4140  |  On Demand  |  Intermediate  |  Self-Study

Portfolio Management

Friday, May 1, 2020 - Friday, April 30, 2021

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Excellent portfolio management is crucial for the success of the client's investment plan. In this two-part self-study course narrated by Tom Tillery, you will learn the strategies applicable to implementing portfolio management, from selecting an investment adviser to populating the investment portfolio and completing the investment research necessary to ensure compliance with the investment policy statement. Updated for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, this course examines the implementation phase of the investment planning engagement, including:

Investment manager selection Research organizations Portfolio management basics. In addition, the following key concepts of portfolio management are covered in part two of this module:

Time value of money The relationship between portfolio return and risk Modern portfolio theory The efficient markets hypothesis Market indexes


Apply Statement on Standards in Personal Financial Planning Services No. 1 to an implementation engagement. Recognize the criteria to be met in the selection of an investment adviser. Identify the primary functions for calculating the time value of money. Differentiate among the types of indifference curves. Select an appropriate market index as a benchmark for a client's portfolio.


  • Thomas Tillery (view bio)
  • Susan Tillery

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CPAs and financial planners with basic knowledge of, and interest in, personal financial planning.


Investment manager selection Research organizations Portfolio management basics

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Thomas Tillery

Thomas Tillery is a member of AICPA Personal Financial Planning Section (Non-CPA Associate), the Society of Financial Service Professionals, and the Atlanta Estate Planning Council.

Tom has been a provider of Continuing Education for attorneys, CPAs, and investment and insurance professionals for over 20 years. He has written curriculum and lectured in the discipline of Financial Planning for several universities and on line programs.

Tom is also an Arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

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