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June 12 , 2022

Accredited Financial Analyst World-wide recognized high-level certification in the financial investment industry - CFA; is an international "Chartered Financial Analyst" certification. With this certificate, you can apply for jobs in investment banks, securities companies, funds, foreign companies, listed companies, banking and financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies and other companies, and engage in international advanced financial analysis, investment and management.

Accredited Financial Analyst (AFA)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing OrganizationGAFM Global Academy of Finance and Management
Qualification and Training Requirements

Three years of financial planning experience in asset management and financial planning

Designation Training Requirements

Eligible candidates must successfully complete at least one of the following:

  • GAFM -approved degree (graduate or undergraduate) in finance, tax, accounting, financial services, law or a CPA, MBA, MS, PhD, or JD from an accredited school or organization
  • Five or more approved and related courses from an AACSB or ACBSP accredited business school or GAFM sanctioned program
  • GAFM Executive Certification training course
Designation Exam Type

Varies according to educational requirement above

Continuing Education Requirements

15 hours per year

Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource

Click Verification of Member Online link from Global Academy of Finance and Management Verify

Investor Complaint Process

Online at Global Academy of Finance and Management Complaint Form

Published List of Disciplined Designees


The advantages of certification

1. For enterprises to recruit talents, it can highlight personal professional knowledge, thus increasing the chances of being admitted, promoted, and adjusted salary.
2. To master the latest information of the international financial market, expand horizons, strengthen management and professional ability.
3. The GAFM international certificate has been recognized by major companies in more than 140 countries around the world, which can increase development opportunities overseas.
4. The academic status of GAFM will give you the advantage of applying for admission to the world's top business management schools.

5. 30 hours of back training every year to maintain functional competitiveness and increase communication and business opportunities with elites in the industry.

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