Diploma Financial Planning – What is Income Protection Insurance?

What is Income Protection Insurance and Why It’s Important

When you complete your Diploma of Financial Planning course you’ll be exposed to the concept of “income protection” and how to advise your clients on this type of insurance product.

Part of any good business plan is the consideration of risk management strategies to protect the earnings and assets of the business, and this includes the key members of the team. One of the best ways to do this is of course via insurance.

Insurance is a contract between . . . → Read More: Diploma Financial Planning – What is Income Protection Insurance?

Cert IV in Project Management – Basic Principles for Managing Projects

Basic Principles of Project Management According to R. Max Wideman

In the Diploma of Project Management qualification you will learn the basics of how to manage projects professionally.

For any endeavor to succeed there must be a solid foundation upon which it is based. However, in the case of project management courses, there is little research focusing on its basic principles and many various frameworks which can be used.

Without theoretical conclusions and evidence generated by research, project management can be a big, inconvenient hassle and the . . . → Read More: Cert IV in Project Management – Basic Principles for Managing Projects

Certificate IV in Bookkeeping – What is a Business Activity Statement (BAS)?

In the Certificate IV in Bookkeeping course you can upgrade to BAS Agent’s course which is required if you are planning on providing BAS statement filing services for your clients.

In this course you will learn all about the process of creating and filing BAS statements in Australia with the FNSBKG405A module.

The Business Activity Statement, commonly called BAS statement, is a form submitted by all businesses to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to report their taxation obligations. Activity statements are used not only to report a number of tax obligations but . . . → Read More: Certificate IV in Bookkeeping – What is a Business Activity Statement (BAS)?

2012…the year that was for Mortgage Broking

2012 the year of mortgage broking

It would be fair to say that 2012 has been an exciting yet challenging year for us all within the Mortgage Broking  industry. There’s been many highs and a few lows, however as we look back and reflect, it’s clear that during 2012 the broking industry continued to grow and evolve. A good time to find out how to become a mortgage broker

The broker of 2012 has an abundance of opportunity, is highly regarded by (and in some cases the envy of) the financial services industry, are professionals have completed a mortgage broker course, . . . → Read More: 2012…the year that was for Mortgage Broking

Management Training – The Key to Corporate Success

[wdgpo_plusone] It is sad but true that some companies endeavour to increase their revenue and productivity by cutting back on professional development and management training online.

This equation will never work.  Companies who have disillusioned employees who believe that they are not valued by the company will rarely be productive and committed.  Staff completing a diploma of management course can be the key to corporate success as good managers are able to enhance employee well-being and motivation and thereby maximise the contributions of staff to the business and ultimately, its bottom line.
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Cert IV Project Management Training Tips – What is Project Scheduling?

When you attend the Certificate IV in Project Management training course with Intellitrain, you’ll be introduced to the concept of “project scheduling” and it’s importance in managing a project professionally.

Project scheduling usually follows after the project activities are determined.

The project activities are associated with time in order to create a project schedule.

The project schedule gives a graphical representation of tasks, milestones, task durations, dependencies, resource requirements, and deadlines.

The project schedule must contain the tasks to be performed, the . . . → Read More: Cert IV Project Management Training Tips – What is Project Scheduling?

Certificate IV Project Management Training Tips – What is Project Duration?

When you attend the Certificate IV in Project Management training course with Intellitrain, you’ll be introduced to the concept of “project duration” and it’s importance in managing a project professionally.

Project duration is one of the most important estimates made during the planning phase of a proposed project.

This figure represents the length of time it’ll to complete the project. It’s very important to investors and stakeholders to know how long they have to wait before the project is completed . . . → Read More: Certificate IV Project Management Training Tips – What is Project Duration?

Diploma Project Management – Project Management Career Opportunities in Australia

Qualified Project managers are in great demand in Australia in 2013. A recent search for project manager on SEEK.com.au displayed over 12,400 PM roles across Australia.

This is brought about by our ever growing globalisation and infrastructure development.

Projects are becoming a part of almost every company’s activities throughout the world. That is why more and more people are choosing project management as a career. However, not everyone can become a project manager.

You must possess the right knowledge, skills and attitude in order for you to lead a project to success. . . . → Read More: Diploma Project Management – Project Management Career Opportunities in Australia

How to Become a Qualified Project Manager – Cert IV Project Management

Every known industry in the world today needs qualified project managers and the Certificate IV in Project Management is one of the best ways to begin the certification process.

Other than their understanding of how projects are managed, they are also passionate, organised, and goal-oriented.  Many project managers will also have a strategic role in an organisation’s knowledge development and ultimate success.

Project managers are also considered change agents. With their abilities and expertise, they help motivate a project team towards a sense of shared purpose which is to achieve the intended goal of the project . . . → Read More: How to Become a Qualified Project Manager – Cert IV Project Management

How to Keep Staff in Alignment with Company Core Values

The Cert IV in Frontline Management Course teaches how most organisations will have in place core values, a culture, mission and vision statements and goals and objectives.

Team members are expected to adhere to these values and culture, be a part of the mission and vision statement and work towards achieving the organisational objectives.

They will also be required to adhere to any regulatory or legislative requirements based on the industry they are a part of.

Team members will come into an organisation with core values and beliefs already in place.  The organisation should have . . . → Read More: How to Keep Staff in Alignment with Company Core Values

Certificate IV in Frontline Management Sydney – Create a Performance Plan

In the Certificate IV in Frontline Management you’ll learn about how to set-up and use KPI’s and benchmarking to make sure your business is achieving it’s performance plan and targets in Sydney.

Performance plans are an important part of the process to help an employee determine if they are meeting organisational objectives.

An organisation needs to have a system and procedure in place to manage and determine whether or not team members are meeting the required objectives.

The best way to do this is to firstly make . . . → Read More: Certificate IV in Frontline Management Sydney – Create a Performance Plan

Queensland Real Estate Sales Agent Course – Glossary of Terms R-Z

<<Previous Page Real Estate Glossary M-Q

As a student in the Queensland Sales Agent’s Course, you will need to be familiar with the following real estate related terms:

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Real estate

Land and its improvements.

Rebate

Discount received, usually for bulk purchases such as advertising. Any rebate received by an agent must be passed on to the vendor or landlord. It may be monetary or non-monetary.

Registered address

An address in Victoria nominated by an agent’s representative where communication . . . → Read More: Queensland Real Estate Sales Agent Course – Glossary of Terms R-Z

Planning for the Year Ahead

As 2012 draws to a close you’re no doubt thinking about what lies ahead next year.

To help get you started, or supplement your current thinking, we’ve pulled together a list of 3 key areas that will have a positive impact on the results you achieve during 2013… both personally and professionally.

1. Key Performance Indicators

Define the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) which drive the most important areas of your business and implement ways to measure & monitor them.

If you don’t have a clear understanding of the 5-6 areas or metrics in your business which have the . . . → Read More: Planning for the Year Ahead

Queensland Real Estate Sales Agent Course – Glossary of Terms M-Q

<<Previous Page Real Estate Glossary G-L

As a student in the Queensland Sales Agent’s Course, you will need to be familiar with the following real estate related terms:

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Maintenance

The process of keeping a property in the condition appropriate for its use.

Managing agent

An estate agent who manages the property on an ongoing basis on behalf of the landlord. Management includes, for example, collecting the rent, lodging and claiming the bond, inspecting the property and . . . → Read More: Queensland Real Estate Sales Agent Course – Glossary of Terms M-Q

Queensland Real Estate Sales Agent Course – Glossary of Terms G-L

<<Previous Page Real Estate Glossary A-F

As a student in the Queensland Sales Agent’s Course, you will need to be familiar with the following real estate related terms:

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General agency authority

The vendor appoints an agency but reserves the right to appoint other agencies or to personally sell or lease the property. Of the agencies appointed, only the agency that is the effective cause of the sale or lease is entitled to commission. Also referred to as open . . . → Read More: Queensland Real Estate Sales Agent Course – Glossary of Terms G-L

Queensland Real Estate Sales Agent Course – Glossary of Terms A-F

As a student in the Queensland Sales Agent’s Course, you will need to be familiar with the following real estate related terms:

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Account sales

A statement provided by an agent to a principal (vendor) giving full account for all deposit money received in a sale less commission, advertising costs and other disbursements.

Act

A set of rules that has been passed by Parliament, received Royal Assent and become law.

Affidavit

A written statement in the name . . . → Read More: Queensland Real Estate Sales Agent Course – Glossary of Terms A-F