Practice Management
 
Find courses that cover how to start, grow, or transition your financial planning business, and techniques/strategies to better communicate with both clients and employees.

Practice Management (CE Credit)
Collapse How to Avoid Falling Victim to a Cyberattack - On Demand


It's not a matter of if you fall victim to a cyberattack, but when you'll fall victim to a cyberattack. Are you informed enough to know what to do when a breach happens? If not, you'll face legal and financial burdens, and put your practice at risk. Learn about network security and how to protect your firm's privacy as well as your clients' privacy.

Level of Complexity: Overview

Formats Available: Streaming
Original Course Date: September 13, 2018
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Practice Management (No Credit)
    Collapse  Journal in the Round: Marketing Fails To Learn From

    Join our panel of marketing experts featured in the July issue of the Journal of Financial Planning as they share common marketing fails that financial planners can sometimes make. While focusing on other people’s mistakes, the panel will discuss lessons learned and how they can be positively transformed into successful marketing strategies. The discussion will include a lively audience Q and A, and will be moderated by an FPA volunteer.

    Level of Complexity: Overview - General review of subject from a broad perspective/dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP or unfamiliar with subject

    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: July 25, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse Best Practice Spotlight: How SignatureFD Takes Client Niches to the Next Level


    The benefits of adopting a niche-orientation are well-known. Planners can gain greater efficiency, depth, and differentiation from these benefits. But what happens when planners build niches into actual client communities? Join Heather Fortner and Jay Loyd of SignatureFD in Atlanta, Ga. for an inside look at how they are creating differentiated value with this approach.

    Intermediate: Builds upon knowledge in an overview level/assume working knowledge of topic. For CFP with previous exposure / 3 years experience.

    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: April 02, 2019
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse Creating a Culture Built for Growth


    Creating a sustainable enterprise is the key to achieving professional freedom and fueling long-term growth for your business. Creating a culture that can achieve your growth goals requires both the right business structure and leadership that inspires engagement, ownership, and responsibility for your next generation planners. Gallup research shows that at least 70 precent of the factors affecting the engagement of your team are within your control. Are you providing the culture where A-players can excel? Learn the essential elements of strategic leadership that can catalyze inspiration into execution and complete an “A-Employer Audit.”
     

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    Formats Available: Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: June 05, 2019
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    Collapse Digital Advice and the Client Journey: 8 Critical Elements to Consider Before You Start

    In the financial services industry, it seems we are constantly told that the way to create greater engagement, scale and enhanced customer experience is through digital advice. Join  Russ Kliman, head of strategic programs and innovation at SEI, as he shares his insights and demonstrates how a combination of human and digital advice, through a high-tech, high-touch service model, can better serve our ideal clients.

    Overview: General review of subject from a broad perspective/ dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP or unfamiliar with subject

    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: September 05, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse How to Build a Cyber Dream Team

    Join Brian Edelman, CEO of FCI as he explains how to build a cyber dream team to empower an organization and keep clients’ information safe. Learn what regulators need to know in the event of a cybersecurity attack. 


    Level of Complexity: Overview - General review of subject from a broad perspective/ dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP or unfamiliar with subject

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: October 16, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse Journal in the Round : Next Generation of Planners Shifting the Paradigm

    September's Journal in the Round : Next Generation of Planners Shifting the Paradigm is a podcast hosted by Hannah Moore on her  weekly program, "You're a Financial Planner, Now What?" In this honest and engaging conversation, Hannah will sit around the table  with Journal contributors Yusuf Abugideiri and Russell Kroeger who co-wrote the cover story on their 3-step model for serving millennial clients.  They will be joined by fellow writers Lisa Kirchenbauer and Andrew Mehari, who shared their story in the September issue about building unique career paths for young planners, discussing the need for innovation in this space, and the new models being created by and for younger planners.  You can listen to this episode here and on FinancialPlannerPodcast.comiTunes, and Stitcher, starting September 26th.

    Formats Available: Streaming, Online Materials
    Original Course Date: September 26, 2017
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    Collapse Journal in the Round: AI


    The demand for planners to learn how to prepare for AI in financial planning continues to grow as clients' expectations of services increase and their willingness to pay for asset management decreases. The contributors of the January's Journal of Financial Planning will discuss the anticipated changes, and be ready to answer questions to help planners learn how to adopt phases of leveraging scaled technology now and in the future, preparing practices and clients for the technology shift. It will include an audience Q and A, and be moderated by an FPA volunteer.


    Level of Complexity: Overview - General review of subject from a broad perspective/dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP or unfamiliar with subject

    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: January 30, 2019
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse Journal in the Round: Getting Real About Diversity


     

    In this month’s program, we invited contributors to May's diversity-themed Journal of Financial Planning, Keith Beverly, CFA, CFP, and Kathleen Boyd, CFP, along with Gary Clement, CFP, to discuss and continue the candid conversation about diversity and inclusion in the profession. Led by host Robert Castillo, ADPA, the panelists will dig into the tough issues around diversity and inclusion that persist, despite the attention and efforts to create change in the profession. Topics will include the exploration of existing barriers, and impact-oriented strategies prescribed by the panelists to build an inclusive financial planning community with opportunity and access for the widest spectrum of people. This discussion will include an audience Q and A.

    Not an FPA member? We want to make this important conversation open to all.
    Please use the following code to register at no cost for this program.
    Coupon Code: DIVERSITY19

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    FPA Coaches Corner Spotlight: Optimizing Differences When Building Diverse Teams

    with Sarah Dale of Performance Insights
    May 30 at 4 p.m.
    Learn more

    Formats Available: Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: May 29, 2019
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    Collapse Journal in the Round: Lessons Learned from the Past to Help Us Grow in the Future
    Rebroadcast

    Live Rebroadcast from the 2018 FPA Annual Conference in Chicago!

    Continuing the conversation that began at FPA Retreat 2018, Lew Walker and Ben Coombs, who together bring almost 100 years of financial planning experience, are joined by next generation leaders Rachel Moran and Alexandria Cole to share their very different career journeys and to connect their values, their passion and their vision for the future of the profession.


    Level of Complexity: Overview - General review of subject from a broad perspective/dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP or unfamiliar with subject

    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: October 31, 2018
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    Collapse Journal in the Round: Voices of the Profession on SEC Proposed Rules

    A cornerstone of any profession is the willingness of those in the profession to have their voices heard on those policies that impact them, their businesses and their clients. Join our panel of advocacy experts and FPA volunteers that represent the FPA Member Advocacy Council (FPA MAC), and FPA Legislative and Regulatory Issues Committee (LRIC) as they will discuss how these groups participated in organizing and composing the Financial Planning Coalition’s public comment on the proposed SEC regulatory package. This panel discussion incorporates August's regulatory update and fiduciary theme of the Journal of Financial Planning. It will include an audience Q and A, and be moderated by an FPA volunteer.

    Level of Complexity: Overview

    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: August 29, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse Sustainability: The Future of the Profession

     

    Sustainability is a concept that is shaping the future of financial planning. As growing businesses must meet the demands of more clients and tougher regulations, building a sustainable team presents a solution to these challenges. Learn how to build a team that will support growth goals, empower the next generation, and facilitate long-term succession planning.

     

    Level of Complexity: Overview - General review of subject from a broad perspective/dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP or unfamiliar with subject

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    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: July 11, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse The Art of Multigenerational Relationships: How to Connect to the Next Generation

     

    PLEASE NOTE THAT CE CREDIT IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THE LIVE PRESENTATION

    Learn about the importance of taking a full family approach to financial planning by creating multi-generational relationships within a client’s family. This webinar will educate you about the importance of financial advisers to take a full-family approach, creating multigenerational relationships within each client’s family. We’ll discuss industry research, statistics and trends, while sharing actionable steps to help you start building deeper, and more meaningful relationships with your clients and their families.
     

    Level of Complexity: Overview - General review of subject from a broad perspective/dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP or unfamiliar with subject


    Please note that if you register for this partner-sponsored webinar, you are opting to receive communication from this webinar's partner. For more information about FPA's privacy policy, click here.

    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: July 18, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse To Charge or Not to Charge

    Have you been wondering how you should be compensated for your financial planning services? Join Kevin Hughes, executive vice president at Enterprise Sales, to learn insights into how your peers are charging for their services based on new research conducted by PIEtech (the creator of MoneyGuidePro).

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: November 15, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse What is Keeping Financial Planners and Their Clients Up at Night?

       

     

    New research from FPA, Janus Henderson Investors and Investopedia reveals the forces that are causing stress for financial planners and the clients they serve, and the tactics being employed to combat that stress. Join this panel discussion to explore the research and learn how to address the stresses of operating a financial planning practice and to better serve clients.

    Formats Available: Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: June 12, 2019
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