SimCorp Dimension Academy

Duration:
The SimCorp Dimension Academy is a 3-weeks full time training programme. Daily training hours: 9 - 17

Pre-requisites:
None

Course fee:
€ 11,250 (excl. VAT) incl. a dinner held for all course participants in the first week, academy reading material; breakfast and lunch. Please note that participants are responsible for printing out pre-reading material prior to attending the course.

Programme Overview

The SimCorp Dimension Academy is a comprehensive training programme encompassing the core concepts inherent in each functional area within finance, inclusive of front-office, middle-office and back-office functions. The Academy focuses on the functionality, procedures and necessary tools for implementing and integrating SimCorp Dimension.

The objective of the course is to equip participants with standard implementation tools, provide an overview of the SimCorp Dimension implementation process, and build up the participants’ competence to optimally adopt SimCorp Dimension in daily tasks.

The Academy is a three-week , full-time training programme. The first two weeks incorporate financial and technical principles within the SimCorp Dimension environment. The training alternates between instructor presentations and hands-on exercises. Participants are then expected to complete a one-week implementation project assignment. The course ends with a 3-hour certification exam.

Main Learning Topics

Functional Business Days 1-6

Technical Days 7-9

  • General Introduction
  • Navigation
  • Business flow and transactions
  • Introduction to Front Office
  • Asset Manager
  • Order Manager
  • Pricing and Market Data
  • Integrated Investment Processing
  • Compliance Manager
  • Performance Measurement
  • Risk Management
  • Introduction to Back Office
  • Settlement
  • Safekeeping
  • Static Data
  • Fund Accounting
  • Portfolio Calculation
  • Cash Management
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Holdings and Financial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting – Adjustments
  • General Ledger
  • Filter Tool Box
  • Data Format Setup - General
  • Data Format Setup - Functions
  • Technical overview and application servers
  • Database Overview
  • Data Extractor (DEX)
  • Reference Files
  • Reports
  • Batch Jobs
  • Data Migration
  • Transport Tools
  • Users
  • Communication Server

Assignment Days 10-14

Certification Test Day 15

Students work in pairs with a case study over 4 days.

The work is done in a Best Practice Simcorp Dimension installation.

Trainers provide support, but students are encouraged to apply the knowledge they have learned during the first 9 days of Academy on their own. The teams prepare a presentation on a selected topic on the last assignment day. The presentations serve as a “recap” on topics learned.

3 hours multiple choice test. The test is open book.

Celebration

How to register for this course

Click your preferred date below and register by filling out the form.

If no date is found for your preferred course please contact coursebooking@simcorp.com to request the course.