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ISEG welcomed into CFA Institute University Recognition Program

ISEG Lisbon School of Economics & Management welcomed into CFA Institute University Recognition Program


Students of Masters in Finance taking steps to career success through preparation for the CFA Program


Lisbon, Portugal, April 21st, 2015  –  ISEG Lisbon School of Economics & Management   has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University  Recognition Program. The Masters in Finance has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the 
CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and placing emphasis on the CFA Institute 
Code of Ethics and 
Standards of Practice within the program. This  program positions 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 Recognition Program signals to potential students, employers, and the marketplace that ISEG Lisbon's curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well-suited to preparing students to sit for the CFA examinations. Through participati on in this program, ISEG Lisbon is eligible to receive  a limited number of student scholarships for the CFA Program each year.


"Students in these programs study the Candidate Body of Knowledge, which includes the core knowledge, skills, and abilities identified by practitioners worldwide as essential for successful practice," said Charles Appeadu,  PhD, CFA, Head of University Relations at CFA Institute. "By mastering the fundamentals of the CFA Program as well as the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct, these future investment professionals gain a strong foundation that helps prepare them well to join the growing CFA Institute community dedicated to promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society."