IIM-Vizag joins CFA Institute College Affiliation Program

VISAKHAPATNAM: Indian Institute of Administration-Visakhapatnam has turn into the most recent enterprise college to affix the CFA Institute College Affiliation Program. The PGP (MBA) programme of IIM-V has been acknowledged as incorporating not less than 70 % of the CFA Program candidate physique of data (CBOK) and emphasising the CFA Institute’s code of ethics and requirements {of professional} conduct inside the programme.

IIM-Vizag is now among the many chosen 19 establishments of the nation (together with the eight different IIMs), whose MBA programmes are dovetailed with the College Affiliation Program of the CFA Institute.

In accordance with IIM-V officers, entry into the CFA Institute College Affiliation Program alerts to potential college students, employers, and {the marketplace} that IIM-V curriculum is intently tied to skilled apply and is well-suited to making ready college students to sit down for the CFA examinations. By way of participation on this programme, IIMV is eligible to obtain a restricted variety of CFA Program scholar scholarships annually.


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Director, IIM-Visakhapatnam, Prof M Chandrasekhar expressed his confidence that the scholars of IIM Visakhapatnam will purchase new competencies and abilities from this affiliation, each in coverage and apply. “I imagine the Affiliation Program prepares them as well-rounded professionals endowed with ethics and integrity in monetary evaluation, portfolio administration, funding advisory, funding administration and the like,” stated Prof Chandrasekhar.

Expressing happiness at partnering with IIM Visakhapatnam, Nation Head, CFA Institute India, Vidhu Shekar, stated that CFA being a practitioner-driven course makes administration college students industry-ready within the a lot sought-after subject of funding evaluation and administration. “The CFA charter-holders graduate from studying the ideas and instruments for evaluation and additional to synthesis, giving them the sting in monetary administration that plain administration graduates are unlikely to have”, he added.

With a deal with fintech and utility of recent applied sciences like synthetic intelligence and machine studying to conventional finance, it was agreed that each the 2 establishments might leverage their strengths for joint endeavours reminiscent of workshops, webinars, roundtables, analysis challenges, conferences, government training and so on.

Supervisor (Institutional Relations), CFA Institute, Nikit Tyagi; Prof. M S Jawed, Prof. Shalini Agnihotri, and Prof. Prince Doliya, who facilitated the tie-up, additionally spoke. Sourav Jain, from the Finance & Economics Membership of IIM Visakhapatnam, was additionally current.

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