From 06 May 2018 to 09 May 2018    International Foundation Level for Compliance Officer Function    in Cairo / Egypt

Risk Management in Banking

In cooperation with the House of Training Quality Circle in Risk Management and ALRiM


The basic objective of the course is to provide participants with a good understanding of risk management for banks. Specifically, the course will help participants understand:

  • Risk management in banking
  • The Basel Accord and its role in managing risk
  • Market risk and the different types of risk that belong to it
  • Credit risk and how to manage it for retail and corporate banking
  • Operational risk across the departments of a modern bank
  • Liquidity risk and how it impacts banks
  • Future trends in risk management for banks

Target group

Banking professionals from banks (commercial and central), financial institutions or supervision authorities, with at least 5 years of experience working in a banking environment. The course will particularly interest risk managers, auditors and managers from different banking areas.

Location & duration

in HoT-ATTF partner countries: 5 days

Detailed programme Explode


  • Risk and risk management
  • Types of financial risk
  • The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
  • Introduction to:
    • Market risk
    • Credit risk
    • Liquidity risk
    • Operational risk
  • Measuring and managing risk
  • Derivatives and hedging risk
  • Case studies


  • Market risk in banking
  • Components of market risk:
    • Interest rate risks
    • Equity risks
    • Currency risks
    • Commodities risks
  • Managing market risk:
    • Value at Risk (VaR)
    • Stress testing and back testing
    • Portfolio risk
    • Hedging against market risk
  • Market risk in the Basel Accord


  • Components of credit risk:
    • Lending
    • Investing
    • Counterparty/settlement risk
  • Retail vs. corporate clients
  • Default risk
  • Downgrade risk and the rating agencies
  • Hedging against credit risk
  • Credit risk in the Basel Accord


  • Causes of operational risk:
    • Internal processes
    • People
    • Systems
    • External events
  • Managing operational risk:
    • Practices
    • Organisation
    • Governance
  • Hedging against operational risk
  • Operational risk in the Basel Accord


  • Liquidity risk as a consequential risk
  • Types of liquidity risk
    • Assets
    • Funding
  • Asset and liability management
  • Governance and liquidity risk
  • Hedging against liquidity risk
  • Liquidity risk and the Financial Crisis of 2008
  • Liquidity risk in the Basel Accord
  • Future trends in risk management

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