Developed originally with the Institute of Canadian Bankers (ICB) and industry professionals, Humber’s Business Management – Financial Services diploma program is the only one of its kind in Ontario. Through our current and relevant curriculum, you’ll become well-versed in all aspects of banking, investments, insurance and financial planning. You’ll also build essential business skills through courses in interpersonal communications, business writing and professional selling.
As a graduate, you’ll be able to help individuals with everything from banking, consumer credit and life insurance to financial planning.
Note: Students starting in January should plan on attending for four consecutive semesters.Courses Program Standards
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
A 150-hour (minimum) work placement will give you valuable practical industry experience and preparation for employment. You’ll find your own placement under the guidance of the program co-ordinator and will learn effective job search skills.
In this program, not all courses are offered each term. The chart below shows which semester’s courses are offered each term:
|Semester 1 Courses||Semester 1 Courses||Semester 2 Courses|
|Semester 3 Courses||Semester 2 Courses||—|
|—||Semester 4 Courses||—|
As a result, students should sequence their studies as follows to most efficiently progress through the program:
|Fall Start||Semester 1||Semester 2||—||Semester 3||Semester 4|
|Winter Start||—||Semester 1||Semester 2||Semester 3||Semester 4|
Students starting in the fall should plan to complete the program in five terms.
Students starting in the winter should plan on attending for four consecutive terms.
More Canadians are looking for help with managing their money meaning greater opportunities for you to build a progressive and profitable career in the growing financial services sector.
A career in financial services could include assisting clients in obtaining loans or mortgages; advising clients on investments, retirement planning or risk management; or analyzing clients’ financial situations and needs, and helping them develop plans to reach their goals. Your knowledge in financial planning and investing, and your passion for helping people achieve financial security, will make you a trusted resource among people seeking smart and sound advice about managing their money.
Your career in Canada’s active financial services sector can take many different paths including as a personal banking officer with a Canadian bank, an investment advisor or broker’s assistant with an investment brokerage, a financial advisor with an insurance firm, or a financial planner with a financial planning firm.
This program helps to prepare students to write qualifying exams that are required by the financial services industry, including the Canadian Securities Course (CSC®) and the Life License Qualification Program (LLQP). Specific courses help to prepare students for other industry credentials, including Professional Financial Planning (PFP) and Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI), leading to the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation of the Financial Planning Standards Council.
The program is recognized by the FP Canada (formerly Financial Planning Standards Council).
Canadian Securities Course (CSC®)
The program also helps to prepare students to write other qualifying exams required by the financial services industry. These industry requirements include completion of the Canadian Securities Course (CSC®), which is a mandatory regulatory requirement in order to perform transactions of stocks, bonds and mutual funds, and the Harmonized Life License Qualification Program (HLLQP), formerly Life License Qualification Program (LLQP), which is a mandatory regulatory requirement in order to sell life, health and disability insurance.
Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.
Business, Accounting & Management Success Stories
PGM Students Mingle With Potential Employers
Tue, November 26, 2019
On November 22nd, 75 PGM students and 40 golf industry employers took part in an all-day networking event in the Seventh Semester room.
Entrepreneurial Enterprise Students Organize Successful Pop-Up Shops
Tue, November 26, 2019
Students were given the opportunity to plan two pop-up shop events at the Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE) Launch Zone.
Toronto Sports Summit Experience
Mon, November 25, 2019
More than 150 participants attended the Toronto Sport Summit on November 23rd hosted by Humber College’s North Campus.
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Faculty of Business Events
Last Day of Classes
Fri, December 13, 2019
Faculty of Business News
Students Connect with Employers at First Annual Fall Career Fair
Wed, November 27, 2019
The Faculty of Business Work-Integrated Learning Centre hosted a successful career fair on October 29th at Toronto Grand Convention Centre.
Metro Info Session and Work-Integrated Learning Opportunities Event a Success
Fri, October 04, 2019
On Friday, September 27th, the Faculty of Business Work-Integrated Learning Centre welcomed four industry professionals from Metro.
Humber Partners With GTAA for Future Immersive Learning Opportunities
Thu, October 03, 2019
On September 26th, the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA) hosted an Open House for work-integrated learning representatives.
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