Advanced Financial Risk Management (Part A) Bahrain Institute for Banking & Finance

In response to the increasing need for expertise in financial risk management, Advanced Financial Risk Management (AFRM) aims to develop a minimum qualification requirement for senior professionals practicing financial risk management in Bahrain. AFRM is a natural progression after Fundamentals of Financial risk Management (FFRM), locally certified and/or Associate Professional Risk Manager (APRM) certified by PRMIA.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Gain thorough understanding of the dynamic nature of risk and the interaction between various components of risk
  • Distinguish between transaction risk, portfolio risk, and balance sheet risk
  • Evaluate the quantitative as well as the qualitative dimensions of risk management, including the psychological, sociological and historical dimensions
  • Develop and implement an integrated approach to risk management
  • Apply tools and techniques to implement Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
  • Gain an overview of risks in Islamic banking products

Target Audience

  • Chief Risk Officers and heads of risk management
  • Market, credit or operational risk specialists
  • Regulators, auditors and supervisors
  • Financial engineers
  • Business Managers

Entry Requirements

  • Successful completion of Fundamentals of Financial Risk Management (FFRM) / Associate Professional Risk Manager (APRM)
  • At least three years’ professional experience in risk management and a current professional position at a level equivalent to that of Head of Risk or above

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