Certified in Management of Financial Institution

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Students explore the different financial intermediaries in our economy, the financial risks they are exposed to, and how these risks are measured and managed. Topics include the types of financial institutions, including deposit-taking institutions, insurance companies, securities firms, investment banks, mutual funds, hedge funds, pension funds, and finance companies; regulation of the financial industry; measuring risk, including interest rate risk, market risk, credit risk, liquidity risk, off-balance sheet risk, foreign exchange risk, sovereign risk, and technology and other operational risks; managing risk through the use of derivatives, loan sales, and securitization; and managing risk through deposit insurance and other liability guarantees and capital adequacy standards


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What Will You Learn?

  • Discuss the characteristics of various financial institutions in the national and international economy.
  • Describe the regulations to which financial institutions are subject.
  • Calculate the risk exposure for each type of financial institution using appropriate methodology.
  • Design a risk management system that utilizes appropriate risk measurement and feedback systems tailored to a specific type of financial institution.
  • Justify the use of various financial instruments in managing risk for each type of financial institution.
  • Propose improvements to existing regulations which will help financial institutions function efficiently while balancing the risk that society faces from market failures.

Course Content

Module 1

  • Chapter 1 Types of the Financial Services Industry
  • Chapter 2 Regulation of the Financial Services Industry

Module 2

Module 3

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