Massey University has launched a Financial Capability Practitioner Course to further learning and career opportunities to those seeking to enhance their practice in the sector.
The $1,200 course combines the provision of portable micro-credits with a ‘multi-entry, multi-exit’, flexible learning approach through online learning.
The course is intended to provide participants with a deeper understanding of the ‘strength-based approach’ used by government agencies and the wider financial capability sector.
This course provides a professional development opportunity for people in financial services, helping those needing to develop financial capability, says the university.
Learning outcomes include:
- Understanding national and international trends in financial capability and wellbeing
- Current practices and models for delivery of financial capability
- Ways to review clients’ current capability and progress during the course
- How to apply principles of adult learning in the practice of developing financial capability
- A model for embedding financial capability in current practice vs traditional ‘bolted on’ model
- Personal financial management techniques and skills to facilitating learning about them