Current issues in the investment industry are presented by industry experts at luncheons and dinners throughout the Los Angeles area.
Professional Interest Communities
Communities created for investment professionals to focus on an area of interest. Regularly scheduled meetings focus on current events and include keynote speakers and also offer workshops, seminars and networking opportunities.
- Alternative Investment Group
- Applied Behavioral Finance Group
- Private Wealth Management Group
- Portfolio Management Group
- Quantitative Investment Analysts
Corporate presentations to members are held as luncheons at local downtown venues.
Continuing Education Programs
Educational classes are available to members at a discounted rate. Courses have included the Foundations of Investments, Fixed Income Analysis, and Hedge Fund Investments.
USC/CFALA CFA Review Program
The program is taught by practitioners from CFALA and academics from southern California universities, most of whom are holders of the CFA Charter. The Review Programs for Levels I, II and III are held annually from early January through May. Registration for the course begins in mid-November. Level I is also offered in the fall in time for the December exam.
Social Gatherings and Networking
An open forum to meet with other members in the industry.
Job Placement Listings
Members have free access to employment opportunities in the Southern California area via job listings on the website.