Course Description

Working on the frontline of human services, you know the importance of financial literacy.  In this course, you will learn how to coach low-income Calgarians. 

Topics covered include:

  • The difference between financial counselling and financial coaching, and when to apply them.
  • The unique challenges and barriers faced by low income clients.
  • Coaching strategies.
  • How to expand the knowledge of the community referral base.
  • How to improve client advocacy.
  • How to maintain long-term relationships with clients.
Online Course Work

During the online course work, you must complete all required readings and learner notes. There will be activities at the end of each module.

Two-Day Workshop

The two-day workshop will focus on hands-on learning experiences, role-playing scenarios, and a deeper exploration of the online content. Be prepared to work in small groups and one-on-one coaching settings.

Prerequisites

One of the following financial literacy trainings must be completed prior to the start of the Financial Coaching course: 

  • Momentum’s ‘Train the Facilitator’ 
  • Momentum’s Money Management Skills (5 workshops).
  • Accredited Financial Counsellor of Canada (AFCC) Certification.
  • Money Mentors Core Financial Fitness Education program (8 online modules).
  • Prosper Canada Financial Literacy Facilitator course (7-weeks online).
  • Or demonstrate equivalent experience.

Upon completion of the Financial Coaching course, you can participate in the Community of Practice made available through Aspire Calgary.

Course Offerings


Blended

A mixed course delivery mode where learning activity takes place through a blend of scheduled in-class and scheduled or non-scheduled online delivery methods. Learners ARE required to participate in scheduled in-class and/or online learning activities. Scheduled exams may be required.

Start/End Date

Apr 6, 2020 - May 1, 2020

Location

Calgary Downtown Campus

Price

$85.00CAD

Schedule

Thursday

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Friday

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Hours

30

Start/End Date

Jun 1, 2020 - Jun 26, 2020

Location

Calgary Downtown Campus

Price

$85.00CAD

Schedule

Thursday

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Friday

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Hours

30

Start/End Date

Aug 3, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020

Location

Calgary Downtown Campus

Price

$85.00CAD

Schedule

Thursday

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Friday

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Hours

30

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