Course description

This course is an introduction to the components of personal financial planning, including personal financial statements, taxation, credit, risk management, investment, retirement, and estate, and an introduction to the financial planning process. Upon completion, students will demonstrate knowledge of terminology and features of financial products and strategies. Understanding the needs of the client, they will be able to create and follow up relevant financial goals that are specific, measurable, actionable, realistic and time-sensitive. They will be able to apply financial tools including present value/future value calculations, and personal financial statement analysis to identify constraints and opportunities specific to individual situations. Students will combine these processes to complete a simple financial plan.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Dates
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Jan. 10, 2023
End date: Apr. 18, 2023
Day/Time:
Campus: Online
Cost: $409.50

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery