Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Kaplan Schweser® and ETF Global® Announce Educational Alliance

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - Kaplan Schweser® (, a premier teaching, tutoring and certification platform, is excited to announce an Educational Alliance with leading financial data and research provider ETF Global® ( to enhance and expand ETF Global’s worldwide investing competition for university students, including offering scholarships to the winners for the first time!

Since the fall of 2015, the semi-annual ETF Global® Portfolio Challenge® ( has drawn thousands of students from six continents and nearly 500 colleges and universities. In this online simulated investment competition, students learn about Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) by building a portfolio of investments and working to maximize the virtual returns.

“Kaplan Schweser is proud that our tools and resources will support undergraduate and graduate students participating in the ETF Global Portfolio Challenge,” said Brandon Lindsay, Regional Director of Universities at Kaplan Schweser. “For more than 80 years, we have helped students gain a competitive edge and prepare for their professional lives. Through this new educational alliance, we are excited to help train the next generation of global investors and finance professionals.”

Kaplan Schweser will provide program participants with a selection of pre-recorded investment education materials, a live “Which Designation is Right for Your Career?” webinar as well as a dedicated website for those interested in buying its CFA or CFP Wealth Advisory or FINRA Securities preparatory offerings at 10% discount off the retail price.

In addition, Kaplan Schweser will offer CFA PremiumPlus Package (Core + Instruction + Review + Live Online Weekly Class + 3 Day Review) valued at $1,499 each as prizes to the competition’s top 5 finishers. Those winners will also be recognized online, at and, and at the leading ETF industry conference, The ETP Forum (, held in New York City by The Expert Series.

“The combination of Kaplan Schweser’s library of educational information with ETF Global’s industry-leading ETF Data and Research applications will provide our participants with deep, well-rounded resources to support their investment education process,” said Russell Minetti, who leads the Portfolio Challenge at ETF Global®. Minetti added, “With this new partnership and informational benefits it provides, our students have an unmatched opportunity to apply and supplement what they learn in the classroom to a simulated investment experience.”

Students participating in the ETF Global Portfolio Challenge are granted a complimentary subscription to ETF Global’s Research applications at during the contest, and the subscription continues until graduation.

University students interested in the ETF Global Portfolio Challenge® can learn more about the competition and how to participate at

Learn how Kaplan Schweser helps aspiring professionals interested in obtaining in-demand certifications and designations that enable them to advance and succeed in their careers by visiting or to take advantage of the 10% off discount go to this web portal for ETF Global Portfolio Challenge participants

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