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Introduction to Wealth Management Course Overview

This Introduction to Wealth Management course provides a comprehensive introduction to the financial planning and wealth management space. You will learn what wealth management entails, the different client segments in the wealth management universe, and the career paths available within financial planning and wealth management. This course will introduce the skills that you need to succeed as a financial advisor or private banker and will walk you through the various planning services provided by wealth managers. Finally, you will step through the traditional and alternative asset classes accessible at the different levels of wealth management. 

Modules Explored:

  • Financial Planning and Wealth Management
  • Net Worth and Investible Assets
  • Wealth and Estate Planning Services
  • Financial Planning for Life Stages
  • Investment Management

Introduction to Wealth Management Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the various services that make up wealth management
  • Outline the various career paths within wealth management
  • Understand how wealth management is segmented by client type
  • Explain the skills needed for success in wealth management
  • Build a simple retirement planning model in Excel
  • Outline the various asset classes available to wealth management clients

Who Should Take This Introduction to Wealth Management Course?

This Introduction to Wealth Management course is ideal for anyone interested in pursuing a career in financial planning and wealth management. Whether you are about to undergo your first job search as a new graduate of an academic institution, or you are ready to transition career paths after gaining professional work experience in a related or unrelated field, this course will help you get a comprehensive lay of the land so that you know what to expect as a financial advisor or private banker.

Introduction to Wealth Management

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What our students say

Excellent course
I just completed Introduction to wealth management course from CFI institute. The course material was excellent with more practical approach than theory. The course was presented in a systematic way making learning easy. Each concepts was taught with utmost clarity. This course is best suited for anyone trying to enter wealth management field.

Raktim Ray

Look forward for more certifications

Hemant Sharma

Well design course with intuitive graphics / pictures to understand the wealth management concepts in a detailed manner.


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