Details of the requirements for Professional Skills Training Stage 3 are specified in the 2016/2017 CPD Scheme.
If you are one of the 12,000 or so members who are required to complete the Stage 3 PST, you may be interested in the IFoA’s online CPD content
This is specifically designed to illustrate how the Actuaries’ Code can help you with some of the challenges you may face in your daily personal and/or professional life, and guide you in making good ethical decisions when faced with complex professional dilemmas. Unlike previous years, the 2015/2016 content doesn’t focus on a particular theme but covers a broad range of professional issues. Access the video case studies.
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|Professional Skills Online material 2015/2016|
|At all times||Capital modelling|
|Changing jobs||How far do you go?|
|To act or not to act||Lost in transmission|
|Rock Solid||Silver bullet|
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Frank Redington is recognised as one of the most influential actuaries of all time. In this talk, Craig will review some of Redington's most important ideas. He will identify the consistent actuarial principles that form a common thread across the contributions Redington made to a broad range of actuarial fields, and will highlight the ongoing relevance of Redington's thinking to 21st century actuarial practice.
The IFoA Mental Health working party look back over their week of blogs and podcasts considering all aspects of the relationship between mental health and life insurance. The expert panel spans adviser, underwriter and actuarial experience and they explore triggers for purchasing insurance relating to mental health, the various routes to insurance and how these may be more suited to different people depending on their conditions and preferences, the products and processes involved in purchasing these as well as what claims and support are available to policyholders and how to access them.
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What will happen to DC pension savers who see life annuities as poor VFM but still want an income for life? Pooled annuity funds could offer them a decent lifetime income while reducing significantly the complex choices and risk inherent in income drawdown. They could be the next generation of CDC pension schemes, slotting into the existing DC framework as a post-retirement option.
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