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ProAdvice For professionals in insurance, group insurance, mutual funds and scholarship plans

Chambre de la sécurité financière
5 PDUs

Important: ProAdvice was the mandatory course in compliance from December 1, 2019 to November 30, 2023

Learning objectives:

  • Ensure confidentiality and act in the clients’ interest when buying or selling a book of business and in file maintenance.
  • Identify conflicts of interest when giving or receiving a gift and if you have another occupation.
  • Learn how to properly serve a vulnerable or elder client.
  • Learn the importance of adequately informing your clients.
  • Avoid the pitfalls that come with a lack of knowledge of insurance products and group annuities.
  • Deal with the insurance needs of a business’s key person.
  • Understand the interrelations of the funds making up a portfolio.

Topics covered:

  • Book of business sales
  • File maintenance
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Aging clientele
  • Financial literacy
  • Group insurance and annuities
  • Key person insurance
  • Entry into effect of insurance
  • Suitability
  • Signing a blank form

Specificities:

  • Duration: 5 hours.
  • Must be completed from start to finish to obtain your PDUs (no exam).
  • You can stop and go back to where you left off.

Before adding this course to your shopping cart, please check all the other ProAdvice options available.

For this course, the CSF offers 7 different options tailored to the fields of expertise of professionals in insurance, group insurance, mutual funds and scholarship plans enabling you to obtain 3, 4 or 5 professional development units (PDU). You must obtain at least 3 PDUs. The excess PDUs from the 4- and 5-PDU options will be added to your conformity or general PDUs. You can only choose one of these options during this mandatory course period.

Other options available:

  • 1 ProAdvice For professionals in mutual funds and scholarship plans (3 PDUs)
  • 2 ProAdvice For professionals in insurance (3 PDUs)
  • 3 ProAdvice For professionals in group insurance (3 PDUs)
  • 4 ProAdvice For professionals in insurance, mutual funds and scholarship plans (4 PDUs)
  • 5 ProAdvice For professionals in insurance and group insurance (4 PDUs)
  • 6 ProAdvice For professionals in group insurance, mutual funds and scholarship plans (4 PDUs)
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