Top Certifications for MBA Students and Professionals

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MBA Degree is one of the most sought after degree for many job roles and functions. But constant and specialised learning is what is required at all times in one's career. There are many certifications which can be taken along with MBA or during job. These certifications not only add value to your resume but also make you a better professional and can really boost your career. 

Here is a list of few certifications which can be undertaken. The specialization is also mentioned.


1. CFA:


CFA


Chartered Financial Analyst certificate is the golden key to the world of finance in hedge funds, equity research and asset management .This globally recognized program is orchestrated to provide charter holders with specialized skills, such as portfolio strategy, investment analysis, and asset allocation. It comprises of 3 levels. A bachelor's degree is a pre requisite to take the annually held exam. However, students can appear for level 1 in the final year of their graduation. Even after completing all the levels, 4 years of relevant work experience is mandatory for a person to write CFA after his name. Further, the pass rate is below 50% and the study material is designed for 300 hours. So why would anyone take so much pain? Of course, the biggest reason is CFAs are paid handsomely compared to their non certified peers since passing the exam proves that they have the stipulated level of knowledge and self study demanded by the course ensures that they are hard working.


Specialization: Finance