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Risk Management Free Online Course by New York Institute of Finance

New York Institute of Finance is offering free online course on Introduction to Risk Management. This economics and finance course is an introductory survey of risk management concepts and techniques.

In this four week course, applicants will learn how to differentiate between financial and business risks. The course will start on April 18, 2017.

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Course At A Glance 

Length: 4 weeks
Effort: 2 hours pw
Subject: Economics & Finance
Institution: New York Institute of Finance and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $99
Session: Course Starts on April 18, 2017

Providers‡ Details

Founded on the institutional knowledge that built the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) is a global leader in training for the Investment Banking industry and related financial services. Its 600 strong qualifications and courses cover every aspect of the investment banking world are studied by students in over 150 countries and in class in New York, Beijing and London.

About This Course

This economics and finance course is an introductory survey of risk management concepts and techniques. Learners will review the role of risk regulation in financial markets, and learn how to identify and describe the various types of financial risk and their sources.

Upon completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate bearing the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) name. A NYIF certificate is a valuable addition to your credentials, proving that you have acquired the work-ready skills that employer‡s value.

For those who wish to go further, students can enroll in the other four modules to earn the complete Risk Management Professional Certificate, backed by the New York Institute of Finance‡s 93-year history. As a final option, students may also opt to sit for the NYIF Certificate of Mastery Exam, resulting in the Risk Management Certificate of Mastery upon successful completion.

Why Take This Course?

Learning Outcomes

  • Differentiate between financial risks and business risks.
  • Identify and describe the various types of financial risk and their sources.
  • Identity the real-world violations of the ‘standard model‡ assumptions that make risk management value enhancing to the firm.
  • Differentiate between risk measurement and risk management.
  • Describe systemic risk as a negative externality.
  • Describe the US regulatory structure

Instructors

Anton Theunissen

New York Institute of Finance

Requirements

  • Basic MS Excel skills
  • Basic probability and statistics

How To Join This Course

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