Resources for Professional Learning

Stay competitive in the investment management industry with our collection of Professional Learning (PL) resources— including self-study and training, events, books, articles, webinars, podcasts, and more.

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Discover Professional Learning Content

We offer an array of educational opportunities for members looking to earn PL credits. Our continually updated library of articles, webinars, and other professional learning resources allows you to connect with new material in a number of ways. Explore content by type here or browse the entire collection below.

Financial Analysts Journal®
Read rigorous, peer-reviewed research and thought-provoking articles in this leading practitioner journal that advances the discourse in the investment management profession.

Refresher Readings
See what's new and what's changed in CFA® Program curriculum with member-exclusive Refresher Readings. Download our guidebook to the full curriculum readings that provides commentary on what the updates mean for practitioners.

CFA Institute 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.

Selections Newsletter*
Opt in to our member-exclusive electronic newsletter and select topics relevant to you. Receive a personalized newsletter that highlights the PL-eligible content, events, and career management resources you want, every month.

CFA Institute Journal Review (formerly CFA Digest)
Browse our easy-to-read summaries of the most relevant journal articles, written by CFA Institute members for practitioners.

getAbstract
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.

*Selections is not available to charterholders in mainland China.

Take 15 Video and Podcast Series
Hear from noted economists, best-selling authors, leading researchers, and successful practitioners as they discuss topical industry issues.

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

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

Career Resources
Develop your business and soft skills and advance in your career with these curated articles, books, and videos.

Live Events
Participate in online or in-person CFA Institute events and live webinars for access to networking and professional learning opportunities.

Volunteering
Apply your unique talents and expertise as a volunteer with CFA Institute or your member society to acquire new skills and set you apart from your peers.

Ethics and Standards
Apply the ethical codes, best practice guidelines, and standards that guide the investment industry and help ensure all investment professionals place client interests first.

CFA Institute Research Foundation
Read comprehensive and insightful research, including monographs, literature reviews, and briefs produced by our not-for-profit foundation.

Advocacy
Advance the profession with original and independent research and analysis focusing on current issues and proposed regulations and legislation related to ethical conduct, professional standards, and integrity in global capital markets.

Future of Finance
Stay informed about trends, industry developments, and opportunities for change in the investment industry—and what these developments mean for you and your career.

Asia–Pacific Research Exchange (ARX)
Share regional expertise and insight, learn about subjects of interest, and engage others.

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From the leading journal on investment management practice, to thought leadership articles, to on-demand videos and podcasts, high-quality content is available to you. 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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