Digital transformation, with AI and Data Science at its core, is driving the future of finance
The key to success for implementing data driven decisions is developing the skill set of financial professionals.   The Financial Data Professional Institute (FDPI) offers a comprehensive curriculum for the financial professionals designed by the financial professionals. 

The Financial Data Professional Institute (FDPI) was established by the CAIA Association to address the growing need in finance for a workforce that has the skills to perform in a digitized world where an increasing number of decisions will be data and analytics driven. The FDP Credential is the first of its kind in the industry and reflects expertise in data science and its practical applications in finance. 

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CAIA & FDP in the News

April 14, 2020
CAIA Association Releases New Report on The Next Decade of Alternative Investments
The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, the professional body for the global alternative investment industry, today released a new report titled The Next Decade of Alternative Investments: From Adolescence to Responsible Citizenship, which includes a wealth of data on the growth of the space, insights into where alternatives are heading in the decade to come, and a four-point call to action for all industry practitioners.

December 19, 2019
Credentialing Space Disrupted as Financial Data Professional (FDP) Institute Welcomes the First Class of FDP Charterholders
Candidates from 20 countries sat for the first FDP exam in November working toward a credential that reflects high levels of expertise in data science and its applications in finance.   

October 2, 2019
Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association Launches New Chapter in Minnesota
Global leader in alternative investment education’s newest chapter will bring together Minnesota’s vibrant community of asset managers, asset owners, consultants and more. 

June 04, 2019
CAIA Announces Launch of the Financial Data Professional (FDP) Institute and Designation
CAIA Announces the Launch of the Financial Data Professional (FDP) Institute and Designation First designation in data science for finance industry professionals.

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