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The CFP – CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP) CERTIFICATION is recognized globally as the gold standard in personal financial planning with more than 170,000 Certified Financial Planner professionals worldwide. Administered by the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM) the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation demonstrates a financial planner’s commitment to education, professionalism and client-centered planning.
Candidates desiring to become a CFP professional must pursue a 4-module CFP programme with an approved CFP education provider, and take extensive examinations in the areas of financial planning, tax planning, insurance planning, investment planning, estate planning and retirement planning, as well as meet a range of requirements.
Blended Learning or Online Learnin
240 hours (60 hours x 4 modules)
Online and KDU Glenmarie Campus
Blended learning mode:
For June Exam: Feb - April
For December Exam: August - October
Online learning mode:
For June Exam: November - April
For December Exam May October
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1. A bachelor’s degree (any discipline) OR
2. SPM with credits and 5 years of relevant financial work experience
They can opt for Prior Learning Recognition Assessment (PLRA) – a multiple-choice test. Once passed, they are eligible to apply for CFP programme. Candidates are only allowed to register for the PLRA assessment 2 times and there must be a break of 6 months between the attempts.
MODULAR EXEMPTION & CHALLENGE STATUS (all applications are subject to FPAM's approval):
A) MODULAR EXEMPTION (Exempted from Module 1):
1. Active FiMM Members:
2. Degree holder with any of the following:
B) MODULAR EXEMPTION (Exempted from Modules 1 & 2):
3. Degree holder with any of the following:
C) CHALLENGE STATUS (only required to attempt Module 4):
Any of the following with 3 years of related financial planning work experience at the point of application:
KMDC is a workforce transformation and learning solutions provider. It is registered with Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad (PSMB), which is a human resource development agency under Ministry of Human Resources Malaysia. Additionally, the courses provided by KMDC are HRDF -Human Resource Development Fund claimable.