Women in Capital Markets and Smarten Up Institute Announce Partnership


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Women in Capital Markets and Smarten Up Institute Announce Partnership

June 22, 2016 (Toronto) – Women in Capital Markets WCM) is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Smarten Up Institute (SUI), Canada's premier centre for finance education and securities training.

As a result of this partnership, WCM’s 1,300 members will receive preferred pricing on all SUI courses which have been developed to ensure industry professionals not only meet, but exceed regulatory proficiency standards.

“We are pleased to be partnering with Smarten Up Institute to provide WCM members with significant savings when enrolling in SUI’s best-in- class proficiency courses and programs. In depth financial knowledge is key to advancement in the capital markets industry and we believe WCM members can realize tangible benefit from the learning they will receive through SUI,” said Jennifer Reynolds, WCM President & CEO.

“We welcome this partnership with Women in Capital Markets to further demonstrate the depth of our commitment to the Canadian capital markets in all its diversity. It’s critical that WCM members have the necessary resources to start, return to, and advance their careers in today’s fast paced and complex marketplace. The difference that SUI brings to learning will provide WCM members with the tools and expert programs that will result in real and lasting benefits,” said Laurie Clark, President and CEO, Smarten Up Institute.

A complete list of SUI courses, certificate programs and designations is available here or by email at info@smartenupinstitute.com.

Additional information, including how to access the WCM discount code, is available here: WCM Information Request

About Women in Capital Markets
WCM is the largest network of professional women in the Canadian financial sector and the voice of advocacy for women in Canadian capital markets. WCM is committed to advancing women in business and increasing the number of women in senior leadership roles. We work with our partners, members and the broader public to promote initiatives that successfully increase the economic empowerment of women and move the dial on women's representation and impact on boardrooms and executive suites of corporate Canada.  For​ additionalinformation, please visit us at WCM.ca and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

About Smarten Up Institute
Launched in 2010, Smarten Up Institute (www.smartenupinstitute.com) is the independent Canadian provider of financial services training, with over 155 course modules and 8 designations listed on the IIROC website. SUI’s clients include regulators, banks, credit unions, correspondent firms, large and small dealers and the general public. An employee owned company, SUI brings an approach to education that is unmatched in Canada, offering great classroom, online and customized instruction led by the industry's best and most respected experts.

SUI is also proud to give back to the investment industry through its founding of the IIAC Top Under 40 Award and SUI’s Smart Mentor Program®, as well as by providing Merit Bursary Awards for youth and internships to young graduates. For additional information, please visit us at smartenupinstitute.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.



 For further information:

Sonia Prashar
+1 416 560 6753

Laurie M. Clark
President and CEO
+1 416 907-8468

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