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1. Market Risk - Basic - A Library of 8 Courses
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Concept of interest rate risk
  • Different types of interest rate risk
  • Impact of interest rate risk on target measures such as Net Interest Income (NII) and Economic Value of Portfolio Equity (EVPE)
  • Techniques of measuring interest rate risk such as Gap Analysis, Duration and Convexity
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Concept of liquidity and liquidity risk and its importance to banks
  • Various liquidity measurement systems
  • Practical tools and techniques to monitor liquidity
  • How to incorporate liquidity into VaR Limits
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Equity risk and its components
  • The various methods of measuring equity risk
  • The growing importance of diversification and its impact on equity risk
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Concept of foreign exchange exposure, rate and risk
  • Sources of foreign exchange risk
  • Various regulatory issues
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course gives an introduction to commodity risk. It helps the user understand:
  • The concept of commodity risk
  • The determination of price in the commodity market
  • The measurement of commodity risk using maturity model and simplified approach
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course explains the concept of portfolio risk. It helps the user understand:
  • The concept of portfolio risk
  • The importance of diversification of portfolio
  • The different types of risk exposures
  • The methods of measuring portfolio risk
  • How to minimize portfolio risk using the techniques of indexing and immunization
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Concept of value at risk
  • Parameters associated with value at risk
  • Various facets of value at risk
  • Advantages, disadvantages and application of value at risk
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course deals with regulatory issues in Market Risk. It helps the user understand:
  • How market risk can be regulated
  • The purpose of regulatory capital
  • The various approaches applied to capital charges
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Concept of emerging market risk
  • Difference between developed and developing market
  • Different types of emerging market risk and the methods to measure them
  • Role of supervision in emerging markets
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Various methods to measure value at risk such as parametric, historical simulation and Monte Carlo simulation
  • Comparison among the various methods according to their characteristics, advantages and disadvantages
  • Process of Value at Risk implementation
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Concept of stress testing as a complimentary tool to Value at Risk analysis
  • Creation of hypothetical and historical scenarios
  • Implementation of stress test scenarios into market risk modeling
  • Growing use of stress testing to risk managers
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Importance of supervision of banks
  • Technique of backtesting
  • Different types of backtesting
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course gives an introduction to the risk management systems. It helps the user understand:
  • The important steps involved in the choice of risk management software vendor
  • The main software solution vendors in the market; products they offer and their salient features
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course deals with the Orange County case study analysis through commonly used market risk measures namely Duration and Value at Risk. It helps the user gain an insight into the Orange County case and comprehend the investment techniques which led to its disaster Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course deals with Barings Bank case study and analyzes how with the application of VaR measurement methodology the crisis could have been avoided. It helps the user understand the impact of the Kobe earthquake on Japanese equity and currency markets and also comprehend Nick Leeson’s trading operations in Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX). It helps the user understand how Kobe earthquake caused huge losses to Leeson’s reported and unreported positions on SIMEX and OSE. Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course deals with the background of Metallgesellshaft case study, the investment deals which led to the disaster and the strategies adopted by Metallgesellshaft. It also provides an analysis of what was amiss, and the lessons to be learnt from it. Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Market Risk - Advanced- A Library of 4 Courses
 
 
This course explains in details the various advanced VaR models. It helps the user understand:
  • The various emerging forms of VaR viz., Component VaR and Del VaR
  • The impact of individual trades on Total VaR
  • The advancements in Monte Carlo Simulation
  • The variance reduction techniques employed for Monte Carlo Simulation
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course explains in details the concept of volatility. It helps the user understand:
  • The concept of volatility and volatility clustering
  • The conditional volatility models viz., Exponential Moving Average approach and GARCH
  • The importance of time errors and the impact of crashes on correlation and its effect on VaR calculation
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course deals with the concept of Advanced Scenario Analysis and Stress Tests. It helps the user understand:
  • The application of stress testing to a group of reporting firms through aggregation
  • The various techniques like Maximum Loss and Extreme Value Theory
  • How systematic stress testing is used with the help of stress test matrices
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course deals with the concepts of Risk Adjusted Performance Measurement. It helps the user understand:
  • The concept and need for risk adjusted performance measurement
  • Risk capital and the measures of risk capital viz., revenue (or earnings) volatility, Earnings at Risk (EaR), and asset volatility – Value at Risk (VaR)
  • The importance of capital allocation in risk adjusted performance measurement and the factors that affect them
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4. Value at Risk - A Library of 16 COurses
 
 
This course gives an introduction to the various statistical concepts. It helps the user understand:
  • The various statistical measures viz., measures of central tendency and measures of dispersion
  • The statistical relationship between the standard deviation and confidence intervals for normal distributions
  • The concept of correlation and volatility and the methods to calculate them
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course gives an introduction to concept of Value at Risk (VaR). It helps the user understand:
  • The concept of Value at Risk
  • The concept of trading and banking book
  • The various methodologies of estimating VaR and their strengths and weaknesses
  • The comparison between the strengths and limitations of VaR
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course elaborates on the computation of Value at Risk (VaR) of various items. It helps the user understand:
  • The computation of VaR of foreign exchange spot, foreign exchange options positions, common shares/stocks and fixed income portfolio
  • The various applications of VaR
Duration: 2- 3 hours
 
 
 
This course deals with the comparison of the four analytical techniques viz., gap, duration, simulation and value at risk. It helps the user understand:
  • The framework of analytical techniques - gap, duration, simulation and value at risk
  • The concept and assumption under each technique
  • The comparison and analysis of each of the techniques across various parameters
  • The application of techniques with real life case studies
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • How market risk can be regulated
  • The purpose of regulatory capital
  • The various approaches applied to capital charges
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course explains various VaR models. It helps the user understand:
  • The various methods to measure value at risk such as parametric, historical simulation and Monte Carlo simulation
  • The comparison among the various methods according to their characteristics, advantages and disadvantages
  • The process of value at risk implementation
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course deals with the concept of stress testing. It helps the user understand:
  • The concept of stress testing as a complimentary tool to value at risk analysis
  • The creation of hypothetical and historical scenarios
  • The implementation of stress test scenarios into market risk modeling
  • The growing use of stress testing to risk managers
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course deals with back testing. It helps the user understand:
  • The technique of backtesting
  • The different types of backtesting
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course gives an introduction to the risk management systems. It helps the user understand:
  • The important steps involved in the choice of risk management software vendor
  • The main software solution vendors in the market; products they offer and their salient features
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
    This course deals with the Orange County case study analysis through commonly used market risk measures namely Duration and Value at Risk. It helps the user gain an insight into the Orange County case and comprehend the investment techniques which led to its disaster.
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
    This course deals with Barings Bank case study and analyzes how with the application of VaR measurement methodology the crisis could have been avoided. It helps the user understand the impact of the Kobe earthquake on Japanese equity and currency markets and also comprehend Nick Leeson’s trading operations in Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX). It helps the user understand how Kobe earthquake caused huge losses to Leeson’s reported and unreported positions on SIMEX and OSE.
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
    This course deals with the background of Metallgesellschaft case study, the investment deals which led to the disaster and the strategies adopted by Metallgesellschaft. It also provides an analysis of what was amiss,and the lessons to be learnt from it.
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course explains in detail the various advanced VaR models. It helps the user understand:
  • The various emerging forms of VaR viz., Component VaR and Del VaR
  • The impact of individual trades on Total VaR
  • The advancements in Monte Carlo Simulation
  • The variance reduction techniques employed for Monte Carlo Simulation
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course explains in details the concept of volatility. It helps the user understand:
  • The concept of volatility and volatility clustering
  • The conditional volatility models viz., Exponential Moving Average approach and GARCH
  • The importance of time errors and the impact of crashes on correlation and its effect on VaR calculation
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course deals with the concept of Advanced Scenario Analysis and Stress Tests. It helps the user understand:
  • The application of stress testing to a group of reporting firms through aggregation
  • The various techniques like Maximum Loss and Extreme Value Theory
  • How systematic stress testing is used with the help of stress test matrices
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course deals with the concepts of Risk Adjusted Performance Measurement. It helps the user understand:
  • The concept and need for risk adjusted performance measurement
  • Risk capital and the measures of risk capital viz., revenue (or earnings) volatility, Earnings at Risk (EaR), and asset volatility – Value at Risk (VaR)
  • The importance of capital allocation in risk adjusted performance measurement and the factors that affect them
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
 
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