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Welcome to Globe Advisors CE Center!

Through our partnership with Learnedly, Globe Advisor content has been curated to satisfy industry continuing education (CE) requirements for current and future Globe Advisor registrants. Below you’ll find a detailed listing of professional, accredited courses that allow you to earn CE Credits. Available free to registered users of Globe Advisor.

It’s a learning experience that’s easy to digest, anywhere, on any device and at your own pace. It’s quite literally CE credits at your fingertips. That’s CE simplified.

Globe Advisor courses cover a broad range of industry CE requirements intended for insurance agents, IIROC registrants and various financial designations. For more background information on the courses we provide, please see below.

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COURSE OVERVIEWS
CLIENT MANAGEMENT

At the heart of every financial professional’s practice is the client. How you manage the client and the client’s expectations underscores the success of a professional’s career. In this 9-part mini-series, we explore helpful insights to help professionals better manage their clients. The course concludes with a final test. A passing grade of at least 60% is required.

FP Canada: 1.0 Practice Management (#7780)

Alberta Insurance Council: 1.0 Life, 1.0 A&S (#55275)

CLIENT PROSPECTING

In this 11-part mini-series, we explore different ways financial professionals can reach their target audience and build relationships with their prospective clients. The course concludes with a final test. A passing grade of at least 60% is required.

FP Canada: 1.0 Practice Management (#7783)

Alberta Insurance Council: 1.0 Life, 1.0 A&S (#55276)

DISCLOSURE, CONFLICTS AND PROMOTIONAL ITEMS

Transparency has been a cornerstone of regulatory reform in the financial services industry. As new regulatory changes are implemented, financial professionals will need practical advice on how to build a profitable practice in a new era of transparency, which we explore in this 10-part mini-series. The course concludes with a final test. A passing grade of at least 60% is required.

FP Canada: 1.0 Practice Management (#7779)

Alberta Insurance Council: 1.0 Life, (#55277)

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

There has been a renewed focus on the importance of diversity and inclusion around the world. The financial services industry has a responsibility and an opportunity to embrace diversity and promote inclusion. This 10-part series advocates for inclusion and equality and how the financial industry can take action. The course concludes with a final test. A passing grade of at least 60% is required.

FP Canada: 1.0 Practice Management (#7781)

Alberta Insurance Council: 1.0 Life, 1.0 A&S (#55278)

ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL, AND GOVERNANCE (ESG)

In this 7-part mini-series, we explore key topics of ESG: Environmental, Social, and Governance – in financial institutions, investments and as a standard practice. The fundamentals of ESG have become an ethos of good corporate citizenship. And financial professionals are a major driver behind these permanent and positive changes. The course concludes with a final test. A passing grade of at least 60% is required.

FP Canada: 1.0 Practice Management (#7782)

Alberta Insurance Council: 1.0 Life, (#55279)

FINANCIAL PLANNING PART I

Historically, financial planning has been its own profession, practiced mostly by specialists with a particular focus and skill. Today, In a transparent era of demonstrating value to clients while differentiating amongst peers in a competitive landscape, financial professionals from all corners of the industry are embracing financial planning and adding value to the client experience. In the first of a multi-course program, this 10-part mini-series explores a cross-cut of financial planning topics to help financial professionals refine their planning skills. The course concludes with a final test. A passing grade of at least 60% is required.

FP Canada: 1.0 Financial Planning (#7778)

Alberta Insurance Council: 1.0 Life, (#55280)

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT PART I

This 10-part mini-series focuses on how financial professionals can grow and manage a successful business. From personal to professional development, strategic philanthropy, pricing models and work-life balance, practice management focuses on you, the advisor and overcoming the challenges and obstacles standing between you and success. The course concludes with a final test. A passing grade of at least 60% is required.

FP Canada: 1.0 Practice Management (#7775)

Alberta Insurance Council: 1.0 Life, 1.0 A&S (#55281)

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT PART II

Practice Management Part II is a 10-part mini-series on how financial professionals can grow and manage a successful business. From personal to professional development, strategic philanthropy, pricing models and work-life balance, Practice Management focuses on you, the Advisor and overcoming the challenges and obstacles standing between you and success. The course concludes with a final test. A passing grade of at least 60% is required.

FP Canada: 1.0 Practice Management (#7776)

Alberta Insurance Council: 1.0 Life, 1.0 A&S (#55282)

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT PART III

Practice Management Part III is a 10-part mini-series on how financial professionals can grow and manage a successful business. From personal to professional development, strategic philanthropy, pricing models and work-life balance, Practice Management focuses on you, the Advisor and overcoming the challenges and obstacles standing between you and success. The course concludes with a final test. A passing grade of at least 60% is required.

FP Canada: 1.0 Practice Management (#7777)

Alberta Insurance Council: 1.0 Life, 1.0 A&S (#55283)

VULNERABLE AND SENIOR CLIENTS

With an aging demographic, seniors represent Canada’s fastest growing demographic – a demographic that has unique requirements and challenges. There is a growing concern about the vulnerabilities that exist with senior clients. And although not all seniors are vulnerable, many vulnerable people are seniors. In this 9-part series, we explore important topics that all advisors must be mindful of when working with vulnerable and senior clients. The course concludes with a final test. A passing grade of at least 60% is required.

FP Canada: 1.0 Financial Planning (#7774)

Alberta Insurance Council: 1.0 Life, 1.0 A&S (#55284)

Understanding Course Accreditations
Globe Advisor Course Total Credit Alberta Insurance Council FP Canada
Life A&S Financial
Planning
Product
Knowledge
Practice
Management
Professional
Responsibility
Client Management 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Client Prospecting 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Disclosure, Conflicts and Promotional Items 1.0 1.0 1.0
Diversity and Inclusion 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Environmental, Social, and Governance 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Financial Planning Part I 1.0 1.0 1.0
Practice Management Part I 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Practice Management Part II 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Practice Management Part III 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Vulnerable and Senior Clients 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

Globe Advisor courses have been accredited by FP Canada and the Alberta Accreditation Committee (AAC), which covers a broad range of industry CE requirements.

Insurance

With the exception of Quebec, Globe Advisor courses satisfy Life and Accident & Sickness CE requirements in all provinces with insurance CE requirements (BC, AB, SK, MB, ON)

IIROC

IIROC registrants can satisfy Professional Development CE requirements with Globe Advisor courses. IIROC allows for courses that foster learning and development in areas relevant to investment dealers’ businesses, which have been accredited by other regulated platforms*.

MFDA

Currently, there are no CE requirements for MFDA-licensed advisors. However, the regulator is currently preparing to implement CE requirements, and we expect Globe Advisor courses will satisfy the CE requirements when the regulations have been finalized and introduced by the MFDA.

Designations

Globe Advisor courses satisfy CE requirements for many designations. To see how they satisfy CE requirements for each designation, click on the links to view the specific credential.

CFP® : Practice Management or Financial Planning Credits (link)(link)

CIM®: Professional Development Credits (link)(link)

CIWM: Professional Development Credits (link)(link)

CLU®: Continuing Education Credits (link)

PFP®: Professional Development Credits (link)

CFA®: Professional Learning Credits (link)

CPA®: Verifiable Continuing Professional Development Hours (link)

*IIROC
“Individuals are allowed to use courses offered by other regulated platforms and organizations for CE credit if the course meets requirements of Rule 2653” (2.2 Guidance on IIROC’s Continuing Education Program)

Rule 2653:

Compliance: Courses which cover ethical issues, regulatory developments and rules governing investment dealer conduct.

Professional Development: Courses which fosters learning and development in areas relevant to investment dealer business. (IIROC Rule 2653)

Credits by the Alberta Accreditation Committee (AAC), to satisfy CE requirements for licensed insurance agents in provinces where CE requirements are in place.

Licencees and designation holders are ultimately responsible to demonstrate that they have satisfied their continuing education requirements.

*Determining which courses satisfy specific CE requirements is the responsibility of the licensee and/or designation holder, not The Globe and Mail and Learnedly.

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