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  $79.00 - 99.00 |   CPE: 2.0 |   AICPA |   Oct 2019 |   Specialized Knowledge and Applications |   AICPA Store
Who Will Benefit?
  • CPAs and financial planners with basic knowledge of, and interest in, personal financial planning.
Key Topics
  • Investment manager selection
  • Research organizations
  • Portfolio management basics
Learning Objectives
  • Apply SSPFPS No. 1 to an implementation engagement in which products are being recommended.
  • Recognize the minimum criteria to be met in the selection of an investment adviser.
  • Recall the source of information for FINRA BrokerCheck.
  • Identify the primary functions for calculating the time value of money.
  • Differentiate among the types of indifference curves.
  • Select an appropriate market index as a benchmark for an investment client's portfolio.
How will this product help you with the work on your desk?
  • You will learn the strategies applicable to implement portfolio management, from selecting an investment adviser to populating the investment portfolio and completing the investment research necessary to ensure compliance with the investment policy statement.

This CPE course can be purchased individually or as part of the Investment Planning Certificate Program

Excellent portfolio management is crucial for the success of the client's investment plan. In this two-part self-study course narrated by Tom Tillery, you will learn the strategies applicable to implementing portfolio management, from selecting an investment adviser to populating the investment portfolio and completing the investment research necessary to ensure compliance with the investment policy statement.

Updated for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, this course examines the implementation phase of the investment planning engagement, including:

  • Investment manager selection
  • Research organizations
  • Portfolio management basics.

In addition, the following key concepts of portfolio management are covered in part two of this module:

  • Time value of money
  • The relationship between portfolio return and risk
  • Modern portfolio theory
  • The efficient markets hypothesis
  • Market indexes

Enhanced On-Demand Format

This enhanced on-demand format offers meaningful and relevant content in the form of tables, charts, and discussion points on slides. An instructor who is an expert on the topical area breaks down complex topics, offers best practices, provides clarity, and shares insights that help the learner achieve the learning objectives for the course.

Topics covered:
  • Tax: Technical: Individual income taxation : Specialized issues, Intermediate
  • Personal financial planning: Technical: Investment planning: Portfolio management, Intermediate

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