Public Training

Risk Management For Financial Institutions

Location: Kuala LumpurDates: 1-2 Aug 2017

This interactive workshop course is apt for participants who are working in and with financial institutions which are trying to keep pace with developments in risk management and growing pressures of regulatory, governance and compliance issues. It engages the participants in examining the failures of risk management and governance and drives forth the case that managing risks holistically with a proper risk culture and framework is imperative to the survival of a bank.

Overview

Better (and safer) risk management in financial institutions has never been more demanding since the financial crisis began in the latter half of the last decade. Facing calamity after calamity, scandal after scandal, the banking industry has come under public and regulatory scrutiny over the failures in risk management and governance. Intended to be edu-taining (blending education and thoughtful entertainment), the course offers a pragmatic understanding of bank risk management with less quan-toxication and more qualitative rationalization.

After completing this course, the participants will be able to

  • Have (re) examined the underlying key concepts in bank risk management and the fails in risk management, governance and regulations as evidenced over the last seven years
  • Appreciate the challenges faced by banking industry in restoring trust and fixing its structural flaws so to be better prepared for future calamities
  • Draw lessons from the financial crisis and earlier bank “mishaps” so to improve the risk management culture and discipline in the light of new regulatory, governance and compliance pressures imposed on the banking institution

Who should attend

All individuals who want to improve their value-adding effectiveness to the financial institution’s success and acquire mastery of sound risk management practices should attend this course

  • CEOs, head of business units, departments and decision-making personnel
  • Middle to senior managers from financial institutions like banks, NBFCs, insurance, asset managers etc
  • Advisors and business consultants
  • Non-finance professionals from sales, marketing, human resources, operations, investor relations, production, legal departments etc to understand the importance of risk management
  • Any other professional who is committed to the drive for better (and safer) bank management

                  

Methodology & Trainer

Non-theoretical methodology which includes interactive discussions, case studies, interactive games and assignments to understand the concepts and their applicability.

All our trainers are carefully chosen by us and possess a rich and vast experience in the financial sector. This course will be conducted by a renowned consultant having more than 35 years of experience in financial markets and training. Until recently, he served for many years as the Regional Director Singapore chapter and Global Board of the Professional Risk Managers International Association.


                  

Duration

2 days


                  

Course Content

Module – 1

Banking Life after 2007 – The root causes, the industry/regulatory reforms and the new challenges

  • Why the 2007 crisis has not ended? From Crisis to Crisis, from Scandal to Scandal
  • The Industry and Regulatory Responses (Present and Evolving), Basel III, Insolvency II, Dodd-Frank and other sound practices

Module – 2

The Risks in Banks

  • A Refresher of risks faced by banks, particularly their interactive and extended nature
  • MLCO (Market, Liquidity, Counterparty and Operational Risks) Not to be addressed in isolation
  • The journey from Asset/Liability Management (A/LM) to Enterprise Risk management (ERM)
  • Managing risks with and in the use of Collateral

Module – 3

Inside the Risk Management Toolbox

  • Basic methodologies and instruments in risk management
  • The need to re-fit the tools to address risks effectively
  • The application of gap, duration, Value at Risk (VaR) in market risk management and their adaptations in other risk spaces
  • Models Do Fail. Recognizing the values and limitations of modeling
  • Be Stressed, Be Prepared. Acknowledging the presence of the known unknowns and the unknown unknowns

Module – 4

Derivatives – Destruction or Deliverance

  • Managing risks with and in the use of Derivatives
  • How Derivatives work – and don’t work. A beneath-the-skin appreciation of simple and structured derivative transactions
  • Option without Tears. How to reckon the presence and value of the option trade

Module – 5

Growing new risk acronyms – Do They Matter?

  • CVA (Credit Valuation Adjustment) and DVA
  • LCR (Liquidity Risk Coverage) and NSFR (Net Stable Funding Ratio)
  • FVA (Funding Value Adjustment) and its spinoffs

Module – 6

Governance, Risk and Compliance – the GRC Equation in managing the bank enterprise

  • Making a strong case for effective GRC
  • The rise and rise of Conduct Risk
  • Drawing from recent history and the distant past of bank mismanagement


                  

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