CPD: Refresher Investments

8 CPD

R781.91

This course covers features, costs and risks of investment products, legislation impacting on investment products and tax implications. The course also covers product appropriateness for specific client needs.

Sub-classes covered include shares; money-market instruments; debentures and securitised debt; bonds; derivative instruments, warrants, certificates or other instruments; securities and instruments; participatory interests in a collective investment scheme; participatory interests in a hedge fund; and retail pension benefits.

Description

Focus Area:

  1. Identify the general (risk and investment) financial needs of clients or groups of clients in respect of products within the class of business.
  2. Describe the general characteristics, terms and features of the products within the class of business.
  3. Describe the typical fee structures, charges and other costs associated with products within the class of business.
  4. Describe the general investment and risk principles, options and strategies associated with investing, purchasing or transacting in products within the class of business.
  5. Describe (if relevant), the impact of applicable economic and environmental factors such as economic business cycles, inflation, monetary and fiscal policies, interest rates and exchange rates on the products within the class of business.
  6. Explain the legislative and tax implications applicable to the products within the class of business.

Assess the appropriateness of products within the class of business for specific client need

Who should register?
Financial planners, financial advisors, para-planners, business owners

CPD information

8 FSCA CPD points on completion and pass of assessment.