|Faculty:||School of Business (Ottawa)
|Field of Study:||Financial Planning and Services
|Description:||This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program prepares students for careers in the customer sales and service area of banking, insurance and independent financial planning industries. Building on the students` previous business administration, banking, insurance, economics and finance knowledge and professional experience, this program introduces students to industry-specific accreditation courses, financial products and services, leadership in customer sales and service and financial advising. Through the development of a professional portfolio and optional field placements students gain experience with, and insight into, the financial services work environment.
This program is designed for individuals currently working or with previous experience in customer service and sales who are interested in career advancement, second career individuals who wish to enter the financial services industry, or graduates of diverse disciplines who wish to specialize in financial services. Internationally-educated or trained professionals may also benefit from this program as an enhancement to their current international credentials and work experience and as preparation for financial service careers.