What will your next professional qualification be?

What will your next professional qualification be?

Are you considering a financial qualification, or perhaps a specialisation in Privacy Regulation & Management?


This article can be useful for understanding the benefits of pursuing a professional designation and the reasons to choosing EIMF as your training partner for the below qualifications:

  • CISI Chartered Wealth Manager *NEW
  • CISI Risk in Financial Services
  • CISI Global Financial Compliance
  • ACAMS Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS)
  • Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Level I, II and II *NEW
  • EIMF Certificate in Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime Compliance *NEW
  • EIMF Certificate in Governance, Financial Regulation and Compliance *NEW
  • EXIN Privacy & Data Protection Foundation & Practitioner Certificates
  • IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)


How will you benefit from pursuing distinguished Professional Qualifications?

Throughout your work experience, you have had the opportunity to develop bits of the specialised knowledge required to perform your duties. However, you would like to attain a formal education that can effectively put all the pieces together. You want to be able to present to clients, associates and potential employers that you are professionally developed and qualified to complete a task or a bigger project. You want to inspire trust for managing specific duties or to offer outsourced services diligently.

All of the above are very important reasons to pursue a professional qualification. The ultimate result is that you become a member of international network groups, which consist of professionals who face similar challenges and drive the profession onwards. You can use these network groups to develop partnerships, penetrate new markets, develop new products or services, discuss ideas, use their knowledge-base to solve your questions and overcome obstacles.


CISI – Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments

The CISI is a leading UK-based professional body for securities, investment, wealth and financial planning professionals. The CISI is accredited by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as an accredited body for the awarding of Statements of Professional Standing and is recognised by the UK education regulator OFQUAL as a body for awarding qualifications. CISI has prepared CySEC’s regulatory examinations for the financial services sector as well as for a number of international regulators including the FCA.


CISI Professional Qualifications at EIMF

In partnership with the Financial Services Training Partner (FSTP), EIMF is delighted to be launching for the first time in Cyprus the CISI Chartered Wealth Manager qualification.

This is a postgraduate level specialist qualification which encompasses the breadth of knowledge needed to provide the highest quality service to clients. It is a progressive qualification comprised of three units, Financial Markets, Portfolio Construction Theory and Applied Wealth Management.  It provides a sound grounding in economics and interpretation of economic statistics, financial statements, investment analysis, portfolio construction and applied wealth management.

It is a highly regarded qualification that has been developed in consultation with leading stockbrokers, investment banks and professional trade bodies, including the Wealth Management Association (WMA). It is recognised by financial services recruiters as the best qualification for roles in wealth management.

EIMF will offer preparation courses for the CISI Chartered Wealth Manager qualification, starting with the Financial Markets Unit on 21 March 2019. Click here to read more.

EIMF has also scheduled preparation training courses for the CISI Risk in Financial Services and the CISI Global Financial Compliance, which will be offered in April and June 2019.

Click here to view more information about the CISI Qualifications at EIMF.


ACAMS – Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists

The ACAMS is largest international membership organisation dedicated to enhancing the knowledge, skills and expertise of AML/CTF and financial crime detection and prevention professionals. Their members include representatives from a wide range of financial institutions, regulatory bodies, law enforcement agencies and industry sectors.

As an ACAMS member, you will receive exclusive access to a wealth of AML/CTF and financial-crime related information plus an international network of thousands of like-minded professionals to turn to for guidance and support.

The ACAMS certifications are the most respected designations in the field of AML and Compliance. Acquiring the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS) qualification gives you the skills and knowledge to propel your career to the next level.

The ACAMS has selected EIMF to be their exclusive training partner in Cyprus to offer the CAMS preparation course, which has been delivered successfully over the last few years. The next CAMS preparation course will take place in May 2019.

Click here to view more about the CAMS preparation course at EIMF.


Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) by the CFA Institute

The CFA Institute is the premier global association for investment management professionals and provides the highest distinction in the profession – the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.

Being the “golden standard” of the profession, CFA Charterholders possess confidence and clarity in navigating ethical issues and complex investment decisions, connect with an exclusive group of outstanding investment professions, gain access to career guides and though leadership as well as earn waivers from regulatory agencies, graduate programmes and more.

In partnership with Quartic, a UK-based firm operated by a former global CFA Program Director at Kaplan and a former member of the CFA’s UK examination panel, the EIMF offers distance learning preparation trainings for the CFA qualification. Candidates study online and can top up their training with live-online sessions.

Click here to learn more about the CFA preparation training offered by EIMF.


EIMF Professional Certificates

With a strong network of accreditations, recognitions, awards and partnerships, the European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF) is a distinguished training provider which has earned the respect of numerous professionals in Cyprus and abroad. The EIMF’s strategic support to the development of the Financial and Professional Services Sectors has established the firm as the leading specialised provider of high-quality executive education.

EIMF’s international and local subject matter experts have joined forces, shared their expertise and know-how, and developed high-quality professional certificates in Anti-Money Laundering as well as in Governance, Financial Regulation and Compliance.

The Certificate in Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime Compliance will be offered in March and May 2019, respectively in Nicosia and Limassol.

The Certificate in Governance, Financial Regulation and Compliance will be offered in March 2019.

Click here to view all Qualifications offered by EIMF.


EXIN Professional Certificates in Privacy & Data Management

EXIN certifies professionals and offers a wide range of exams in the rapidly-changing field of Privacy & Data Management qualifications. It continually innovates by developing exams, both independently and with specialised partners.

EXIN was founded in the Netherlands in 1984 as an initiative of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. It has over 30 years’ experience in the field of developing exams, accrediting partners and has certified over 2 million professionals worldwide. EXIN offers exams and e-Competence assessments in over 165 countries and 20 languages.

As the only EXIN accredited partner in Cyprus, the EIMF offers preparation courses for the EXIN Foundation level in Privacy & Data Management and the EXIN Practitioner level in Privacy & Data Management.

Click here to view more about the EXIN Privacy & Data Management preparation courses at EIMF.


IAPP – International Association of Privacy Professionals

The IAPP is a resource for professionals who want to develop and advance their careers by helping their organisations successfully manage privacy risks and protect their data. In fact, the IAPP is the world’s largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community.

The IAPP is the only place that brings together the people, tools and global information management practices you need to thrive in today’s rapidly evolving information economy.

The IAPP has developed a variety of specialised Privacy qualifications, including the Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) and the Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM).

The CIPP/E is the WHAT of privacy and the WHY you need it. For more than 10 years, the CIPP has been recognized as the world’s preeminent credential in the business of privacy. Since its introduction in 2004, the CIPP has elevated the careers of thousands of professionals working in privacy and data protection across the globe.

The CIPM is the HOW of privacy operations and the WHY you need it. The CIPM is the world’s first and only certification in privacy programme management. When you earn a CIPM, it shows that you don’t just know privacy regulations – you know how to make it work for your organisation or clients. In other words, you’re the go-to person for day-to-day operations when it comes to privacy.

The EIMF is the exclusive training partner of IAPP in Cyprus and offers preparation courses for the CIPP/E and CIPM qualifications, taking place in May and June 2019 respectively.

Click here to learn more about the IAPP preparation trainings at EIMF.


EIMF Team – Your expert learning and development advisers

The management team of the EIMF are specialised Learning & Development Advisers, with many years in the field of executive education. Each adviser has helped numerous companies to achieve their training goals and customised learning paths to meet their unique needs.

If you are interested to attend a preparation course for any of the aforementioned professional qualifications, or register to any upcoming executive training workshop as planned in January – July 2019 or should you wish to discuss the possibility of customising an in-house training for your unique needs, the EIMF expert advisers are available at your disposal and can be contacted at +357-22274470 or info@eimf.eu.