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Chartered Financial Manager (ChFM)

Designation Essentials
Status 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 annually

Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource

Online at Certification Lookup

Investor Complaint Process

Via email or phone. See Membership Complaint – Status and Designations.

Published List of Disciplined Designees