Learn how to measure, manage, and control market risk.
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In the aftermath of the financial crisis, institutions have been reassessing their proficiencies, identifying areas for improvement, and seeking industry best practices through RMA’s timely courses. Created by RMA and its Market Risk Council for risk professionals.
Understanding the key markets in today’s uncertain economic landscape can prove challenging even for the most seasoned financial professionals. This two-day program provides participants with a thorough understanding of the key markets, i.e. interest rates, foreign exchanges, and equities, the impacts of central banks on the market, and the key economic factors and indicators driving the markets. Through discussion and case work, participants will complete the program better equipped to measure, manage, and control market risk.
Who will benefit?
The course will benefit professionals in financial institutions in the following functions:
- Risk Management / Risk Control
- Trading / Treasury
- Information Technology
In addition, the course will benefit firms that provide services to financial institutions, i.e. information technology and data providers.
- Recognize key market risks in asset and liability management, portfolio management, and trading.
- Understand how to measure market risk.
- Be aware of what regulators expect from financial institutions.
- Integrate market risk in the overall economic capital / risk-adjusted performance concept.
- Identify key gaps in your institution.
- Ensure capital adequacy for market risk.
- Recognize how to actively manage interest rate risk, foreign exchange risk, and equity risk.
Meet the Expert Trainer
Peter Buerger is the founder of Risk & More. In his more than 20 years experience in the financial services industry, Peter has acted in various management capacities, both at strategic and operative levels while accountable for projects of various sizes - both in Germany and internationally. His core area of expertise is financial risk management.
Peter has been working as a consultant and trainer since 2010. Prior to this, Peter worked for large international financial institutions, i.e. as Global Head of Risk Control for Commerzbank Group in Frankfurt and as Head of Strategic Risk Management & Control for HypoVereinsbank / UniCredit Group in Munich.
In his role as Global Head of Risk Control for Commerzbank Group, Peter was responsible for the Basel II project of the institution. The project included all relevant project phases (advanced approaches), business and strategic aspects, all risk types and interaction with regulators world-wide.
He was a member of top management committees of the respective institutions. Peter also brings in operational risk management experience from his role as branch manager for Commerzbank's business in London. In this role, Peter was responsible for credit risk management in the region "Western Europe and South Africa", which included a significant credit sanctioning competence.
Peter spent the first ten years of his career in the capital markets business. One of his key roles was Head of Risk and Compliance in Commerzbank's derivatives subsidiary Commerz Financial Products.
Peter's experience and expertise cover a broad business and product spectrum - retail banking, corporate lending, capital markets, asset management, commercial real estate and risk types: credit risk, market risk, liquidity risk / ALM, operational risk. Beyond Risk Management, Peter's consulting focus also links into corporate strategy, governance, compliance, cost-cutting and post-merger integration.
Peter was educated in the United States; he holds an MBA from Long Island University in New York. He also completed the Advanced Management Programme at the INSEAD Business School in Fontainebleau, France.Available Seats:   8
Continuing Education Credits:
NASBA CPE Hours:  16.0
Citi Training Center
388 Greenwich St
26th Fl, Conference Room D
New York, NY  10013
|Associate member price||$1,499.00|
|Professional member price||$1,599.00|
|Nonassociate at member institutions price||$1,599.00|