KT-6012 Risk Management Training - Minneapolis, Minnesota IT MN Technical Financial New York, NY
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Risk Management


All of KTCS Financial courses are all tailor made to meet the specific requirements of the individual client. Courses can range from cash instruments in the money and capital markets to derivative products such as futures, forwards, swaps and options to courses covering risk management. The emphasis can be for the trader, back office/finance staff, corporate relationship managers, sales staff or senior managers. The course level can range anywhere from a fundamental to an advanced level. Other focuses can be tailored to training programs for new recruits, undergraduates or MBAs. No matter where you are in the world, a course can be developed to meet your needs.

Risk Management:

  • Sources of Risks
  • What is meant by VAR?
  • Advantages and disadvantages of VAR
  • Calculating VAR
  • Using VAR
  • The building blocks: risk, return, normal distributions and volatility/standard deviation
  • Correlation
  • Confidence Levels
  • Historical and Monte Carlo Simulations
  • Variance-Covariance
  • Backtesting
  • Stress testing
  • Capital allocation
  • Setting risk limits
  • General policies and guidelines
  • Models and validation

Courses include exercises, case studies, role plays and computer simulations where appropriate. Practical applications are addressed which are geared to the clients needs.

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