Inspiring the investment community

CFA SOCIETY SINGAPORE ​​​​

Career Development Committee​

Co-Chairperson
Kanol Pal, CFA

Kanol Pal, CFA

Simon Ng, CFA

Simon Ng, 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 Society Singapore, the Chair/Co-Chairs of the committee will have the authority to do so.

Scope / Processes 

In carrying out its objectives, the Committee has structured itself into 3 pillars:

1. Mentorship / Coaching / Career Events

  • Organise Career Development events with industry practitioners and recruiters
  • Provide a Mentorship Programme for members
  • Organise Coaching programmes for senior members
  • Organise soft skills programmes 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 Society Singapore and CFA Institute
  • Understanding Employers perspective of CFA Charter and CFA Institute portfolio of educational programmes: CFA Program, CIPM program and Investment Foundation
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