IIM Indore Post Graduate Programme Welcomed by CFA Institute into the University Affiliation Program

Posted by: at 7/25/2017 06:06:00 am
IIM Indore Post Graduate Programme Welcomed by CFA Institute into the University Affiliation Program


Bangalore, July 25, 2017: Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) has become the latest IIM to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. The Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) offered by IIM Indore has been acknowledged as incorporating academic courses (at least 70 percent) as per the CFA® Program Candidate Body of Knowledge and placing emphasis on the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice within the programme. Entry into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program signals potential students, employers and all stakeholders that the IIM Indore PGPM curriculum is in sync with professional practice globally. This affiliation entitles IIM Indore to award scholarships to a fixed number of PGPM students to take up the CFA Program.

“We are delighted to partner with CFA Institute, a world leader in investment education and professional certification. This partnership will provide distinctive and new learning opportunities to our students,” said Professor Rishikesha T. Krishnan, Director, IIM Indore.
“We are happy to welcome IIM Indore into the University Affiliation Program and thank IIM Indore for their commendable efforts. By becoming a part of this programme, they have exhibited commitment to building a talent pool of competent young professionals for the investment industry,” added Vidhu Shekhar, CFA, Country Head, India, CFA Institute.

About IIM Indore
IIM Indore was established by the Government of India as the sixth Indian Institute of Management in 1996. IIM Indore's mission is to be a contextually-relevant business school with world-class academic standards that develops socially-conscious managers, leaders and entrepreneurs. Situated atop a scenic hillock, the 193 acre campus of IIM Indore provides an ideal backdrop for contemplative learning. IIM Indore has the latest in teaching aids, rich learning resources, a strong IT backbone, state-of-the-art sports complex and hostels as well as contemporary infrastructure. IIM Indore is among the few business schools accredited by AMBA in India, and the fourth IIM in the country receiving this prestigious accreditation.

About CFA Institute
CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organisation is a champion for ethical behaviour in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has over 146,000 members in 160 countries and territories, including 140,000 CFA charterholders, and 147 member societies. For more information, visit www.cfainstitute.org.


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