Program Capabilities

Program Capabilities outline what skills students should possess as they progress through each term/year of their program.

Students and employers will find this information most useful and can reference either the list of skills or the full program capabilities document to ensure students are gaining the experience they need to fulfill the program requirements.

Upon Graduation

  • Differentiate among functions, roles, structure and operations of financial service organizations (banks, credit unions, investment dealers, trust companies, etc.) in the Canadian banking system for the purposes of career planning.
  • Develop a personal portfolio based on a client’s capacity for investing and their personal needs and risk tolerance.
  • Complete all work according to professional regulations, provincial legislation and ethical standards required by the financial services industry and its regulators.
  • Evaluate financial planning strategies using accounting principles and personal income tax provisions.
  • Develop and present marketing and communication strategies that include selling and client relationship management techniques suitable to prospect and retain clients.
  • Evaluate the financial performance of a business through the analysis of financial statements and business transactions in order to advise clients regarding potential stock investments.
  • Recommend investment strategies that help to mitigate negative economic impacts on personal investment.
  • Compare, contrast and recommend various types of fixed income securities, common and preferred shares, mutual funds, and other financial instruments.
  • Construct a personal retirement plan in accordance with the steps involved in estate planning.

For more information, please contact the appropriate campus:

Sarnia Campus
905-890-7833 x 222
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