Need CPD hours fast? We have solutions

The current CPD cycle ends on Tuesday, 31 May, and time is of the essence if you haven’t completed your CPD activities.

Moonstone Business School of Excellence (MBSE) offers access to more than 100 online CPD courses, from only R53 for a 0.5-hour course.

To make it easier to find the right one, our range of courses is categorised as follows:

  • Regulatory environment – changes in the financial services environment, and knowledge and understanding of applicable laws in the financial services sector;
  • Ethics – ethical standards required in the financial services sector;
  • Technical – professional best practice in terms of provision of financial services, and generic knowledge and understanding of the environment and financial products for which you are authorised; and
  • Business skills and abilities – best practice in terms of soft skills and managing your practice.

Here are some of our popular courses from each of those categories:


Financial services overview

CPD: 3.5; cost: R368

This course provides a “big picture” of the financial services sector by looking at the major role-players and market participants. It considers the regulatory landscape and the main laws that govern the sector, and how the sector caters for typical personal financial planning needs.

Cyber security – POPIA

1.5 CPD; R924

This course provides practical knowledge to ensure compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA). Unlawful access to personally identifiable information can lead to identity theft, fraud and other damaging acts, and it’s the responsibility of the business owner to ensure the safe-keeping and secure management of data.


Overview of Treating Customers Fairly (TCF)

1 CPD; R105

The purpose of TCF is to ensure that financial services firms and the individuals who work within them act in the interests of their customers and treat them fairly.

Managing conflicts of interest

1.5 CPD; R157

This course provides an overview of the regulatory framework governing conflicts of interest, focusing on the legislation and the underlying principles, and common scenarios depicting conflicts of interest.


Introduction to short-term insurance

5.5 CPD; R578

This course covers the difference between insurers in this market, risk management, how the financial needs analysis is applied in short-term insurance, and the product categories in short-term personal and commercial lines.

Introduction to fintech

2.5 CPD; R262

Fintech is set to expand significantly over the next few years. This course will give you an understanding of fintech developments taking place in South Africa.

Business skills and abilities

A guide to effective stress management

1.5 CPD; R157

This short course provides an overview of the key tools, strategies and practices that can be used to improve stress management, thereby assisting in developing your capacity to manage your personal well-being while increasing productivity.

Sales within the financial services industry

1 CPD; R105

For a business to make a profit, it needs to focus on various techniques to communicate effectively with its customers and employees. This module focuses on communication within the organisation that will assist both managers and employees to communicate effectively.

With MBSE, you can attain the required CPD hours in your own time, in the comfort of your home or workplace. Once you have completed a course, the certificate is available at the click of a button.

Don’t delay! Click here to sign up for an MBSE CPD course before time runs out.

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