MBA Programme

CFA Program Partner


CFA Institute partners with a limited number of globally diverse, select institutions that are recognized leaders and serve as role models for other institutions. These universities cover a significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, including its ethical and professional standards, in their degree programmes. The INSEAD MBA programme is recognized as a CFA partner, because of the large number of finance core and electives in its program. As part of the partnership, INSEAD students are entitled to apply for scholarships, have access to CFA Institute curricula, journals, webcasts, and other educational resources.

 Advantages for students:

- Complimentary access to Financial News brief, a daily investment brief for students in the programme (
- Complimentary access to a specially prepared online Level I sample exam
- Notice of educational opportunities for lifelong learning 

 CFA Charter Requirements and Benefits 


  • Sequentially pass Level I, II and III exams
  • Have four years professional experience
  • Provide professional references (Level III) and submit a professional conduct statement


  • Recognition (improved job opportunities in the financial industry)
  • Networking: Strong international network of 135 local societies and members (currently there are 84,000 charter holders globally)
  • Lifelong learning opportunities through publications, conferences and local society events

CFA Program Partner Overview




For more information, please contact:

Professor Theo Vermaelen at or Ms Sharon Horry at

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