Contemporary Issues in Financial Planning (3285AFE)

This course has a Prerequisite requirement which means you MUST successfully complete the listed course or requirement/s BEFORE enrolling in this course . If you have enrolled in the course without meeting this requirement you MUST WITHDRAW immediately. This course enables students to apply their prior studies to real-world situations in financial planning. The course addresses contemporary issues encountered by a financial planner, requiring students to work in teams to research issues and develop practical solutions. Students are exposed to Work Integrated Learning (WIL) and Problem Based Learning (PBL) methods throughout the course (e.g. discussion forums with practising financial planners). Assessment may include oral presentations, group participation and written submissions. Contemporary issues include, but are not limited to: ethical standards; regulation of the profession; strategic issues such as fee for service versus commission service structures and financial planner conduct under the ASIC Act 2001. The aim of the course is to develop students' generic skills such as research, analytical, communication and problem-solving skills and improve student self-efficacy in tackling real life problems, thereby facilitating a smoother transition into the financial planning profession. Prerequisite: 1282AFE, 1202AFE OR 2280AFE, 2213AFE ( Financial Planning 1 OR Financial Planning 2) Incompatible: 3208AFE AND 2206AFE AND 3215AFE (Portfolio Management AND Investment Analysis and Management AND Contemporary Issues in Financial Planning) This course is offered in Trimester 2. Night in even years and Day in odd years, In Accelerated mode.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level

Student contribution band

Band 3

Usually available

Logan Trimester 2

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