AAFM ® Approved Certifications and Designations for Distribution by GAFM.

Professional Certifications


AFA Accredited Financial Analyst ®

Designed for specialist Financial Analyst professionals, this designation covers specialist financial analyst, valuation, M&A, cost control, management consulting skills. It is for professionals with at least 5 years experience in financial analysis formulation or relevant

Category : Financial Management, General

MFP Master Financial Planner ® Certified in Corporate Finance

The MFP ® designation is designed for Banking and Finance Executives wishing to consolidate their skills in strategic and executive financial planning techniques. It requires 3 years minimum commercial working experience.

Category : Financial Management, General

CCC - Chartered Cost Controller

For specialist financial controllers or management accountants responsible for optimizing internal performance on a cost basis, and implementing operational strategies at a cost centre level.

Category : Corporate Finance, Cost Control

CPM - Chartered Portfolio Manager

Category : General, General

CWM - Chartered Wealth Manager ®

Wealth Management is one of the fastest growing disciplines of the banking sector. The CWM ® focuses on developing relationship management, sales, communication and core financial planning skills to equip Wealth Management Professionals with graduate education.

Category : Wealth Management, General

RFS - Registered Financial Specialist

Category : Financial Management, General

CGA - Corporate Governance Auditor

This program and certification looks at Corporate Governance and the strong need for Ethics and Social Responsibility in the corporation, especially post Enron. The goal of this program is to provide Managers with skills that can be immediately used upon return to the organization. Managers will learn to appreciate the extent to which organizations and their public officers are exposed to ever-increasing scrutiny, the regulatory environment, how to identify the governance issues that have the most significance.

Category : Financial Management, General

CPES - Certified Private Equity Specialist

Category : Private Equity, Banking

IDC International Diploma Certification in Financial Services from the Royal Society, Asia Academy, ACCE Africa, or Arab Academy (offshore programs)

Category : Financial Services Sector, Financial Management

CCA/CCO - Certified Compliance Analyst (For Officers)

The Certified Compliance Officers Program is a program designed for Corporate Officers who are responsible for implementation of compliance programs internally within their corporation. It has two program formats, one for listed companies, and the other for banks and financial institutions who require Basel II and Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

Category : Risk Management, Banking

CAMA/CAMO - Chartered Anti-Money Laundering Analyst

The Chartered Anti-Money Laundering Officer designation is designed for professionals involved in the policing, review and reporting of transactional elements of financial institutions and corporations.

Category : Banking, Risk Management

MIFP - Master Certified Islamic Financial Professional

The preeminent Islamic Finance qualification. Issued in association with the Islamic Institute of Financial Management for practicing specialists in Islamic Finance.

Category : Banking, Islamic Finance

CAM - Chartered Asset Manager

This course will make you able to understand fund management concepts, underlying frameworks, asset allocation concepts and models, and various investment and fund models

Category : Asset Management, Financial Management

CM&A - Certified M&A Specialist - Not offered by AAFM but you must go to www.AMAAOnline.com

This program seeks to develop an in-depth knowledge of the key components involved in M&As, discover new and enhanced techniques in valuing firms, Increase the effectiveness of the different types of M&A processes, including defending hostile takeover bids. Those attending the program will also enhance their understanding of options available for financing M&As, and develop practical knowledge of the rules and regulations involving M&As applicable in their region. Case study review will look at M&As in the major global markets

Category : Corporate Finance, Markets

IFRS - Essential Finance And Accounting Skills

Registered Financial Executive

Category : Financial Management, Financial Management

AFA ® - IPO Specialist

Category : Corporate Finance, Financial Services Sector

AFA ® - Emerging Markets Specialist

This course Determine the essential macro-economic conditions that emerging markets need to fulfill to be considered attractive investment destinations.

Category : Markets, Economics

CCA - Chartered Compliance Analyst

Chartered Compliance and Fraud Officer is a management programme designed to teach a practical understanding of regulatory compliance needs. The programme covers eight major subject areas and utilises a variety of training techniques. The key areas of the curriculum include understanding the regulatory environment, who is responsible for compliance, the role of corporate governance and ethics in compliance programmes, and the implementation of compliance programmes. The emphasis will be on practical and pragmatic approaches, rather than theoretical.

Category : Compliance, Governance

AMA - Accredited Management Accountant

Category : Management Accounting, Banking

CRA - Chartered Risk Analyst

Senior Leadership Program and Designation for Risk Specialist with 10years+ experience

Category : Risk Management, Banking

Int Dip WM - International Diploma Certification in Wealth Management - With Royal Society, Asia Academy, Arab Academy, or ACCE Africa

Category : Wealth Management, Asset Management

ChE - Chartered Economist

The Premier Economics Certification in the world for Masters Degree or Higher.
Category : Economics Management, Financial Analyst

AMC - Accredited Management Consultant

The AMC is the pre-eminent management consulting qualification for specialists in the corporate arena. Specific focus is given to the regulatory environment, corporate governance, Leadership and compliance standards.

Category : Corporate Finance, Financial Management

RBA - Registered Business Analyst

Category : Islamic Finance, Financial Management

CGIA - Certified General Insurance Analyst

Category : Insurance, Financial Management

CRA - Operational Risk Professional

An exclusive operational risk qualification with a flavor either on op. risk in Banking (Basell II, etc) or op. risk for listed corporations and privately owned conglomerates.

Category : Risk Management, Basel II

CCA - Chartered Credit Analyst

A designation for specialist credit analysts and managers working in the field of loan approvals

Category : Risk Management, Financial Management

CITA - Certified International Tax Analyst

Covering global tax planning, asset management, investment advising, and insurance topics, the CITA is the global Tax qualification .

Category : Global Tax Management, Banking

ChPA - Chartered Portfolio Analyst

Focused on portfolio and fund management, research, portfolio technology, and investing, the ChPA program offers executives the tools to focus on specialist portfolio management techniques. It requires a minimum of 3 years experience, plus a career in Investment

Category : Wealth Management, Banking

CPB - Certified Private Banker

Category : Wealth Management, General

CTP - Chartered Transfer Pricing Specialist

Category : Risk Management, Banking

CMA - Chartered Market Analyst - Capital Markets - As Seen in the FINRA Educational Guide

The Capital Markets Analyst is the specialized research and market technician financial analyst credential that is offered by the IAFM.

Category : Markets, General

ChA - Chartered Auditor

Category : Risk Management, General

CGB - Certified Global Banker

Category : Corporate Finance, Risk Management

IDCRM - International Diploma Certification in Risk Management - with Arab Academy, Royal Society, or Asia Academy.

Category : Risk Management, General

CCE - Chartered Economic Policy Analyst

Chartered Corporate Economist offered by our Academic Board of Economic Policy and Monetary Analysis offers board recognition for contribution to corporate strategy and policy through Economic analysis. Requires 5 years experience, plus Economist education.

Category : Financial Management, Economics

CEC - Certified E-Commerce Consultant

Category : E-Business Finance, Wealth

MQM - Master Quality Manager

Category : Finance, Corporate Finance

CIPM ® - Certified International Project Manager ® - Finance Specialization
Category : Markets, Projects Finance

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