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Tuesday 13/04/2021 - 09:00-17:15
Thursday 15/04/2021 - 09:00-17:15
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:
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 for general learners and candidates pursuing the respective exam.
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.
Who Should Attend
The programme is ideal for:
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 pursuing the CISI certificates, such as the CISI Risk in Financial Services.
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:
The exam fees are subject to change by the CISI directly. For the latest exam price list, 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
Adonis Pegasiou is the Academic Director of EIMF since May 2019. He holds a PhD in Politics (University of Manchester), an MSc in European Policy Studies (University of Bristol) and a BSc in Economics (London School of Economics (LSE)). Furthermore, he holds the ‘Certified Global Sanctions Specialist’ (CGSS) Certification offered by the Association of Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and a Diploma in ‘Governance, Risk and Compliance’ (Merit) offered by the International Compliance Association (ICA). Following his doctoral studies, he held positions in the public and private sectors including Cyprus Airways (Head of Chairman’s Office and Non-Executive Board Member), the Secretariat of Cyprus Presidency of the Council of EU, the Embassy of Kuwait in Cyprus (Consultant to the Ambassador) and the Cyprus Cooperative Bank (Non-Executive Board Member – appointed by the Government approved by the Parliament and European Central Bank). In between his professional appointments, Adonis Pegasiou was awarded post-doctoral research funding by the Research Promotion Foundation of the Republic of Cyprus to examine the ‘Europeanisation of Cyprus’s economy’. For the duration of the post-doctoral project, he was based at the EUC Research Centre (Cyprus) and was also a Visiting Fellow at the Hellenic Observatory of the LSE. In addition, he has been involved in numerous research projects, published his work in various peer-reviewed journals and participated in numerous international conferences. Moreover, he has taught at the European University Cyprus (EUC) (2014-2016) and has been an Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Cyprus since 2015.