We recognize the importance of maintaining the relevance and academic pedigree for each of our financial courses. This is achieved by working in partnership with leading figures and organizations in the financial services industry.

Please see our existing partnerships below

There are three key areas in which we partner with Universities.

CFA Qualification

Increasingly popular with students, and we also work with institutions to improve their pass rates

CQF Qualification

Practical financial engineering program for tomorrow’s quant professionals to get desk-ready before graduating

Role Ready Bootcamps

Mixed technical and professional skills, short courses, focussed on specific areas of banking to improve student placements

Our agreements vary from fully embedding content or qualifications into the syllabus through to promotion of student pricing. Some examples of our existing relationships include:

Lancaster University Management School

Every year our expert CFA trainers visit campus to prepare selected Masters students from the Accounting and Finance Department for the Level I exam in June. 

“Fitch Learning’s tailored learning progamme complements our own modules by providing students with the type of CFA-focused instruction that is essential for effective Level I preparation.” MSc Finance Programme Director.

University of Aberdeen Business School

'We have partnered with FitchLearning who, alongside online support,  provide qualified trainers from their London base who travel to our Aberdeen campus to deliver CFA training to our students. As we seek to be “Academic with a Professional Edge”, this alongside our trading floor and other initiatives, means we are preparing our students prepare for the world of work by helping them get a step ahead compared to standard Masters programmes from elsewhere'. Mark Whittington, Deputy Dean of the Business School.

CFA Institute heads up a global network of volunteer-led organisations known as CFA Societies. These volunteer-lead organisations aim to provide educational resources to investment professionals in their region. We partner with a number of societies around the world in various ways, to deliver classroom and online CFA Program training including free mock exams and workshops, offer preparation towards the CFA Institute Certificate in CFA ESG Investing and the CFA UK Certificate in Climate and Investing, and to provide access to high quality Continuing Education (CE) content. 

CPD Certified CPD Certified Member

We understand the importance of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and education credits (EC) to achieve a professional qualification. This is why Fitch Learning is accredited as an external provider of CPD/EC by a number of domestic and international professional bodies.

CPD Certification Service

Our courses are now accredited by the CPD Certification Service.

CFA Institute

The organization offers the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) designation, as well as the Investment Foundations Program. It provides continuing education conferences, seminars, webcasts and publications to allow members and other participants to stay current on developments in the investment industry. CFA Institute also oversees the CFA Institute Research Challenge for university students and the Research Foundation of CFA Institute. Fitch Learning is accredited globally with the CFA Institute in classroom, online and exam preparations.

CFA Society (UK)

The CFA Society of the UK (CFA UK) serves society’s best interests through the provision of education and training, the promotion of high professional and ethical standards and by informing policymakers and the public about the investment profession. CFA UK represents the interests of around 11,000 investment professionals and is part of the worldwide network of member societies of CFA Institute (the global, not-for-profit association of investment professionals that awards the CFA and CIPM designations). CFA UK is the largest society outside of North America. Fitch Learning is an approved training provider of the CFA UK.

The Association of International Accountants (AIA)

The Association of International Accountants (AIA) is a global body for professional accountants. The AIA aima to create world class accountants; through offering high-standard, relevant and innovative qualifications, and providing first-class, tailored and pertinent services for our members around the world. Fitch Learning is an approved CPD provider with AIA.

 

Fitch Learning is registered with the  Global Association of Risk Professionals  as an Approved Provider of Continuing Professional Education programs. All Fitch Learning courses are recognized by  GARP ® .