CIRI/Ivey Investor Relations Certification Program
Recognizing the need for formal
education in the field of investor relations, CIRI and the Ivey
Business School (Ivey) have developed a program that covers all
relevant areas of this multi-disciplinary role including capital
markets, corporate governance, securities law, finance and
This rigorous program is intended to
equip IR professionals with lasting knowledge and insights to enhance
their future career advancement. Upon passing the final exam, attendees
achieve the Certified Professional in Investor Relations (CPIR)
This program supports CIRI's mandate of
contributing to the transparency and integrity of the Canadian capital
market by advancing the practice of investor relations, the professional
competency of its members, and the stature of the profession.
The 10-month program consists of the following:
- 1 day supplemental accounting and finance basics workshop (optional)
- 3 days face-to-face in Toronto in September
- 12 online classes spanning October to May
- 2 days face-to-face at CIRI's Annual Conference (May or June - see Annual Conference section of the website for more details)
The cost to complete the program is $8,950 for CIRI members and
$9,450 for non-members.
Once you have completed the CIRI/Ivey Investor Relations
Certification Program, you can write the certification examination for a fee of $250 (plus taxes) to become a Certified Professional in Investor Relations (CPIR).
If you are interested in participating in the next program you can register here.
For more information, please contact Yvette Lokker.