The CFA designation is the most prestigious professional designation for investment practitioners worldwide. However, it takes three tough exams and several years to earn these three letters. Is it worth the effort? How does the CFA designation pay off in terms of promotions, job offers, compensation and pay-rise, recognition by col-leagues, superiors and clients? How does it affect self-confidence, job security and network?
CFA Society Germany has conducted extensive research amongst its members and written a comprehensive study on this topic in February, 2017, with very interesting results and insights. The lecture summarizes the study’s key findings.