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Starting 14 April 2021
Delivered by distance learning over 14 weeks
Starting 14 April 2021

Delivered by distance learning over 14 weeks

A Postgraduate Certificate course in Market Risk

In partnership with Middlesex University


We can customise it to meet your specific training requirements. Contact Ted Bailey or call +44 (0)20 7017 4174.

The Mechanics of Market Risk training course

Core modules

Unit 1 – Fundamentals of Trading Activities and Risk Metrics 

Unit 2 – Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate Risk 

Unit 3 – Liquidity Risk and Market Micro-Structure 

Unit 4 – Non-Linear Products: Behaviour and Risks 

Unit 5 – Futures, CCP’s and Collateral 

Unit 6 – Tail Risk, Stress Testing and FRTB 

Unit 7 – Legislation and Regulations Regarding Market Risk

What you’ll learn

  • Internal risk standards
  • Evolving market conditions 
  • New regulatory requirements – including FRTB and IRRBB 
  • Unorthodox monetary policies 
  • The changing micro-structure of markets with HFT platforms which can heighten market liquidity risk 
  • The consequential lack of a proper assessment of diversification with a bank’s trading book or investment portfolio

Postgraduate certificate option

You have the option to receive a postgraduate certificate validated by Middlesex University Business School.

You will need to submit an additional marked assignment of 5000 words, based on a continuing case study that runs throughout the duration of the course.

How you’ll learn

  • A new module is released every two weeks
  • Read the units online, save them to your computer or print them out
  • Study at your own pace
  • Efficient and cost effective - no need to travel or take time off work
  • Apply new skills and expertise to your work straight away

Is this the course for you?

Watch expert trainer Clive Corcoran to find out more.

Past Delegate

The Mechanics of Market Risk

Brilliant, impressively up-to-date in-depth anaylsis of market risk. Great course leader - lots of experience. I enjoyed the case studies and quizzes and immersed and involved with my co-delegates. 

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