Introduction to Financial Risk Management

Scope & Learning Outcomes:
  • The course aims to introduce attendees to the world of Financial Risk Management, by presenting fundamental concepts and topics from a practical standpoint.
  • Key risks that businesses face are presented, with a special focus on the financial risks and the need for risk management.
  • The four pillars of the Risk Management process are discussed analytically.
  • Moreover, the methodology of creating a risk management framework at a company level is presented.
  • Basic measures of risk and return in the financial world are introduced and key assumptions behind these measures are discussed.
  • The major categories of Financial risk management instruments as of today are also discussed, coupled with a list of sources for further reading.
  • After attending this course, attendees will be able to understand the fundamental principles of Risk Management, the Risk Management Process, and what a risk policy means at a company level.
  • Additionally, they will be able to define the basic measures of financial risk and return and the theoretical assumptions behind these measures.
  • Finally and more importantly, this course will assist attendees to form a new mindset, in order to view the reality from a risk manager’s perspective.
  • Maritime Industry professionals working in the financial and/or risk management department of enterprises, seeking to review the fundamental concepts of Financial Risk Management.
  • Professionals seeking to increase their employability within the maritime industry by gaining basic insights into the Financial Risk Management process.
  • Students or Graduates from other faculties seeking to understand the fundamental concepts of Financial Risk Management.
  • Professionals from various industries, seeking to acquire a general understanding of modern Financial Risk Management concepts.
Course Contents:
  • Fundamental Concepts in Risk Management
  • Risks Faced by Companies
  • The Four Pillars of Risk Management Process
  • Creating a Risk Management framework
  • Financial Risks Faced by Companies
  • Financial Variables
  • Risk and Return Measures
  • Assumptions in Risk Management
  • Daily Risk Management in Practice
  • Instruments of Financial Risk Management


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