Do you have a degree at Honours, Postgraduate Diploma or Master’s level in Finance, Economics, Banking, Insurance, Accounting, or MBA (with strong finance and quantitative components)? If yes, then you can become a Chartered Development Finance Analyst through a conversion process by taking any 3 CIDEF accredited courses below.
To be admitted to the program, an applicant MUST have either a minimum of honours (or 4-year degree), Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s or MBA (excluding Master’s in Development Finance) in Finance, Accounting Economics, Banking or insurance. Full internationally recognised assessment-based membership of professional bodies in Accounting, Finance, Banking, Insurance or Economics (e.g. CIMA, ACCA, CFA, Chartered Banker, Actuary etc.) will also be considered. To receive the Chartered Development Finance Analyst (CDFA) Professional membership, a student MUST, virtually attend structured classes, submit individual assignments and write exams for THREE COURSES chosen from the list below. Students who are not interested in gaining CDFA can still register for any combination of the courses. Click the course links for more information and registration.
All courses are presented and examined online.
|Remaining courses in 2023||Course Delivery Date|
|Accredited Advanced Certificate in Project Finance||6 November 2023 – 10 November 2023|
|Accredited Advanced Certificate in International Finance for Development||27 November 2023 – 1 December 2023|
|Accredited Advanced Certificate in Investing for Environmental
and Social Impact
|4 December 2023 – 8 December 2023|
|Number of Courses||Fee||Discount Value|
|2||USD 2900||USD 100|
|3||USD 4200||USD 150|
*There is a significant discount if two or three courses are booked together as indicated in the table above. Once the 3 courses are completed, CDFA membership fees for the first year will be FREE.