CISI Risk in Financial Services

CISI Risk in Financial Services 


In the face of the recent constant change in the Financial Services Sector, both from legal and regulatory amendments and from credit and financial shocks in the market, the need for professionals to know how to manage risk is more important than ever before. This knowledge will offer a competitive commercial advantage to companies in Cyprus and increase their potential for new business development.  


They will have the opportunity to increase their knowledge and:

  • Cover all key risks in financial services – operational, credit, market, investment and liquidity, business risk, corporate governance, regulation and risk management
  • Addresses international issues, reflecting the needs of a worldwide market
  • Addresses techniques used to identify, reduce and manage specific aspects of risk
  • Provides a sound grounding in the principles of the risk management framework, corporate governance and risk oversight

What you will Learn

This course aims to provide participants with a broad understanding of the key risks that arise within financial services, by covering the following:


  • Principles of the Risk Management Framework
  • International Risk Regulation
  • Operational Risk
  • Credit Risk
  • Market Risk
  • Investment Risk
  • Liquidity Risk
  • Corporate Governance and Risk Oversight
  • Model Risk
  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)


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
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DATES: 2, 3 April

DURATION: 14 Hours

LOCATION: CMS Training Centre, Limassol

TIME: 09:00 - 17:15

FEES: HRDA eligible €292, non-HRDA eligible €530 (both + €100.70 VAT)

Start DateTitleLocationCPD UnitsStatus
2 AprilCISI Risk in Financial ServicesLimassolCOMPLETED
16 MayCISI Global Financial Compliance CertificateNicosia10UPCOMING
14 JuneCISI Risk in Financial ServicesNicosiaUPCOMING

If you need help completing the online registration form, please give us a call at 2227 4470 or email us at [email protected] 

Standalone Certificate
Participants can choose to attend the course and will receive a certificate of attendance indicating successful participation indicating topics covered

About the Exam

For participants who choose to take the exam and get the CISI qualification they will need to also register for the exam with CISI. The qualification is examined via computer based testing and exams take place throughout the year. The exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions and lasts 2 hours.

In-House Training

If you would like to discuss bringing this or another topic to your organization on an in-house basis please call us at 22274470 or email us at [email protected].

Trainer: Panayiotis Antoniou 

Mr. Antoniou is a professional with 18 years-experience in the Banking and Insurance Sectors. He holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from State University of New York, USA, a Master’s degree in Information Systems from Virginia Tech, USA, a Master’s in Business Administration and a Master’s in Public Sector Management. He is also a member of the Project Management Institute and a partially-qualified member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA). He is a holder of CySEC’s Advanced Certificate in Financial Services Legal Framework, a full member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (MCSI) specialising in Compliance & Risk and an approved trainer by the HRDA. He is currently the Head of Capital Adequacy Department of a large Advisory Group specializing in consulting regarding Regulatory and Risk related issues specializing in Basel III (CRDIV) matters (Pillar 1,2,3) and financial reporting of Investment Firms.