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.
Risk in Financial Services offers a comprehensive global introduction to the major risk areas in financial services. It addresses international issues, reflecting the needs of a worldwide market, and provides a sound grounding in the principles of the risk management framework, corporate governance and risk oversight. It covers specific techniques used in identifying, reducing and managing operational risk, credit risk, market risk, investment risk and liquidity risk.
Why the CISI Risk in Financial Services Qualification?
By the end of the programme, participants will have a broad understanding of:
Who Should Attend
The programme is ideal for:
Industry Expert | Petros Florides
Petros Florides is an honours graduate and qualified member of four professional bodies with over 25 years financial services experience in areas of private banking, fund management, stockbroking, private equity, proprietary trading and microfinance. He is currently employed by World Vision International as Director of Global Governance for the regions of Europe, Middle East and Asia. Petros has published numerous articles on governance and related areas, and was the lead author of the Code for Public Sector Governance which, after five years of public consultation, was approved by the Cyprus Council of Ministers in July 2019 for implementation. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Windsor Brokers, NetU Consultants, Cyprowealth Advisory Services and Pearlscope. Petros is Co-Founder of the Cyprus National Advisory Council for the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments (‘CISI’), and has also served on its UK Board of Trustees since June 2019. He is also accredited in two different methods of psychometric testing, and integrates an understanding of human behaviour in his teaching of professional and executive courses in the areas of governance, risk, leadership and ethics through CISI Accredited Training Providers. Petros is also a regular speaker at public events on the same subjects.
The programme is designed to enhance participants’ broad understanding via short lectures, practical examples, and practice questions. Most of the training delivery will be based on the CISI Risk in Financial Services certification syllabus and the related national regulations. Participants will also benefit from extensive Q&A sessions throughout the course, which can be ideal
This programme may be approved for up to 10 CPD units in Financial Regulation. Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association, regulator or other bodies which you hold membership.
Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)
The CISI is the leading professional body for securities, investment, wealth and financial planning professionals. Formed in 1992 by London Stock Exchange practitioners, they have a global community of circa 45,000 members in 104 countries. The CISI sets standards of professional excellence, providing qualifications and promoting the highest level of competence.
CISI and EIMF
The CISI and EIMF have a long-lasting collaboration in organising training and development events and promoting opportunities that are of value to the CISI members as well as to securities, investment, wealth and financial planning professionals. The CISI has awarded the EIMF the “Authorised Training Provider” status, which allows EIMF to offer quality preparation courses for
Participants of the CISI Risk in Financial Services course at EIMF can select to pursue the respective CISI Exam to be awarded with the CISI Risk in Financial Services Certificate. This Certificate is a specialist qualification, covering a range of risks in financial services. It can be taken as a stand-alone qualification or as part of the CISI Investment Operations Certificate (IOC). Passing the CISI Risk in Financial Services exam provides you also with a free CISI Student Membership, access to the Associate Membership and the valued ACSI designatory letters.
The exam is Multiple Choice Computer-Based, consisting of 100 questions and lasts 2 hours. The current pass rate for this exam is 63% and the pass mark is 70%.
The following exam fees are payable directly to the CISI upon registration:
For exam registration and to find out more about the available sittings, please visit the CISI website.
CISI Membership at EIMF
As a member of a Chartered professional body you will benefit from an enhanced status in the financial services sector globally. You will become a part of an organisation which holds the respect of governments and firms around the world, and can communicate with the public on an authoritative and clear level. Find more information
€292.00 – €530.00The above fee is subject to 19% VAT
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Day 1: October 19, 2021 | 09:00-17:15
Day 2: October 20, 2021 | 09:00-17:15
Start time: 09:00 EEST
End time: 17:15 EEST
Coordinates: 10 | Duration: 14 hrs
Directions: Petros Florides (view the trainer's bio below)