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This course covers advanced topics and also draws on subjects learned in the six prerequisite courses of the Associate Certificate in Financial Planning program. A combination of lectures, discussions and case studies provide for an interesting course for individuals interested in pursuing a career in financial planning and/or preparing to write the CFP exam. The Associate Certificate in Financial Planning is a Financial Planning Standards Council (FPSC®) pre-approved Core Curriculum program and meets Certified Financial Planner® (CFP) program academic requirements. For further information about earning the CFP designation, please visit fpcanada.ca/students-and-candidates/paths-to-certification
This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Be able to use their knowledge of tax, retirement, estate planning, cash management, investment and risk
management to develop and implement a comprehensive written plan that will achieve their own or a client's overall financial objectives.
Have fulfilled the academic eligibility requirements to write the Financial Planners Standards Council's professional proficiency examination leading to the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation.
Effective as of Winter 2010
FMGT 4810 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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