The Investment Consulting Process

Format: Self-Paced Course
Track: Investments
Premier CE: 10 credits for CIMA®, CPWA®, and RMA® certifications
CFP CE: 10 credits
Cost: $895, or discounted with Signature or Elite benefits

Looking to deepen your understanding of the role of the investment advisor in a prudent process that serves the client? New to the industry? Learn the five-step investment consulting process to advance your career!

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$671.25 with Signature benefits
$537 with Elite benefits



Learners must watch the program in its entirety to earn continuing education (CE) credit. The following entities have accepted it for CE credit:

Investments & Wealth Institute® 

  • 10 hours of CE credit for CIMA®, CPWA®, and RMA® certifications
  • Audit-proof, Premier CE
  • Automatically uploaded to your certification record(s) upon completion (may take up to 24 hours to be reflected)

CFP Board

  • 10 hours of CE for CFP® certification 
  • Learners must view each video and pass each section quiz with a 70% or higher passing grade
  • Reported on your behalf to CFP Board within 2 weeks of completing the full program.

One year from the date purchased


Upon successful registration, learners will receive two emails: one including a transactional receipt and a second including navigation instructions for accessing the content. Access instructions are also included below:

  1. Log in to the Investments & Wealth Institute website, and click "Dashboard" in the upper right corner.
  2. From the Dashboard, click the "My Online Learning Center" link in the left navigation.
  3. Once re-directed to the Online Learning Center platform, your content is located under the heading My Courses on the main page. Alternatively, you can find it in the My Learning tab across the top navigation.

Please monitor your inbox and spam folders for these communications or contact the education department at for assistance.

The Investment Consulting Process

The Investment Consulting Process is an online course that explores the five-step investment consulting process for professionals new to the industry, or for those looking to deepen their understanding of the role of the investment advisor in a prudent process that serves the client. It provides a solid overview of the roles and responsibilities of investment advice, as well as the standards and processes that prudent advisors employ in formulating and delivering that advice. With opportunities to learn from expert instructors and apply your understanding, it is a great course to begin learning the best practices of investment advisors, as well as a starting point for the CIMA certification.

Participants must pass five quizzes during the five-module learning path for successful completion of the program.

Topic Highlights

  • Module 1: Client Discovery
  • Module 2: Investment Policy Statements
  • Module 3: Portfolio Construction and Risk Management
  • Module 4: Manger Search and Selection
  • Module 5: Perform Portfolio Review and Revision

Please note that this is a course with a certificate of completion, but successful completion does not result in a professional designation or credential.

Group Sales

This course can be customized and registration discounts are available for large groups. For information on group pricing, please contact our sales team:

Lara Davies | U.S., East
Phone: 303-850-3081

Suzie Byrnes | U.S., West and Mid-West 
Phone: 303-850-3093

Asif Nasim | Outside Continental U.S.
Phone: 416-455-6569