SimCorp Dimension North American Professional Academy

Course objective

The SimCorp Dimension North American Professional Academy is a comprehensive training program encompassing the key concepts inherent in many functional areas that are core financial processes in North America. 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 tools, provide an overview of SimCorp Dimension STP (Straight Through Processing), and build up the participants’ competencies to optimally use SimCorp Dimension in daily tasks. The Academy is a two-week, full-time training program. It incorporates financial and technical principles within the SimCorp Dimension environment. The training alternates between instructor presentations and hands-on exercises.

Main Learning Topics

Day 1 - Introduction

  • General introduction
  • Introduction to SimCorp Dimension
  • Navigation
  • Transaction Processing
  • Core Concepts

Day 2 - Investing and static data

  • Integrated Investment Processing (IIP)
  • Performance
  • Static Data
  • Pricing and Market Data

Day 3 - Operations

  • Cost Defaults
  • Settlement Defaults
  • Corporate Actions

Day 4 - Accounting (part I)

  • Holdings
  • FAP/FAM/Accounting Frameworks
  • Periodic Adjustments
  • General Ledger

Day 5 - Tax lots and holding processing (accounting, part II)

  • Tax Lot Holdings
  • Cost Basis Adjustments
  • Tax Lot Combined Adjustments
  • Period Closure
  • General Reconciliation

Day 6 - Portfolio calculation, fund administration and cash management

  • Portfolio Calculation
  • Portfolio STP
  • Fund Accounting
  • Fund STP
  • Cash Management

Day 7 - Data import and technical overview

  • Filter Tool Box (Data Format Setup)
  • Technical Overview (ins ini, config files, System Manager services)

Day 8 - Data export

  • Data Extractor
  • Data Warehouse
  • Reports
  • Setting up reports in SimCorp Dimension

Day 9 - Communication server, data migration and transport tools

  • Batch Jobs
  • Data Migration Transport Tools
  • Users
  • Import to message queue
  • Communication Server

Day 10 - Dashboards and recap

  • Dashboards
  • Review through mini implementation exercise


Financial knowledge is an advantage. No prior system knowledge is required.


The SimCorp Dimension Academy is a 2-week, full-time training program from 9:00-17:00 (approximately).

Course fee:

USD 9,500 (excl. VAT)  

How to register for this course

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