AuthorTopic: a personal assistant wanting to do CFA...good idea?
Cel86
@2018-05-23 02:51:48
Hi everyone,

I'm new to the forum so hello to you all :)

After 6 years of working in the bank as a Personal Assistant & and Admin Assistant, I've realized that this is an absolute dead-end job, especially when you do a good job. I can't do it anymore.

I've done about 2 years of my bachelors degreee and I had someone suggest to do CFA course instead. What do you guys think? Should I continue my BA? Or do CFA instead? I think I would qualify for the CFA since I have enough work experience. Would this be a good move to get out of my PA role?

Thanks, guys.
marquisc51
@2018-05-24 20:11:02
I'd focus on completing your BA. The CFA requires a 4 year degree plus 4 years of relevant experience (which you may already have.)

Study accounting/finance which will prepare you to take the CFA once you get the degree.
Sivanand
@2018-06-18 08:54:12
Doing a full time course in finance would help you in landing up in a job in the industry (may be small time analyst role). Subsequently you can move on to do your CFA and get a better role.

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