Undergraduate | GRF-AFE124 | 2024
Professional Awareness Part 1
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- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 13 weeks
- 04 Mar 2024,
- 15 July 2024
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:
- Evaluate contemporary issues in financial planning and the evolution of financial planning as a profession;
- Identify your career goals in the context of the operations of a financial planning practice and the various roles and responsibilities in the profession;
- Demonstrate a range of generic and behavioural skills required to be an effective professional; and
- Articulate strategies employing ethical frameworks and giving voice to values to support acting in the best interests of your clients and the financial planning profession.
- Financial planning: Past, present and future
- The financial planning practice
- Becoming a reflective practitioner
- Getting to know your client
- Managing the client communication process
- Acting in the best interests of your client
This subject aims to develop students' knowledge and generic skills required to be effective in financial planning. Students may be involved in interviewing a financial planner, auditing their own skill level, creating an action plan to improve skills and commencing career planning. This is a 5 Credit Point subject; it is intended that students will go onto complete AFE125 Professional Awareness Part 2 (also worth 5 Credit Points) upon completion. This is a restricted subject for students in the Bachelor of Applied Financial Advice.
Students should not enrol in this subject if they have previously completed 1204AFE_Y1: Professional Awareness Part 1 at Griffith University.
- Reflective Essay (50%)
- Client Interview Feedback (50%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- GRF-AFA-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Applied Financial Advice
- Equipment requirements - Audio/Visual equipment
This is in the range of 5 to 6 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees