Foundations of Banking Risk (FBR) Bahrain Institute for Banking & Finance
Price: BHD 525

Course details

Foundations of Banking Risk (FBR) is a basic risk management international certification awarded by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). GARP is a well-known international risk management institute which promotes risk education and risk certifications.

FBR through 4 months overviews the main types of risks banks take, and how international regulation, including the Basel Accords, affect the management of these risks. It also covers how a bank operates, how it's governed and how it's regulated.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this practical course participants will be able to:

  • Gain a strong foundation to pursue a career in finance
  • Improve their knowledge and understanding of the financial risk management process from an international perspective
  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of:
  • Risk management practices
  • Governance structure
  • Regulatory requirements provided by Basel committee

Target Audience

  • New entrance to the risk management profession
  • Finance students interested in financial risk management as a career option
  • Professionals not directly engaged in the risk function such as Accounting, Audit, Compliance, IT, Legal, Operations, Portfolio Management, Research, Sales, Trading and manufacturing

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