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Foran Partners', Directors' and Senior Officers' Exam Preparation Seminar

Foran Class Code: FPDS

PDO Content Covered:

This two-day seminar covers content in the Partners’, Directors’ and Senior Officers’ course, including: securities regulation and capital markets in Canada; ethics; corporate governance; directors and officers liability; managing risk in the securities industry in Canada; consequences of non-compliance; private client brokerage and discount brokerage businesses; investment banking business; capital requirements and the distribution of securities in Canada.

In addition, contemporary issues facing partners and directors in the Canadian securities industry are discussed. Participants will receive the Foran sample exam book based on the PDO content, which contains approximately 1000 questions and answers and a sample exam.

Toronto Dates:

June 23-24
August 2-3
October 20-21
December 5-6

Vancouver Dates:

No seminars planned for 2017 (see Toronto dates above)

Toronto: 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Vancouver: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Total Hours of Instruction: 16 hours
Tuition: $795 + HST or GST in Vancouver

Toronto Seminars

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Vancouver Seminars

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Or call (416) 947-1922, for outside GTA call toll free at 1-800-565-0374.

Continuing Education Credits: 16
Note on Foran Continuing Education (CE) Credits: Foran Financial Institute issues CE Credits for all of its licensing seminars. However, it is at the discretion of your compliance department whether Foran CE Credits fill CE Credit requirements.

Student Feedback on Foran Securities Seminars

Foran Financial Institute is an independent supplier of educational services. Its exam preparation courses are not sponsored by the Investment Funds Institute of Canada, the Institute of Canadian Bankers, or any other industry organization.

Loved it! Found it very useful – would recommend the seminar to colleagues. Ron was an excellent presenter.

Chris Cafley, Portfolio Manager
June 2017

Message to others: very thorough; don’t underestimate the time required to prepare for this course. Thanks for sticking with us through the material Ron. I learned a lot over these two days.

Teresa Black Hughes, Roger Group Financial
June 2017

Ron is very prepared and knows the meaterial inside out. Great memory techniques.

Dwayne Palchewich, TD Wealth
September 2014

Please express my sincere thanks for a great prep course Ron taught the weekend of Sep 20/21 – he did a great job of getting me prepared for the exam and I really appreciate his efforts!

Craig Loveys, TD Wealth
September 2014

A must for anybody who is taking the exam. Explanations and memory aids are excellent.

Paul Lane, TD Wealth
September 2014

Nice and relaxing - excellent coverage and pace.

Reg Wamboldt, TD Wealth
July 2014

I have confidence that all the material is accurate and and efficient use of the weekend to be better prepared for the exam.

Cheryl Rogers, TD Wealth
July 2014

Very helpful prep – excellent notes. Ron was really excellent! Very knowledgeable, patient and organized materials well. (He used) lots of great examples and focused on exam success and learning. Use of mnemonics was very helpful.

Raj Vijh, Lysander Funds
October 2013

I wrote my exam and passed on my first attempt. Ron was an awesome, tireless instructor and I would highly recommend the course.

I would also say that Ron’s professionalism and passion for teaching, along with his sense of humor, was much appreciated.

Michelle B e3m Investments