Inside Canada's Mutual Fund Industry

The Smarten Up Institute’s “Inside Canada’s Mutual Fund Industry” course will provide students a broad understanding of the mutual fund industry (from a buy side and sell side perspective). Students will learn the history of the product, how the industry operates in Canada and plans for the future. They will recognize the participants in the industry including the Fund Manufacturers, Distributors, FundSERV, CDS and third parties. Regulatory rules will be highlighted and explanations will be offered as to how various departments in the government impact the operations of the industry.

This is the perfect introductory course for new employees or new entrants into mutual fund operations departments to prepare for a company’s internal course.

Inside Canada's Mutual Fund Industry
Day 1
Day 2  

  • What is a Mutual Fund?
  • The History of Mutual Funds
  • Mutual Fund Management
  • Distribution of Mutual Funds
  • Regulation of Canada’s Mutual Fund Industry
  • Account Registration & Investor Types
  • Mutual Fund Transaction Types
  • Plans & Services
  • The Life of a Trade
  • Taxation of Mutual Fund Investors
  • Other Investment Funds
  • Upcoming changes in the industry


Inside Canada's Mutual Fund Industry

This course should be of particular interest to:

  • Persons presently outside the industry looking to increase specific financial knowledge or seek entry to the industry
  • New employees of the mutual fund operations
  • Investment and financial firms' IT staff
  • Investment and financial firms' program and product developers
  • Investment and financial firms' customer service representatives
  • Employees of regulatory agencies
  • Industry vendors' employees
Inside Canada's Mutual Fund Industry
The benefit to the student is:
  • Gain a better understanding and have practical knowledge of mutual funds and its industry
  • Learn about the different entities involved and their role in the industry
  • Gain a broad understanding of the regulatory requirements for the investment fund industry
  • Understand the process of the life of a mutual fund trade and the transactions involved
  • Learn the history of the investment fund industry
Inside Canada's Mutual Fund Industry
Location of courses will be advised closer to the date of course delivery.

Instructor:  TBA

Inside Canada's Mutual Fund Industry