CAIA Programs


As a CAIA Association Partner, AIMA is pleased to offer employees at our member firms a 25% discount on first-time exam fees.

CAIA® is the globally-recognized credential for professionals managing, analyzing, distributing, or regulating alternative investments.

CAIA Curriculum

The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst program provides a broad-based curriculum in alternative investments. The program covers the main areas of hedge funds, managed futures, commodities, real assets, private equity, and structured products.

CAIA Exams

Exams are held semi-annually in March and September at testing centers worldwide and, where applicable, via an online proctored format from a home or remote, secure location.

Dates to know:

  • Open Registration – 5 April 2021
  • Early Registration Closes – 17 May 2021
  • Registration Closes – 9 August 2021

Process for registration for on-line proctored exam: Registrants will be given the option to opt-in to an online proctored exam and, if this selection is made, will be sent information for technical requirements and scheduling.

Discount Info (including code):

AIMA Discount Code:  Enter AIMAcoupon at checkout. Only one code may be used per exam registration.


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