Money Smarts @ Work 

This short, flexible financial literacy course is offered in collaboration with industry groups and is suited to those in full-time employment. The course makes learning about the basics of financial capability affordable and easily available to those people who have completed their formal education and do not otherwise have access to education about managing their personal finances.

The course provides a basic understanding of some of the principles, tools and techniques necessary for personal financial management and at the completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Set SMART goals to realise their dreams
  • Know why they should budget and how to go about it
  • Save for the lifestyle they want
  • Manage debt
  • Protect what is theirs

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Participants do not need a university entrance qualification nor any prior knowledge of personal financial management.

Course delivery

This is an online, self-paced course of 5 modules. Participants may start the course at any time and, once enrolled, have eight weeks in which to complete the course. This course is delivered online so that participants can complete the course at their convenience.

The course will be self-contained and all course material will be provided.

Coursework will require approximately one hour per module. The total course can be completed within five hours.

Assessment and certification

Course participants are expected to complete all the course readings and activities. The work will not be assessed or examined.

There is no certificate awarded for completion of the course.

Fee schedule

Money Smarts @ Work


$49# Plus GST per person per course

# special prices for affiliated industry groups available on application. Contact us for price.

Course dates

Your Pathway to Financial Success
Fundamentals of Managing Your Finances
You as a Consumer of Financial Products and Services
Understanding Your Financial World
Money Smarts @ Work


Open Entry

Facilitating Personal Financial Management Teaching Personal Financial Management (Educators)


Periodically, subject to numbers; please contact Fin-Ed Centre for details of upcoming courses.


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Dr Pushpa Wood (ONZM), 
Fin-Ed Centre Director
Phone +64 4 979 3560

Mobile 021 755 813

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