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As they emerged from the banking crisis that originated in 2007, banks around the world were fully aware of the importance of proper risk management techniques. They realized that the key to managing any risk is the proper identification of the risk. Today, financial institutions continue to face both internal and external risks, including credit risk, operational risk, and market risk. As a result, banks are encouraged to develop systems and processes that will mitigate and control these risks and to appoint qualified staff who can recognize, measure, and manage them. This course introduces common and special risks that banks face, including credit, operational, liquidity, foreign exchange, leverage, systemic, and technology risks. The course emphasizes the need to recognize these risks and their origins. It then introduces a general risk management process for a bank and identifies methods that banks can use to manage foreign exchange risk and technology risk.
Financial services professionals, consultants, and sales professionals interested in providing or selling products and services to fund managers, insurance companies, and banks, and everyone interested in knowing about banking supervision and anti-money laundering regulations