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Top Finance  S.A.

About us

Top Finance is a major player in European training, present in most European financial centers: Paris, Geneva, Zurich, Frankfurt and Luxembourg. Our aim is to support you in your day-to-day activities through our certification courses, in-company training and study tours.
In 2021, more than 6,000 participants have trusted us and chosen us as their training partner.


As a major player in the preparation of professional certifications, we have developed a unique know-how and expertise that offers candidates a greater chance of passing the exam.
We offer the possibility of preparing for the certifications in different formats: Evening courses, Weekend courses, eLearning, teaching aids.
Professional certifications have become a must, and we offer the most complete training program on the market.

    • CFA® (Chartered Financial Analyst)

The most recognized and respected professional certification in the world of finance. It provides expertise and practical knowledge about investment decisions and recognition for professionalism and integrity. The CFA® certification consists of three levels (Level I, II & III). This selective certification requires a structured preparation, accompanied by adapted teaching materials. Obtaining a Level requires an investment of approximately 300 hours.

    • FRM® (Financial Risk Manager)

The most recognized certification for risk professionals. It offers expertise in the following areas: market risk, credit risk, operational risk, and risk management in portfolio management. This certification is composed of two parts (Part I & II). A personal workload of 200 hours is recommended per part.

    • CAIA® (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst®)

The alternative investment certification. It provides knowledge in the areas of: Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Real Estate and Real Assets. The CAIA® certification is composed of two exams that take place in March and September. A personal workload of 150 hours is recommended for Level I and 200 hours for Level II.

    • CPA® (Certified Public Accountant)

The American equivalent of public accounting. This certification is a major asset for professionals wishing to have international visibility and credibility. The exam consists of four parts: Audit, Business, Financial and Regulation.

    • CIA® (Certified Internal Auditor)

The certification of the internal auditor. It validates and reinforces the knowledge of internal auditing practices. The CIA® certification is composed of three levels to be taken progressively, at any time of the year. A personal workload of 150 hours is recommended per level.


With more than 100 training courses on offer, we aim to cover a wide range of business-related topics. We have developed an offer covering the most sought-after training themes. Because your needs are specific, Top Finance creates and adapts its training courses for you according to your environment, your culture, your internal processes and the profile of the participants. We thus offer a response that is as close as possible to your professional reality.

Our priority is obviously the quality of the teaching, but above all the ability of the participants to put the content of our training courses into practice. Our trainings are based on interactive supports, examples and practical cases which allow a greater understanding of the participants.
At the end of each training session, a validation test is offered to the candidates to ensure that they have mastered the important points of the training.

Teaching methods

Top Finance has developed a 4-step pedagogical approach in order to optimize each hour dedicated to training. The pedagogical approach that we put in place guarantees quality and efficiency of learning.

  • Understand: Introduction to fundamental concepts and contextualization of the subject matter.
  • Deepen: Illustration of theory and concepts with concrete examples to broaden and deepen knowledge and promote understanding.
  • Practice: Practical application of acquired skills by solving practical tasks and simulation games.
  • Mastering: Evaluation of knowledge and assessment of acquired skills. The trainer underlines the key points to ensure an optimal understanding of the subject.

Our approach is based on teaching aids specifically defined for each training course. In addition, each employee benefits from a personalized follow-up by a dedicated program coordinator throughout the training.

Training domains

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Training-related activities

  • Skills audit
  • Training course planning and design
  • Support - Coaching
  • Training path management
  • Training advice and services

Some figures

  • Beginning of the training activity in 2008
  • 9 course(s) on the site
  • 300 occasional trainer(s)

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Accreditation 11.75.51994.75
Activity area Allemagne
Phone +33 (0)1 87 24 01 50
Address 44, rue de Miromesnil
F-75008 Paris
Languages English, French
Organisation Conferences, e-learning, Inter-company training, Intra-company training, Self-directed learning
Type off-the-shelf and custom-made course
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