ASEA and the CFA Institute sign an MoU to restore levels of education and professionalism in the investment management sector.
Tuesday, June 20, 2016 in Lagos, Nigeria: The Africa Scholarship Association (ASEA) has signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding with the CFA Institute to increase access to vocational education programs and programs. levels of professionalism in ASEA community jurisdictions.
The CFA Institute has expanded its range of educational offerings to include ASEA members, namely the stock exchanges, regulators, brokerage firms and other financial market participants in the jurisdictions of the member stock exchanges. the ASEA at reduced rates effective June 20, 2017 as follows:
1.The CFA Institute Investment Foundations ™ Certificate: This program covers the essentials of finance, ethics, and investment roles, providing a clear understanding of the global industry. the investment - 200 USD per exam.
2.CFA Program Scholarship: Eligible applicants can enroll in the CFA program to earn the Certified Financial Analyst® (CFA) diploma, the most respected and successful investment management designation recognized in the world - 350 USD per exam.
3.Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement Program (CIPM): for advanced, globally relevant and practice-oriented investment performance, and risk assessment techniques that enable professionals to apply ahead of the clients' interests - USD 350 per review.
4.Ethical Decision Making Webinar - Free access to an ethical decision-making framework for the highest ethical standards in the investment profession.
Oscar N. Onyema, OON, President of ASEA, welcomed Paul Smith, President and CEO of the CFA Institute, to Nigeria and commented:
"This new partnership with the CFA Institute serves as a complement to our strategic objectives and we are delighted to work together for the mutual benefit of our organizations, providing capital markets players on our continent with the skills and tools they need to succeed, rational management of investments and ethical practices. The more we promote the control and ethics of our markets, the more attractive African markets will be for investors. "
In turn, Paul Smith, President and CEO of CFA Institute said, "This MoU is our first important step towards starting more significant investments in Africa. By bringing our programs to the ASEA community, we hope to enable employees to train and build their capacity for Africa and contribute to the development of its financial markets. "
For more information on how to participate in these certification programs, please visit the ASEA participant microsite.