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Course Code 233


Course 233 – Comprehensive Practices in Risk & Retirement Planning

Format: Self Study
CE Credits: 30
Pre-requisite: Course 231, 232
Study Hours: 57 hours
Member: $450.00*
Non-Member: $570.00*
* plus shipping and applicable taxes

This course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles and applications related to concepts of managing risk and retirement planning. This course covers practices, issues and products of insurance and retirement planning. Also explored are risk management and retirement planning processes progressing from the wealth accumulation phase into the retirement phase.

Module 9: Risk Management – Fundamentals, P&C, Other
Module 10: Risk Management – Life & Disability Insurance
Module 11: Registered Pension Plans
Module 12: Registered Retirement Savings Plans
Module 13: Retirement Income & Other Compensation
Module 14: Retirement Planning

Target Audience:
Financial Advisors

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Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the products, issues and practices of managing risk;
  • To consider aspects of retirement planning and the application of various retirement plan vehicles to meet retirement planning objectives.

Delivery Methods:

Comprehensive Practices in Risk and Retirement Planning is designed as a self-study course with success highly dependent on the student's personal discipline. To increase study effectiveness, students should set up a study schedule. To maximize learning, students are encouraged to take full advantage of all the end of module self-test questions as well as the exercises, problems and case studies offered throughout the course.

After each module test students are provided with feedback information on incorrect answers to assist them in becoming adept in understanding and applying the content within their financial services practice.

Instructor led:
Advocis and CCH have partnered with a number of post secondary institutions to offer this course in a classroom setting. Please click here for additional information on how to register for this program through one of our education partners.

Registration Includes:

  • Printed Study Guide
  • Self-test questions, practice exercises and case studies
  • Access to help for course related questions – online and fax
  • Access to the Advocis Learning Centre
  • 120-day window for completion
  • First exam attempt

Additional Materials:


Completion Requirements:

Passing mark is 60% overall.

Online evaluation:

  • Completion of a mandatory assignment
  • Completion of 6 online module tests (40% of overall mark)
  • Final online exam (60% of overall mark)

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