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Branch Managers Course (BMC)



The Investment Dealer Supervisors Course (IDSC) had replaced the BMC in February 2020 in anticipation of IIROC's adoption of new set of rules in June 2020. With IIROC's April 2020 announcement that it had postponed the implementation of its new set of IIROC Rules to December 2021, the IDSC has been replaced with the Branch Manager Course.

Run Your Own Office

Step into the job of supervising a securities industry business activities with the confidence to make winning business decisions. The Branch Managers Course (BMC) is the most comprehensive and up-to-date program available to investment and mutual fund dealers, and is designed to prepare you with the practical skills required to maintain branch profitability and effectively manage your staff.

Become a Supervisor
Meet IIROC * requirements to become a supervisor approved to supervise the business activities of other approved persons and MFDA branch manager proficiency requirements.
Earn CE Credits
Fulfills 12 hrs of CE Compliance or 30 hrs of CE Professional Development

Who Should Enrol

Enrol in the BMC if you:

  • Want to grow your career as a supervisor or manager
  • Have successfully completed the CSC and the CPH
  • Are looking for CE credits

* If you're planning to register as a branch manager, Rule 2900 of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) requires you to complete the Branch Managers Course within two years before you apply. If an IIROC dealer member trades options to the public, they must also complete the Options Supervisors Course.

Course leads to the following credential: