From 26 Feb 2018 to 28 Feb 2018    IFRS    in Pristina / Kosovo

Risk Management: Measuring and Managing Operational Risk 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 operational risk and how to measure and manage it. Specifically, the course will help participants understand:

  • Key concepts of operational risk
  • Analysing the causes of operational risk
  • Operational risk in the Basel Accord
  • Operational risk management cycle
  • Loss data collection and processing
  • Organisational aspects of operational risk

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.

Duration and location:

in HoT-ATTF partner countries: 3 - 4 days (depending if sequential translation or not), 1 day will be general introduction to Risk Management

Detailed programme Explode

General Introduction to risk management

Introduction to operational risk

  • What is operational risk?
  • Why has operational risk become so important?

Key concepts of operatiobnal risk

  • Causes of operational risk
  • Event types
  • Types of impact from operational risk

Analysing the causes of operational RISK

  • Processes
  • People
  • Systems
  • External Events

Operational RISK in the Basel Accord

  • Basic Indicator Approach
  • The Standardised Approach
  • Advanced Measurement Approach

Operational risk management cycle

  • Identify
  • Assess
  • Mitigate
  • Monitor and report

Loss data collection/processing

  • Incident database
  • Key risk indicators
  • Risk mapping
  • Risk & control self assessment

Organisational aspects

  • Governance
  • Three lines of defence
  • Organising operational risk management

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