This Course is Designed For:

 Account Managers;
 Cash Management Team Leaders;
 Compliance Managers;
 Cost and management accountant;
 Currency Traders;
 Customer Complaint Managers;
 Financial and budget controllers who are moving to wider responsibilities;
 Financial Assistants;
 Financial planners and cost analysts;
 First appointment managers on fast-track development Programmes;
 Fraud Officers;
 Heads of Savings and Investments;
 Lending Offices;
 Managers and Supervisors from every business discipline and department who have to run departments and plan, cost and budget during their business lives;
 Managers who have to plan, cost and budget new business ventures;
 Managers who need to know more about business planning, budgeting, costing terms and techniques;
 Managers who require a refresher programme on the topic or who would benefit from having an opportunity to consider new ideas and methods;
 Managers with direct financial responsibilities;
 Operations Managers;
 Quality Assurance Officers;
 Regulatory Advisors;
 Senior Credit Risk Managers;
 Senior Derivatives Managers;
 Senior managers who supervise people with financial responsibilities;
 Senior Tellers;
 Senior Treasurers;
 All others seeking an enhanced knowledge and competence in the areas of domestic banking operation, regulation, financial risk, trading and financial exposure.

Duration: 5 Days
Course Contents, Concepts and Issues

Part 1: Bank’s Departmental Control

 Daily Cost Control of Debit and Credits;
 Original Entry Ticket – Departmental Proof Sheet;
 Original Entry Journal;
 The Ledger;
 The Daily Balance Book;
 The Daily Condition Book/ Sheet;
 Departmental Journal or Blotter.

Part 2: Bank’s Permanent Cost Control of Resources and Liabilities

 The Importance of Resource Items, Incorporating Departmental Records, in Cost Control, viz:
• Records of Loans and Discount Transactions;
• Record of Securities Owned;
• Record of Accounts Maintained with Other Banks.
 The Importance of Liability Items, Incorporating Departmental Records, In Cost Control: Viz.
• Record of Deposit Liability;
• Record of Income and Expenses;
• Record of Capital Stock.

Part 3: Salient Issues to Financial Risk Management (1)

 Risk: A Working Hypothesis;
 Defining Risk – Generally;
 Financial Risk: A Plausible Definition;
 Financial Risk in an Organisational Setting;
 Financial Risk and ‘Market Dynamics’;
 Liquidity Risk;
 Operating Risk;
 Fraud Risk;
 Settlement Risk;
 Corporate Strategy and Risk Management.

Part 4: Salient Issues to Financial Risk Management (2)

 Financial Risk Settings: A Meta-Analytical Exploration;
 Risk in Financial Institutions;
 Banking Risk;
 Risk and the Currency Market;
 Risk and the Equity Market;
 Futures Market Risk;
 Derivatives – The Financial Futures Markets;
 Interbank Lending and the Element of Trust;
 Analysing the 2008 Credit Crunch;
 Stop Loss Mechanism as a Cost Control and Risk Management Measure.

Part 5: Risk Budgeting in Financial Institutions

 Risk Budgeting: The Next Step of the Risk Management;
 Risk Budgeting Journey – The Veteran’s Prospective;
 Crisis and Risk Management;
 Risk Budgeting: Managing Active Risk at the Total Fund Level;
 The Dangers of Historical Hedge Fund Data;
 Value-at-Risk for Asset Managers;
 Risk Budgeting for Pension Funds and Investment;
 Managers using Value at Risk (VAR);
 Risk Budgeting for Active Investment Managers;
 Risk Obsession: Does it Lead to Risk Aversion?;
 Market Neutral and Hedged Strategies;
 The Infrastructure Challenge: Empowering the Stakeholder through the Successful Deployment of Technology and Data.

Part 6: Bank for International Settlement (BIS): Its Membership and Role

 Bank Liquidity;
 Bank Reserve;
 The Role of the Central Bank or Federal Reserve;
 Monitory Committee;
 Inflation and Bank Lending Rates.
 London Inter-Bank Offer Rate (LIBOR):
• The Operation of LIBOR;
• Is LIBOR Significant for Domestic Interest Rates;
• LIBOR and Its International Relationship.
 The Role of Bank for International Settlement (BIS);
 The Central Bank or Federal Reserve Membership of BIS;
 Basel Committee on Banking Supervision;
 Basel 3 Agreement:
• A Global Regulatory Framework for More Resilient Banks and Banking Systems;
• The Liquidity Coverage Ratio and liquidity risk monitoring;
• The Net Stable Funding Ratio

We offer very attractive discount for groups of 3 and more people, from the same organisation, taking the same course. This discount is between ten percent (10%) and thirty three percent (33%), depending on the group size. Even with these discounts, we can also deliver courses for groups in the country of your choice.

Please feel welcome to contact me, at any time. My e-mail addresses are:; and
My Direct telephone number is +442071935906


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