A new era of portfolio construction has emerged.
When it comes to distinguishing the key trends developing in the industry – from the rise of private debt and digital assets to new ways of thinking about geopolitical risk, ethics, and portfolio construction, the CAIA credential is your key advantage.
Why invest in a CAIA designation?
Advance your career with globally-recognized knowledge and credibility in alternative investments.
Create opportunities with new insights within emerging industries, advanced tech, and niche markets and be able to recognize evolving strategies for future innovation.
Gain Long-Term Sustainability
In today’s rapidly changing economic, geopolitical, regulatory, and social setting, long-term stewardship of assets requires interdisciplinary knowledge.
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The CAIA Curriculum: Built by Investors, for Investors.
In an era where the boundaries between traditional and alternative assets have evaporated, and where cutting-edge strategies and interdisciplinary insights are essential, the CAIA curriculum is a key advantage that meets the evolving demands of institutional investors.
The official CAIA Curriculum is included with your program registration at no additional cost, and is updated regularly to incorporate relevant, practical industry developments, and the latest academic research.
- Professional Standards and Ethics
- Introduction to Alternative Investments
- Real Assets
- Private Equity
- Private Debt
- Hedge Funds
- Digital Assets
- Additional Strategies
- Emerging Topics
- Universal Investment Considerations
- Institutional Asset Owners and Investment Policies
- Risk and Risk Management
- Methods for Alternative Investments
- Accessing Alternative Investments
- Due Diligence and Selecting Managers
- Volatility and Complex Strategies
of CAIA Members indicated that the CAIA designation has helped them to better serve the end investor.
Demonstrate your commitment to superior professionalism, upholding industry standards, and continued learning with the CAIA Charter.
Having recognized the significant growth displayed by alternative investments in the global economy, I decided to invest my time and energy into the CAIA program to become an expert in the field.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
All you need to know about the CAIA Exam, including resources available for you to thrive.
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