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FINSA – Basic Certifying Program for Client Advisors


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FINSA - Basic Certifying Program for Client Advisors
FINSA - Basic Certifying Program for Client Advisors – Premium solution
CHF 888
FINSA - Basic Certifying Program for Client Advisors – Gold solution
CHF 1'288
FINSA - Basic Certifying Program for Client Advisors – Platinum solution
CHF 1'688

Contents of the basic certification program

on FINSA Rules of Conduct.
Recognised by SAQ as an official recertification measure for CWMA: 4 credits.
Recognized by client advisors’ registers: ARIF, BX Swiss, and RegFix as basic certification training for client advisors.

For other questions about the registration process please consult the client advisors’ registers’ FAQ:
BX Swiss

This program has been designed to allow client advisors to learn the key principles of FINSA rules of conduct for the first time. It is also perfect for client advisors who want to refresh / deepen their understanding after a first introduction.

Through a very pragmatic approach focusing on the day to day of the client advisors, this program provides practical tools that can be downloaded from the e-learning to facilitate the implementation of FINSA Rules of conduct.

The whole program can be followed remotely and at any convenient time.

The Gold and Platinum options include :

  • the opportunity to become familiar with cryptocurrencies, fintech, behavioural finance and sustainable investment and to earn 3.3 SAQ credits: this learning path is recognised by SAQ as a measure of recertification for CWMA.
  • the access to an online library covering professional knowledge and skills in terms of investment services.
  • A 2H E-LEARNING COURSEFocused on the daily practice of client advisors with a final knowledge check.

    Les Principes de la LSFn FINSA rules of conduct

    This e-learning covers:

    – FINSA fundamentals & client classification – FINSA Rules of Conduct – suitability and appropriateness of financial services – Other FINSA provisions (with regards to Rules of Conduct) – Downloadable Practical tools to facilitate FINSA implementation, for example client classification. – Online test

  • 2 recorded ONLINE SEMINARS Lawyers experts in banking and finance regulations to support your practical implementation of FINSA during two 90 minutes’ seminars.

    2 online seminars recorded in 2021: facilitated by lawyers experts in banking and financial law, the videos can be watched at any time.

    – Seminar #1: FINSA implementation for client advisors: definition of financial services’ and cross border requirements.

    – Seminar #2: discussing business challenges related to FINSA implementation and discussion on market practices.

  • 1 "SMART" CERTIFICATEOnce the training path is completed

    COFAKTORY delivers 100% secure digital certificates: those can be downloaded and shared as needed. Their validity can be verified.

    The access to smart certificates is not limited in time.

    COFAKTORY works with CV Trust to offer “SMART CERTIFICATES”.

  • 24/7 ACCESS FOR 30 DAYS

    To the Cofaktory portal where you can at any time:

    Access all contents of the program to review it entirely or consult a specific part. – Use 3 very practical tools that are introduced during the training – 1 guide for clients’ classification according to FINSA and CISA – 1 interview guide to assess the client’s ability to tolerate losses – 1 practical guide for the Rules of Conduct implementation – Receive information on new trainings available. – Access your dashboard

  • Online Library on Investment servicesA la carte library

    6 months access to more than 90 courses grouped by general topics, this 100% online program allows you to refresh and strengthen your knowledge with regards to the fundamentals of investment services.

    A la carte library: you pick the topics and courses that are relevant to you, based on your interests and activities, as well as your existing background. Each course is concluded by a short test that will allow you to check your understanding of the contents.

    On Demand, a certificate will be delivered for every topic that you have followed and where you successfully passed the test.

  • Introduction to Cybersecurity, cryptocurrencies, Fintech and behavioural financeTo know more about those trending themes and earn 3.3 SAQ credits

    crypto bitcoin fintech With the Platinum and Gold solutions, you will access 8 courses on cybersecurity, cryptocurrencies, fintech and behavioural finance.

    Cybersecurity: understand the risks associated with cybercrime and how to protect your activity.

    Cryptocurrencies: bitcoin, Ethereum, what is it and how does that work ? Is it safe ?

    What are the main technologies used in the Fintech industry? blockchain, robots, artificial intelligence, machine learning, the Internet of Things (IOT), etc. and what is their impact on finance ?

    Behavioural finance: how do people make decisions and how does this impact wealth management services ?

    How can you take this into account to support your clients in making the right decisions ?

    This learning path offers 3.3 SAQ credits recognised as recertification measures for the CWMA.

  • Sustainability fundamentals3 hours learning on sustainable finance and investing

    The platinum option includes also 18 short courses totalising 3 hours of training to become familiar with ESG goals, understand climate risk, and discover the fundamentals of sustainable investments and sustainable finance.

Your Advantages

Purchase your training solution in a few clicks and get access to our online platform from any device
Find all your courses in one single place, available 24/7 for the whole duration of the contract
Plan your training activities at your convenience thanks to your personal dashboard where deadlines for regulatory requirements are integrated
Take part in our webinars in real time and ask your questions directly to the experts
Watch our webinars at any time as much as you wish with the replay mode
Use the tools and online resources across the year to help you implement the regulatory requirements
Download and print your certificates online at any time
Upon request, we send your training certificates directly to the organization of your choice*

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2 hour online course

2 registered online seminars

3 practical tools

30 days access to the Cofaktory platform

Personal dashboard: reminder of training courses to follow and deadlines

Self-service smart certificates

5 additional months access to the Cofaktory platform

Introduction to Cybersecurity, Cryptocurrencies, FINTECH and BEHAVIOURAL FINANCE

Sustainability fundamentals

A library of online courses “à la carte” : 50 courses covering fundamental knowledge of investment services

A library of online courses “à la carte” : 40 advanced courses on investment services

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