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30 January 2019 Multimedia

Preview of the 2019 CFA Program Curriculum: Fintech and more

  1. Barbara S. Petitt, CFA
  2. Lauren Foster

Big data and artificial intelligence are changing the investment industry. In the Americas and elsewhere, robo-advisers are on the rise. The 2019 CFA Program curriculum has been updated and reflects these and other changes to the practice of investment management, including portfolio management and wealth planning. CFA Institute has processes in place to identify important industry topical areas. We ensure that the CFA Program curriculum is relevant to investment practitioners around the world. To learn more, join us on a webinar on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm (EST) with Barbara Petitt, PhD, CFA, Head of Curriculum and Learning Experience and Lauren Foster, Director of Continuing Professional Development Content, Americas. The webinar will highlight key changes to the 2019 CFA Program curriculum, including the new content in FinTech. The speakers will explain how CFA Institute gathers input from practitioners around the globe to help identify and prioritize the content to be included in the CFA Program curriculum. It will be an opportunity to discuss the relevance of this content in the Americas.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand key changes to the 2019 CFA Program curriculum
  • Preview Big Data, artificial intelligence, and robo-advisers covered in the new curriculum
  • Understand how the CFA Program curriculum is developed
  • Understand the relevance of the CFA Program curriculum in the Americas

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