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Course details

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Effective Credit Risk Management

Achieve business goals through effective management of credit risk
  • This three-day course provides participants with a clear understanding of what best practice credit risk management is and how it can support the achievement of business goals by ensuring that credit risks are only accepted where within risk appetite and that credit risks are effectively managed thereafter. This is done by looking in detail at the specific activities that form parts of the risk management framework and how these fit with a bank’s overall governance of risk, it’s business strategy, group risk appetite/tolerance and regulatory constraints.

    Attend this course and learn:

    • What best practice credit risk management looks like
    • About governance frameworks and how to make them effective
    • What regulatory requirements and expectations are and how they are changing
    • The external operating environment
    • The roles and responsibilities of business and credit risk management
    • How credit risk, and how it is managed, varies by customer and product type
    • Tools and techniques for managing credit risk
    • About risk types, how they interact and impact credit risk and how to address this
    Prior knowledge
    It would be helpful if participants were familiar with the governance framework for their own organisation and had a reasonable understanding of credit risk


    Additional requirements

    Who should attend

    This course is designed for:

    • Chief Credit Officers
    • Senior Business Heads
    • Senior Risk Managers/Analysts
    • Senior Credit Heads
    • Senior Product Managers
    • Senior Audit Managers
    Note – this course is equally applicable to staff in Wholesale, Corporate or Retail business or risk roles



  • Day 1

    The Governance Framework
    • An overview of the governance framework
    • What is risk appetite and risk tolerance
    • Risk appetite and risk tolerance setting and implementation
    • Building and maintaining an effective risk management framework
    • Where credit risk management and credit risk committees fit
    Exercise: Creating an effective and appropriate risk management framework

    The Operating Environment
    • An overview of the operating environment within which bank’s accept and manage credit risk
    • The factors that have influenced the current operating environment
    • The causes and consequences of the financial crisis and their on-going impact
    • Basel III and other regulatory initiatives
    • Opportunities and threats – challenger banks and shadow banking
    Case Study: Sub-prime lending

    Stakeholder Management
    • Who are the key internal and external stakeholders
    • What are stakeholders interests
    • Why stakeholders interests are different
    Exercise: Management of conflicting interests

    Day 2

    Credit Risk Management
    • An overview of credit risk and best practice credit risk management
    • Customer, product and risk types
    • Key elements of the credit risk management framework
    • Governance and credit risk
    Case study: Learning lessons from banks that performed well in the financial crisis


    Managing Credit Risk

    • Credit risk appetite – setting and monitoring
    • Credit risk authorities – delegation and oversight
    • Credit risk committees – best practice for establishment and operations
    • Concentration risks – setting policy and portfolio monitoring
    • Credit policy – setting, implementation and monitoring compliance
    Case study: Examples of undue concentration risks in practice

    Day 3

    Managing Credit Risk
    • Models – review and approval of credit risk models, data issues
    • Product risks – product programme review and approvals
    • Controls –setting standards and monitoring compliance
    • Reporting – defining reporting requirements and regular monitoring
    • Audit reports – commissioning reviews and assessing audit findings
    Case study: Assessment and management of product risks


    Credit Risk Assessment and Management

    • Approaches to assessing credit risk – individual judgement vs automated systems
    • The credit risk cycle – assessment, decision making, post approval management
    • Early warning signs – how to identify warning signs and how to address them
    • Problem credit management – how to minimise the risk of losses
    Review and wrap up


    Review of key learning points

  • Our Tailored Learning Offering

    Do you have five or more people interested in attending this course? Do you want to tailor it to meet your company’s exact requirements? If you’d like to do either of these, we can bring this course to your company’s office. You could even save up to 50% on the cost of sending delegates to a public course and dramatically increase your ROI.

    If you want to run this course at a location convenient to you or if you want a completely customised learning solution, we can help.

    We produce learning solutions that are completely unique to your business. We’ll guide you through the whole process, from the initial consultancy to evaluating the success of the full learning experience. Our learning specialists ensure you get the maximum return on your training investment.

  • We have a combined experience of over 60 years providing learning solutions to the world’s major organisations and are privileged to have contributed to their success. We view our clients as partners and focus on understanding the needs of each organisation we work with to tailor learning solutions to specific requirements.

    We are proud of our record of customer satisfaction. Here is why you should choose us to help you achieve your goals and accelerate your career:

    • Quality – our clients consistently rate our performance ‘excellent’ or ‘outstanding’. Our average overall score awarded to us by our clients is nine out of ten.
    • Track record – we have delivered training solutions for 95% of worlds’ top 100 banks and have trained over 250,000 professionals.
    • Knowledge – our 150 strong team of industry specialist trainers are world leading financial leaders and commentators, ensuring our knowledge base is second to none.
    • Reliability – if we promise it, we deliver it. We have delivered over 20,000 events both in person and online, using simultaneous translation to delegates from over 180 countries.
    • Recognition – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council and the CPD Certification Service. In an independent review by Feefo we scored 96% on service and 95% on product
This course can be run as an In-house or Tailored Learning programme


  • Carl Olsson


    The Course Director is an experienced and qualified banker with an international career spanning over 35 years, 20 years of which were spent working in Asia and the Middle East. During that time he has worked for leading UK banks in front line business and held risk management roles at group level interfacing with business operations on a global basis. He has extensive experience of risk and risk management at both divisional and group levels and across a wide range of business activities and customer types including retail, SME, corporate and wealth management clients. He has been involved in the establishment and management of risk and credit risk committees up to group level as well as a member of committees at various operations levels and across a wide range of business areas. He has a long-standing interest in training and education on risk and risk management. He is a published author, Risk Management in Emerging Markets, and is principal examiner for Module 1 of the Institute of Risk Management’s Certificate in Risk Management qualification. He currently runs his own business offering risk training and consultancy services



"All courses are held at four or five star venues in Central London, Zone 1. We strive to provide you with a training environment of the highest quality, to ensure that the whole learning experience exceeds your expectations.

Your training venue will be confirmed by one of our course administrators approximately 3-4 weeks before the course start date.

As such we have detailed our most frequently used training destinations in London on this map. If you need help booking accommodation for your visit to our training courses, please contact and one of our partners will help you get the best rate possible."