Investment Foundations® Program Benefits for Employers

The CFA Institute Investment Foundations Program promotes a new standard of industry knowledge and ethical awareness in your organization—improving firmwide communication, enterprise risk management, and employee engagement.

Firmwide Communication

  • Employees share a common understanding of industry structure and terminology.
  • Internal stakeholders and cross-functional teams operate more efficiently when employees share a common language and industry framework.
  • Global firms gain value by building an English-language business and industry vocabulary.

Enterprise Risk Management 

  • Employees learn the importance of ethics and compliance.
  • Employees gain a strong understanding of the complexity of the investment management industry.
  • Employees have the confidence to speak up when issues arise.

Employee Engagement 

  • Employees gain a better sense of their role in the firm and how they can contribute.
  • Employees see that you are willing to invest in their career development.
  • Employees are more likely to want to engage with your firm.

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