Students of the Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and Finance taking steps to career success through preparation for the CFA Program
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 October, 2019: Canadian University Dubai has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. The Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and Finance has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK). This program position students well to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, which has become the most respected and recognized investment credential in the world.
Entry into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program signals to potential students, employers, and the marketplace that Canadian University Dubai (CUD)curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well-suited to preparing students to sit for the CFA examinations. Through participation in this program, CUD is eligible to receive a limited number of student scholarships for the CFA Program each year.
Established in 2011, the undergraduate program in Business Administration, Accounting and Finance is one of the most forward-looking programs in the UAE. The program provides students with a comprehensive formation through humanistic courses complemented with strong technical analytical and management skills to understand the business environment.
Speaking about the affiliation program review process, Dr. Imen, Associate Professor and Head of undergraduate programs (Faculty of Management) said : “Every aspect of our teaching, research and industry engagement came under scrutiny. I was very proud to head the Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and Finance team in this review process and many thanks to the entire Faculty of Management team at CUD who make a difference every day to the quality of learning, teaching and research”.
About CFA Institute
CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and administers the industry gold standard CFA charter. The organization is a champion for ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has more than 160,000 members in 166 countries and territories, including 153,000 CFA charter holders. For more information, visit www.cfainstitute.org .
About the CFA Program
The CFA Program sets a standard for developing the skills, standards, competence, and integrity of financial analysts, portfolio managers, investment advisers, and other investment professionals worldwide. It is widely considered the investment profession’s most rigorous credentialing program. Administered in English, the CFA curriculum and examinations are identical worldwide. Fewer than one in five candidates who begin the program successfully complete it and go on to earn the coveted CFA charter, the “gold standard” for investment professionals.