CIIA (Certified International Investment Analyst) is an internationally recognized, advanced professional qualification with a globally applicable common knowledge base in finance and investment.

The CIIA examination program is for members of national/regional associations of investment professionals that participate in the scheme. The CIIA educational program is managed and operated by the ACIIA (Association of Certified International Investment Analysts).

SAAJ has been playing a significant role in the establishment and consolidation of the CIIA qualification. In Japan, only CMA holders are qualified to sit for the CIIA exams. SAAJ sees the CIIA exam as one of the most important elements of continuing education for CMA holders.


CIIA Course and Examination

CIIA scheme is a high-quality, universal examination scheme which respects the autonomy and independence of each national/regional society. The CIIA scheme has some unique features: the questions are standardized worldwide and successful examination candidates meeting other relevant requirements are awarded the internationally recognized "CIIA" designation.

To help candidates prepare for the exams, SAAJ offers Study Guide (comprising an explanation of the framework of the CIIA scheme and examinations, etc.) and a set of learning materials including CIIA Course Manuals.

For more details about “CIIA Course and Examination”, visit ACIIA website.

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