Professional development

DIRK - Certified Investor Relations Officer (CIRO)


The training program CIRO was developed by the German Investor Relations Association (DIRK) in cooperation with competent and experienced specialists. It focuses on imparting broad-based basic knowledge, which is certified with an award of the CIRO certificate after passing the final examination. The part-time course is modular in structure and is conducted in cooperation with the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management in Frankfurt am Main. CIRO is recognized as continuing professional education.


(This course is offered in German only)


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NIRI - Investor Relations Charter (IRC)

IR Club Switzerland along with partner NIRI - The Association for Investor Relations provides its club members with greater access to exclusive IR-focused programs that support continuous professional development and advancement of their investor relations professionals. In addtion to free access to NIRI webinars, IR club members also have access to special discounted offers.


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Beginner Courses

The German Investor Relations Club (DIRK) as well as the US-american Association for Investor Relations (NIRI) both offer comprehensive courses and seminars for IR professionals new to the job. The courses cover the most important aspects of the IR profession.

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Other IR courses

You can find information on other IR professional development offers from our partners here.

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Contact info:

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