CFA Institute has more than 100,000 members in more than 130 countries, more than 87 percent of whom are CFA charterholders. Our outreach includes:
Join over 100 universities around the globe who incorporate the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct in their business and finance degree programs. Learn more.
CFA Institute Research Challenge
In this annual global competition, universities work with CFA societies and work with corporate sponsors and participating public companies to provide students with an opportunity to learn the current best practices of financial analysis and equity research and to demonstrate their skills to employers and experts. Learn more.
Sponsorship and Advertising
Our corporate sales team helps top-tier corporate sponsors meet their goals by analyzing the demographics of over 100,000 CFA Institute members around the world, identifying appropriate market segments, and creating marketing plans that provide access to members through print, online, and face-to-face opportunities. Learn more.
Exam Preparation Providers
Some CFA Program and CIPM program candidates select third-party exam preparation courses and/or review notes as study supplements to the CFA or CIPM curriculum and Learning Outcome Statements (LOS). CFA Institute offers the CFA exam Prep Providers Guidelines Program and the CIPM exam Trainer Guidelines Program to help ensure the quality of these offerings. Learn more.
Continuing Education Approved-Provider Program
The CFA Institute Approved-Provider Program offers our members access to high-quality educational opportunities available through partnerships with select providers. These approved partners offer educational events and online resources approved for CFA Institute Continuing Education (CE) credit. Learn more.
Employers can gain access to a highly qualified, exclusive group of investment professionals, take advantage of our educational and career resources, and build an environment of credibility and trust through voluntary compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS). Learn more.