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CFA Institute Investment Foundations® Program

The CFA Institute Investment Foundations program covers the essentials of finance, ethics, and investment roles, providing a clear understanding of the global investment industry.

This self-study program is designed for all professional disciplines outside of investment roles, including IT, operations, accounting, administration, and marketing. There is no education or experience requirement and the online exam is offered at test centers around the world.

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