Financial Planning Process and Insurance

MGMT X 430.511

This online course presents the legal, ethical, and regulatory issues affecting financial planners and continues with a discussion of the principles of risk management and insurance.


Please note: This accelerated course is restricted to students in the Personal Financial Planning: Accelerated Online certificate program only.

What you can learn.

  • Apply a client-centered, problem-solving methodology to the Financial Planning Process
  • Learn to identify a client’s risk exposure and select appropriate risk management techniques
  • Be introduced to life insurance and annuities, to the life insurance selection process, disability income and long term care insurance, health care, property and liability Insurance

About this course:

This online course presents the basics of the financial planning process, as well as the legal, ethical, and regulatory issues affecting financial planners. Time value of money concepts are also covered. The course continues with a discussion of the principles of risk management and insurance, identifying a client's risk exposure, and selecting appropriate risk management techniques. The in-depth curriculum, which includes the use of textbooks and study guides, provides a client-centered, problem-solving methodology that includes case studies, homework assignments, application projects, and group study. The major topics covered are: Introduction to the Financial Planning Process; Regulatory and Ethical Considerations for Financial Planners; Introduction to Time Value of Money; Introduction to the Insurance Industry and Introduction to Risk Management and Related Legal Issues; Introduction to Life Insurance and Annuities and The Life Insurance Selection Process; Disability Income and Long Term Care Insurance and Health Care Plans; and Property & Liability Insurance.

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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