Terms & Conditions

Program

  • The Program refers to any course organized by Genesis Institute.
  • Student / Delegate refers to a candidate enrolled for any of the Programs with Genesis Institute.
  • Exclusions
  • The CFA Institute/GARP/ICAEW enrolment and registration fees are not included in the Program fees. This fee is set by the CFA Institute/GARP/ICAEW and is payable to the CFA Institute/GARP directly.
  • The cost of study materials by Kaplan Schweser is not included in the Program fee. This material can be purchased additionally by the Student through Genesis Institute in the capacity of the official distributor of Kaplan Schweser study materials in the United Arab Emirates.
  • Program Schedule
  • Genesis Institute reserves the right to make variations to Program content, dates, venues, and timings, if such action is deemed necessary by Genesis Institute.
  • Students are responsible for regularly checking the Genesis Institute website (www.genesisreview.com) for the latest class and event schedules and venue details.
  • Students are responsible for regularly checking their e-mail address for communications from Genesis Institute. Communications will be sent to the one email address identified by the Student.
  • Students are responsible for notifying us immediately of any change in contact number and/or email address. Genesis Institute cannot be responsible for any class(es) missed if we are not provided with your current contact details in a timely manner.
  • In the event that a Student misses class(es), there will not be any separate, individual catch-up class.
Study Materials for CFA
  • Students will get one copy of the slide handout for each study session/topic. Students who have misplaced or lost their study materials will not be given additional copies. For Students who fail to attend classes, all handouts and other classroom material will be distributed in the next class, if any, or will be couriered to their address at their own expense.
  • All study tools provided to the Student will be used by the Student and no one else.
  • All purchases are non-refundable.
  • The teaching method and methodologies contained in the material supplied are confidential and proprietary to Kaplan Schweser and Genesis Institute and are not to be transferred or divulged to any other person by resale of the material or otherwise.

Refund Policy

For CFA
(1) For Revision Pro
  • The Student may cancel registration until 3 days prior to the Program start date for a full Program fee refund.
  • There will be a 50% refund if the Student cancels registration within the 2 days prior to the Program start date.
  • There will be no refund if the Student cancels registration after the Program start date.
  • A flat amount of AED 1,000 is not refundable upon accessing the Genesis online portal.
(2) For Prep Pro and Focus Pro
  • Before (and including) the 3rd scheduled class from date of registration, the Student has the ability to withdraw from the Program and receive a Program fee refund after deducting the cost of classes (if held already) calculated at AED 500 per class.
  • There will be no refunds after the 3rd scheduled class from date of registration.
  • A flat amount of AED 1,000 is not refundable upon accessing the Genesis online portal.
(3) For Combo discount
  • Student can cancel their registration to the Revision Pro if they notify Genesis at least two weeks before the start date of the course. The full cost of the Prep Pro will be deducted from the fees paid and only the outstanding amount will be refunded.
For Kaplan Schweser Study Materials
  • Purchases of product packages, downloads, eBooks, electronic and online products/services, extended online access and previous year sales are final and non-refundable.
  • Cancellation or Return of any component contained within a product package will require the remaining items to be charged at full retail value plus a USD 20 administrative fee.
  • All associated shipment costs, including duties, customs, and/or brokerage fees, are non-refundable and are the responsibility of the customer.
For Executive Education
  • The Delegate may cancel registration until 5 days prior to the Program start date for a full Program fee refund.
  • There will be a 50% refund if the Delegate cancels registration within the 3 days prior to the Program start date.
  • There will be no refund if the Delegate cancels registration on and after the Program start date.
Deferrals for CFA

Students wishing to defer their studies till the next exam/Program will NOT be granted a full or partial adjustment of their payable Program fees. Students may only defer their course fees paid to the next exam term/Program provided that the application for deferral is submitted one week before the course starts.

Class Conduct - Rules and Regulations

  • Students are not allowed to record using any photographic, audio or video device any Genesis Program or part thereof.
  • Students are requested to switch off their mobile phone or keep it on silent mode once the class has commenced.
  • Students are requested to assist in ensuring that any and all litter is placed in the litter bins in order to maintain a garbage free, safe and healthy working environment.
  • The classroom and offices of Genesis are non smoking zones.
  • Genesis Institute reserves the right to terminate the Program enrolment of any Student acting in a manner that impairs, interferes with, or obstructs the orderly conduct, process, or functioning of the Program. In such a case, there will be no refund of the Program fees.
  • If students are using the rooms in a third party venue (e.g. DIFC) for self-study, they must abide by the venue’s policies or they may lose the privileges to use these facilities.

Personal Injury

  • Genesis is not responsible for any injury caused by or to the Student or any other person by the Student, nor for the loss or damage to any personal property of the Student or caused by the Student arising from participation in the Program, attendance at Genesis’ premises or from the activities of Genesis.
  • The Student agrees to participate in the Program at his or her own risk and agrees to release Genesis, its employees, agents and contractors from any claim which the Student might otherwise be able to make.

Limitation on Damages

Genesis Institute’s maximum liability relating to services under these terms and conditions shall be limited to the amount paid to Genesis Institute by the Student.

CFA Genesis Assurance

A repeating (failed) student of Prep Pro is entitled to attend the Prep Pro or Focus Pro or Revision Pro only for the following term for free if the Student meets all of the below mentioned criteria. Similarly, a repeating (failed) student of Focus Pro is entitled to attend Focus Pro or Revision Pro for the following term for free if the Student meets the following criteria:

  • Registered for Prep Pro or Focus Pro course for the current term for the same level
  • Attends 90% of the scheduled classes
  • Attempts all online scheduled practice tests and scores an average of 60% or higher within 5 days of their last class of the course
  • Attends all the scheduled mock exams (live or online) and scores 70% or higher
  • Takes the CFA exam in the same term he/she is registered for
  • Is not a corporate sponsored candidate
  • Has not availed the offer for the same level in a previous term
  • A repeating (failed) student of Prep Pro/Focus Pro is entitled to a 50% discount on Prep Pro/Focus Pro program fee respectively only for the following term if the student meets the following criteria:
  • Registered for Prep Pro/Focus Pro course for the current term for the same level
  • Has not availed the offer for the same level in a previous term
  • Seats are subject to availability

Termination of Registration

  • Genesis Institute reserves the right to terminate the registration of the Student should he/she fail to comply to the aforementioned Terms and Conditions.
  • The decision of the management will be final and abiding.