CFA Society Singapore

A Member of the CFA Institute Global Network of Societies

​​Career Development Committee​

Chairperson: Kanol Pal, CFA

Overview
The Career Development Committee (CDC) runs activities to help members consider their long term career plans while expanding their network of contacts in the industry. The activities are selectively open to CFA candidates, students of partner Universities and other industry partners.

Mission / Objectives
The Committee seeks to provide various career resources to members and encourage investment professionals in the financial services industry in Singapore to continue developing themselves in order to succeed in a highly competitive environment. Where external communications are required to be undertaken on behalf of CFA Singapore, the Chair/Co-Chairs of the committee will have the authority to do so.

Scope / Processes

In carrying out its objectives, the Committee is structuring itself into 3 pillars:

1. Mentoring / Coaching / Career Events

  • Organise Career Development events with industry practitioners and recruiters
  • Provide a Mentoring Programme for members
  • Organise Coaching programmes for senior members
  • Organise soft skills programme for members

2. Job Portal
  • Develop a job portal in collaboration with the Career Center Project of CFA Institute
  • Enhance the career website to provide resources for members

3. Engaging with Employers
  • Identify industry partners and employers to support the Committee's initiatives
  • Establishing and enhancing industry and employer partnership with CFA Singapore and CFA Institute
  • Understanding Employers perspective of CFA Charter and CFA Institute portfolio of educational programmes: CFA Program, CIPM program and Investment Foundation

correct as of 20 July 2017