We are CAIA: The global professional body dedicated to alternative investments, seeking greater alignment, transparency, and knowledge for all investors.
We are a member-driven organization representing professionals in more than 100 countries, and advocating for the industry through our events, publications, and credential programs.

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Join Us: Upcoming Events

Mostly virtual and open to all, CAIA Association hosts or sponsors more than 250 educational webcasts and other industry events and forums. 

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Upcoming Infoseries Webcasts
Women & Wealth Management: The Impact of the Great Wealth Transfer
October 20, 2022, 12:00 pm (ET)
Know Faster and Invest Better by Nowcasting Macroeconomic Indicators All Over the World
October 26, 2022, 11:00 am (ET)

CAIA Programs

Advance Your Career

Whether you need a deep, practical understanding of the world of alternative investments, a solid introduction, or data science skills for the future in finance, the CAIA Association offers a program for you.


The CAIA Charter

Think like an allocator. Gain deep knowledge, demonstrated expertise, and credibility in alternatives.

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Fundamentals of Alternative Investments

Practical, relevant, affordable. The core concepts in alternative investments for you or your team, in a flexible, accessible format.

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Financial Data Professional Charter

The first of its kind in the industry, the FDP Charter reflects expertise in data science and its practical applications in finance.

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Not sure which to pursue?

Top Employers of CAIA Members

  • Blackrock
  • HSBC
  • UofT Investment Mgmt Co.
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank
  • JP Morgan
  • Allianz
  • China Investment Corp.
  • ABP PensionFund
  • Harvard
  • Ontario Teacher's
  • Pictet