Four Easy Steps to Earn Your AAIFM certification
  • Fill the online exam application.
  • Book a date in the last week of any month
  • Take the exam online.
  • PASS. Receive your Original Certification Packet within 12 Days.

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Comprehensive professional education and training:

AAIFM provides financial and investment education to professionals of all levels, through on-site and online workshops, and skills-based training. Institutional programs include AAIFM's Board of Directors Program, Senior Management Investment Program, and Banking Financial Risk and Treasury Programs. For individuals, AAIFM offers programs in Treasury, Risk and Investment.

Standard-setting testing & certification:

Around the world, AAIFM sets the global standard in investment and financial management certification through exclusive certifications. Check the full list in our home page.

Expert insight and information:

AAIFM offers an unmatched repository of resources and thought leadership surrounding investment and financial management, through news, blogs, and publications such as Investment and Financial Management Magazine and AAIFM News Letters, research, and online resources.

Valuable industry networking:

AAIFM provides a wide range of opportunities for investment and financial professionals to connect and collaborate through AAIFM membership and through our conferences, webcasts, chapter meetings, and Career Center.



Certified Professionals

About Us

As the leading professional association for investment and financial management, AAIFM's mission is to advance the investment and financial profession through education, training and the promotion of best practices globally.

The American Association for Investment and Financial Management (AAIFM) is a not-for-profit organization and globally recognized membership association for investment and financial managers. AAIFM's goal is to help create a culture of investment awareness within organizations, from entry level to board level. In the areas of financial and investment management, AAIFM sets the global standard in professional designation with the CFC® (Certified Financial Controller), CIM® (Certified Investment Manager), CTM® (Certified Treasury Manager) and CFRP® (Certified Financial Risk Professional), CCCM® (Certified Corporate Control Manager), CBMP® (Certified Bank Management Professional) and CFMA® (Certified Financial Markets Analyst) certifications. Through trusted education and training, media, and events, AAIFM promotes best practices in financial management and supports ongoing professional and career development for financial managers.

Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1995
  • President: Richard Wiley
  • Governed by Board of Directors comprised of leading financial and investment management practitioners and academics
  • Over 100,000 members, from 150 countries and territories. Members are employed by investment companies, commercial banks, central banks, investment banks, asset management firms, telecommunications companies, insurance companies, corporations, government agencies, financial and academic institutions
AAIFM American Association for Investment and Financial Management
  • Authority

    Certification Programs have been developed by a consortium of Selected Top Notch Financial Practitioners, Experts and Authorities from all major Industries.

    International Recognition from all industries and from all leading organizations which embrace financial certifications for Improvement and Problem Solving methodologies.

    AAIFM built for you very personalized programs which match to your career goals and ambitions. We are your partner to help you develop your new skills and credentials.

  • Credibility

    Thousands of financial professionals became certified with our Certification Programs. Worldwide Credibility and Acceptance of Accredited AAIFM Certifications issued by the American Association for Investment and Financial Management.

    You credited us with a tremendous stream of success stories: From getting hired at your position, your outstanding performance in your new team, to building multimillion dollar companies, and everything in between.

  • Massive Purpose

    AAIFM made Financial Management Certifications accessible for the whole world including developed and developing countries. We solved your problem in Financial Management Education by serving your Innovative, Economical and fully supported Certification Programs.

Trusted By Innovators Of All Industries And Sizes