Finance & Accounts

FA 16 Financial Risk Management

Financial Risk Management

Take a modern approach to mitigating the financial risks your organisation is exposed to


Who should attend?

Those who have a direct or indirect responsibility for financial risk management. They will be from all sectors, including private, public and not-for-profit including:

  • Treasury managers who want to know more about financial risk management
  • Professionals working or planning to work in market, credit or operational risk.
Course Code:F/A.16
Course Fee:£385
Duration:3 Days
Venue:London School of Economics, U.K
  • Anyone wanting to find out more about risk management in finance
  • Risk managers seeking to widen their knowledge
  • Internal auditors, accountants who need to show CPD
  • Junior Managers, Fresh Graduates & Final Semester Students to acquire a promising career in a reputable organization.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the training delegates will be able to: 

  • Introduce frameworks for managing risks
  • Identify key classifications of financial risks
  • Explore how derivative instruments can be used to protect against pure risks
  • Review risk mitigation techniques
  • Establish the need for strong internal controls requirements
  • Link up Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC)
  • Describe the role of directors and senior executives in overseeing, understanding and leveraging risk management

Course Content

Types of Financial Risk

  • Risk management frameworks
  • Key areas of financial risk
  • The main families of risk and risk classification
  • The four T’s of risk treatment

Exploring Market Risk

  • The main types of market risk
  • Equity risk
  • Interest rate risk
  • Currency risk
  • Commodity risk
  • Market risk mitigation strategies

Liquidity Risk

  • Defining liquidity risk and how it arises
  • Market liquidity
  • Asset liquidity
  • Funding liquidity
  • Liquidity risk mitigation strategies

Credit Risk

  • Types of credit risk
  • Default risk (counterparty) and impact
  • Concentration risk
  • Gearing risk
  • Credit risk mitigation strategies

Linking Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC)

  • The role of the board in setting the tone at the top and agreeing risk appetite
  • Integrating GRC to eliminate duplicated efforts
  • Development of financial risk audits
  • Compliance with Codes of Corporate Governance