The IIAC encourages all members to engage in continuous learning. See below for formal education opportunities.
Smarten Up Institute
The Smarten Up Institute is Canada's financial industry’s premier mentor, leadership and management education center. SUI provides practical, hands on courses that are not offered by any other institution to Operations, Back Office and IT professionals wishing to keep themselves and their skills current.
SIFMA’s Securities Industry Institute Course
What is the Securities Industry Institute?
Founded in 1952, SII is one of the longest running executive education programs for the financial services industry. The mission of SII is to equip each participant with practical information, ideas, and answers directly applicable to their present and future responsibilities. The Securities Industry Institute is a three-consecutive year program with a customized executive curriculum that is redesigned each year to reflect the needs of an ever-changing and ever-challenging business.
Who Should Attend the Securities Industry Institute®?
Professionals in all areas of the financial services industry, including members of the exchanges and regulatory agencies, will benefit. Participants are typically selected by their firms to attend and when firms select candidates for SII, it is a demonstration of faith in leadership.
The SII program examines current thinking in economics, finance, management, marketing, professional development, and operations; familiarizes participants with the challenges facing the securities industry; and provides opportunity for interchange among participants and with the industry and academic leaders who serve as faculty. SII utilizes a variety of class formats—from general sessions to individual class sessions, panel discussions to small workshops—many supplemented with pre-course work and case studies. The curriculum embraces a combination of practical information, theory, and broad issues.
Courses fall into the following areas:
I. Industry Knowledge
Regulation / Compliance / Ethics
Technology / Operations / Productivity
II. Investment Knowledge
Finance / Markets /Strategies
Products / Marketing / Sales
III. Professional Skills Development
Leadership / Management
For more information, please visit http://events.sifma.org/sii/index.html
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Thursday, May 16, 2013
Save the Date - IIAC Small and Independent Dealer Symposium: New Strategies for Success in the Evolving Market
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Save the Date - IIAC Annual Conference: As Markets Heal, Confidence Rebuilds
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Save the Date - IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
(Following the 2013 IIAC Annual Conference)
Thursday, October 3, 2013