This course offers an excellent opportunity for lawyers and accountants working in the Banking & Finance sector to get an understanding of the basics of banking risks and how these are analysed. It focuses on understanding bank vulnerabilities by analysing measures of financial risks, financial soundness indicators, introduction to balance sheet evaluation and overviews key elements of the current bank regulatory framework.
Specifically, this course covers:
Key measures of bank risks;
Individual and aggregate financial soundness indicators of banking system market, credit, and liquidity risks;
Interpretation of balance sheet weaknesses and their role in managing and mitigating risk exposures;
The bank regulatory framework with respect to capital and liquidity.
At the end of this course, you will acquire:
an understanding of the key sources of risks in the banking system, their measurement, and the rationale and practice of key bank regulations.
practical skills in assessing banking system stability to be used in policy analysis
evaluate the economic riskiness of banks portfolios and their compliance with rules
the economic rationale for the regulatory framework of banking institutions
the connections between the economics, legal and the accounting aspects of bank regulation