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Blue Chip Issue 83

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Blue Chip Journal is the official publication of the Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa NPC (FPI), effective from the January 2020 edition. Blue Chip is a quarterly journal for the financial planning industry. Blue Chip publishes contributions from FPI and other leading industry figures, covering all aspects of the financial planning industry. Visit Blue Chip Digital:


YOUR FUTURE REIMAGINED DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Be a cut above the rest The Department of Finance and Investment Management at the University of Johannesburg is the institution of choice when it comes to Financial Planning. The degree encompasses a research and integrated financial planning module with a strong focus on equipping students with the necessary competencies and skills through the “real life experience” embedded in the structure of the modules. The learning experience is supported and enhanced by contact classes as well as more focussed tutorial sessions held at our campus in Auckland Park. With the qualification, students will be in a position to broaden their expertise in the analysis, interpretation and application of financial planning principles. This qualification will also enable students to effectively apply The University is currently the only University in South Africa to offer a honours degree in Financial Planning their expertise acquired in presenting their clients with appropriate financial planning solutions. The programme which is accredited by the Financial Planning Institute is a stepping stone for students towards becoming Certified Financial Planners (CFP ® ) - an internationally recognized professional designation for financial planners. Students desiring to pursue their academic ambitions are, upon the successful completion of the Honours degree, eligible to apply for the Masters in Commerce (Investment Management) degree with a specialisation in Financial Planning.

Through this qualification, students are given the opportunity at an advanced level to acquire the skills to not only conduct research on developments in industry but also to build meaningful client/ financial planner relationships. Engagements with prominent industry professionals and members of the Financial Planning Institute provides for an enriched learning experience for our students. Upon completion of the curriculum, students will gain the necessary confidence to enter the profession. Please visit our website for more information or contact us at A word from our Alumni “This Honours Degree has helped me sharpen my knowledge which I have used on clients and without a doubt there has been an increase in the value proposition offered to clients. This degree has accelerated my growth tremendously in the industry. ” Irshaad Chandulal – Executive Investment Specialist “The course was very interactive and engaging. The practical application of the material supported my learning immensely and kept me engaged throughout the academic year. The lecturers are distinguished and well experienced individuals who bring their vast corporate knowledge and experience into the classroom which makes the course all-the-more fun and relatable. ” Sibusiso Chirwa – Senior Consultant

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