Fund Compliance & Operations Management - en

The Swiss / International Fund & Asset Management Officer Concept is a Training Program for Fund and Asset Management Industry Professionals. With the great number of participating leading business experts the training program provides intense exchange of knowledge and experience and brings together investment fund professionals and industry practitioners on four different learning levels.

Fund Compliance & Operations Management on level “intermediate” forms the second level of the program.

Subjects: Law / compliance, product & operations management, tax


By phone +41 44 211 00 13
By mail

Schedule and enrollment

Dates on request

Training Contents / Modules

Thematic focus lies on the Swiss funds business (jurisdiction: Swiss fund law). In regards to contents and structure, the training is geared to market and product practice Switzerland.

Contents in keywords:

Fund market Switzerland, objectives of funds, fund structures and categories, fund law and regulations (CISA / CISO, FINMA, SFAMA), fiscal basics as well as operations management, tasks and duties of fund management company/SICAV and custodian bank, valuation and inventory, costs, publication and notification requirements.

Target Group / Requirements

Suitable for product and operations management administration (specialists or career changers) within fund management companies, custodian banks, asset managers CISA, foreign fund representatives, distributors, specialized law and tax firms etc.

Interesting update to keep up to date and to exchange with colleagues from related areas of work. 

Basic knowledge of banking, investments and commercial needed; no profound mathematical, statistical, legal precognition needed.

Objective of the Training

Thematic focus lies on Swiss domiciled funds; participants gain insight into the essential operational concerns within the fund business. They make themselves familiar with the most important procedures, regulations, technical terms and definitions of fund administration and get to know the fundamental overall context.

The training offers an ideal preparation for the Swiss Fund & Asset Management Officer FA/IAF.

Training Structure / Test

Based on introduction course "Know the FUNDamentals FA" 

3 days and a final written test.

Teaching Material

  • „Fonds und andere Kolletivanlagen“ (Verlag Finanz und Wirtschaft, Zürich, in German only) Order
  • Collective Investment Schemes Act / Ordinance, SFAMA news / press releases / statistics / guidelines, fund contracts / prospectus, funds fact sheets, KIID, financial press / articles, SNB statistics 

Follow-up Training

Swiss Fund & Asset Management Officer FA/IAF (realisation Fund Academy)


Fund Academy AG, Zürich

Lead and Organisation / Class Teacher / Group Coach / Tutors

Lead and Organisation / Class Teacher / Group Coach:

Sandra Weisstanner-Greutmann

Fund Academy AG, Koordination Zürich / Geschäftsführerin Weisstanner Consulting GmbH

Sandra Weisstanner-Greutmann

Ausbildung: Eidg. Dipl. Finanz- und Anlageexpertin, Master in Applied Ethics, Dipl. Swiss Fund Officer FA/IAF, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English / Business English Certificate Higher

Berufliche Stationen chronologisch: Allroundpraktikum Schweiz. Bankgesellschaft, Credit Suisse Fides Trust AG in der Vermögensverwaltung, Kundenfront bei der Schweiz. Kreditanstalt, Market & Product Management bei Credit Suisse Private Banking, UBS AG als Teamleiterin / Product Manager für Anlage- und Vermögensverwaltungsprodukte


On request

Certificate / Diploma

Cert. Fund Compliance & Operations Management FA
Precondition: attend all modules and successfully pass the test