The Chartered Institute of Financial and Investment Analysts, Ghana (CIFIA) has inducted 17 new members into the professional body.
Speaking at the 6th edition of members of the Chartered Institute of Financial and Investment Analysts, Ghana (CIFIA), the President and Chairman of the Council, Dr. Stephen K.A. Hammond said, “As professional Financial and Investment Analyst, we must ensure our relevance now more than ever before. It is our possibilities to evaluate, and re-evaluate and analyze possible outcomes of economic policies and reform agenda so as to keep the populace informed, offer advice and take necessary measures.”
Dr. Hammond said, “we must all get it right, and choose to carry our duties in our respective places of work as worthy ambassadors of our great Institute. By so doing, we can contribute our pan: as individuals and then help to achieve the enormous task and expectations ahead of us as Analysts.”
The 17 candidates have successfully studied programs at Career-Captain International and passed their examinations under our direct supervision. Seven candidates were successful at Intermediate level and ten (10) at the Professional Diploma Level.
Continuous information sharing, adoption of best practices, constant education and enlightenment of the investing public will make us more accountable and relevant, he added.
This year, the Institute has been given a pre-tertiary approval status by the Ghana Educational Service, Regional Office-Accra to enable it run programs more effectively.
During the latter part of 2017, the Institute opened a new training College or arm known as Institute of Financial and Investment Studies which was approved by Ghana Education Services under its Technical Division and also accredited by the National Accreditation Board.
The Institute is currently running and as part of its progress to expand accessibility, the institute granted affiliation and signed memorandum of understanding with Career-Captain international to enable Career-Captain International run our intermediate and Professional Diploma courses based on our direct supervision programs.