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THE GRADUATE FINANICAL ANALYST Credential ** As Seen in finra directory and other government recognized websites.

Chartered Financial Manager (ChFM) is a finance certification for financial analysts. The credential requirements include an accredited degree, relevant experience, assessment, and abiding by the organizational ethics and continuing education. The program was established by the GAFM in 2010.



The specific requirements for certification included:

  • passing courses in finance from an accredited business school including courses in finance, management accounting, investments, and ethics;
  • two years of relevant work experience or an MBA;
  • holding an accredited Bachelor’s degree;
  • abiding by the organization's professional ethics.
  • waivers are granted to those with accredited business school degree education and assessment.

Once certified, the ChFM was required to maintain membership in GAFM and complete 15 hours of continuing education annually.

The ChFM certification is intended for financial analysts in the brokerage, banking and insurance industry. Thus the credential is specifically for bankers, insurance professionals, brokers, investment bankers and those in the banking and financial industry.


The GAFM is ESQ accredited in Europe, and is an ISO 21001 certified educational body. [1]


Chartered financial Manager is a registered US trademark #6116026. [2]



The Chartered Financial Manager is a licensed training program for INFORMA which is one of the world's largest training event management companies in the world.

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