IIM Lucknow Joins CFA Institute

  • The CFA Institute offers finance education to investment professionals, aiming to promote ethics, education and professional excellence in the global investment services industry

Indian Institute of Management Lucknow has proudly joined the esteemed CFA Institute University Recognition Programme. The Institute is aligned with the CFA programme candidate’s body of knowledge.

IIM Lucknow’s affiliation aims to foster leadership through high-quality management education for success in the investment management industry, preparing students for the CFA designation.

“The collaboration with the CFA Institute reaffirms our commitment to nurturing future-ready leaders in investment management, emphasising excellence”, Ajay Garg, Dean of Faculty, IIM Lucknow, remarked.

“This partnership will significantly enhance the talent pool crucial for driving growth in the investment management industry and our country’s economy”, Arati Porwal, Country Head, India, CFA Institute, said.

IIM Lucknow is collaborating with the University Affiliation Programme to integrate practical knowledge into its curriculum, providing students with unique insights from global industry practitioners. This collaboration offers access to course materials, practice questions, mock exams and all three levels of the CFA programme curriculum.

Eligible students can receive grants, cost exemptions and exam discounts for the CFA programme, enhancing their employability and global mobility upon graduation by completing a degree programme aligned with practical industry requirements.

“The launch ceremony symbolised our commitment to providing accessible, high-quality financial and professional development courses. We aspire to cultivate well-rounded individuals positioned to lead in investment management by emphasizing excellence in collaboration with the CFA Institute”, Ajay Garg, Dean of Faculty, IIM Lucknow, said.

The CFA Institute University affiliation programme at IIM Lucknow demonstrates that the PGP curriculum adheres to international professional practices, offering scholarships to select IIM Lucknow PGP students annually.

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