Canadian Securities 1

Course Code: FIN 5001

Academic Year: 2019-2020

Knowledge of the Canadian financial services landscape, the regulatory environment, and various financial instruments is fundamental to the role of a Financial Planner. Students compare and assess investment products and alternatives, including equities, fixed income investments and derivatives, from and investor's prospective. Students employ financial math skills to calculate bond yields and returns on fixed income investments. After successful completion of the course, students should choose to sit an examination set by the Canadian Securities Institute for licensing purposes, a prerequisite for entering the financial services industry. In combination with Canadian Securities 2, students prepare for investment and/or financial planning careers in the financial services industry.