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Professional Learning

Participating in lifelong learning demonstrates a commitment to professional excellence and illustrates dedication to serving your clients and employer. Stay competitive in the investment management industry with our extensive collection of professional learning resources

Professional Learning
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    Explore the full collection through filtering by format and topic to discover activities that earn you PL credits in your areas of interest.

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    Members can claim qualifying activities in our tracker to actively manage their professional development.

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Featured Learning Resources

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Performance Attribution Online Course

Those in portfolio management or similar roles can hone their technical skills in this self-paced online course.

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Refresher Readings

Reinvigorate your learning by revisiting core financial topics with this members-only benefit.

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Ethics Learning Lab

Access social learning and a global financial community engaged in relevant and robust discussions.

Ways to Learn

Learning Resources

    • Videos

      Watch recorded conference sessions and archived webinars that cover timely topics focused on the investment profession.

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    • Webinars

      Browse upcoming webinars and find opportunities to earn Professional Learning (PL) credit without having to travel.

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    • Conferences

      CFA Institute partners with experts across the investment industry to offer a wide range of insightful and engaging virtual events. CFA Institute members and charterholders receive discounts on registration fees and Professional Learning (PL) credits for these events. Take advantage of these great opportunities to learn, discuss, and network with your peers.

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    • Podcasts

      Hear from noted economists, best-selling authors, leading researchers, and successful practitioners as they discuss topical industry issues.

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    • Online Courses

      Continue your Professional Learning by mastering a practitioner-relevant subject at your own pace.

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    • Reports

      Find concise summaries of resources in business and finance, including key economic and finance reports curated by The Economist Intelligence Unit with this exclusive member benefit.

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    • Publications and Articles

      Find what you need to explore all aspects of the financial industry, whether you need the latest updates and policy changes or an in-depth historical review.

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    • Books and Chapters

      Access entire Book titles for extensive coverage , or search for a Chapter that discusses only the subject matter you need.

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    • Refresher Readings

      See what's new and what's changed in CFA® Program curriculum with member-exclusive Refresher Readings.

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    • Blogs

      Read posts written for investment professionals by investment professionals providing analysis of current issues in finance. Series like “Ethics in Practice” help members champion ethical behavior.

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    Find Career Resources

    Browse job listings, explore career-related content, and find other opportunities to network with fellow members and colleagues in pursuit of your next career move with our career resources.

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