Market Risk (Finance)

Gain in-demand, specialised knowledge on financial products and risk analytics on a hands-on course with an opportunity to qualify for GARP/PRMIA/CFA Institute CPD credits.

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Overview

In this course you will learn several key topics within finance and Market Risk, starting with the foundations, before moving on to intermediary and more advanced level subject matter. Prior knowledge or experience in Finance or Market Risk is not required.

The course is taught with an applied focus and students learn by doing, gaining practical experience: you will build risk engine components from scratch and gain experience implementing stress testing, back testing, simulation, pricing, scenarios generation, VaR/ES computation modules and more. You will also benefit from direct training on important banking regulations e.g. Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB).

By the end of the course, you will have the specialist knowledge required to work with traders, risk managers, quants, quant developers etc.

The Market Risk (Finance) course is not offered on a standalone basis. It is included in our Certificate in Finance Business Analysis (FinBA), and Coding (Python, SQL) in Finance training programs.

GARP/PRMIA/CFA Institute CPD Credits

This course is recognised by industry-leading organisations GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals), PRMIA (Professional Risk Managers’ International Association) and the CFA Institute. Students who complete the course are automatically eligible for CPD credits from these organisations which can be applied to their respective FRM, PRM or CFA certification.

Curriculum

The curriculum provides end-to-end coverage of the most important areas of finance/Market Risk (terminology, analytics, regulations such as FRTB, data, terminology, architecture). It is a well balanced mix of theory and practical work, with emphasis on the latter.

For more detailed information on the course’s curriculum please click below:

Curriculum

Counterparty Credit Risk (CCR) - BONUS SESSION

In the upcoming cohort, Professor Johannes Ruf (London School of Economics) will deliver a live teaching session on introductory counterparty credit risk.

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Focused curricula

Each of our courses focuses on delivering only the specific knowledge you need to pass the toughest interviews, land your coveted role, and succeed in your career.

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No finance or coding experience required

Beginner, novice or intermediate, whatever your level, you don’t need to have prior knowledge of finance or programming as all our courses are taught from foundations.

Practical learning

You won't just study the theory. Our training programs are heavily practical by design. You will learn by doing - by undertaking the type of work you will likely be doing on the job.

Coding projects

You will learn the highly sought-after programming languages of Python & SQL and then actually write the code needed to build 10+ prototypes of the kind of systems every investment bank uses.

Live teaching sessions

You will join a live web session every week where you can talk directly to the expert instructor, and other students for one-to-one and group support.

Certification

You will overcome the catch-22 hurdle of eligibility by earning a globally recognised official certificate from Financial Risk Hub that demonstrates your competence to potential employers.

CPD credits - CFA, FRM, & PRM

You can consolidate your professional quantitative finance & risk analytics credentials by earning credits from leading industry organisations such as the CFA Institute, GARP and PRMIA.

Professional recruiters

You will gain exclusive access to specialist investment banking recruiters to help you advance your career and land a high-paying role.

Go from Job Search to Job Success

We provide access to a wide variety of career services and support to help you land your dream job.

CV/resume help (FinBA program only)

You will be assigned a dedicated professional investment banking recruiter, specialising in Risk & Quant Finance, who will work 1-1 with you to tailor your existing CV/resume.

Leverage our network (FinBA program only)

We foster personal introductions to our network of potential hiring managers and recruiters, to help our students based in London, Toronto, NY/Boston/Chicago/Dallas, and Sydney/Melbourne get connected to the right people.

Job search support

You will receive invaluable guidance on how to navigate the complex recruitment landscape and conduct a smart search for your first or next role in investment banking.

Interview prep

You will be provided a comprehensive set of common interview questions and framework for how to answer them. In addition, we will train you on the mindset and approach needed to ace interviews at any investment bank.



Our Taught Courses

Gain in-demand, specialised knowledge on financial products and risk analytics on a hands-on course with an opportunity to qualify for GARP/PRMIA/CFA Institute CPD credits.
Learn one of the most popular programming languages in the financial industry - highly sought-after by employers.
Learn one of the most important programming languages in finance - Structured Query Language (SQL) for data storage, analysis and manipulation.
Get a solid introduction to counterparty credit risk, one of the key financial risks an investment bank faces, in a session led by Professor Johannes Ruf (London School of Economics).

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