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Focus on industry-readiness: IIM-A gets CFA affiliation

To raise the bar on ethical and professional standards

IIMA makes it a point to rework our curricula basis industry inputs, said Errol D’Souza, Director, IIM-A

MUMBAI, Jan 5 (BNC) - The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) is now part of CFA Institute University Affiliation Program.

“To keep pace with industry needs, there is a need for a constant overhaul of the curriculum. And we at IIMA make it a point to rework our curricula basis industry inputs,” said Errol D’Souza, Director, IIM Ahmedabad.

CFA Institute is committed to building a better investment management profession with a mix of theory and practice with a focus on ethical and professional standards. There is an opportunity for the two institutions to collaborate and build a better industry, said Errol.

“I am delighted to see this partnership between my alma mater and CFA Institute. We hope that this partnership is the start of multiple collaborations in the areas of research and outreach, leading to improvement and growth of investment management practice in India and a stronger talent pool of professionals”, said Vidhu Shekhar, CFA, Country Head, India, at CFA Institute.

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