Congratulations on your decision to enter the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) Program. This exciting and rewarding program of study reflects your desire to become a serious investment professional. You are embarking on a program noted for its high ethical standards and the breadth of knowledge, skills, and abilities it develops. Your commitment to the CFA Program should be educationally and professionally rewarding. The credential you seek is respected around the world as a mark of accomplishment and dedication. Each level of the program represent a distinct achievement in professional development. Successfull completion of the program is rewarded with membership in a prestigious global community of investment professionals. CFA chatterholders are dedicated to life-long learning and maintaining currency with the ever-changing dynamics of a challenging profession. The CFA Program represents the first step towards a carecer-long commitment to professional education.