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Continuing Education

Continuing education, or executive education, is an important way to enhance your skills and career prospects. For the holders of some professional certifications, it may be a requirement. Here is a discussion of major alternatives.
  1. Books
  2. Financial Publications

AMA
The AMA, or American Management Association, offers wide-ranging continuing education opportunities, and is highly respected.

Communispond
Communispond is a leading continuing education firm that offers courses, classes and individual coaching in presentation, public speaking, writing and sales skills.

Free Online Courses
A variety of educational institutions offer free access to videos and podcasts of lectures, as well as free online courses and instructional materials. These can be great resources for professional development and continuing education.

Museum of American Finance
The Museum of American Finance, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution located at 48 Wall Street in New York, is the only public museum in the U.S. devoted to money, finance and entrepreneurship. It is an enjoyable and educational experience for people at all levels of sophistication about these topics.

Networking
Personal networking is vital to advancement in any field, but especially in finance. Only a small portion of what you need to know, however, is taught in the classroom.

New York Institute of Finance
The New York Institute of Finance is a leading provider of continuing education opportunities. Founded in the financial district of New York City, the NYIF has branches across the country and around the world, as well as online courses.

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