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BECOME AN ETHICS CE PROVIDER

Active CFP Board CE Sponsors are encouraged to submit a request to deliver CFP Board-approved Ethics program. Instructions for submitting a request to offer Ethics CE are detailed below.

Those CE Sponsors with a Learning Management System meeting the delivery criteria are eligible to offer the self-study version of the program.

Program requests will be reviewed as they are received. Once the program is approved, the curriculum package will be available through the CFP Board Ethics CE link in your portal.

Submit your Program Request for CFP Board Ethics

Please follow these steps to submit your request for CFP Board Ethics materials:

  1. Review the 2020 CE Sponsor Terms and Conditions
  2. Log into your CE Sponsor Portal; click Add Program
  3. Add or copy & paste the following information for each required field:

Program Name, Description and Learning Objectives

Program Name: <Insert Your Program Title>

(Copy & Paste) Description: This program fulfills the requirement for CFP Board approved Ethics CE. It has been designed to educate CFP® professionals on CFP Board's new Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct effective October 1, 2019.

(Copy & Paste) Learning Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants will be equipped to:

Identify the structure and content of the revised Code and Standards, including significant changes and how the changes affect CFP® professionals; Act in accordance with CFP Board's fiduciary duty; Apply the Practice Standards when providing Financial Planning; Recognize situations when specific information must be provided to a Client; Recognize and avoid, or fully disclose and manage, Material Conflicts of Interest.

(Select) Primary Principle Knowledge Topic: Professional Conduct and Regulation

(Select) Level of Complexity: Intermediate

Enter the following information for Live or Self-Study

Method of Delivery

Live

Self-Study

Sub-Type

Select Sub-type

(Select) Traditional Course

Program Window

01/01/current year – 12/31/current year

01/01/current year – 12/31/current year

Program Lifecycle

Current and future years

Current and future years

This is an Ethics program

Check the box

Check the box

Initial Offering Date

 

Add

Self-Study Word Count

 

(Add) 20,000

Recorded Material

 

(Add) 0

# of Assessment Questions

 

(Add) 20

Start Date

Add

 

end date

Add

 

Program URL

Add

 

City

Add

 

State

Add

 

# Minutes

(Add) 120

 

Primary author/instructor

Provide instructor(s) name and CFP Board ID

(Enter) CFP Board

CFP Board ID: 000000

 

Program Fee

Pay the Program Fee: $250 Non-Profit; $500 For-Profit

If you have any questions regarding the process, please contact us at cesponsor@cfpboard.org.

Additional Resources

Read the Ethic CE program requirements.

To ensure you clearly understand the obligations in providing CFP Board approved Ethics CE and that you correctly submit your program request, please use this checklist as a guide.

Additional Resources for Ethics CE Sponsors can be found on our resources page.