The qualification is designed to provide advanced financial planning skills, knowledge, attitudes and values in the areas of Financial Management, Asset Management, Investment Planning, Risk Management, Tax Planning, Retirement Planning, Estate Planning and Ethics in order to produce graduates to meet the growing need for financial planning professionals in SA.
The Advanced Certificate in Financial Planning (ACFP) provides the skills and knowledge required to provide holistic financial planning services to the ‘man in the street’ and prepares you for further specialised studies in financial planning. The ACFP also addresses the education requirement to obtain the FINANCIAL SERVICES ADVISOR™ (FSA™) designation awarded by the Financial Planning Institute of South Africa (FPI). Please visit: www.fpi.co.za for more information on ‘a career in financial planning’.
Companies and organisations are required to comply with various regulations and legislative requirements. Moonstone Business School of Excellence’s Occupational Certificate: Compliance Officer (NQF level 6) qualification equips students with these expert skills, and practical experience in legal matters, compliance risk management as well as the compilation, implementation and reporting of compliance strategies.
The Higher Certificate in Wealth Management (HCWM) provides an ideal entry point into the financial services industry in various roles, or to kickstart your career in financial planning. The HCWM is recognised by the Financial Services Conduct Authority for all product sub-categories of Category I FSPs, and can be used to fulfil fit and proper requirements for FAIS roles in Category I FSPs.
The qualification covers Short-term Insurance related learning and provides a framework for students to develop competencies that will give them insight into the short-term sub-sector. It introduces a basic understanding of the key terms, rules, concepts and principles of the fields that will prepare them for the industry.
The qualification covers Short-term related learning and provides a framework for students to develop competencies that will give them insight into the Short-term insurance sub-sector. It introduces a basic understanding of the key terms, rules, concepts and principles of the fields that will ready them for the industry.
The Qualification is a holistic introduction to Wealth Management and Wealth Creation. It enables intermediaries to understand the Wealth Management environment, the legislative requirements and product-related information. Our qualification is aimed at students with less than four years’ experience, newcomers to the industry, or those who have lots of experience, but would like to brush up on their product knowledge. We developed the Skills Programmes, covered in this qualification, to provide intermediaries with more options to comply with the requirements of the FAIS Act.
The National Credit Act No 34 of 2005 was passed by Parliament on the 10th of March 2006. It is designed to achieve a number of objectives, most of which are to benefit and protect the consumer. The aim is to introduce a single, functional system of regulation that will apply to all credit activities, thereby ensuring that all credit providers and credit consumers are treated equally.
The course will cover money laundering, terrorist financing and proliferation financing. It explains South Africa’s legislative framework to combat these financial crimes and penalties and administrative sanctions that can be imposed by the FIC. Theoretical knowledge of FICA for all staff members irrespective of whether they are a part of the transaction process within an accountable institution or not.
The FICA Awareness Training is aimed at employees of accountable institutions and covers basic money-laundering and terrorist financing concepts, anti-money-laundering legislation in South Africa, the risk-based approach, and looks at the requirements for customer due diligence, reporting of certain transactions and record-keeping requirements.
This course is designed to assist FICA Compliance Officers and Money Laundering Reporting Officers of accountable institutions and reporting institutions in understanding the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001 (“FICA”) (and incidental legislation) at a greater depth.
Moonstone Business School of Excellence (MBSE) offers an interactive video training course for organisations to raise awareness of POPIA amongst all their employees. The course provides an overview of the purpose and application of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) as well as the eight data protection principles of POPIA. The main objective of this course is to provide an awareness for how and when POPIA should be applied to protect personal information.
Moonstone Business School of Excellence (MBSE) offers a three-module online training course for organisations employees’ that will be required to comply with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA). The main objective of this course is to provide an understanding of why POPIA is important, what constitutes as personal information as well as when and how POPIA must be applied to protect personal information.
Moonstone Business School of Excellence (MBSE) offers a comprehensive three-module online training course for executives or management to effectively govern the application of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) within their organisations.
An entrepreneur is someone who creates new business in the face of risk and uncertainty for the purpose of achieving profit and growth by identifying business opportunities and assembling the necessary resources, structures and procedures to capitalize on those opportunities.