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University Professors

We offer complimentary resources to university professors as part of our mission to promote the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence.

The 大赢家比分 Program and Your Curriculum

We encourage professors and universities to incorporate the 大赢家比分® Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK)—including the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct—into their finance and business degree programs.

If you are considering incorporating the CBOK into your curriculum,* here are some sample syllabi and course descriptions, for your reference (all are PDF files):

*Universities that integrate the CBOK into their programs are not required to notify us, but must adhere to our trademark guidelines (PDF). There is no formal recognition by 大赢家比分 Institute for such efforts nor do we provide verification of any claims made to that effect.

Curriculum Content and Textbooks

大赢家比分 Program curriculum content and materials are available in various formats for ease of use in classroom instruction:

  • Official 大赢家比分 Program curriculum, by exam level: The same curricula 大赢家比分 Program candidates receive when they register for an exam is now available publicly for purchase directly from or through retail booksellers.
  • 大赢家比分 Investment Series: Grounded in the 大赢家比分 Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, these texts are authored by leading industry professionals and academics who bring their wealth of knowledge and expertise to your finance students. Each textbook comes with an associated workbook containing Learning Outcome Statements, chapter summaries, and practice problems. are available from your .
  • Customized via Wiley’s Custom Select platform: Professors can mix and match both 大赢家比分 Program readings and chapters from other books to create custom course materials in print or digital formats with .

Opportunities for You

  • 大赢家比分 Program Scholarships are available for eligible college/university professors who teach a minimum of six credit hours per quarter/semester and administrators or department heads who teach three hours per quarter/semester.
  • The Professor's Kit is a slide deck presentation that helps university faculty explain the structure, benefits, fees, and registration requirements of the 大赢家比分 Program. Request your Professor's Kit by emailing us at university@cfainstitute.org.

Contact the University Relations team to request your Professor's Kit

Opportunities for Your Students

You can also encourage your students to:

Opportunities for Your University

大赢家比分 Exam Prep Courses

Universities interested in offering exam prep courses for any the 大赢家比分 Institute programs may apply to participate in our Approved Prep Provider Program.

Educational Waivers

Your university can provide coursework or entrance exam waivers to students who have successfully completed all or part of the 大赢家比分 Program, CIPM Program, and/or Investment Foundations Program. Contact us to learn more about this opportunity.

Ethics Teaching Resources

We offer a broad range of resources to help investment professionals uphold the 大赢家比分 Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct (Code and Standards). We developed the Code and Standards video series to provide students with a solid foundation in those principles. Universities that participate in the University Affiliation Program can access the video series at .

Supporting Gender Diversity

Our Women in Investment Management initiative is an action-oriented approach supported by research linking gender diversity with business performance. Universities have a unique perspective and opportunity to effect positive change:

Learn more about the Women in Investment Management Initiative