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Certification or Licensing

Becoming certified is an excellent career move for consultants. It shows that you have met the knowledge requirements established by your industry. Those who are certified often increase their chances of landing a job and earning higher pay. The Institute of Management Consultants USA offers the certified management consultant designation to those consultants who pass an examination and meet minimum educational and experience requirements. Consultants can also earn the chartered financial analyst (CFA) credential, which is administered by the CFA Institute. The CFA charter is recognized around the world as a standard in the finance industry.

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