Chartered Financial Manager (ChFM)

Designation Essentials


Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.

Issuing Organization

Global Academy of Finance and Management (GAFM)

Qualification and Training Requirements


Candidates must meet both of the following prerequisites:

  1. One of the following:
    • qualifying master’s degree in the relevant area of expertise
    • completion of GAFM-approved accredited training program
    • CPA, accounting license, law license, MBA, MS, PhD, DBA, or JD from an accredited school or organization
  2. Three years of related work experience

Designation Training Requirements


Designation Exam Type


Continuing Education Requirements

15 hours per year

Verification and Complaints

Online Designation Resource

Investor Complaint Process

Published List of Disciplined Designees


The advantages of certification

1. For enterprises to recruit talents, it can highlight personal professional knowledge, thus increasing the chances of being admitted, promoted, and adjusted salary.
2. To master the latest information of the international financial market, expand horizons, strengthen management and professional ability.
3. The GAFM international certificate has been recognized by major companies in more than 140 countries around the world, which can increase development opportunities overseas.
4. The academic status of GAFM will give you the advantage of applying for admission to the world’s top business management schools.
5. 30 hours of back training every year to maintain functional competitiveness and increase communication and business opportunities with elites in the industry.

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