Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has collaborated with CFA Institute and have become a University Program Partner. IIMB is india’s first business school to ever do so.
Potential students, employees, employers and stakeholders at IIMB have boosted up, after the CFA Institute University Program Partnership, Bangalore's PGP curriculum is in sync with professional practice globally. Moreover now the Institute is entitled to award scholarships to a fixed number of PGP students to take up the CFA Program.
"For several decades, CFA Institute has been committed to building a better investment management profession. It mixes the best of investment analysis theory and practice while training individuals with the highest ethical and professional standards. We look forward to collaborations between CFA Institute, IIMB's Centre for Capital Markets and Risk Management ( CCMRM) and the Finance and Accounting area," said Sushil Vachani, Director, IIM Bangalore in a release.
CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge emphasis on ethics and this can be seen in over 70% of the content in IIM-B's post graduate programme in management (PGP).
"We see significant synergy between the two institutions. We hope that our collaborations in research and outreach will not only lead to improvement in the practice of investment management in India but also contribute to the creation of a strong talent pool for India's investment management profession," said Vidhu Shekhar, CFA, Country Head, India, at CFA Institute.