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Our world-class educators are here to teach YOU

Whether it is live, on-line live or on demand, LYTG is building an academy filled with world class trainers for each of its leading brands – AI Academy, I love SMSF, SAPEP Academy. Each session has a training outcome with set skills level and knowledge improvements. We pride ourselves on delivering value and more importantly employable strategies to make your professional and personal life take off.

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Our Trainers

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Grant
Abbott

Head Trainer

BEc LLB LLM MNLP SAPEPAA

 

 

About Grant:

Grant has given more than 2,000 presentations and training sessions on a wide variety of subjects in the financial services field. He has authored five books on SMSFs, been instrumental in the establishment of the SMSF Association and the Succession, Asset Protection and Estate Planning Advisers Association.

Specialisations:

  • SMSFs specialist adviser course

  • SAPEPAA accreditation course

  • Advanced Estate Planning

  • Succession Planning

  • Advanced Companies and Trusts

  • Advanced Asset Protection

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Ashley
Course

Trainer

MAcc, MBA, FIPA

 

About Ashley:

Ashley has over 20 years auditing SMSFs, with the last 15 years specialising in SMSF audit, SMSF audit training and SMSF audit software development.  He has delivered group and private training sessions for accounting firms, and provided training for various professional associations and accounting bodies.  Ashley has also been part of ASIC’s SMSF Auditor Registration working group and the ATO’s SMSF Auditor working group.

Specialisations:

  • SMSF Audit

  • SMSF Audit Training

  • SMSF Audit Software Development

  • Accounting and Legal Technology

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Michael Jeffriess

Head Trainer

B.Com Juris GradDipCA

Dip FP GAICD SAPEPAA

 

About Michael:

Michael is a master of reengineering a compliance and tax accounting practise to have more time for strategies, clients and accountants love! Leading strategist in positioning for maximised practise value plus the important “how to” of hybrid strategies.

 

He is founding director of We Love Group and the Succession, Asset Protection and Estate Planning Advisers Association. He is also a director and company secretary of LightYear Group Pty Ltd. Michael has extensive experience across both commercial roles encompassing CFO / COO positions in ASX listed and private entities as well as partner in accounting and advisory firms.

Specialisations:

  • Outsourcing

  • Employment Share Plans

  • Advanced Asset Protection

  • Advanced Companies and Trusts

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Amanda Cassar

Trainer

Specialist – SMSFA SSA™ Specialist – ACS Aged Care Professional™

 

About Amanda:

Amanda has been in financial services since 1991 and has a passion for ongoing learning, currently attending Strategic Coach® workshops. She is the Director of Wealth Planning Partners and Trusted Aged Care Services based on the Gold Coast.

She is also the co-creator of the Financial Abuse Specialist™ accreditation and holds a Master of Financial Planning.

Amanda loves to travel and has worked with The Hunger Project in Uganda, Malawi & India; and Hands Across the Water in Thailand. She is also a public speaker and has featured on the MDRT international stage, BBC Radio in the UK and locally for insurers, fund managers, businesses and associations.

Specialisations:

  • Investment Strategies for SMSF

  • Long term investments for Testamentary Trusts + Estates

  • Financial Abuse

  • Aged Care

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