Certificate Program in Risk Management

About The Program

In India, the liberalization process commenced in 1991 and continues till date. This has resulted in flow of capital to and from the country. As a result, this environment has given rise to volatility in Indian financial markets. We all are familiar with the uncertainty in exchange rates, interest rates and stock markets. All these have great impact on revenue and asset value of financial institutions. This has further necessitated effective management of these risks within the institutions.

A separate risk management department has been set up in all financial institutions. There is an immediate need for all persons associated with banks and financial institutions to have a risk evaluation mindset. In order to meet the growing need for trained professionals in the field of Risk management, IFBI has designed a CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN RISK MANAGEMENT.

The program will cover the concept of risk, the various types of risks such as Credit risk, Liquidity risk, Interest rate risk, Exchange /Currency risk etc., their measurement and how these risk can be mitigated. The program enhances the understanding of different types of risks and prepares professionals to gain adequate knowledge in a field of specialization much sought after by banks, Insurance and finance companies. with higher possibilities for accelerated growth in career.




Program Objective

This program has been designed specifically for working professionals to :

  • To understand the concept of risk; linkage of risk and return
  • To know the different types of risk and identify them in work environment
  • To understand the methods of measurement of Liquidity risk and the concept of Asset Liability Management (LAM)
  • To understand the impact of Interest rate risk in assets and liabilities, its measurement through duration and modified duration and mitigation thereof
  • To appreciate the need for managing currency risk in volatile Indian market and the hedging products available
  • To understand how operation risk exists in every activity and its mitigation measures
  • To know the Basel guidelines and their implementation status
  • To know the risk management structure in financial institutions



Program Description

What is distinctive about this Trade Finance program from IFBI

a) Exposure to latest developments and upcoming trends
b) Taught by experienced professionals – more than 20 years of experience in Banking
c) Panel of experts
d) Structured and engaging Courseware
e) One week of post program email support on queries




Elements Running through Program

- Group Discussion

- Interaction with domain experts

- Case Studies

- Assessment




Executives from Banks, Insurance sector, Mutual Funds, NBFCs, KPOs, BPOs running BFSI projects



Program Schedule

Weekend sessions for aligning conveniently with schedules of working professionals.

  • Batch Launch Date: November, 2013
    • Saturday & Sunday



Evaluation and Certification

  • Participants can opt for one of the 2 models
    • Participation Certificate only
    • Certificate for Competence based on online examination





partner organisations & corporate clients