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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Financial and Investment Planning (1094)

Course Category: 
NOCTI and NBS proctored test centers throughout the United States.
September 2009 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: use accounting procedures in a financial environment; employ marketing procedures to forward organizational goals; utilize customer service skills to work effectively with customers; perform accounting functions with computers and related software; display knowledge of financial and investment products and services; review and research federal and state regulatory requirements as applied to financial and investment planning; assist clients in developing financial plans including retirement planning, estate planning, and budgets; develop procedures to adhere to compliance plans and manage client records; apply reading skills in a financial career environment; apply writing skills in a financial career environment; apply mathematical skills in a financial career environment; apply economic knowledge in a financial career environment; interpret financial elements such as economic conditions to determine impact on consumer behavior; interpret laws and regulations to determine the role of government in the financial industry; identify and practice ethical behavior in the workplace; analyze practices of the financial industry to determine ethics and social responsibilities; locate, organize, and reference written information from reliable sources to communicate with coworkers and clients; develop and deliver formal and informal presentations using appropriate media to engage and inform audiences; apply listening skills and interpret verbal and nonverbal behaviors to enhance communication with coworkers and clients; interpret and use tables, charts, and figures to support written and oral communication; use computers and software to increase work efficiency; utilize a database to manage general information; use problem solving and critical thinking skills to locate good sources of information about problems and determine appropriate methods for investigating causes; use problem solving and critical thinking skills to determine root causes of problems and suggest solutions; Use decision making skills to solve problems and evaluate solutions; exhibit leadership qualities to improve the quality of work and the work environment; work effectively in a team environment to improve the quality of work and the work environment; practice safe behaviors in a work environment including ergonomics; respond appropriately in emergency situations by locating emergency information and equipment; demonstrate employable skills related to a career in finance; and pursue career development skills to advance in the financial world.


NOCTI and NBS exams assess individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Financial Planning and Investment (11/13) (11/18 revalidation) (11/23 revalidation).