IIM Ahmedabad welcomed into CFA Institute University Affiliation Program
Mumbai: CFA Institute is pleased to announce that the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) is now part of CFA Institute University Affiliation Program, alongside reputed institutions from across 71 countries.
The IIMA Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) is one of the most sought after programmes in the country. A significant portion of the content of relevant courses in the program conforms to the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge.
“To keep pace with industry needs, there is a need for a constant overhaul of the curriculum. And we at IIMA make it a point to rework our curricula basis industry inputs. CFA Institute is committed to building a better investment management profession with a mix of theory and practice with a focus on ethical and professional standards. There is an opportunity for the two institutions to collaborate and build a better industry”, said Errol D’Souza, Director, IIM Ahmedabad.
“I am delighted to see this partnership between my alma mater and CFA Institute. We hope that this partnership is the start of multiple collaborations in the areas of research and outreach, leading to improvement and growth of investment management practice in India and a stronger talent pool of professionals”, said Vidhu Shekhar, CFA, Country Head, India, at CFA Institute.
Through this affiliation the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program signals to potential students, employers and all stakeholders that IIM Ahmedabad’s PGP curriculum is in sync with professional practice globally. Each fiscal year, a fixed number of potential IIMA PGP students will benefit from this partnership, as they will be awarded scholarships to enrol for the CFA Program.