What is the value in professional certifications? ACCA, CFA, CIPD, etc.

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Don’t lump CFA with those turds...

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I would't call ACCA a turd, but I'm an ACA. ACA was and is great, I learned everything I would have at a MBA, my CPA friend covered way less. MBA network is the missing piece.

Lifelong learning is important, relevant qualifications are important to show the commitment to lifelong learning.

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