Risk Management in Banking and Finance  Short Courses

This course discusses the fundamental aspects of global financial liberalisation and repression, and debates the central issues and ideas in globalisation. Crisis economics, comprising financial, economic and currency crises, are considered in the context of managing risk.

Course Information

Start DateStart TimeDurationCostCourse CodeApply
Monday 6 October 2014 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £395.00 CS1957 Apply Now
Monday 19 January 2015 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £395.00 CS1957 Apply Now
Monday 27 April 2015 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £395.00 CS1957 Apply Now

Tutor Info

John Caird is an Economics graduate and a banker with over thirty years' experience in corporate and international banking. He held a number of senior positions with international banks in the City of London and has specialist knowledge in a number of areas including project and export finance. He is currently a consultant providing specialist advice on banking and finance subjects to business clients.

English Requirements

Good written and spoken English.

What will I learn?

  • Understand the fundamental principles of underlying concepts in banking, finance and international financial and economic development;
  • Outline the overall knowledge of risk management in banking and finance;
  • Understand the use of derivatives instruments as a financial risk management;
  • Outline the general foundation of corporate finance as pertaining to risk management.

Teaching and Assessment

Informal assessment will take place through group discussion, class room activities and questions and answers session as guided by your tutor.

Recommended Reading

While we encourage you to read the books on the reading list for your course, we recommended that you speak to the tutor before investing in the purchase of any essential text.

Hull, J.C. (2000), Option, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 4th Edition, Prentice Hall

Banks, E. (1993), Credit Risk of Financial Instruments, Macmillan

Mander, J. and Goldsmith, E. (Eds.) (1997), The Case Against the Global Economy, Sierra Club

Brealey, R.A. (2000), Principles of Corporate Finance 6ed, McGraw Hill

Brealey, R.A. (2000), Financing and Risk Management, McGraw Hill

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