROGRAM HAVE AND WHEN ARE THEY CONDUCTED?

The CMA® program tests candidates in 2 computer based exam parts (CMA® Part I and CMA® Part II).
The program tests candidates on 5 topics in Part I and 6 topics in Part II (100 multiple choice questions & 2 essays each part).

Each exam part is 4 hours – 3hours for MCQ and 1 hour for Essay.
Candidates can attempt and pass the exam Part I & II in any order.
Parts I & II examinations are held in exam windows. Exams can be registered and attempted any day (except weekends) in the 2 month window three times a year.

Window 1 – 1st January until 28th February
Window 2 – 1st May until 30th June
Window 3 – 1st September until 31st October

Parts I & II can be attempted in the same window.
For a detailed understanding on the CMA® exams please download our CMA® course handbook. We also recommend attending our FREE demo class to give us the opportunity to answer any additional questions you may have. Call us or register your interest today to book your FREE session

 

ARE THERE ANY PRE REQUISITES TO REGISTER AND SIT FOR CMA® EXAMS?

Anyone can register to take the exam. Simply complete membership payments + Entrance fee + Exam fee.
For a detailed understanding on the CMA® certification please download our CMA® course handbook. We also recommend attending our FREE demo class to give us the opportunity to answer any additional questions you may have. Call us or register your interest today to book your FREE session

 

WHAT ARE YOUR COURSE TIMINGS?

For every CMA® exam part we have batches of weekend only batches. We have 13 four-hour sessions every Friday.
Please visit/download the schedules to know more on the upcoming batches and demo class dates.
Please contact the management to get further details on class schedules.

 

HOW MUCH DOES THE COURSE COST?

EDGE acknowledges CMA® is a large investment, thus we offer an array of lesson plans for students to choose from. For every CMA® exam part the following course structures are available:

Professional study – 52 hours of interactive classroom training
Revision & Mock Exam – 24 hours of interactive, exam-focused, classroom training
Personalized training – tailor made schedules for one-to-one training*.
*Charges vary from a case to case basis

We have many discounts available throughout the year. Call us today to book a FREE consultation with our trainer to decide on the optimum course structure for you. Visit our CMA® page for the discounts valid and tuition fee applicable to you.

 

DOES EDGE OFFER DISCOUNTS ON ANY OF THEIR COURSES?

Yes! EDGE offers a variety of discount schemes to NEW students:
A new student who has never studied with EDGE; and is re-taking the exam is eligible for 10% off the course fee. A copy of exam results will have to be submitted to avail of this discount. That’s our way of getting you back on the horse!

Groups of 2+ students simultaneously registering for the same course are eligible for a discount of 15% on course fee. Note: All members in the group must register together to avail the discount.

We also have early bird discounts at 10%; available until 2 week prior to course start date.
Note: Discounts cannot be combined with other course promotions.

Call us today or visit our CMA® page for the discounts and tuition fee applicable to you!
I REQUIRE ADDITIONAL ATTENTION AND FOCUS DURING STUDY, IS ONE-TO-ONE SESSION THE OPTIMAL ROUTE FOR ME?
Not necessarily; our regular class sizes are small enough to ensure that all participants are given adequate attention by the trainer. One-to-one sessions are recommended for students who are interested in constructing their own study program and class schedule.

We believe in providing quality training in the most cost effective manner. Speak to our trainers today to see which study plan suits you best.

 

WHAT CORPORATE TRAININGS DO YOU HAVE?

We are well equipped to deliver finance, accounts and management related trainings. All customized to suit your company’s needs.
We believe in offering personalized trainings using realistic corporate scenarios most relevant to your personnel i.e. trainings that are Useful, Effective and Resourceful.

WHAT ARE THE ACCEPTABLE METHODS OF PAYMENT?

We accept payment by cash, cheque or credit card (Visa or Mastercard only).

DO YOU HAVE FLEXIBLE/INSTALLMENT PAYMENT PLANS?

Yes we do! We understand that education can be a big investment for some. We’ll be happy to help you work out a payment plan that is most suitable to your needs. Call us today to find out more.

 

I HAVE PAID UP THE COURSE FEES, BUT I HAVE CHANGED MY MIND. AM I ELIGIBLE FOR A REFUND?

Certified Management Accountant ® (CMA®) :
Refund requests received 10 working days prior to start of class: Full course fee refunded net of the cost of any third party books purchased on student’s behalf and net of AED 500 management fee.

Refund request received after start of classes: No refunds provided.
No refunds for cancellations less than 10 working days to course start date.

Note: All course withdrawal requests need to be received in writing; requests will only be considered valid if acknowledged and confirmed by EDGE management team.

 

WHAT IS PASS PROTECTION?

EDGE offers a ‘Pass Protection’ scheme to all its ‘returning students’. ‘Returning Student’ refers to a student who has previously registered, purchased and paid for training courses at EDGE.

Having studied with us, if you don’t get past your exam the first time, we’ll train you for the same course absolutely FREE (excluding cost of books). Terms & conditions apply; please contact our office for further details.

 

AM I ELGIBLE FOR EDGE’S PASS PROTECTION?

Pass protection will only be provided for the course previously registered and paid for with EDGE.
As eligibility varies from course to course. Refer to the terms and conditions section on your registration form for details on eligibility criteria (class attendance and assignment scores) to benefit from the ‘pass protection’ scheme.
Alternatively, speak to our team for further details.