Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar has taken a leap in investment banking courses by joining the CFA Institute University Affiliation programme. It has become the sixth IIM to join this programme.
By joining this programme, IIM Amritsar will be eligible to receive 3 student scholarships per year for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme. CFA Institute is a global association of investment professionals.
CFA sets the standard for professional excellence and manages the golden standard CFA charter. The end goal of the institute is to create an environment where economies grow, the interest of the investor is given priority and the markets function at their best.
CFA Institute has its reach in more than 166 countries with 176000 members including 164000 CFA charter holders. The programme by CFA develops the skills, standards, competence, and integrity of portfolio managers, investment advisers, financial analysts, and other investment professionals.
The CFA standard charter is unanimously considered to be the most rigorous credentialing programme. The curriculum and the examination of the programme are identical worldwide to ensure constant quality and are administered in English.
Less than 1 out of the 5 candidates who begin the programme will successfully complete it and earn the CFA charter, the golden standard for investment professionals. By entering into CFA Institute University Affiliation Programme, the curriculum of IIM Amritsar would be closely tied to professional practices.
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