The University of Adelaide has partnered with SMSF retirement specialist, Accurium to launch Australia’s first SMSF retirement-specific course for SMSF practitioners. The course ‘SMSF Retirement Essentials’ has been developed by Accurium in collaboration with the University of Adelaide and will be part of the University’s International Centre for Financial Services (ICFS) program offerings.
ICFS Director, University of Adelaide, David White said: “We’re committed to the development and delivery of award and non-award courses grounded in practical outcomes to help students and practitioners meet
Accurium CEO, Tracy Williams said: “Our practical and working knowledge of the market combined with our strong research and insights capability in the SMSF retirement sector will provide the tools for SMSF practitioners to better meet the needs of their clients.”
The non-award course will support SMSF practitioners including accountants and advisers to develop strategies to convert their clients’ SMSFs into sustainable cash flows for retirement. The course covers the role of SMSFs in retirement, retirees’ risks and needs, cash flow, capital adequacy, social security and retirement portfolio construction.
The course is accredited for continuing professional development from:
– SMSF Association (SMSFA)
– Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA)
The course can also be accredited for continuing professional development as determined by the individual
for the following:
– Certified Practicing Accountants of Australia (CPA)
– Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CAANZ)
The one day course will launch in Adelaide and also be offered in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. The inaugural course will be held in Adelaide on March 16, 2016 and is supported by research, insights and resources from Accurium.