The FPMR Assessment is designed to test a candidate’s knowledge, understanding and abilities relevant for Marketing Representatives (MR) (as defined under the Guidelines for Marketing Representatives) to carry out their duties competently and in compliance with the prevailing laws and regulations. The broad spectrum of the programme includes a comprehensive introduction to the Malaysian capital market covering the regulatory framework, capital market products and services as well as the techniques and skills required in marketing capital market products and closing the deal with prospective clients.
Candidates are expected to possess good knowledge and understanding of the subject matter provided in the programme outline and the specified references. In addition, candidates will be tested on the ability to analyse and apply the information at a basic level. It is estimated that this module will require a minimum of 30 hours of self-study time (including the 5 hours recommended learning hours to complete the 9 modules in the eFPMR Learning Programme or attend the FPMR Revision Programme). Candidates may need less or more learning depending on the education background and work experience and will be givens at least two (2) months access to the eFPMR Learning Programme.
Candidates are expected to keep themselves up-to-date as the learning modules are regularly updated and will be reflected in the assessment questions. Candidates are permitted to refer their own prescribed reference materials during the assessment. Note that no prescribed reference materials will be provided by the Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC). The prescribed reference materials brought into the assessment by candidates are subjected to SIDC’s registration terms and conditions.
The prescribed reference materials for this module and Assessment Structure can be viewed HERE
Candidates are required to comply with the registration terms and conditions of the SIDC on the conduct of the assessment. Severe penalties will be taken against candidates for any misconduct during the examination.
The syllabus for this assessment is divided into 9 modules which can be viewed HERE