Advanced Certificate in Fund Administration

Course Summary

The Advanced Certificate in Fund Administration is an intermediate level programme suitable for experienced fund administrators and other back office support staff. This comprehensive course builds on the Certificate in Fund Administration and takes a detailed, practical look at key aspects of fund administration and accounting.

Please click here for the brochure with further details of the fund administration qualifications available (Certificate in Fund Administration and Diploma in Fund Administration).

Introduction

The Advanced Certificate course is delivered over six months and online via a combination of eLearning, text, podcasts and video. Two live virtual classrooms will be held during the course, one relating to Part 1 (on 19 June 2019) and the second relating to Part 2 (1 October 2019). These virtual classrooms will take place at 5.00pm and will last for approximately one hour.

A one-day face-to-face Revision Workshop will be held in Guernsey at the GTA on 24 October 2019.

Topics

The Advanced Certificate is made up of the following nine modules:

Part 1 - Advanced Fund Structures, Strategies and Regulation

  • Key Parties in a Fund
  • Fund Lifecycles
  • Alternative Investment Funds, Fund of Funds and Debt Funds
  • Advanced Regulation

Part 2 - Advanced Fund Accounting and Analysis

  • Fundamentals of Fund Accounting
  • Accounting for Specific Fund Transactions
  • Advanced NAV, GAV and Fee Calculations
  • Interpretation of Financial Statements
  • Advanced Taxation

Please click here for the full syllabus for the Advanced Certificate in Fund Administration.

Assessment is via an end of course examination which will take place on 22 November 2019.

You will have access to the online course materials for a period of 12 months and it is recommended that you spend between four and six hours per week on personal study.

To enrol for this online course please complete the booking form and send it to cltinternational@centlaw.com

Course Benefits

Upon successful completion of the Advanced Certificate in Fund Administration you will:

  • have a detailed understanding of the functions of key parties in a fund and how they meet the needs of stakeholders
  • understand the lifecycle of different fund structures, including the processes involved in their closure, winding down and/or liquidation
  • be aware of the topical issues surrounding alternative investment funds, fund of funds and debt funds
  • have a detailed knowledge of fund regulation and be able to interpret and apply Principal Documents, Scheme Particulars and investment restrictions
  • understand the fundamentals of fund accounting and how to account for specific fund transactions

Tutor Profile

The Advanced Certificate is delivered by CLT International in partnership with the GTA, and awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School (a school of the University of Manchester).

Course Authors

Offshore is a Guernsey based accounting, consulting and training firm offering tailored technical business training courses across a range of industries. Their expert team have a deep understanding of the issues faced within the offshore market making them equipped to provide practical and relevant training to industry professionals.

Offshore’s training team comprises qualified accountants with ‘hands-on’ experience of the subjects they teach. This industry knowledge provides enriched learning to participants on their courses and readers of their learning materials.

Course at a Glance

  • Next Start Dates: New dates TBA
  • CPD Points: 24
  • Course Cost: £1,200.00
  • Course Length: 6 months. Enrolment closing date 10 May 2019 - A one-day face-to-face Revision Workshop will be held in Guernsey at the GTA on 24 October 2019.

Prerequisites:

The Advanced Certificate is open entry but assumes a core base knowledge of the fund industry acquired through completion of the Certificate (or a similar course of study/practical work experience). It is designed for those who have experience of working as a fund administrator or in a similar back office support role.

If you would like to discuss your background and whether to begin with the Certificate or Advanced Certificate, please contact cltinternational@centlaw.com

All applicants should have a good standard of literacy and be aware that the programme is delivered in English.

There are no dates currently available for this course, If you would like to register your interest please complete the form below:

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