The Enhanced Financial Counseling Certification Program (FiCEP) teaches credit union staff how to counsel members so they can budget better, smartly save, pay down debt and plan for the future. Obtaining the training and associated credentials allows your credit union to differentiate itself from other financial institutions and be more confident in helping members build a stronger financial future.
The cohort-style training consists of 8 tutorial webinars, exam preparation, proctored exam, and program development training - taking place between June and September. Upon completion, participants will receive the Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor (CCUFC) designation.
Attending the webinars live provides the opportunity to participate in discussion; however, they will also be available as a recording. On average, students should expect to spend approximately 30 minutes studying each chapter, 60 minutes participating in each webinar, and additional time as needed to review the materials before the exam. The last training session following the proctored exam is designed to help you develop a detailed vision and plan for financial counseling at your credit union.
Cost: $479 per participating student
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 28
As a central part of its mission to provide resources for credit unions and communities to prosper and thrive, the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation (MnCUF) has generously committed funding to help support the cost of the program for another year. The program is provided in partnership between CUNA's Center for Professional Development (CUNA CPD), CU Difference, and a collaboration with the Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Montana Credit Union Foundations.
Contact MnCUF Executive Director Andrea Molnau with questions or visit the Enhanced FiCEP page.
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