Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) Program Overview
The CIPM program develops and tests the performance evaluation and presentation expertise of investment professionals.
How Do You Earn a CIPM Certificate?
The two-level CIPM program is based on a self-directed curriculum that allows candidates to study and earn the credential while staying fully employed. To earn the certificate, a candidate must enroll and pass two exams, become a regular member of the CIPM Association, and meet professional experience requirements. There are two exam periods per year, so it is possible to complete the program in one year.
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Both the Principles and the Expert exams test the following concepts:
- Ethical and professional standards
- Performance measurement, attribution, and appraisal
- The Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS)
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Knowledge Grounded in the Real World
The CIPM program reflects a broad Candidate Body of Knowledge developed and continuously updated by more than 1,000 active practitioners around the world. This process helps ensure that the CIPM curriculum reflects the most relevant trends and current practices in today’s global investment industry.
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