Practice Management
 
Find courses that cover how to start, grow, or transition your financial planning business, and techniques/strategies to better communicate with both clients and employees.

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Collapse  Journal in the Round: Marketing Fails To Learn From

Join our panel of marketing experts featured in the July issue of the Journal of Financial Planning as they share common marketing fails that financial planners can sometimes make. While focusing on other people’s mistakes, the panel will discuss lessons learned and how they can be positively transformed into successful marketing strategies. The discussion will include a lively audience Q and A, and will be moderated by an FPA volunteer.

Level of Complexity: Overview - General review of subject from a broad perspective/dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP or unfamiliar with subject

Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
Original Course Date: July 25, 2018
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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Collapse Digital Advice and the Client Journey: 8 Critical Elements to Consider Before You Start

In the financial services industry, it seems we are constantly told that the way to create greater engagement, scale and enhanced customer experience is through digital advice. Join  Russ Kliman, head of strategic programs and innovation at SEI, as he shares his insights and demonstrates how a combination of human and digital advice, through a high-tech, high-touch service model, can better serve our ideal clients.

Overview: General review of subject from a broad perspective/ dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP or unfamiliar with subject

Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
Original Course Date: September 05, 2018
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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Collapse How to Avoid Falling Victim to a Cyberattack


It's not a matter of if you fall victim to a cyberattack, but when you'll fall victim to a cyberattack. Are you informed enough to know what to do when a breach happens? If not, you'll face legal and financial burdens, and put your practice at risk. Learn about network security and how to protect your firm's privacy as well as your clients' privacy.

Level of Complexity: Overview

Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
Original Course Date: August 01, 2018
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse How to Build a Cyber Dream Team

    Join Brian Edelman, CEO of FCI as he explains how to build a cyber dream team to empower an organization and keep clients’ information safe. Learn what regulators need to know in the event of a cybersecurity attack. 


    Level of Complexity: Overview - General review of subject from a broad perspective/ dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP or unfamiliar with subject

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: October 16, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse Journal in the Round : Next Generation of Planners Shifting the Paradigm

    September's Journal in the Round : Next Generation of Planners Shifting the Paradigm is a podcast hosted by Hannah Moore on her  weekly program, "You're a Financial Planner, Now What?" In this honest and engaging conversation, Hannah will sit around the table  with Journal contributors Yusuf Abugideiri and Russell Kroeger who co-wrote the cover story on their 3-step model for serving millennial clients.  They will be joined by fellow writers Lisa Kirchenbauer and Andrew Mehari, who shared their story in the September issue about building unique career paths for young planners, discussing the need for innovation in this space, and the new models being created by and for younger planners.  You can listen to this episode here and on FinancialPlannerPodcast.comiTunes, and Stitcher, starting September 26th.

    Formats Available: Streaming, Online Materials
    Original Course Date: September 26, 2017
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    Collapse Journal in the Round: Tech Now and For the Future

    In this month's Journal in the Round, March JFP contributor Envestnet's Molly Pandya, and our other expert panelists Kevin Hughes (MoneyGuidePro) and  Scott Huff (YoureFolio,) will weigh in on the current landscape, evaluating which technologies will have the biggest impact on the profession. FPA's Bill Simone will moderate the discussion and live Q and A. 

    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: March 28, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse Journal in the Round: Voices of the Profession on SEC Proposed Rules

    A cornerstone of any profession is the willingness of those in the profession to have their voices heard on those policies that impact them, their businesses and their clients. Join our panel of advocacy experts and FPA volunteers that represent the FPA Member Advocacy Council (FPA MAC), and FPA Legislative and Regulatory Issues Committee (LRIC) as they will discuss how these groups participated in organizing and composing the Financial Planning Coalition’s public comment on the proposed SEC regulatory package. This panel discussion incorporates August's regulatory update and fiduciary theme of the Journal of Financial Planning. It will include an audience Q and A, and be moderated by an FPA volunteer.

    Level of Complexity: Overview

    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: August 29, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse Rethinking Ownership: Guidance for the Next Generation of Financial Professionals

    In the last five years, hundreds of financial professionals have embraced a different path to ownership in order to advance their careers. Yet founders and successors alike may hold biases that cause them to overlook suitable candidates and sound opportunities. This presentation will provide an overview of the current succession planning status, as well as ownership strategies, which may be appropriate in a variety of situations. We will explore communication methods for next generation professionals and provide an introduction to financing strategies that may help move the conversation forward. Additionally, this presentation will identify ways to break out of biases by expanding planners’ understanding of the options and strategies and explaining how to address senior planners’ objections.


    Level of Complexity: Overview - General review of subject from a broad perspective/dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP or unfamiliar with subject

    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: October 10, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse Sustainability: The Future of the Profession

     

    Sustainability is a concept that is shaping the future of financial planning. As growing businesses must meet the demands of more clients and tougher regulations, building a sustainable team presents a solution to these challenges. Learn how to build a team that will support growth goals, empower the next generation, and facilitate long-term succession planning.

     

    Level of Complexity: Overview - General review of subject from a broad perspective/dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP or unfamiliar with subject

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    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: July 11, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse The Art of Multigenerational Relationships: How to Connect to the Next Generation

     

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    Learn about the importance of taking a full family approach to financial planning by creating multi-generational relationships within a client’s family. This webinar will educate you about the importance of financial advisers to take a full-family approach, creating multigenerational relationships within each client’s family. We’ll discuss industry research, statistics and trends, while sharing actionable steps to help you start building deeper, and more meaningful relationships with your clients and their families.
     

    Level of Complexity: Overview - General review of subject from a broad perspective/dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP or unfamiliar with subject


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    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: July 18, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse The Succession Challenge: Why Advisers are Failing to Plan for the Inevitable

     

     

    The FPA and Janus Henderson research shows that when it comes to succession planning, many financial planners are stuck. In fact, 51% reported that finding the right successor to their business is their top reason for hesitating to create a succession plan. 

     

     

    Join in this interactive, unique discussion that will empower you to jump-start the planning process, providing  solid guidelines for identifying potential successors and for developing a goal oriented plan towards a easier transition to whatever comes next. 


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    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: May 30, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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