IIM Trichy’s PGPM programme welcomed by CFA Institute

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CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and administers the industry gold standard CFA charter. 

Indian Institute of Management Trichy has become the first IIM to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program.

The Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) offered by Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli has been acknowledged as incorporating academic courses (at least 70 percent) as per the CFA Programme Candidate Body of Knowledge and placing emphasis on the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice within the programme.

CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and administers the industry gold standard CFA charter. The organization is a champion for ethical behaviour in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The CFA Program sets a standard for developing the skills, standards, competence, and integrity of financial analysts, portfolio managers, investment advisers, and other investment professionals worldwide. It is widely considered the investment profession’s most rigorous credentialing program.

Entry into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program signals potential students, employers and all stakeholders, that the IIM Trichy, PGPM curriculum is in sync with professional practice globally.

As a result of this recognition, in each fiscal year, IIM Tiruchirappalli is entitled to award scholarships to a fixed number of PGPM students to take up the CFA Program.

“Being the first IIM to get entry into the CFA University Recognition Program underlines our focus on maintaining practical relevance in our finance curriculum and demonstrates the commitment of the faculty at IIM Trichy towards sustained excellence” said Prof. Nilesh Gupta from the Finance and Accounting area at IIMT.

“We are happy to welcome IIM Trichy into the University Recognition Program and thank IIMT for their commendable efforts. By becoming a part of this Program, they have exhibited commitment to building a talent pool of competent young professionals for the investment industry” added Vidhu Shekhar, Country Head – India, at CFA Institute.

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