Strathmore Business School has been accredited as a Member of the Chartered Institute of Development Finance (CIDEF). This accreditation comes shortly after the launch of the inaugural class of Master of Science in Development Finance. This accreditation will enable the students of the programme to apply for individual membership at the institute and upon the successful completion of their programme, they can also apply for the Chartered Development Finance Analyst (CDFA) membership of CIDEF.
CDFA is the highest professional membership award which is given to individuals who successfully complete a CIDEF Accredited Postgraduate Degree from a CIDEF member institution.
The Chartered Institute of Development Finance (CIDEF) is the professional and learned body for development finance specialists.
The Institute works with academic institutions, development finance institutions, and other development finance support and maintains professionalism in development finance globally.
The Master of Science in Development Finance is designed to incorporate an analysis of both the formal and informal financial sectors, policies to promote financial inclusion, clients’ financial service needs, institutional design and financial reforms.
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