Certificate in IR (CIR)
The Certificate in Investor Relations (CIR) is an internationally recognised qualification in investor relations (IR). It is regarded as an essential prerequisite for those entering the IR profession.
A new version of the CIR syllabus will be issued in January 2013. All registered candidates will sent an update and The IR Society will examine on the new syllabus from April 2013.
The qualification ensures an appropriate level of factual knowledge of both the regulatory requirements and the financial and market environment, which will enable the practitioner to operate competently and safely.
The benefits of obtaining the Certificate include:
• Demonstrates competence
• Enhances career development
• Provides professional recognition within the IR community
Details of the qualification:
The qualification is for everyone working in investor relations or considering a move into investor relations, either in the UK or overseas.
The qualification is assessed by a one-hour examination comprising 60 multiple-choice questions, based on the topics set out in the syllabus.
In 2012 the CIR is running in the UK, Russia, Malaysia and Hong Kong. If you are interested in working with the IR Society to deliver the CIR internationally to a multiple candidates please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.