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International Finance and Management Academy

IFMA Mission Statement

  IFMA mission is to serve its global membership and stakeholders as a world leader in educating and reinforcing the international knowledge of executives and potential leadership of financial based institutions. IFMA mandates consent to high standards of professional conduct and ethics, and IFMA activities are International in nature and scope.

Founded in 2004 as an independent, non-profit organization, IFMA is a trusted resource for educators and institutions worldwide. Its mission is to:

.promote closer financial educational relations between the people of all countries; increase the number of students, scholars and professionals who have the opportunity to study, teach, and conduct research outside of their own country;

.strengthen and internationalize financial institutions of higher learning throughout the world;

.rescue scholars and promote academic freedom around the world;

.foster sustainable development through training programs in financial, energy, environment, business management, and leadership development;

.partner with corporations, foundations, and governments in finding and developing people able to think and work on a global basis.

Our Goals

  The International Finance and Management Academy (IFMA) represents professionalism, community, and the best of the best.  More than a set of initials, we will continue to be the credentialing agency of choice for financial professionals dedicated to excellence.

.to provide a means for job applicants to inform prospective employers of their qualifications

.to provide and measure a standard of knowledge desirable for financial, banking and monetary personnel

.to encourage professional practitioners to remain current with financial practices and to qualify for advanced positions

.to recognize formally those individuals who fulfill the requirements for certification and recertification

.to foster a sense of community for committed individuals within the financial world

.to seek new and innovative ways to grow our community and purpose as the financial environment evolves