Assumption University Welcomed into CFA Institute University Affiliation Program
Students of Master of Science in Investment Analysis and Management taking steps to career success through preparation for the CFA Program
[Bangkok, 14th June 2018, — Assumption University of Thailand has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. Master of Science in Investment Analysis and Management has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and placing emphasis on the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice within the program. This program positions students well to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, which has become the most respected and recognized investment credential in the world.
Entry into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program signals to potential students, employers, and the marketplace that Assumption University of Thailand curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well–suited to preparing students to sit for the CFA examinations. Through participation in this program, Assumption University of Thailand is eligible to receive a limited number of student scholarships for the CFA Program each year.
“Students in these programs study the Candidate Body of Knowledge, which includes the core knowledge, skills, and abilities identified by practitioners worldwide as essential for successful practice,” said Neil Govier, CFA, Head of University Relations at CFA Institute. “By mastering the fundamentals of the CFA Program as well as the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct, these future investment professionals gain a strong foundation that helps prepare them well to join the growing CFA Institute community dedicated to promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society.”
Established in 2008, Master of Science in Investment Analysis and Management is the partnership program between The Stock Exchange of Thailand and Assumption University. The curriculum of Ms.IAM aims at balancing the theoretical and professional practices of investment analysis and management to enable students to understand how concepts are applied in practice and to keep abreast of key changes in the investment trend.
“Ms.IAM is delighted to be part of the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. This recognition, by the world’s leading professional accreditation Chartered Financial Analyst®, testifies the program’s success in achieving its objectives to provide students with theoretical knowledge as well as impart well-rounded insights into the real world environment. MsIAM creates a platform towards successful careers for professionals and also equips entrepreneurs with the skill sets and tools to better understand the competitive landscape and be able to make better decisions..”