Registered investment advisors are taking advantage of online courses offered by Charles Schwab Advisor Services revealing a demand for RIA training.

On Wednesday, Schwab announced that since it launched Schwab Advisor University in June, over 5,600 RIA employees from more than 2,500 firms participated in its online courses to help improve firm operations. Schwab launched its Advisor University in response to a 2009 Schwab research study which found that 67 percent of advisors surveyed said it would be useful to receive training on how to best use Schwab’s technology tools available through Schwab’s website, Schwab Advisor Center.

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