16 March 2019 - Social and Networking Events: Exit Reality, Enter The Rift
30 CFA Society Malaysia members entered a different reality-altering and physically-challenging experience at The Rift (Mid Valley Megamall) on 16 March 2019. Our members were divided into four teams and competed in Terminator X, Motion Blaster, Hado PvP and Holowall. The winning team won TGV movie tickets (2 movie tickets per person). Congratulations to the winning team! As always, if you have any feedback on our events, please PM us on our FB page or email to CFAMevents@cfamalaysia.org.
16 February 2019 - University of Malaya Wins 2018/2019 CFA Institute Research Challenge
(Local Level Finals)
Congratulations to University of Malaya for winning 2018/2019 CFA Institute Research Challenge (Local Level Finals). They will be representing Malaysia and compete against other teams in the Asia-Pacific Regional Level Finals in Sydney, Australia on 28 & 29 March 2019.
The organizing committee (headed by Phua Yee Boon, CFA) would like to thank:
- Subject Company – Yinson Holdings Berhad;
- Our Judges – Ivy Ng, CFA; Teoh Kok Lin, CFA and Phua Lee Kerk, CFA;
- Industry mentors;- Our Board of directors; and
- Our Volunteers for their support, dedication, time and commitment.
We wish all the best for the team!
17 January 2019 - CFA Society Malaysia Charter Award Ceremony 2018/2019
The annual CFA Society Malaysia Charter Award Ceremony for graduating charterholders was held on 17 January 2019 at Sofitel Damansara, Kuala Lumpur. Close to 60 new charterholders received their certificates and the dinner was attended by the new charterholders, their families and board of directors.
Congratulations to all new charterholders and we hope for continued engagement with all of you!
4 August 2018 - CFA Society Malaysia Career Day 2018: Embrace, Empower, Emblaze
Our flagship event 'CFA Society Malaysia - Career Day' was held on 4 August 2018 in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre for the third time. Close to 30 employers from the finance and investment industry and over 1,200 participants (comprising of university students and young professionals) attended this event.
Key highlights of the event include:
· Plenary Speech
By Datuk Zainal Izlan Zainal Abidin, Deputy Chief Executive of Securities Commission Malaysia
· Industry Leaders Forum sessions
o EMBRACE: Ascending the Career Ladder as a CFA Charterholder
o EMBLAZE: Enlightening Future Career Trends in the Investment & Finance Industry
o EMPOWER: Limitless Opportunities with the CFA Credentials
Over 20 enthusiastic CFA charterholder and candidates joined as career counselors providing insights and guidance to participants on investment banking, asset management and management consulting.
· Professional Photoshoot
Professional headshot services was available free-of-charge and participants got to walk back with a printed photo with the softcopy emailed to them.
· Video Competition Award Ceremony
Our competition this year – "Will your action get you where you want to be in 3 years?" was joined by many creative individuals coming from different backgrounds.
In conjunction with Career Day, CFA Society Malaysia also ran an advertisement campaign with the Let's Measure Up theme in the month of July and August by placing advertisements along Jalan Ampang, Jalan P Ramlee and KLCC. This was made possible with the support from CFA Institute.