Centre of Excellence in Financial Services Education


The Centre of Excellence in Financial Services Education (CoE) acts as a catalyst that strengthens and expands Toronto’s talent pool to elevate the region’s global stature as a financial services capital.

We foster collaboration within and among the financial services Industry, academic institutions, and government to address system-wide talent challenges.

The CoE was created and funded by the Ontario government with the financial support of the City of Toronto.

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Explore Financial Services

The CoE has developed this Career Advisor website to assist students, career shifters, internationally educated professionals, and career advisors to:

  1. Develop a comprehensive understanding of the breadth of the Financial Services Sector in Toronto.
  2. Understand the roles that are in-demand and the knowledge, skills, designations and experience needed to be eligible for these roles.
  3. Plan educational and professional development pathways to help prepare for in-demand roles in the sector.

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The Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA) is a public-private partnership created in 2001 to enhance and promote the competitiveness of the Toronto region as a premier global financial services centre. The TFSA works closely with industry, affiliate services and government. Its membership encompasses core financial services companies— banks, brokerages, asset management firms, insurance companies—as well as partner sectors—accounting, law, education and executive search.

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