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New York Institute of Finance

Risk Management

New York Institute of Finance via edX Professional Certificate

Overview

Taught by instructors with decades of experience on Wall Street, the Risk Management Professional Certificate program is a comprehensive survey of the practice of risk management.

In this program, you will learn about the major types of risk, risk management tools and techniques and financial regulations. Instructors will work through the annual risk report of a publicly traded financial institution and analyze a number of case studies to illustrate key principles of risk measurement and management.

The Risk Management Professional Certificate is broken down into 5 courses:

  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • Measuring Risk: Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives and FX
  • Risk Management Tools and Practices
  • Stress Testing and Regulation - Part 1
  • Stress Testing and Regulation - Part 2

The final course in the program will be the Professional Certification Exam.

Those participants who pass the examination will receive a Risk Management Professional Certificate from the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF). A NYIF certificate is a valuable addition to your credentials, proving that you have acquired the work-ready skills that employers value.

Syllabus

Courses under this program:
Course 1: Introduction to Risk Management

Learn how to differentiate between financial and business risks.



Course 2: Measuring Risk: Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives and FX

Understand how to describe the various approaches utilized for determining value at risk.



Course 3: Risk Management Tools and Practices

Learn how to compare and contrast economic capital, risk capital and regulatory capital.



Course 4: Stress Testing and Risk Regulation – Part 1

Learn how stress tests are used as the primary tool of risk regulation.



Course 5: Stress Testing and Risk Regulation – Part 2

Learn how to define a reverse stress test and compare it to a conventional stress test.



Course 6: Risk Management Professional Certificate Examination

Complete this exam to earn your professional certificate in Risk Management from the New York Institute of Finance.



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Taught by

Anton Theunissen

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