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Course Code 234


Course 234 - Wealth Management and Estate Planning

Format: Self Study
CE Credits: 30
Pre-requisite: Courses 231, 232, 233
Study Hours: 55 hours
Member: $450.00*
Non-Member: $570.00*
* plus shipping and applicable taxes

This course reviews the basics of economics and investing, and understanding of investment products. Investment planning and key areas of personal financial management are explored. The course concludes with estate planning fundamentals, concepts and applications.

Module 15: Economics & Investments - Fundamentals
Module 16: Investments - Products
Module 17: Investment Planning
Module 18: Financial Management
Module 19: Estate Planning

Target Audience:
Financial Advisors

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the fundamentals important to the topics of economics and investing as they relate to key areas of financial planning;
  • To examine a broad array of investment products and explores the subject of personal financial management;
  • To consider estate planning fundamentals, concepts and applications to the financial planning process.

Delivery Methods:

Wealth Management and Estate 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 5 online module tests (40% of overall mark)
  • Final online exam (60% of overall mark)

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