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GAFM Global Academy of Finance and Management ®

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GAFM ® Certifications are globally recognized and structured on accredited standards. The GAFM confers Board Certifications in Management Consulting, Financial Analysis, Financial Planning, Wealth Management, Management Accounting, Risk Management, Project Management, Trust and Estates, Taxation, Leadership, and Economics. The GAFM ® Board of Standards or Related Accreditation, Education, and Diplomatic Agreements have been recognized listed, disclosed, or in alliances with the following institutions, governmental organizations or agencies.

  • CHEA - The GAFM is a Charter Member of the CHEA Council for Higher Education Accreditation - International Quality Group (CHEA/CIQG) Memorandum of Affiliation is designed to engage quality assurance and accrediting organizations in a shared effort to affirm and promote fundamental principles for higher education quality.
  • European Accreditation - GAFM has earned ESQ EU Accreditation recognized in central Europe - Not subject to BREXIT 
  • ACBSP Accreditation Body - Certification Standards - 1st in World
  • ISO 21001 Accredited Certifying Body - ISO 21001
  • IBS/GAFM/AAPM International Accreditation  Registration
  • GAFM is ISO 9001 Certified - Quality Management Program
  • Educational Body Accreditation - GAFM is ISO 21001 Certified for Educational Organizations
  • Arab Academy AAMBFS 2022 Diplomatic Alliance - Arab Academy recognizes ALL GAFM and AAFM and AAPM Certifications, A UN Recognized Arab League Organization. 2022 Link
  • ISO 29990 Training Accreditation - GAFM was the First US Company to Earn ISO Accreditation for  Training - Bildungsnorm ISO 29990 Certified for Professional Development Education. 
  • GAFM is the first education body in the world to have an ACBSP Standards Alliance Legal Agreement on Business School Standards for Certification which allows qualified graduates from over 1000 business schools worldwide to apply direct for certification.
  • US Dept of Labor Occupational Handbook, Registry , Websites, and brochures
  • TUV ACCREDITED - ISO 9001:2008 Certified Quality Standards 2015-20
  • GAFM has new accord with Les Ingénieurs Professionnels de France - ACCORDS USA GAFM /AAPM /CUFCE et SNIPF
  • CHEA Council of Higher Education International Quality Group (CIQG)  Board of Standards Becomes Professional Standards Member 
  • United Nations Civil Society Registered - #691621 
  •  The GAFM board has an Alliance with the -  SPE Society of Professional Engineers UK – Special Reciprocity Agreement for Qualified Members. GAFM registered Members can ask if they fulfill the requirements for the SPE member credential and ask for application form and witness signature."
  • DOE - The US Department of Educational Ref. Registry
  • Certifications Registered and accredited through the Knowledge and Human Development Authority ( KHDA) of the UAE with the joint approval of the Arab Institute
  • Member - Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs -  Certification alliance with the Accreditation Agency - Articulation 2004 and also in 2016 Renewed.
  • AACSB International Member - Articulation Recognition 2003/4  
  • NBEA National Business Education Association
  • US Bureau of Labor - Financial Advisors
  • UN - United Nations Civil Society Registry
  • ISBE International Society Business Education
  • RSOF Royal Society of Fellows Board of Standards
  • 美国金融管理学会 China
  • BNSP National Certification Body
  • European Education Association
  • IOQM International Organization for Quality Management
  • United Nations Civil Society
  • Global Education Advisory Council
  • International Knowledge Management Standards and
  • Accreditation Association (IKMSAA)
  • Higher Education Compliance and Accreditation
  • Small Business Advisory Board
  • ISO/IEC 17025|ISO/IEC 17020|ISO/IEC 17021|ISO15189 for Accreditation Group
  • The Science Advisory Board
  • Knowledge and Education Quality Initiatives
  • Quality Assurance in Higher Education
  • International Association for Continuing Education & Training (IACET)
  • ISO Standards Network
  • Management System Standards Group Association
  • Global Business School Network: GBSN
  • Global Bankers Institute
  • Friends of Harvard Business School (HBS) Executive Education
  • The Business Education Network
  • Behavioural Finance & Financial Planning (BFFP)
  • British Institute of Recruiters - Professional Body operating the Recruitment Certification Scheme
  • Training Managers Group
  • eLearning Industry Association
  • eLearning Global Network
  • Training and Development for eLearning Association
  • MENA Quality Accreditation and Management Consultancy
    Global Institute of Finance and Management Studies
  • Association of Certified Economists  - USA Africa and Asia
  • Wealth Management Institute - CWM Inistitute Hong Kong.
  • As Seen in the Million Dollar Round Table
  • As Seen in ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX News
  • Concordia University Worldwide
  • UAE Government Securities Regulators
  • UAE Federal Authority for Government Human Resources
  • Thomson Reuters Training Accreditation Alliance
  • European Union Transparency Registry
  • Pearson Education VUE Exam Center Global Distribution Alliance
  • In Alliance with the International Financial Management Council of China.
  • Organization for Quality Assurance in European Higher Education - Member
  • SIFMA Group - Network
  • Quality in higher education - Calidad en la educacion superior


CHARTERED WEALTH MANAGER ® is a Registered USA Trademark #4553651 - International Class #41 - Educational Services Worldwide

CWM Chartered Certified Wealth Manager ® is a Registered Trademark ® in the European Union #010772176.  This mark is valid for advertising, designation, resume use etc under class 16, 35, and 41.


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The GAFM International Board of Standards is TUV Accredited and ISO Certified for Quality and ISO 21001 Certified for Training Standards


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