CFA Society Melbourne

Research Challenge

CFA Institute Research Challenge hosted by the CFA Society Melbourne

The CFA Institute Research Challenge offers students the unique opportunity to learn from leading industry experts and compete with peers from the world’s top finance programs. This annual educational initiative promotes best practise in equity research mong the next generation of analysts through hands-on mentoring and intensive training in company analysis and presentation skills. The Challenge gathers students, investment industry professionals, publicly traded companies and corporate sponsors together locally, regionally and globally for a real world competition.  Additionally, all participants are introduced to and held to the standard of the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.


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Useful Links

There are a number of links on the CFA Institute’s Research Challenge section to additional information and resources.

As a starting point, can I recommend you read the below articles on Questions to Ask Management in preparation for the meeting with Melbourne IT.

Other Webcast/Resources from CFA Institute

Read Article/Listen to Podcast on how to ask questions to management

Read Article/Listen to Podcast on how to improve your presentation skills