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5 Live Online Meetings (2 hrs each) | 12/4/2021, 24/5/2021, 7/6/2021, 21/6/2021, 5/7/2021 | Time: 12:30-14:30
Risk affects every aspect of human life. At a personal level, dealing with risks in most cases is done intuitively and based on common sense. Nevertheless, in the field of financial services the risk encountered by firms is multifaceted, far more complex and needs to be managed in a more structured manner.
This module introduces students to the concept of financial risk and how this should be managed, as well as providing them with a framework to identify, assess, treat and respond to risks and opportunities at all levels in the financial industry. It covers accepted frameworks and techniques to manage risks and exploit opportunities. After completing the course, students will be equipped to make better decisions in the increasingly uncertain business environment.
Expected Learning Outcomes
By the end of this module students will be able to:
Course Outline – Thematic Areas:
The following key thematic areas will be covered in the course:
Who Should Participate in the Course?
The course is suitable for anyone who has a professional, academic or personal interest in broadening their knowledge by studying Financial Risk Management. More specifically such individuals could include:
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.
In total the participants will need to commit around 60 hours for the course. On a weekly basis there will be reading material and exercises uploaded on the learning platform for participants to study. It is expected that participants should commit around 4-6 hours per week and additionally they need to prepare an assessed assignment and undertake in an exam in order to complete the course.
There will be in total 5 live on-line sessions. This will include an introductory session in Week 1, three two-hour sessions to discuss the material covered and review the exercises that participants are expected to complete (Weeks 4, 7, 10) and a revision session in the last week of the course. Participants are advised to participate in these sessions.
What will Participants Attain: A Postgraduate Certificate
Participants undertaking the course will receive master’s level knowledge. In order receive a certificate of successful completion of the course, participants will be assessed via an exam and a written assignment. A certificate of successful completion may be used to in future postgraduate studies and allow the participants to enjoy exemptions.
Based on their performance in the assessed essay and the final exam, participants may attain the certificate with a Pass, Merit or Distinction.
How and Where Participants Can Study
The course is delivered fully online so it can be studied at any time and from any location in the world.