A Masterclass in Risk Management

IFF - International Faculty of Finance
Course summary
Professional Training
5 days
4,499 GBP excl. VAT
London, Online courses

Course description

School of Risk Management - 5-Day Financial Training Course

The IFF School of Risk Management relates all aspects of risk management as a field and set of processes.

This is a residential 5-day course and follows an intense and participatory curriculum. Delegates will engage in formal lecture and work through industry case studies to gain an understanding of the following:

  • The practicalities of cutting-edge risk management methodologies
  • The tools, techniques and strategies used within market, credit and operational risk
  • Applying best practice recommendations in financial risk management, learnt from some of the best minds in the business
  • Theory and real-world applications, ensuring you make the transition from theory to practice, with outstanding success

Suitability - Who should attend?

This training programme has been developed for risk management professionals who wish to expand their knowledge in the field. As this is an intermediate course, foundational knowledge of risk management is required. This course will be of particular value to candidates falling into the following categories:

  • Risk managers
  • Risk analysts
  • Credit risk managers
  • Middle Office Managers
  • Senior economists
  • Senior traders
  • Market risk managers
  • Operational risk managers
  • Quantitative analysts
  • Internal audit managers
  • Risk controllers

Training Course Content

This School of Risk Management course is designed to cover the following topics:

Day 1

  • Types of Risk and their Importance
  • Quantitative Risk Management
  • The Importance of Regulation
  • The Evolution of the International 'Rules' For Bank Capital Adequacy Assessment
  • Implementation of the Basel Capital Accord in Europe

Day 2

  • Market Risk – an Overview
  • Factor Sensitivity Analysis for Measuring Market Risk
  • Monte Carlo Simulation
  • Market Vaue-at-Risk
  • Additional Risk Measurement Methods
  • Economic and Regulatory Capital For Market Risk
  • Managing Market Risk

Day 3

  • Introduction to Credit Risk
  • Default Risk from a Historical / Actuarial Perspective
  • Default Risk from Market Prices of Securities
  • Credit Risk Exposure
  • Credit Derivatives

Day 4

  • Credit Risk Management
  • Risk, Capital and Management
  • Other Risk Types

Day 5

  • Operational Risk
  • Asset and Liability Valuation
  • Liquidity Risk
  • The Future of Risk


The cost of this School of Risk Management course is £4,499 + VAT per delegate.

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IFF is the global leader in the provision of tailored in-company courses that are designed to bring about significant increases in personal and organisational performance. By creating training programmes that are aligned to the specific needs of your business, we are able to provide results and ROI’s that are way above what can be achieved via conventional training programmes.

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International Faculty of Finance - IFF Finance & IFE Energy - Specialist Training Courses

As one of the world's leading specialist financial training organisations, The International Faculty of Finance, provides participants in the global financial markets with intensive technical training programmes designed to help them succeed on the global stage.  Established in 1991 we...

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IFF - International Faculty of Finance

Maple House 149, Tottenham Court Road
W1T 7AD London

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Average rating 5

Based on 9 reviews.

Bart de Ruigh
Very interesting, perfect overview. Lots of content, excellent teachers, wel experienced. Plenty of room for discussion.
Wilson Okale
Very good, I most like the content & presentation
Paolo Penci
One of the best I have ever attended. The course presented a wide range of topics, many of them technical in an affordable manner, by means of clear examples and thanks to the very good communication skills of the speakers
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