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Principles of learning

16 Nov 2018 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

By Lee Rossini In the previous article, I discussed the benefits of carrying out a training needs analysis before diving headlong into the delivery of training. This week I will touch on the principles of learning. Training is a form ...

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Living annuity conduct standard out for comment

13 Nov 2018 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

This week the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) published a draft Conduct Standard Notice in terms of the Pension Funds Act (PFA) for living annuities in a default annuity strategy foe public comment by close of business on 14 January ...

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UK's FCA bans on the rise amid market ...

12 Nov 2018 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

The financial services watchdog in the UK is banning more people from the industry than it has ever done. According to FT Adviser online and citing City law firm RPC, in the 12 months to the end of September 2018, ...

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Compli-Serve comments on COB and product-specific training

12 Nov 2018 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

Compli-Serve SA In the absence of the official supervision exemption notice from the FSCA (although we are hearing that it may finally be published next month) confusion still appears to be reigning when it comes to deadlines for representatives (and ...

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Principles of learning

Lee Rossini

In the previous article, the benefits of carrying out a training needs analysis before diving headlong into the delivery of training was discussed. This week's article will touch on the principles of learning.

Training is a form of education designed for employees to learn and apply new ...

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FOCUS - Example of a principles-based code of ethics structure

Compli-Serve SA

Principle 1: Competence 
Individuals across the financial services industry shall develop and maintain the relevant knowledge, skills and behaviour to ensure that their activities are conducted professionally and proficiently. This includes acting with diligence, as well as obtaining, and regularly updating, the appropriate qualifications, training, expertise and practical ...

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Working Smart

 By Lee Rossini

In the previous article, the benefits of carrying out a training needs analysis before diving headlong into the delivery of training was discussed. This week's article will touch on the principles of learning.

Training is a form of education designed for employees to learn and apply new skills and knowledge for the benefit of both themselves and the business. For training to be most effective, it is valuable for employees and trainers to understand the basics of adult learning principles. By neglecting these principles, the training may fail to achieve the outcomes it was designed for. 

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