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Course Schedule
Classroom Sessions:
Date Venue Fees
01 - 05 Jul 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
25 - 29 Nov 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
Course Description


This Advanced Bank Risk Analysis training course will enable banks to identify, measure and manage risk in line with their risk profile and regulatory requirements balancing risk with return in order to achieve sustainable profits and market position. In a volatile environment such knowledge and skills are vital to the success of all banks.

This training course examines the major risks such as credit risk, interest rate risk and market risk to enable banks to develop a diverse asset and liability portfolio fit for the digital age and capable of addressing the threats from economic and operational risk such as fraud & money laundering. The training course builds on the lessons learnt from the financial crisis and explores how derivatives can be used to manage risk rather than providing risk.

This GLOMACS training course will highlight:

  • The current & future business & economic environment facing banks
  • The major risks facing banks
  • Statistical measures of risk such as VAR
  • The tools & techniques to manage risk
  • Regulatory requirements in banking (Basle II & III)


At the end of this training course, you will learn to:

  • Identify major risks facing the bank
  • Measure and evaluate risk in line with the banks risk profile and regulations
  • Manage risk effectively
  • Evaluate derivatives as a risk management tools
  • Balance risk with return and regulatory requirements

Training Methodology

This Advanced Bank Risk Analysis training course will be conducted along workshop principles with formal lectures and interactive worked examples. Relevant cases will be used to illustrate the application of each tool in an operation environment. Each learning point will be re-enforced with practical exercises. The instructor will clearly explain and demonstrate how these techniques are applied using real-life examples.

Organisational Impact

Organizations will gain from:

  • Improved awareness of risk
  • A risk management culture throughout the organization
  • Improved risk management and strategic evaluation of options facing the bank
  • Improved decision making and management skills
  • Staff who have increased confidence and understanding

Personal Impact

As a result of attending this training course delegates will:

  • Improve their knowledge of risk management which they can apply to their bank
  • Be able to make or contribute effectively to risk measurement & management
  • Make sound risk management decisions
  • Gain enhanced career prospects
  • Be able to analyse and critically evaluate risk management strategies


This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Risk management professionals looking to improve their knowledge and skills
  • Bank managers & senior professionals seeking a role in risk management
  • Bank professionals seeking to improve their knowledge
  • Those responsible for implementing, managing, or dealing with risk
  • Those with a keen interesting in banking & finance
Course Outline


Risk Management

  • What is risk management?
  • Risk & uncertainty
  • Identifying risks
  • Developing and implementing a risk management strategy
  • Portfolio theory & statistical measures of risk


Identifying Risk in Banking

  • Major risks facing banks
  • Market risk
  • Credit risk: Evaluation & management
  • Interest rate risk
  • Operational risk including fraud & money laundering


Measuring Risk in Banking

  • Statistical measures of risk & volatility in banking
  • Value At Risk (VAR)
  • Calculating expected shortfall/loss
  • Stress testing
  • The use of RAROC (Risk Adjusted Return on Capital) in credit decisions


Managing Risk in Banking

  • Asset & liability management
  • Aligning the product portfolio with risk
  • Pricing for risk
  • Managing risk in line with (Basle II & III)
  • Computer based models to evaluate and price for credit risk


Derivatives: Risk or Risk Management Tool

  • Forwards, options futures & swaps
  • CDO & credit default swaps
  • Lessons from the 2008 financial crisis
  • The risks & benefits of derivatives
  • Controlling derivatives & trading in banking
  • On successful completion of this training course, GLOMACS Certificate will be awarded to the delegates
  • Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE) : In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsor, one CPE credit is granted per 50 minutes of attendance
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GLOMACS is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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