Investment Foundations® Program

The CFA Institute Investment Foundations Program covers the essentials of finance, ethics, and investment roles, providing a clear understanding of the global investment industry.

This online learning experience is designed for anyone who wants to enter or advance within the investment management industry, including IT, operations, accounting, administration, and marketing. 

Candidates who successfully pass the online exam earn the CFA Institute Investment Foundations Certificate, demonstrating a mastery of core foundational principles of the investment profession.

*CFA Institute is solely responsible for the CFA® Program as well as CIPM® Program and CFA Institute Investment Foundations® Program. Please note CFA Society Switzerland does NOT act as the awarding organization for the CFA® Program or other qualification. CFA Society Switzerland focuses on the local market, local members and educational products and services that place the emphasis on local issues, regulations and needs and provides local members an opportunity to volunteer to develop their skills further and to network.


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