The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation is a mark of distinction that is globally recognized by employers, investment professionals, and investors as the definitive standard by which to measure serious investment professionals.
The CFA Program reflects a broad Candidate Body of Knowledge™ (CBOK) developed and continuously updated by active practitioners in countries around the world to ensure that charterholders possess knowledge grounded in the real world of today’s global investment industry.
Learn more about the CFA charter, the CFA Program, and current charterholders (PDF).
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How to become a charterholder
Value for Your Career
The CFA Program equips you with the practical and fundamental knowledge you need for a wide variety of career choices in the investment profession. Completing the program confirms your mastery of the rigorous CFA curriculum and your success in passing all three exam levels. How can the CFA Program benefit your career?
Value for Employers
Employers cite the extensive knowledge charterholders possess in investment topics outside their own specializations as one of the primary reasons for hiring them. Employers can post jobs and gain access to this highly qualified, exclusive group of investment professionals through our job board. Why hire a charterholder?
From the link: http://www.cfainstitute.org/cfaprogram/courseofstudy/curriculum/Pages/cbok.aspx