Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association®
CAIA: Excellence in Alternative Investment Education

The CAIA Association is the world leader in alternative investment education. With alternatives currently representing $10 trillion in assets under management and liquid alternatives projected to triple by 2017, CAIA helps financial professionals get smart and stay smart through alternative investment education that is relevant, global, and exceptional.

Fall Exam Registration is Open.

Level 1 Exam: September 14-25, 2015

Level 2 Exam: September 7-18, 2015

CAIA Charter Program

The CAIA Charter program is a rigorous, self-directed education program for finance professionals seeking deep knowledge and expertise in alternative investing. The CAIA designation, which is granted upon successfully meeting the program and membership requirements, is valued by top employers and recognized globally as the highest standard of achievement in alternative investment education.

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CAIA Charter Membership

After passing the CAIA Charter Level 2 exam and meeting membership requirements, you are eligible to join the CAIA Association, an exclusive community of 6,900 alternative investment leaders located in more than 80 countries. Membership is the gateway to CAIA’s global network, CAIA-preferred job postings, and opportunities to pursue lifelong learning that keeps you current, relevant, and ahead of the curve.

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Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate Program

Fundamentals is an introductory-level, online course, designed to provide a foundation of core concepts in alternative investing. With no exam requirement, the 20-hour, self-paced course fills a critical education gap for professionals who need to get up to speed quickly on the alternative investment landscape. Fundamentals is accepted for continuing education hours for the CIMA®, CIMC®, CPWA®, and CFP® designations.

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