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Finance, Investments & Funds

Fund Overview Level 1

Course details

Start Date

20 October 2021

CPD Points

7

Cost

£295

Length

Full day (09:00-17:00)

Location

GTA University Centre

Course Overview

This course focuses on investigating the types of fund structures used in Guernsey and importantly why they are used. The review includes investment companies, unit trusts, limited partnerships, PCCs and ICCs. It also has relevance to those new to the finance industry who wish to gain a better understanding of funds.

Course Content

  • Basic background of funds
  • The different types of funds
    - Unit trusts
    - Investment companies
    - Protected cell companies
    - Incorporated cell companies
    - Limited partnerships
    - Fund strategy
  • Parties involved in fund administration
  • NAV and NAV per share (take out)
  • Classes of shares
  • Corporate actions and ratio analysis
  • Local fund regulations
  • Case study / NAV computation example.

Course Benefits

The objective of this fund administration course is to improve both knowledge and understanding of the Guernsey fund environment. The course aims to cover the key aspects of the Guernsey fund industry relevant to staff working in fund administration.

On completion of the course, you will have a greater understanding of Guernsey fund structures. You should be able to apply the knowledge to your day to day position, obtaining a greater understanding of the working environment.

The course will be of particular interest to those working directly or indirectly in the fund environment.

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 721555.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • Victoria Le Poidevin

    Vicky Le Poidevin is a fellow of the ICAEW with over 15 years’ experience in the finance sector. She trained with a big four firm and spent time in senior roles in both the Fund and Trust sector before joining Offshore in September 2016. Vicky’s previous training experience includes delivering courses for both qualified and unqualified staff at a big four firm, evening classes at a professional training agency and to industry professionals in her role at Offshore.

Testimonials

  • As an overview the course was very informative. Coming from a Non-Fund role it answered all my questions around the Limited Partnerships that I deal with.

    Anyone R

  • Victoria was excellent, knowledgeable and a confident and clear speaker.

    Darrel B

As an overview the course was very informative. Coming from a Non-Fund role it answered all my questions around the Limited Partnerships that I deal with.

Anyone R

Victoria was excellent, knowledgeable and a confident and clear speaker.

Darrel B

Upcoming Courses

Some courses we run are scheduled based on demand. Please ensure you register your interest to ensure we know which courses you would like to attend.