Overview

Risk in Financial Services offers a comprehensive global introduction to the major risk areas in financial services. It addresses international issues, reflecting the needs of a worldwide market, and provides a sound grounding in the principles of the risk management framework, corporate governance and risk oversight. It covers specific techniques...

Risk in Financial Services offers a comprehensive global introduction to the major risk areas in financial services. It addresses international issues, reflecting the needs of a worldwide market, and provides a sound grounding in the principles of the risk management framework, corporate governance and risk oversight. It covers specific techniques used in identifying, reducing and managing operational risk, credit risk, market risk, investment risk and liquidity risk.

Who is this for?

  • Risk teams
  • Compliance teams
  • Branch management
  • Corporate lawyers
  • Finance officers
  • Senior managers of all disciplines
  • Existing and aspiring non-executive directors

Element 1 - Principles of Risk Management
1.1 Introduction to Risk in Business
1.2 Specific Risks in Financial Services

Element 2 - International Risk Regulation
2.1 The Bank for International Settlements
2.2 Basel Regulatory Capital and Operational Risk Requirements
2.3 Principles-Based Regulation
2.4 Other Relevant Regulations

Element 3 - Operational Risk
3.1 Definitions of Operational Risk
3.2 Operational Risk Policy
3.3 Operational Risk Framework
3.4 Operational Risk Identification
3.5 Operational Risk Assessment and Measurement
3.6 Managing Operational Risk

Element 4 - Credit Risk
4.1 Identification of Credit Risk
4.2 Credit Risk Measurement
4.3 Credit Risk Management

Element 5 - Market Risk
5.1 Identification of Market Risk
5.2 Market Risk Management

Element 6 - Investment Risk
6.1 The Measurement of Investment Returns
6.2 Identification and Measurement of Investment Risk

Element 7 - Liquidity Risk
7.1 Identification of Liquidity Risk
7.2 Measurement of Liquidity Risk
7.3 Management of Liquidity Risk

Element 8 - Corporate Governance an Risk Oversight
8.1 Internal Corporate Governance
8.2 Culture and Leadership
8.3 Risk Governance within Financial Services Organisations

Element 9 - Model Risk
9.1 Overview of Model Risk

Element 10 - Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
10.1 Overview of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)