Advanced Risk Management


This is a full-venue event. Training tools, Certificates and refreshments will be provided. Should you be interested in the online version or your in-house delivery? Please contact us.





The recent global economic and financial crisis has again revealed the crucial importance of understanding the intricacies of risk analysis and risk management applied to finance. This is equally true for private sector corporate actors, public sector officials and professionals working in private financial institutions and public administrations such as ministries of finance and central banks.

This advanced course is designed to provide professionals with specific hands-on tools and modelling techniques for effective risk management and builds on the Fundamentals of Risk Management course.

Course Content

  • Review of basic knowledge: statistics, essential matrix algebra operation and mathematics of finance
  • Traded instruments and risk indicators
  • Fundamental concerns of risk management and corresponding tools
  • Tools and strategies for decreasing the risk

Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, the participants should be able to:

  • Apply the mathematical, statistical and financial tools required to approach financial risk management
  • Compute the value of different types of fixed income securities, including calculations on yields and market prices
  • Interpret different ratios and indices related to the stock exchange market, in particular for stock shares
  • Apply risk management techniques into different situations, in particular value at risk (VAR)
  • Calculate risk indices for a portfolio composed of different types of securities
  • Design different methodologies for generating risk management scenarios, in particular for interest rate or exchange rate variations, using Monte Carlo simulation
  • Evaluate methods applied by third parties on financial risk management

Event Details

NOTE: For our customised events all you need to do is provide us with what you want to achieve or tell us about the training requirements of the group and we will agree on a date, venue and produce a course proposal for you along with the costs. Discounts may be applicable for group booking or early birds.

Start date: 6 May 2024

End date: 17 May 2024

Start time: 09:00 IST

End time: 17:00 IST

Venue: Edinburgh, UK

Phone: '+44 1582 414 144


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