A course is the study of a particular topic within a wider subject area and is the foundation of a qualification. A typical course includes lectures, assessments and tutorials.
The area of financial planning encompasses a wide variety of topics. Students may study financial accounting, business law, microeconomics, principles of finance, marketing, investments, financial plan development, tax planning, risk management, retirement savings and insurance planning.
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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. [+]
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 IncludeHow to retire early Planning for a successful retirement How to "inflation-proof" retirement income How to minimize health care cost
Lisa McElravey, is a registered representative of Financial Network Investment Corporation, member SIPC, a full-service broker/dealer and Registered Investment Advisor. ... [-]
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.
You will leave this course with a solid and immediately useful understanding of:... [-]
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.... [-]
The program integrates technology; written communication, oral communication, interpersonal skill, and ideas relating to sound business practices into the insurance/financial services curriculum [+]
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... [-]
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 [+]
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.... [-]