Founded in 1987, CFA Society Singapore is the first CFA chapter to be formed outside of North America and one of the most active societies of the CFA Institute, the not-for-profit global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. CFA Society Singapore is the 7th largest society globally with more than 3,500 members and organises about 100 events a year.
The mission of CFA Society Singapore is to lead the investment profession by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society. This is implemented by member volunteers through the following 8 committees: Advocacy, Asset Management, Candidate Programmes, Career Development, Membership, Networking, Professional Development & University Outreach.
In October 2016, CFA Society Singapore appointed Kaplan Learning Institute to be the exclusive training provider for the CFA Society Singapore Research Programme Level 1 & 2, live and online preparatory courses for the Chartered Financial Analyst® exams. CFA Society Singapore Research Programme Level 1 & 2 are accredited under the Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore Standards Training Scheme (IBF-STS).