The Chartered Due Diligence Analyst (CDDA) credential is the marker of a committed financial professional who has demonstrated the wide range of knowledge essential to conduct due diligence on a potential or ongoing investment in today’s challenging environment.
These are the steps on your CDDA journey:
Step 1: Determine your eligibility. You may apply for the CDDA when you have completed each of the eligibility requirements, including work experience and professional development criteria.
Step 2: Apply for the exam.
Step 3: Prepare for the exam. IMDDA offers a variety of resources to help you build your subject-matter knowledge so you’re ready to take the exam.
Step 4: Take the exam. The three-hour examination includes 150 multiple-choice questions.
Step 5: Get recognized. When you earn your CDDA, your name will be included in the IMDDA press release. Also:
Add the CDDA to the end of your name on all business correspondence and profiles
Step 6: Keep your CDDA current. CDDAs are required to maintain their membership in the IMDDA and to renew their certification every three years.
Find out more about CDDA renewal requirements.