The Investment Program Association, a trade association for the direct investment industry, and the American College, an educational resource for financial advisors, have introduced the first in a planned series of e-learning continuing education courses for financial advisors and financial wholesalers to expand their understanding of direct investments.

Designed by The American College, the IPA’s educational partner, the introductory course will include eight modules on topics such as direct investments, real estate investment trusts and tradable REITs, non-traded REITs, equipment lease and finance funds, limited partnerships in oil and gas, managed futures funds, private equity funds, and ethics and codes of conduct.

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