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FAI

About the Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate Program (FAI)

Fundamentals is an introductory-level, online course, designed to provide a foundation of core concepts in alternative investing. With no high-stake exams, the 20-hour, self-paced course fills a critical education gap for professionals who need to get up to speed quickly on the alternative investment landscape. The course fills a critical education gap for financial professionals who need to understand the ever-changing landscape of alternative investments.

The Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate Program is a natural extension of CAIA’s mission to be the world leader in alternative investment education and to provide solutions to specific market needs within the global financial marketplace.

Program Highlights

  • Online, 20-hour, self-paced course
  • Created and taught by CAIA’s alternative investment experts
  • Explains the core concepts in alternative investments
  • Builds confidence in discussing and positioning alternative investments
  • Provides flexibility to learn online at your own pace
  • Earns continuing education hours for the CIMA®, CIMC®, and CPWA® designations
  • Topics include portfolio construction, risk management, due diligence, hedge funds, private equity, real estate, and much more
  • Is brought to you by CAIA, the world leaders in alternative investment education

Course registration is $895 US. For members of the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA), which is hosting the program on its online education platform, and CAIA members, the rate is $795 US. Corporate group rates are also available by contacting CAIA at fundamentals@caia.org. Refunds and transfers are not permitted.

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