TORONTO, Jan. 20 /CNW/ - This week Rotman Commerce celebrated alongside
CFA Institute their status as a new CFA Program Partner. CFA Institute
is the global association of more than 105,000 investment professionals
and awards the prestigious CFA® designation.
Peter Jarvis, CFA, executive director for Toronto CFA Society said, "We
are delighted to work with one of the premier business schools in North
America as a CFA Program Partner. Throughout our long history, the
Toronto CFA Society has worked closely with CFA Institute and
universities such as the Rotman School of Management to advance
investment professionals' knowledge and skills. We look forward to
continuing doing so with this new relationship."
Rotman Commerce joins the distinguished 128 CFA Program Partner
institutions around the world.
"We are extremely pleased to be recognized as one of the CFA Institute's
global educational partners," says Professor Kenneth Corts, director of
Rotman Commerce and associate dean, Undergraduate Education at the
Recognition as a CFA Program Partner signals to potential students,
current students, and the marketplace that the university curriculum is
closely tied to professional practice and is well suited to preparing
students to sit for the CFA exams. CFA Institute partners with
globally diverse, high profile institutions who cover a significant
portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge™ and who embrace
the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct
in their degree programs.
"The Rotman Commerce program is one of the oldest business programs in
Ontario and has a strong history of producing leaders in finance.
Partnering with CFA Institute signals to the marketplace that our
students will continue to be well-prepared for careers in finance and
management." says Professor Kenneth Corts.
About Toronto CFA Society
Toronto CFA Society is a not-for-profit organization supporting the
professional and business development of CFA charterholders. The society provides members with a local perspective
on a global designation including: educational programs, sponsored
events, job postings, quarterly newsletters, a comprehensive affinity
program and networking opportunities.
Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2011, the Society is affiliated with CFA Institute, the
global body that administers the Chartered Financial Analyst curriculum
and sets voluntary, ethics-based performance-reporting standards for
the investment industry. With over 7,300 members, Toronto CFA Society
is the 2nd largest in the world. Our members are leaders in ethics within the
financial community. For more information, please refer to www.torontocfa.ca
About CFA Institute
CFA Institute is the global association for investment professionals. It
administers the CFA and CIPM curriculum and exam programs worldwide;
publishes research; conducts professional development programs; and
sets voluntary, ethics-based professional and performance-reporting
standards for the investment industry. CFA Institute has more than
100,000 members, who include the world's 88,400 CFA charterholders, in
131 countries and territories, as well as 136 affiliated professional
societies in 57 countries and territories. More information may be
found at www.cfainstitute.org.
CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are trademarks owned by CFA
About Rotman Commerce
Rotman Commerce is jointly offered by the Rotman School of Management
and the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto. The
Faculty of Arts & Science is committed to offering students the
highest-quality liberal arts education and to promoting intellectual
risk-taking that produces cutting-edge scholarship. The Rotman School
of Management at the University of Toronto is redesigning business
education for the 21st century with a curriculum based on Integrative
Thinking. Located in the world's most diverse city, the Rotman School
fosters a new way to think that enables the design of creative business
solutions. The School is currently raising $200 million to ensure
Canada has the world-class business school it deserves. For more
information, visit www.rotmancommerce.utoronto.ca.
SOURCE Toronto CFA Society
For further information:
Kathy King, Public Relations Director (The Americas)
Rotman School of Management
Ken McGuffin, Manager, Media Relations
Toronto CFA Society
Sara Maginn Pacella, Manager External Communication & Member Services
T: 416-366-5755 x 225