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Financial Plans & Risk Management (9986.1)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Information Systems & Accounting



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    • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (179571) - View
    • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (167360) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (150844) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (149563) - View

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    The unit aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to prepare a best practice Statement of Advice, as well as implement and review recommendations made to clients. Students will have an understanding of the ethical, legal and professional requirements of providing comprehensive financial advice and be able to demonstrate effective client communication skills, conduct client and product research, and develop strategies for clients with unique needs. The unit provides a thorough understanding of risk management strategies including life and general insurance. This unit is designed to meet the Australian Securities and Investments Commission requirements for knowledge, skills and integrity at an appropriate educational level relative to the types of activities graduates undertake.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Identify specific legal requirements governing the provision of financial advice in Australia and appropriately apply them in the preparation of Statements of Advice;

    2. Outline financial planning processes and construct effective financial plans for clients;

    3. Demonstrate developing effective communication and professional skills and knowledge to managing client-advisor relationship;

    4. Analyse client's situation to identify client's goals and products;

    5. Construct effective and efficient investment portfolios to meet client's goals;

    6. Set up and evaluate relevant financial strategies, including life, health and general insurance and risk management strategies, and products; and

    7. Synthesise relevant information to prepare and present a best practice Statements of Advice.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    Thirty nine hours per semester.


    Superannuation, Retirement and Estate Planning, 9988, or Strategic Financial Planning, 6564.



    Assumed Knowledge


    Incompatible Units

    Advanced Financial Planning, 6561.

    Equivalent Units

    Advanced Financial Planning, 6561.

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