Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Course Benefits

Course Benefits
The CAIA Association provides members* with the recognition and resources needed to succeed in the complex, competitive world of alternative investments.

International Recognition
Increased scrutiny by both investors and regulators demands that alternative investment specialists differentiate themselves. The CAIA designation is the global mark of distinction that immediately sets our members apart from everyone else in the field. In addition, the CAIA curriculum’s focus on analysis, application and best practices sets an industry benchmark recognized and embraced by institutions, investors and regulators worldwide.

Industry Networking 
Organized by area of specialization, the Member Directory enables individuals to communicate with fellow designee s having expertise in a range of investment disciplines. The CAIA Association’s network of Global Chapters furthers the opportunity to strengthen one’s professional contacts, enhance membership bonds and provide a powerful voice in determining the future direction of the Association.

Alternative Investment Research 
CAIA designee s receive a complimentary subscription to the premier research journal for the alternative investment industry, The Journal of Alternative Investments — the official publication of the CAIA Association. Members also receive special subscription and registration rates to numerous professional research materials and industry conferences.

CAIA Job Board 
The CAIA Association facilitates job placement in the field of alternative investments through its online Job Board. As the industry continues to expand, so too does the need for qualified professionals. The Job Board enables financial institutions to alert CAIA designee s to existing employment opportunities.