Offered by the FP Canada Institute™, the Introduction to Professional Ethics (IPE) course equips CFP® professionals with the requisite foundational knowledge of the ethical obligations owed by all professionals, and the specific application of these obligations to financial planning practice.
IPE teaches students the distinction between integrity-based professional obligations and compliance-based obligations, with emphasis on the financial services landscape. The course introduces the specific professional obligations of CFP® professionals, why they matter and what they mean in practical terms.
|Cost||Course Length (Approx.)||Start Date||CE Credits||Completion Requirements|
|$200||2 hours (3 modules)||Immediately—|
|*Two credits in the Professional Responsibility category1||Achieve a minimum grade of 60% on the end of course multiple-choice assessment|
1Excess credits in the Professional Responsibility category may be applied under the Financial Planning category.
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To register for the IPE course, log in to the FP Canada Portal and complete the FP Canada Institute Continuing Education Application available on the "My Applications" page.
FP Canada Institute continuing education course fees are non-refundable.
Six months. Failure to successfully complete the end-of-course assessment within six months of the registration date will result in an “incomplete” record for the course. Exceptions may be granted at FP Canada Institute’s sole discretion. To request a policy exception please complete a Policy Exception Request Form and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students who do not successfully complete their continuing education course within the required timeframe, and who wish to reattempt the course, must re-enrol at the full course fee.
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For assistance with your continuing education registration or for questions about the course please contact our FP Canada Stakeholder Support team at email@example.com, 416-593-8587 or 1-800-305-9886. Our office is open from Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET.