This designation provides the first and only specialized educational standard for alternative specialists. Launched in 2002, the CAIA Program has seen extremely rapid growth in candidate enrollment from 70 countries. Completion of the CAIA Program demonstrates an understanding of alternative investments, including hedge funds, real assets, private equity, commodities, and managed futures.
Candidates who successfully completes the 3-tier, graduate level program and meet other professional requirements will be awarded the CFA charter. The program offers a comprehensive, asset-management curriculum. The generalist nature of the practitioner-oriented program appealed to a wide variety of investment and finance professionals. The CFA designation has become the golden standard within the investment management community. Many employers recruited CFA charterholders and are increasing making it a prerequisite for employment.
The FRM designation is globally recognized as the benchmark for financial risk professionals. Financial risk management is one of the hottest skill sets to have in the financial services industry today that offers excellent visibility and outstanding earnings potential. The profession has seen considerable growth over the past 15 years fueled by the complexity of financial products, increased regulation and recent notable failures.
The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is responsible for administering the securities and futures markets in Hong Kong, including the licensing of market participants and the regulation of offers of securities. By passing the appropriate combination of LE papers at Hong Kong Securities Institute (HKSI), you will fulfill Hong Kong SFC's competence requirements in respect of industry qualification and regulatory knowledge for respective regulated activities under the Securities and Futures Ordinance, either as a Representative or as a Responsible Officer.
Our 1 to 3-day public courses cover a comprehensive range of topics that enhance technical knowledge of the participants. Topics include finance for non-financial managers, financial modeling, valuation analysis, investment analysis, risk management, investment banking and more. Past participants also take these courses to fulfill CPT requirements.