Financial risk management
03/05/2012 - 10:34
Financial Risk Management is the practice of creating economic value in a firm by using financial instruments to manage exposure to risk, particularly credit risk and market risk. In recent years, the globalization of financial markets, the emergence of international banking regulations and the rapid growth of new sophisticated products have dramatically elevated the role risk man
This course examines modern techniques for managing financial risks. Financial risks are generally classified into market risks, due to movement in financial prices or volatilities, credit risks, due to fact that counterparties are unwilling or unable to fulfill their contractual obligations, liquidity risks, when transactions cannot be conducted at prevailing market prices, perhaps due to cash flow constraints, and operational risks, which arise from human or technical problems.
The course will cover measurement techniques for different types of financial risks (equity, fixed income, currency, commodity) and instruments. It will cover tools such as duration, portfolio beta, factor sensitivities, portfolio distribution analysis, and value at risk (VAR). It will also discuss how risk measurement tools can be used for active management of the risk/return profile of financial institutions.
Why Should Attend
The Financial Risk Management course will provide you with a solid foundation in the basic elements, strategies, and implications of derivatives, their products and terminology, as well as a better understanding of the effects of financial risk management on a firm′s investment and financing decisions and on its overall profitability. Throughout the course, you will learn how to do the following:
How You Will Benefit
A Financial Risk Management Certification will assist you to manage financial risk of your organisation. Financial risk is caused by changes in commodity prices, interest rates and currency exchange rates that affect the cash flows and market value of a company.
AFC Institute of Financial Management - AFC Vietnam
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