ALEXANDRIA, VA, November 22, 2022 – NIRI: The Association for Investor Relations and Irwin announced a new collaboration agreement that will bring the programming and education initiatives of both organizations closer together.
NIRI has designated Irwin as an Approved Professional Development Unit (PDU) Provider.
Through this program, NIRI Investor Relations Charter (IRC)® holders are now able to earn PDUs at select Irwin’s educational events.
The purpose of the Approved PDU Provider Program is to help IRC holders maintain their certification and give entities that offer education, training and/or other IR-related knowledge programming the opportunity to be recognized to award the PDUs sought by IRC holders for certification renewal purposes.
This collaboration promotes the continued competence of IRC holders by making it easier for them access educational resources, promotes awareness of the IR profession, and improves the standard of IR excellence.
"We are pleased to recognize Irwin as an Approved PDU Provider for the Investor Relations Charter,” said Matthew Brusch, CAE, NIRI President and CEO. "We believe IRC holders will benefit from the IR-focused educational programs provided by Irwin."
Mark Fasken, COO and co-founder, Irwin “We are proud that Irwin is an Approved Professional Development Unit (PDU) Provider. The role of the investor relations professional is always changing, but what remains constant is the importance it plays to the health and success of any public company globally. Even more so in today's challenging markets, it's important to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to thrive when presented with new challenges and opportunities.
At Irwin, we're committed to expanding the education and resources available to IROs, to deliver insight and support that will help inform strategic decisions. As an official PDU Provider, we'll continue to bring valuable content to the IR community in partnership with NIRI members and industry leaders."
Founded in 1969, NIRI is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts, and other financial community constituents. NIRI is the largest professional investor relations association in the world with members representing over 1,500 publicly held companies and $12 trillion in stock market capitalization.
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