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New York Institute of Finance

Risk Management Tools and Practices

New York Institute of Finance via edX Professional Education

Overview

This economics and finance course is an introduction to risk management techniques including the use of standard hedging instruments, asset-liability management and integrated risk management.

Upon completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate bearing the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) name. A NYIF certificate is a valuable addition to your credentials, proving that you have acquired the work-ready skills that employer’s value.

For those who wish to go further, students can enroll in the other four modules to earn the complete Risk Management Professional Certificate, backed by the New York Institute of Finance’s 93-year history. As a final option, students may also opt to sit for the NYIF Certificate of Mastery Exam, resulting in the Risk Management Certificate of Mastery upon successful completion.

Syllabus

Module 1: Risk Reporting

  • Lesson 1: Profit Distribution
  • Lesson 2: Risk by Risk Factor
  • Lesson 3: Risk Over Time

Module 2: Model Risk

  • Lesson 1: Sources of Model Risk
  • Lesson 2: VaR Back Testing
  • Lesson 3: VaR Exceptions
  • Lesson 4: VaR Exposure Monitoring

Module 3: Risk Management Tools

  • Lesson 1: Equity Swaps
  • Lesson 2: Hedging with Index Futures

Module 4: Liquidity and Operational Risk Management

  • Lesson 1: Liquidity
  • Lesson 2: Liquidity Risk
  • Lesson 3: Operational Risk Management

Module 5: Asset and Liability Management

  • Lesson 1: Interest Rate Risk
  • Lesson 2: Duration Gap Risk
  • Lesson 3: Balance Sheet Immunization
  • Lesson 4: Duration Gap vs Funding Gap
  • Lesson 5: Banking Book vs Trading Book
  • Lesson 6: ALM Governance

Taught by

Anton Theunissen

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