Professional Development Resources

Your membership gives you access to our suite of professional development resources. Learn more about these offerings and claim CE credit for eligible activities.

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    Financial Analysts Journal

    The leading practitioner journal in investment management features rigorous, peer-reviewed research and thought-provoking opinion pieces that advance the discourse within the profession.

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    Refresher Readings

    Full readings from the most recent CFA Program are exclusive to members, and we offer a guidebook that provides commentary on what has changed and what the curriculum updates mean for practitioners.

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    CFA Institute Blogs

    Posts written for investment professionals by investment professionals provide analysis of current issues in finance, and series like “Ethics in Practice” help members champion ethical behavior.

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    Exclusively for CFA Institute members, getAbstract offers concise summaries of relevant resources in business and finance, including key economic and finance reports curated by The Economist Intelligence Unit.


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    Videos on Demand

    Interviews with leading practitioners, recorded conference sessions, and archived webinars cover timely topics focused on the investment profession.

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    Online Courses

    Continue your professional development by mastering a practitioner-relevant subject at your own pace.


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    Career Resources

    These curated articles, books, and videos will help you develop business and soft skills.

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    Online or in person, CFA Institute events and webinars provide you with networking and development opportunities.

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    Apply your unique talents and expertise as a volunteer with CFA Institute or CFA Societies to refine your communication and leadership skills.

Thought Leadership

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    Ethics and Standards

    CFA Institute develops ethical codes, best practice guidelines, and standards that guide the investment industry and help ensure all investment professionals place client interests first.

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    CFA Institute Research Foundation

    Our not-for-profit foundation sponsors independent, in-depth research on current issues important to investors and investment professionals around the world.

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    Our original and independent research and analysis focuses on current issues and proposed regulations and legislation related to ethical conduct, professional standards, and integrity in global capital markets.

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    Future of Finance

    This initiative reports on important trends and industry developments to empower and motivate the world of finance to find opportunities for change.

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    Asia–Pacific Research Exchange (ARX)

    This interactive platform enables participants to share regional expertise and insight, learn about subjects of interest, and engage others.

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