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Financial courses are often used to complement educational experiences or to add to your professional expertise. These courses are often appropriate for continuing students or for those who are well-established in their field. Available through many different academic institutions, there are a wide variety of subjects and real-world opportunities available to participants.

What is a course in financial planning? This type of course often covers topics such as the creation of budgets, credit and its effects, how to handle wealth, and risk management. A course might discuss issues such as how the environment affects personal or family financial management. Classes can also include topics such as retirement planning, financial plan development, income tax planning, and investing.

There are many benefits available to you through participation in one of these courses. These include the further development of financial skills, access to financial leaders in the community, and the chance to zero in on business-related topics. With completion of a course, participants may have access to better job opportunities and higher levels of pay.

The costs associated with participation in courses can be very different from one school to another. This is particularly true for educational institutions that are established in different countries. For accurate information about enrollment, prospective students should contact the schools of their choice.

Completion of this course may help undergraduate students gain access to graduate programs. Professionals who participate in the course may find they are better qualified for career moves that provide challenging and fulfilling employment. Some of the job positions available include financial director, investor, real estate financial aid, analyst, and financial planner. A chosen course may allow professionals to hone in on a specific subject in order to specialize their services.

Get further ahead with your education by finding the subjects and courses that interest you on the program listing. Use the lead forms to get information about your favorite schools. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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11 Results in Financial Planning

IEB - Instituto De Estudios Bursátiles

The Financial Planning Directive Program. Preparatory for the EFPA European Financial Planner Certification (€ FP®) is face-to-face and taught in Madrid. It has a duratio ... [+]

Financial Planning Directive Program. Preparatory for the EFPA European Financial Planner Certification (€ FP®)

The Financial Planning Directive Program. Preparatory for the EFPA European Financial Planner Certification (€ FP®) is face-to-face and taught in Madrid. It lasts 175 hours and a price of 4,500 euros.

Use of the IEB Online Platform

The IEB will make available to all students, both in the Online and Online versions, its online Tele-training Platform.

Accreditation EUROPEAN FINANCIAL PLANNER, € FP®

This EFPA accreditation covers a growing need on the part of financial advisory professionals to upper-middle income clients who perform their professional work in the field of private banking, "family office", EAFIs, etc.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2019
Part-time
175 hours
Campus
Online
IEB - Instituto De Estudios Bursátiles

The Advanced Program of Specialization in Financial Options and Futures is face-to-face and is taught in Madrid. It has a price of ... [+]

Advanced Program of Specialization in Financial Options and Futures

The Advanced Program of Specialization in Financial Options and Futures is face-to-face and is taught in Madrid. It has a price of 3,850 euros.

OBJECTIVES OF THE ADVANCED PROGRAM OF SPECIALIZATION IN OPTIONS AND FINANCIAL FUTURES

The objectives of the "Advanced Program of Specialization in Financial Options and Futures" are the following:

• Improve knowledge of Derivative Products Markets by those potential users of these instruments, optimizing their use in this way.

• Meet a growing demand from companies and financial institutions, increasingly in need of professionals with knowledge in these markets.... [-]

Spain Madrid
March 2020
Part-time
135 hours
Campus
Oplex Careers

This Financial Advisor course will help learners to develop their knowledge of financial planning, advising clients and much more. Whether you want to learn something new ... [+]

Apply Now for Summer 2017

This Financial Advisor course will help learners to develop their knowledge of financial planning, advising clients and much more. Whether you want to learn something new or update your skills and add the course to your CV, the course is perfect.

Course Highlights Price: Only £34.00 Was £295.00 Course Type: Online Course Duration: 60 hours, recommended hours Syllabus: 11-course modules Tutor Support: Full tutor support included Exams: Yes, exam fees are included. Start learning: you can start your online learning 24/7 and study towards your goals. Fine Print Qualification: Level 3 CPD Award Certificate: PDF Certificate included with course, optional Hard Copies £9.99. Access: Unlimited 24/7 access for 12 months, option to extend if needed. Compatibility: Desktop, Mac, Laptop, Tablets, Smartphone and Smart Devices ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
California State University Long Beach College of Business Administration

This course will equip you with the current facts you need to prepare for a financially secure retirement. You will learn how to protect your hard-earned money from infla ... [+]

Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement

This course will equip you with the current facts you need to prepare for a financially secure retirement. You will learn how to protect your hard-earned money from inflation, income taxes, and erosion due to possible long-term health care needs. Methods for how to use the conservative approach to wise money management and the lifestyle issues facing retirees will also be covered.

Topics Include

How to retire early Planning for a successful retirement How to "inflation-proof" retirement income How to minimize health care cost

Instructor

Lisa McElravey, is a registered representative of Financial Network Investment Corporation, member SIPC, a full-service broker/dealer and Registered Investment Advisor.... [-]

USA Long Beach
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of Chicago Booth School of Business

The purpose of this course is to help managers gain a thorough understanding of what financial derivatives are, how they work, how they are used. ... [+]

The purpose of this course is to help financial managers, general managers, senior functional managers, and other nonfinancial managers gain a thorough understanding of what financial derivatives are, how they work, how they are used, and how to measure the risks and rewards associated with them.

While using and trading derivatives can add enormous value to a firm, a lack of understanding of risk management techniques can easily lead to disaster. It is, therefore, vital for financial and nonfinancial firms to be knowledgeable about the latest tools, tactics, and strategies for risk management.

Program Goals

You will leave this course with a solid and immediately useful understanding of:... [-]

USA Chicago Philadelphia United Kingdom London Spain Madrid  + 3 More
September 2019
Part-time
3 days
Campus
Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan

Strategic Planning and Implementation provides managers with knowledge of successful techniques for long-range planning, strategy formulation, and strategy implementation ... [+]

Overview Strategic Planning and Implementation provides managers with knowledge of successful techniques for long-range planning, strategy formulation, and strategy implementation.This intensive, five-day program explores a broad set of strategic management issues--including industry analysis, global competitive strategy, and the strategic planning process--to provide a framework for analysis and implementation.

Who Should Attend Experienced senior-level managers who now have or will have responsibility for strategic planning and decision making in their organizations will especially benefit from this program. This includes vice presidents, general managers, corporate and business planners, and directors of functional areas in marketing, operations, and finance.... [-]

USA Ann Arbor India Bengaluru United Arab Emirates Dubai Thailand Bangkok  + 4 More
June 2019
Part-time
5 days
Campus
California State University at Fullerton,Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics

The program integrates technology; written communication, oral communication, interpersonal skill, and ideas relating to sound business practices into the insurance/finan ... [+]

The Program in Insurance and Financial Services at California State University, Fullerton is designed for students who are primarily interested in careers in the insurance and financial services industry. The program integrates technology; written communication, oral communication, interpersonal skill, and ideas relating to sound business practices into the insurance/financial services curriculum.Students will learn the techniques associated with the use of database, spreadsheets and word processing software for solving insurance/financial planning related problems, as well as, the techniques of effective business writing and producing effective business presentations. The student will also acquire an in-depth knowledge of the various areas of insurance/financial services including property and liability insurance, life and health insurance, securities, tax, and the principles of risk management, along with the current business practices in these areas. The Program in Insurance and Financial Services will also expose the students directly to the insurance industry by integrating industry specialists into insurance courses as periodic guest lecturers and rotating part-time instructors. In addition, students will be exposed to current issues in the insurance industry through workshops sponsored by the Center for Insurance Studies. The Center will host panels of insurance industry professionals discussing the current issues of interest to the insurance industry and the business community... [-]

USA Fullerton
Part-time
Campus
Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

Topics include components of the compensation plan, measurement methods for sales force compensation, drivers of sales force performance, approaches to setting quotas, an ... [+]

Gain the tools necessary to create incentive plans that will empower your sales force and profoundly impact your organization. Compensation plans are more than just rewards - they are strategies. By tailoring an incentive compensation plan, you can indirectly steer your sales teams toward specific goals.

Through discussions, case analysis, and exercises, Kellogg Marketing Department faculty and leading sales force compensation experts help you understand the major issues and latest approaches to designing and implementing effective, motivational sales force incentive plans, and for monitoring team performance to measure results.

Topics include components of the compensation plan, measurement methods for sales force compensation, drivers of sales force performance, approaches to setting quotas, and implementation techniques.... [-]

USA Evanston Midland
September 2019
Part-time
3 days
Campus
London Business School

To explain why hedge funds have been so attractive in recent years and contemplate whether this performance is sustainable. ... [+]

Programme overviewAdvanced knowledge of the latest research issues

The Hedge Funds Programme seeks to explain why hedge funds have been so attractive in recent years and contemplates whether this performance is sustainable.

Beginning with an overview of the hedge fund industry, it reviews the various hedge fund investment models in existence. Advances in research are introduced to establish a comprehensive framework that encompasses a wide range of hedge fund strategies.

This framework is then used to demonstrate how hedge fund investment models differ from those of mutual funds and how alphas can be measured. The programme draws on the research work carried out at the BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre.... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2019
Part-time
3 days
Campus
Convertas

Organizational Development enhances the role of HR to become a strategic partner in the business. This course will help you learn all about Organizational Development fro ... [+]

*Understand Organizational Development

*Assess the organization readiness for development

*Present Organizational Development-related data analytics

*Draft an Organizational Development strategy

*Implement change management processes

- for more information: convertas.org

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United Arab Emirates Dubai Abu Dhabi United Kingdom London Turkey Istanbul Malaysia Kuala Lumpur  + 5 More
Open Enrollment
Full-time
5 days
Campus
Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)

The objective of this program is to know in a deeper way the correct management of financial and fiscal planning. ... [+]

objective

Learn in a more profound way the correct management of financial and fiscal planning.

Benefits of the programYou will obtain a full command of administrative planning, in order to apply what you have learned in companies.You will know the correct methodology to prepare a fiscal strategy.You will fully identify what is tax evasion, avoidance and simulation.You will understand what a person's assets are and how they are planned correctly, to avoid incurring errors that affect their family in the future.You will learn the ways to transmit family heritage.You will learn to develop administrative and fiscal strategies.Addressed to

Accountants, auditors, controllers and executives who have contact with the areas of fiscal and financial planning.... [-]

Mexico Santiago de Querétaro
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
40 hours
Campus