Canada’s largest generation of baby boomers is quickly becoming the wealthiest and most influential. The country’s growing population over the age of 65 years has created a need for wealth management expertise like never before. As the world of investing becomes increasingly complex and the need of this generation for professional advice increases, the demand for qualified wealth managers with a specialization in estate planning and trust strategies has never been greater.
This course prepares Financial Planners and Investment Advisors for a successful career in Wealth Management. Specifically, the course will equip professionals with the knowledge needed to help their clients determine and then meet their estate planning goals.
The course is one of five courses within the Dealing with High Net Worth Clients Program, which is the learning path required for the CIWM designation. You can also earn a Micro-Certificate which generates a digital badge that is uploaded to your social media sites upon your request.
Other courses within the Dealing with High Net Worth Clients Program are:
The Estate Planning For High Net Worth Clients course is designed for individuals with experience in the financial services advisory professions, working within securities or mutual fund dealers, banks, or a financial planning organization in the capacity of:
The Advanced Estate Planning and Trust Strategies Course (AETS) and the Advanced Retirement and Estate Planning Course (ARES) are considered equivalent courses to Estate Planning For High Net Worth Clients. As such students who have already completed AETS or ARES will be exempt from completing Estate Planning For High Net Worth Clients for purposes of the CIWM.
Students who complete either of the MTI®, CLU, and TEP designations will also be exempt from the Estate Planning for High Net Worth Clients course for purposes of the CIWM.