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This online Financial Advisory Practice unit will teach you how to manage a financial planning practice and how to prepare, present, implement, and review a personal financial plan.
Offered by Open Universities Australia in partnership with RMIT University, the unit will teach you how to identify client objectives and needs whilst establishing a risk profile, and how to prepare a financial strategy based on these needs. In doing so, you will learn how to prepare a comprehensive financial plan that is appropriate for the client.
The second section of the unit deals with managing a financial practice firm. You will learn how to plan and establish a financial planning practice, and gain knowledge of the ethical and legal issues inherent in running the practice. The unit will also provide you with a full understanding of how to tackle the practical issues that come with running such a business.
The majority of your final grade will come from an assignment. This will give you the opportunity to demonstrate application of your expertise in constructing financial plans.
To be eligible to enrol in this unit you must have completed the following mandatory units:
It is also recommended that you have completed the following units, or have equivalent knowledge:
This online Financial Advisory Practice unit from RMIT University will give you a clear understanding of how to provide sound financial advice and run your own financial planning practice.
The first part of the unit will give you a complete understanding of financial planning and how to give financial advice. This unit will allow you to demonstrate competence in identifying the requirements of clients, determining their risk profile, and then preparing a range of strategies to meet these needs. In addition, this unit will teach you how to collect the data to make these decisions. All of this will become highly useful if you are aiming to pursue a career in financial advice.
The second part of this unit will teach you how to manage a financial advisory practice. This section will deal with all the practical operational issues involved in starting up and running a financial planning firm. Again, upon completion of this unit, you will demonstrate a high level of understanding of the financial industry, which will help you pursue a career in finance.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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