Risk Management with New York Institute of Finance

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Skills Covered: Risk Management, Taxonomy of Risks, Risk Concepts, Measuring Risk, Equity, Portfolio Risk Measurement, Risk by Asset Class,  Risk Reporting, Model Risk, Operational Risk Management, Liability Management, Fixed Income, Derivatives and FX, Risk Management Tools, Risk Management Practices, Stress Testing, Risk Regulation, Regulatory Stress Tests

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Taught by instructors with decades of experience on Wall Street, the Risk Management Professional Certificate program is a comprehensive survey of the practice of risk management.

In this program, you will learn about the major types of risk, risk management tools and techniques and financial regulations. Instructors will work through the annual risk report of a publicly traded financial institution and analyze a number of case studies to illustrate key principles of risk measurement and management.

The Risk Management Professional Certificate is broken down into 5 courses:

  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • Measuring Risk: Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives and FX
  • Risk Management Tools and Practices
  • Stress Testing and Regulation – Part 1
  • Stress Testing and Regulation – Part 2

The final course in the program will be the Professional Certification Exam.

Those participants who pass the examination will receive a Risk Management Professional Certificate from the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF). A NYIF certificate is a valuable addition to your credentials, proving that you have acquired the work-ready skills that employers value.



  • Compute standard risk measures for portfolios comprising of a variety of asset classes.
  • Be aware of the strengths and weaknesses of the various approaches to risk measurement.
  • Understand the central role of asset liability management in the overall risk management of financial institutions.
  • Understand the implications of recent risk events for risk management and prudential regulation.
  • Understand the issues surrounding current risk regulation.
  • Be familiar with current regulatory stress testing regimes for financial institutions.



  • The median annual Risk Manager salary is $106,010, as of February 22, 2017, with a range usually between $91,925-$122,019, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. (Source: Salary.com)
  • Employment of financial managers is projected to grow 7% from 2014 to 2024. (Source: Bureau of Labor And Statistics)
  • Career prospects for people with similar training include: Risk Analyst II, Risk Modeling Manager, Risk Analyst III, Risk Management Analyst, Credit Risk Manager, Risk Analyst I, Risk Analyst IV.
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Risk Management with New York Institute of Finance
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