CIRI/Ivey Investor Relations Certification Program
Recognizing the need for formal education in the field of investor relations, CIRI and the Richard Ivey School of Business (Ivey) have developed a program that covers all relevant areas of this multi-disciplinary role including capital markets, corporate governance, securities law, finance and communications.
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) designation.
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 will be delivered through four modules.
- 1 day supplemental accounting and finance basics workshop (optional)
- 3 days face-to-face in Toronto in September
Module 2 & 3:
- 12 online classes spanning October to May
- 2 days face-to-face at CIRI's Annual Conference (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.