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Risk Management Certificate

Banks trade in money; they use the depositors money to provide credit facilities to other customers. This makes banks exposed to various types of Risks. International regulations set standards to be followed by banks in managing their exposure to those risks. This certificate takes candidates through the diverse areas of risk management in banks and builds the required competencies for different risk management roles.

The EIF International Certificate in Risk Management is suitable for:

  • Officials currently working in different areas of risk management
  • Candidates who are looking to explore a career in the risk management domain
  • Relationship managers
  • Audit and compliance officials

After completion of the certification, the learner should be able to:

  • Understand the various risks faced by the bank and the risk management process.
  • Identify, quantify, manage, monitor various risks like credit, market, operational, liquidity and other risks.
  • Analyze the regulatory guidelines on capital and understand risk-based pricing.
  • Understand the importance of enterprise level risk management.

The certificate is delivered in three parts. Level 1 focusses on the concepts related to different types of risk, level 2 focusses on in depth concepts related to risk management and level 3 focusses on risk management tools and models.

 Level 1Level 2
Entry RequirementNoneSuccessfully passed Level 1
  • Fundamentals of Risk Management
  • Credit Risk Measurement and Mitigation
  • Market Risk Measurement and Mitigation
  • Liquidity Risk Management and Mitigation
  • Operational Risk Measurement and Mitigation
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Risk Adjusted Return on Capital
  • IFRS-9 for Credit Professional
  • Risk Oversight and Governance
  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
  • Stress Testing in Banks
ExamTwo hour exam consisting of 50 multiple-choice questions. Passing percentage is 60%One hour exam consisting of 30 multiple- choice questions. Passing percentage is 60%



A certification in risk management gives professionals the specific knowledge and abilities needed to recognize, evaluate, and reduce risks in the banking and financial industry. Individuals may effectively manage risks and safeguard their organizations from possible losses by gaining a thorough understanding of risk management principles, methodologies, and best practices through comprehensive training.

In order to analyze and evaluate several kinds of risks, such as credit risk, market risk, operational risk, and liquidity risk, certified risk management professionals are essential. They are proficient in stress testing, risk modeling, and risk assessment methodologies. They also know how to create risk management frameworks and strategies that are specific to the risk profile of their company.

Additionally, risk governance and regulatory compliance are emphasized in Risk Management certification programs. In addition to establishing strong risk management policies and procedures to protect against legal infractions and reputational harm, certified experts are educated to make sure that their companies adhere to all applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.

The Risk Management certification places a strong emphasis on communication and decision-making abilities in addition to technical knowledge. Professionals with certifications have the ability to make well-informed decisions that strike a balance between risk and reward as well as effectively convey risk-related information to stakeholders, such as top management, board members, and regulators.

All things considered, earning a certification in risk management equips professionals to recognize and manage risks early on, strengthen organizational resilience, and promote long-term growth and value generation. A key factor in the long-term prosperity and stability of the banking and financial industry is the incorporation of risk management principles into the strategic planning and decision-making processes of qualified professionals’ firms.

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