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Introduction to UCITS Fund Administration

Dates available on application
London, UK.
Training & Workshops, Investment & Securities
Securities & Investment, Wealth Management

If you are interested in booking this course, or if you have any questions, please call call us on 01908 488170.


This programme and any element of it can also be run in-house at a time and location to suit your business. Please telephone 020 3170 5779 or email enquiries to discuss your requirements.

Course Outline & Objectives

This practical two day course will provide a clear explanation of how UCITS funds are created, invested, managed and administered.

Key areas covered include:

  • Fund types and structures
  • Role and responsibilities of different players
  • Investment and borrowing
  • Dealing and settlement
  • Pricing and valuation
  • Breaches and errors
  • Marketing, distribution and client communications

Attending this course will enable you to:

  • Increase your understanding of UCITS funds and how they operate
  • Get to grips with key technical and operational issues
  • Know how to comply with regulatory requirements
  • Recognise and avoid common breaches and errors
  • Enhance your communications with fund managers, investors, sponsors, fund services providers, custodians and regulators

Who will benefit?

This course will be of value to a range of professionals in fund management or fund administration firms, including those responsible for:

  • Operations
  • Compliance
  • Risk
  • Audit
  • Fund administration
  • Fund services
  • Custodian
  • Finance

Course Leader: Darren Burrows

The course will be led by Darren Burrows, a Director at Funds-Axis. Darren is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Funds Expert with a comprehensive working knowledge of fund and share class accounting and strong familiarity with a number of leading fund accounting platforms.

Darren has supported large scale fund amalgamations and mergers, transitions of fund accounting platforms and outsourcing initiatives. He has supported Managers and Administrators in benchmarking and enhancing their fund accounting systems, controls and processes as well as supporting significant pricing error re-work projects. 

Recent work has focused on governance over fund accounting arrangements and process re-engineering. This has included SLA development and re-engineering and development of service credit regimes in respect of outsourced fund accounting arrangements.

Course Agenda:

Price available upon application
12 Hours
Corporate Training Partnerships
499 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 2AH

Tel: +44 (0) 1908 488170
Contact: Suzanne Ash