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Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK)

The Candidate Body Of Knowledge (CBOK) represents the core knowledge, skills, and abilities generally accepted and applied by investment professionals globally.

The CBOK is grounded in practice, meaning that panels and surveys of thousands of investment professionals have had input into the curriculum through our practice analysis.

Learn more about our practice analysis process and updates to the curriculum

View the 2020 Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK)

View the 2022 Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK)