This course is designed as an intermediate level in depth look at the key provisions of the Basel III regulatory framework, the ongoing risk assessment practice within banks, and the vital role of stress testing.
Upon completion, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of internal risk assessment as required under Basel III and especially with reference to the ICAAP process.
There will be an in depth analysis of why stress testing is vitally important to financial institutions, how to conduct stress testing, and why financial regulators are so preoccupied with stress testing in the post 2008 financial environment.
In particular there will be an analytical examination of the kinds of scenarios that can lead to extraordinary credit losses, operational losses, and liquidity stress and can even threaten the survival of financial institutions.
This course will cover a wide range of learning methods including explanatory slides, case studies, detailed examination of Excel models in an interactive workshop style environment.
This course is suitable for all those working in the banking industry, including wealth managers, auditors, and treasury and product control professionals.