Financial Planning Webinar Series

In our webinar series, leading academic staff and special guests examine the key topics and issues facing the modern financial planning professional. Use these webinars to gain valuable Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points, or simply to explore areas of interest.

Your professional development

Want to earn Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points? CPD is the best method of keeping up to date with changes that affect the financial planning profession. You can gain CPD points through Deakin by watching our financial planning webinars and successfully completing a short assessment task. Extend your professional learning and expertise and progress your successful career by following our four easy steps.

How to gain CPD points

Financial planning: Unpacking the Retirement Income Policy Review

Hear from Dr Deborah Ralston and Marc Olynyk as they dissect Australia’s Retirement Income Policy in the context of an ageing society and economic volatility.

CPD Quiz

This webinar is worth 1 CPD hour. Recorded Feb 2021.

Technology and wills – the dawn of a new era

The finance industry is rapidly changing. Learn from our industry experts about our financial planning course offerings and the increasing use of technology in will making.

CPD Quiz

This webinar is worth 1 CPD hour. Recorded October 2020.

Motivating change in financial planning

Explore factors that influence clients’ financial behaviour and decision-making, and how to develop strategies to build trust, communicate the value of advice, and engage clients at each stage of the financial planning process.

CPD Quiz

This webinar is worth 1 CPD hour. Recorded June 2020.

Ethics and the ageing Australian population

Learn how to provide ethical advice to the ageing population and the role played by impaired cognition on financial decision-making.

CPD Quiz

This webinar is worth 0.5 CPD hour. Recorded February 2020.

Ethical challenges for financial advisers

We investigate the modern ethical challenges faced by financial advisers and ways to improve your ethical decision-making in the workplace.

CPD Quiz

This webinar is worth 1 CPD hour. Recorded October 2019.

FASEA code of ethics – a guide for financial advisers

Learn about the importance of ethics in financial planning, and explore Deakin's courses for new and existing advisers.

This webinar does not contribute to CPD. Recorded June 2019.

A guide to new education standards for financial advisersology and wills – the dawn of a new era

Find out how we're supporting financial planners returning to study, from ways to cut the cost and length of your course to flexible online study that fits in with your lifestyle.

This webinar does not contribute to CPD. Recorded February 2019.

CPD points to forward your career

Complete the following steps to gain your CPD points.

  1. Watch the relevant webinar/s. Each webinar is worth 1 hour of CPD and there is no fee.
  2. Complete the CPD quiz link that is under the corresponding webinar tile.
  3. Successfully complete the assessment task, with a result of at least 75%.
  4. You will receive your CPD certificate as evidence of your achievement in 5 – 10 business days.

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Financial planning courses at Deakin

Deakin has a range of FASEA-approved courses and units to help you fulfil your study goals in a supportive environment, and give you the knowledge and skills to meet the standards required of a financial planning professional. Our study options are designed to be flexible and fit in with your busy lifestyle. Choose what works best for you – study online or face to face, fast-track your learning with our three-day intensive programs, enrol into a full financial planning course or simply enrol into a single (non-award) unit.

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Continuing professional development (CPD)

Contact us if you have any questions gaining your CPD points.

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Course information

Call us for a discussion about Deakin financial planning courses on 03 9251 7969. Alternatively you can email the Financial Planning team.

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