As a designated specialist, provide high level advice with deep knowledge and top skills in your field. Study time is flexible—take up to 18 months to finish.
A Great Way to Start. Earn a respected Certificate of Achievement in a course of your choice and up to 30 CE/CPD Credits. Take up to three months.
The numbers tell the story: The “Gig Economy” is here to stay: there are just over a million employer businesses in Canada and of these 97.9% are small businesses. In fact, Finance Canada tells us that our economy is undergoing significant economic structural changes, away from a goods-producing to a services environment. That brings new opportunities to a qualified Business Growth Specialist.
Who Should Take It? Advisors who want to tap into the multiplicity of financial news new business owners require, especially those who have recently acquired a business from a retiring owner. Truly valuable advice for these clients takes more time, is broader and deeper. To do it well requires the skills and talents of a highly trained business
growth specialist. Any advisor who wants to build their own business with scalability, and help other business owners do the same should take this program.
Custom-Design Your Own Flexible Study Plan
Complete six certificate courses:
Sharpen your skills and fill knowledge gaps in your studies. Shore up your professional development with a single certificate course from the list above. It’s a great way to fulfill professional development requirements and start on your pathway towards a diploma or designation. Every online course provides up to 30 CE/CPD credit hours.
“I vow to continually get better. This topic is near and dear to me. If I know ... I can share.”
- Paul T. Vaneyk, Business Builder Retreat Graduate
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Please read the Standards of Conduct. Designates of Knowledge Bureau require 15 CE/CPD credits before June 30 to re-license their registered marks for the next 12 months.
Please contact us to stay onside with your re-licensing requirements and to receive your VIP designate rates on your tuition fees.
Every course you take with Knowledge Bureau counts on your academic pathway. Qualify for tuition rebates by taking a certificate course, diploma program or designation program.
Complement your online education with CE Summits. Held in November, January and May, these one-day, instructor-led workshops offer peer-to-peer learning experiences to students who prefer studying in groups.
Annual three-day Distinguished Advisor Conferences focus on finding solutions for the challenges faced by businesses in a global marketplace.
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