CFA® – Chartered Financial Analyst
The Gold Standard in the International Investment & Finance Profession
About CFA Institute
The CFA Institute serves all finance professionals seeking education, knowledge, professional development, connection, or inspiration. Leads the investment profession’s thinking in the areas of ethics, capital market integrity, and excellence of practice. Worldwide entity that awards the CFA designation which is recognised internationally.
Who is a CFA® Charterholder?
The Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) credential has become the most respected and recognized investment designation in the world; enrolling in the CFA Program is your first step toward earning this qualification. The CFA Program curriculum covers concepts and skills you will use at all stages of your career, connecting academic theory with current industry practice and ethical and professional standards to provide a strong foundation of advanced investment analysis and real-world portfolio management skills. Clearing the 3 levels of exams with a relevant work experience of 4 years will help you get the CFA charter.
Benefits & Career Opportunities after achieving CFA® Charter :
- Globally recognized financial qualification for professionals.
- Recognized as a financial expert by employers and clients.
- CFA program focuses on a mix of technical concepts and practical application in the field of finance.
- Can be completed in as less as 1.5 years.
- Especially useful in Investment Banking, Portfolio Management, Investment Research and Security Analysis.
CFA charter-holders work in various fields of the finance industry like Portfolio Management, Research & Analysis, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Investment Banking, Strategists, Quantitative Finance and Private Bankers to name a few. Achieving this designation opens you to the wide sea of opportunities not only in India but internationally.