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Quest CE Announces Agreement With FINRA to Deliver E-Learning

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quest CE, premier provider of insurance continuing education and Firm Element training, is pleased to announce an agreement with FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) to deliver its entire E-Learning Course Library directly through Quest CE's Learning Management System, Renaissance. Beginning January 1, 2015, FINRA's e-learning courses are available for purchase only through vendor-approved, third-party training platforms.*

"We're extremely honored to have been selected by FINRA as one of the resellers of its e-learning courses," said Quest CE's VP of Sales Alex Krenke. "By integrating FINRA's robust course catalog with our proprietary technology, we reaffirm our broader commitment to provide best-in-class training to industry."

Quest CE offers FINRA's e-learning library for individual purchases or for companies looking to manage corporate programs for their representatives. Group purchases are mirrored after Quest CE's popular Firm Element (FE) Express solution. Similar to FE Express, the new platform allows firms to create, launch and manage their entire FINRA E-Learning library from the convenience of an easy-to-use, self-service web portal.

The new platform also features a range of advanced system capabilities to help streamline the Firm Element lifecycle. In addition to the overarching benefits of a quick and seamless program launch, it provides program administrators with the ability to bulk load users to the system, as well as schedule automated training reminders, throughout the year, using the platform's internal Email Blast Tool. Additionally, a detailed reporting dashboard is available to help track representatives' training completions as they occur in real-time.

FINRA's e-learning courses can be purchased individually or as a group. Individual courses start at $12.50, whereas group subscriptions can be purchased for $45 per user and include unlimited access to the FINRA catalog.

To view FINRA's e-learning catalog, or to purchase a course/group subscription, click here. For additional information on how to set-up an account with Quest CE, please email sales@questce.com or call 877.593.3366.

* Existing users may continue to access their courses through the FINRA LMS for 12 months from the purchase date. FINRA will discontinue use of LMS for e-learning on December 31, 2015. Click here for more information.

About Quest CE

For over twenty-five years, Quest CE has been the premier provider of Compliance Education to the financial services industry. In addition to offering Providership Administration and insurance continuing education (CE) for professionals holding insurance licenses and professional designations like the CFP, CPA, CLE, CIMA and CLU/ChFC, Quest CE also provides a complete spectrum of compliance training solutions including annually required Firm Element Training for registered representatives, on-demand Annual Compliance Meetings, Annual Compliance Questionnaires, Needs Analysis Surveys, Outside Business Activity Tracking, Gifts and Entertainment Tracking, Political Contributions Tracking, Branch Audit Management and Licensing and Registration.

Serving more than 1,000 leading insurance carriers, broker-dealers, banks, and other financial institutions, Quest CE is committed to providing advanced custom solutions at cost effective rates, while providing a level of service that greatly surpasses that of our competitors. For more information, visit http://www.questce.com.

CONTACT: MEDIA CONTACT: Allison Byrne 414.375.3407 abyrne@questce.com

Source: Quest CE