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CIPM Program® Benefits

Why CIPM Program?

Advance your career and enhance your knowledge by specializing in performance evaluation.

CIPM Program Benefits

Learn how the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) Program can benefit you.

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    Expert Skills with Wide Application

    Distinguish yourself with advanced portfolio evaluation skills. Deliver actionable investment insights.

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    Accelerated Track for CFA® Charterholders

    If you are already a charterholder you move immediately to Level II and complete one exam instead of two.

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    Practical Continuing Education

    Demonstrate your commitment to maintaining globally relevant and practice-based investment performance and risk evaluation skills.

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    Global Passport

    Investment management professionals and institutions around the world recognize CFA Institute credentialing programs. View available waivers

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    Deeper Insights for Smarter Decisions

    Become empowered to add a deeper level of insight to performance results and analysis.

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    Stronger Client Relationships

    Gain the trust of sophisticated clients through expert understanding and explanation of performance results.

Why the CIPM Program? 

The CIPM Program helps you gain skills for advanced, globally-relevant and practice-based investment performance risk and evaluation.

Completing the CIPM Program will help you:

  • deliver more actionable investment insights
  • improve manager search and selection
  • produce comprehensive and transparent reports
  • increase risk awareness
  • provide feedback to maximize your firm's efficiency

Find out how other CIPM Program Candidates prepared for the exam (PDF)

What is covered in the CIPM Program curriculum?