Established back in 2000, ACIIA is the international umbrella organization for national and regional associations of investment professionals representing over 60,000 portfolio managers, financial analysts, investment advisers, asset managers and fund managers from worldwide. Its role is to provide a flexible, internationally recognized qualification ľ Certified International Investment Analyst CIIA« ľ which examines candidates at a high standard and in a practical fashion in the global and local topic areas that are necessary to pursue a career in the investment profession. In doing so, it strives to:
- Encourage and provide a forum for the creation and interchange of ideas and information in the finance and investment field
- Support and promote the interests of the investment community
- Promote ethical behaviour in the industry.
In the ten years since its inauguration, ACIIA membership has grown to thirty five associations worldwide. The members are spread throughout Asia, Europe, Central and South America, the Middle East and Northern Africa and encompass a wide variety of languages, cultures and business customs.
CIIA« recognition by FSSC
In July 2007 the CIIA« designation gained recognition from the Financial Services Skills Council in the United Kingdom as a Key 2 qualification. The ACIIA now has awarding body status and the CIIA« qualification will be included on the appropriate examinations list for seven relevant activities that are regulated by the FSA (Financial Services Authority) in the UK.
What is CIIA«
A Truly International Qualification
Certified International Investment Analyst CIIA« is an internationally recognised advanced professional qualification for individuals working in the finance and investment industry.
Opening Doors to International Finance and Investment
Increasing globalisation of investment markets mean the world's key financial institutions are integrating their operations across the major financial centres of the world.
Have CIIA, Will Travel
CIIA« is the passport you need as employers recognise the advantage of hiring mobile professionals with qualifications that will enable them to work in any international financial centre.