American Academy of Financial Management™
The American Academy of Financial Management™ is a worldwide Board of Standards and financial professional organization, with members in 150+ countries offering our exclusive certified designations, charters, and masters certification to candidates who meet the high standards. As for recognized training, AAFM™ Board of Standards approves and recognizes the top 560+ accredited business schools, law schools and programs around the world. If you desire to be recognized by our worldwide academic and professional organization and improve your education, resume, or credentials, then, you are taking the best step to a better career and achieving graduate financial designations. You can gain board certification and a charter as a financial professional, wealth manager, market analyst, financial and investment planner, asset manager, trust and estate planning analyst, or economist. AAFM™ offers several industries recognized graduate designations to qualified professionals. See a list of our certifications.
AAFM™ Board Certification and Designations: are certification credential marks for Wealth Managers, Financial Analysts, Investment Bankers, Accountants etc. and Degree holding Financial Planners conferred by the American Academy Board of Standards. To receive authorization or accreditation to use AAFM™ Board Certification and Designations, the candidate must meet education, degree, examination, experience, continuing education, ethics requirement, and pay good standing or certification fees. Read about AAFM™ Compliance Friendly Designations.
American Academy of Financial Management™ AAFM™ Press Release Statement
The AAFM™ Board of Standards was founded in 1996, via a merger between the American Academy of Financial Management & Analysts (AAFMA) and the Founders Advisory Committee of the Original Tax and Estate Planning Law Review™. The AAFMA was originally established in as a professional organization for investment managers, lawyers, and analysts. The Law Review was founded to examine strategic wealth and estate planning issues for Law, CPA and MBA graduates award the wealth management, estate planning and tax designations. AAFM™ currently recognizes over 120,000 PhDs, Lawyers, CPAs, AACSB™ Graduates & Masters Degree Holders as associate members and executive members in over 141 nations. As there had not been a graduate professional financial organization specifically for MBAs, CPAs, Lawyers and PhDs, the AAFM™ has met this need and become the organization of choice for highly educated individuals or industry experts because AAFM™ requires an accredited college degree for membership and certification.
Furthermore, AAFM™ has 7 primary compliance friendly board certifications that are listed and recognized on the Authorative Investor Education™ Websites, and AAFM™ is also recognized on the US Department of Labor BLS Brochures. AAFM™ also has negotiated global trademark agreements with the CFP™ Board of Standards and the CFA™ Institute. AAFM™ is best known as the 1st to extend direct global recognition to the top 2 business school accreditation agencies that accredit 560+ business schools worldwide.
Through this AAFM™ Board policy agreement, AAFM™ is able to accept course credit for advanced standing from the government recognized business schools globally. Moreover, AAFM™ has executive training available worldwide to accommodate those seeking executive board certification. AAFM™ is the regulatory body for the much sought after AAFM™ Designations and Credentials. The AAFM™ Executive Designation Programs provide the assurance that the holder has met the suggested criteria for graduate credentials set out in the Ibanez US Supreme Court Decision. Further, the AAFM™ board certification requires passing 6 different levels of standards. Acceptance into the AAFM™ is a high distinction and requires the holder to possess a graduate level portfolio of skills and knowledge. Acceptance statistics are not high, and the designation when achieved is a high honor strictly for accredited degree graduates.
The AAFM™ Board of Standards is also a founder of the Accreditation Council for Finance and Management (ACFM) The Accreditation Council is an independent accreditation body seeking to identify the best in management and finance education and training. ACFM also serves as a ranking, policy, accrediting and standards organization. The AAFM™ has seen a meteoric rise to affluence and membership in recent years, as financial executives and managers strive to maintain and augment their education, credentials, integrity, and skill sets. AAFM™ has strategic partnerships with 560 business schools globally through the top two business school accreditation agencies worldwide, The AACSB™ International and The ACBSP™. AAFM™ also has an alliance with the Asian Center for Professional Excellence, The Asian Bankers Association, The RSOF Royal Society of Fellows Worldwide, and AAFM™ provides has provided some of the most elite global conferences on finance, tax, investments, law, wealth management, portfolio management, economics and ecommerce issues on several continents. AAFM™’s mission is to serve its global membership and stakeholders as a world leader in educating and reinforcing the international knowledge of executives and potential leadership of financial based institutions. AAFM™ now has representative offices in the US World Trade Center N.O. Center, Hong Kong, Beijing, India, Dubai, Kuwait, Latin America and South America, Singapore, The Caribbean, Europe and more. Moreover, AAFM™ is a candidate for recognition from the United Nations.
AAFM™ mandates consent to high standards of professional conduct, and AAFM™ activities are International in nature and scope. As seen in the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Financial Times, The Hindu National, The El Norte Latin America, The Arab Times, and The Beijing Times. Our AAFM™ Accredited Training Partners have trained clients that include: Deutsche Bank, Citibank, Xerox, NASA, HSBC Bank, China Construction Bank, National Bank of Kuwait, The Government of Dubai, BAE Systems, United States Securities and Exchange Commission, The US NAVY, Department of Energy, The Department of Interior, 3M Asia Pacific, Dow Chemical, Hewlett Packard Singapore, Indian Overseas Bank, Shangri La Hotels, and HUNDREDS MORE.