Overview

Topic

This course encompasses the most important questions and applications of risk management practices. It is the final module to achieve the Certificate of Advanced Studies in Risk Management for Banking and Finance.

Target audience

The course aims at risk professionals, or those who interface with risk management disciplines on a very regular basis, who want to improve and expand their knowledge in risk management.

The course is also suitable for professionals preparing for the PRMIA Certificate.

Qualifications

Participants have a graduate degree and several years of working experience. A certain level of mathematical knowledge is very beneficial and helpful for successful completion. The course language is English.

Goal

Participants know the questions and applications of risk management practices on expert level.

Course director

Prof. Dr. Erich Walter Farkas, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Zurich

Lecturers

Prof. Dr. Marc Chesney Department of Banking and Finance UZH
Dr. Martin Bardenhewer Zürcher Kantonalbank ZKB
Dr. Manfred Plank UBS AG
Dr. Karl Rappl FINMA
Dr. Boris Wälchli Department of Banking and Finance UZH
Donato Abate Vontobel
Urs Wolf Credit Suisse
Sandro Schmid AAAccell

Examination

Written exam

Credits

Attestation of participation (4 ECTS)
Participants who also successfully complete the courses Finance Theory for Risk Management and Mathematical Foundations of Risk Management will receive a CAS in Risk Management for Banking and Finance. The credits can be transferred to the DAS in Finance and the MAS in Finance.

Method

Classroom attendance

Place & Date

Course duration: 28 January, 2018 - 27 April, 2018

 Event Date Time Place
Lecture January 26, 2018 14.00 - 18.00 Zurich
Lecture January 27, 2018 09.00 - 18.00 Zurich
Lecture February 23, 2018 14.00 - 18.00 Zurich
Lecture February 24, 2018 09.00 - 18.00 Zurich
Lecture March 23, 2018 09.00 - 18.00 Zurich
Lecture March 24, 2018 09.00 - 18.00 Zurich
Exam April 27, 2018 09.00 - 12.00 Zurich

Application deadline: January 6, 2018

Cost

CHF 2'800.- including final exam (excl. textbooks)