QWP Certification: Planning The Finance Early

By Shabrina Salsabila

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BANDUNG, itb.ac.id - The rising cost of basic needs such as health, education, etc makes the specialized expertise  necessary, so that money can be held in and out effectively and efficiently. To meet these needs, community service division of School of Business and Management ITB (SBM-ITB) held a Qualified Wealth Planner (QWP) Financial Planner Certification. This program has reached the fourth batch who last held on Friday-Saturday (19-20/04/13) at SBM ITB building.
Until now SBM ITB has implemented a certification program QWP four times. QWP certification which is licensed by the Financial Planning Standard Boards (FPSB) is addressed to people who want to engage in financial or personal finance especially to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Someone who already has a degree QWP can also make his own financial consulting firm. QWP training last for two days with a pretty full schedule. The event started at 09.00 and ended at 17.30. In this program participants were taught to use a software that can be used by inserting a form of data input needs, income, and others. Teaching methods used in this training was 60% practical and 40% theory. Practices of solving a comprehensive case study from client financial consultant. In presenting the material, SBM ITB brought professional practitioners of One Shildt, a financial planning consulting firm. Material presented in this course included the Time Value of Money, emergency funds, education planning, retirement planning, risk analysis, and finally we can determine how much we need to save each month to meet those needs. "The skills of financial planning is very useful for all people, for example, for students who want to continue their education S1 S2 abroad to financial planning from now, so they know how much money should be saved by calculating Time Value of Money and others," explained Sylviana Maya Damayanti, ST, MBA, RFA, QWP, SBM ITB lecturer. For the future, SBM ITB plans to implement QWP certification twice each year. The first batch in April or May and the second batch in the month of October to September. QWP certification will be re-implemented nearest at MBA SBM ITB, Jalan Complex Gen. Bidakara. Kav.71-73 Gatot Subroto, Jakarta.