Introduction to and Overview of Risk Management

This one day seminar is designed to introduce attendees to the world of financial risk management. The course will examine the evolution of financial risk, the need for risk management, as well as an overview of the various types of risk and risk management instruments.

This is the first module in the week-long Risk Management Program. Other modules in the program include:

It can be taken separately or, when taken as part of the program, you save over 25% off the price of the three separate modules.

"Wonderful class! I enjoyed it very much!"

Target Audience

Risk managers and assistants, trading assistants, finance professionals, auditors and controllers.

Course Syllabus



  • The need for financial risk management
  • Major causes of financial risk
  • Sources of financial risk
  • Evolution of risk management instruments
  • Recent risk events

Regulatory Concerns and Actions

  • Reducing financial disasters
  • Safety of the financial system

Overview of Various Types of Risk

  • Market
  • Credit
  • Operational
  • Liquidity

Money and Capital Markets

  • Definition of money and capital markets
  • Money market instruments
  • Capital market instruments: fixed-income
  • Capital market instruments: equity

Description of Financial Risk Management Instruments

  • Forwards
  • Futures
  • Swaps
  • Options
  • Exotics and other structures


New York - Soho

 Mon 3 Nov 2014-Mon 3 Nov 2014
     9:00 - 4:30

Instructor(s) :


Professional Credits:
CPE Credits 7
$1,279 USD
Duration 1 Day
Advance Preparation
No advance preparation required.
This course has no prerequisites.
Instructional Method