The CFA charter sets the professional standard as the most highly respected designation for the investment management profession. Earning the CFA charter demonstrates you have the knowledge, skills, and experience needed for investment analysis and management in today’s dynamic global markets.

The course of study is organized into three levels and each level requires passing a six-hour exam. The program curriculum increases in complexity as you move through the three levels. 

This is Level I - Focuses on a basic knowledge of the ten topic areas and simple analysis using investment tools. 

source: https://www.cfainstitute.org