Executive Program in

Financial Risk Management (Batch 3)

 • 6 Months  • Online Mentorship

3 Hrs

Weekend Sessions

2 Days

Campus Immersion




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Financial Risk Management Courses Overviews

Financial Risk Management is a specialized course that focuses on identifying, analyzing, and mitigating risks associated with financial activities in various organizations. The primary objective of this course is to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage financial risks and make informed decisions to protect the financial health and stability of a business.
In the context of the course, financial risks refer to the potential adverse impacts that financial transactions, investments, or decisions may have on an organization's profitability, cash flow, or overall financial performance. These risks can arise due to various factors, such as market fluctuations, interest rate changes, credit defaults, currency fluctuations, liquidity constraints, and regulatory compliance.
This objective focuses on the quantitative aspects of financial risk management. Participants learn about different methods and models used to measure and assess risk, including value-at-risk (VaR), stress testing, scenario analysis, and credit rating models. They gain insights into concepts, statistical techniques, probability distributions, and risk indicators used in risk measurement.

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Financial Risk Management Course Key Highlights

Prestigious Certification

Successful completion of the course may lead to a certificate from IIM, which holds high credibility and recognition in the corporate world.

Comprehensive Curriculum

A comprehensive course on financial risk management: concepts, tools, risk identification, measurement, analysis, mitigation, derivatives, credit, market & operational risk.

Experienced Faculty

Courses at IIMs are typically taught by experienced and knowledgeable faculty members who have expertise in the field of finance and risk management.

Case Studies and Real-Life Examples

The course often includes case studies and real-life examples to provide practical insights into financial risk management practices and challenges faced by businesses.

Industry Relevance

The Course curriculum aligns with current industry trends in financial risk, equipping participants with relevant skills for today's business.

Networking Opportunities

Participants have the chance to interact with other professionals, creating a valuable network of peers and potential collaborators.

Eligibility Criteria and Program Details


Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders from a recognized university (UGC / AICTE / DEC / AIU / state Government) in any discipline.

Work Experience

Aspirants with professional experience in any domain.

Course Fees

The IIM Financial Risk Management Course will cost INR 80,000/- + 18% GST which can also be paid in 3 part payments.

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Risk Managers

Financial Analysts


Compliance Officers

Risk Consultants

Credit Analysts

Chief Risk Officers

Finance Managers

Portfolio Managers

Investment Bankers

Consultants and Advisors

Regulators and Policy Makers

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Syllabus of FRM Course

  • How Do Firms Manage Financial Risk?
  • The Governance of Risk Management
  • Credit Risk Transfer Mechanisms
  • Enterprise Risk Management and Future Trends
  • Risk Data Aggregation and Reporting Principles
  • Introduction to Derivatives
  • Exchanges and OTC Markets
  • Using Futures for Hedging
  • Pricing of forwards and Futures
  • Foreign Exchange Markets
  • Options Markets
  • Properties of Options
  • Trading Strategies
  • Interest Rate Futures
  • Statistical inference and hypothesis testing
  • Linear Regression
  • Regression with Multiple Explanatory Variables
  • Stationary Time Series
  • Nonstationary Time Series
  • Simulation and Bootstrapping
  • Time -Series analytics
  • Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) and the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
  • Multifactor Models of Risk-Adjusted Asset Returns
  • Portfolio Construction
  • Portfolio Risk: Analytical Methods
  • Factor investing
  • Estimating Market Risk Measures
  • Non-Parametric Approaches
  • Parametric Approaches (II): Extreme Value theory
  • Backtesting VaR
  • VaR Mapping
  • Some Correlation Basics: Properties, Motivation, Terminology(copula)
  • Empirical Properties of Correlation: How Do Correlations Behave in the Real World?
  • Financial Correlation Modeling – Bottom-Up Approaches
  • Empirical Approaches to Risk Metrics and Hedging
  • The Management of Net Interest Income
  • Types of Rates
  • Duration
  • Convexity
  • Nonparallel Yield Curve Shifts
  • Classifications and Key Concepts of Credit Risk
  • Spread Risk and Default Intensity Models
  • Portfolio and Structured Credit Risk
  • Structured Credit Risk
  • Counterparty Credit Risk
  • Netting, Compression, Resets, and Termination Features
  • Collateral
  • Credit Exposure and Funding
  • Credit and Debit Value Adjustment
  • The Credit Transfer Markets – And Their Implications
  • Defining Operational Risk
  • Categorization of Operational Risks
  • Regulatory Capital Under Basel II
  • The Standardized Measurement Approach
  • Preventing Operational Risk Losses
  • Allocation of Operational Risk Capital, RAROC
  • Capstone Project



Financial Risk Management Course ROI

Obtaining a Financial Risk Management certification from IIM Visakhapatnam offers a range of substantial benefits. It serves as a transformative step in your career, elevating you to the status of a strategic leader and good knowledge and skills to understand the effecting aspects of financial risk management that will provide a good ROI as career advancement, relevant skills, and tools like Excel and R, higher salary, networking opportunities, Enhanced Leadership Abilities, Job Security, Innovation and Digital Transformation and many more.

Financial Risk Management Course Certificate

Upon successful completion of the Executive Certificate Program as Financial Risk Management, IIM Visakhapatnam Executive Education will grant a verified certificate to participants. To be eligible for the certificate, participants must meet the minimum attendance criteria and satisfactorily submit the final project.

Financial Risk Management Course

Admission Process

1. Counselling

Participants will be advised by professional counselors over the virtual mode

2. Shortlisting

Profiles will be shortlisted in view of qualification standards and counselor comments on the profile.

3. Application

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4. Profile Approval

Profile gets Approved or Rejected based on the shared information.

5. Enrollment

Only Approved profiles proceed further for enrollment process.

About IIM Visakhapatnam

Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam (IIMV) belongs to the prestigious IIM family of business schools. It is a new generation IIM, set up by the Government of India in September 2015. At 29th place among the business schools pan-India in the National Institutional Ranking Framework 2022 of the Government of India, it is ahead of all new-generation IIMs established in 2015/2016.

Visakhapatnam is a picturesque port-city on the east coast of India. It is easily accessible by air, sea, rail, and road connections. It ranks among the cleanest cosmopolitan cities in the country. The city is a popular tourist destination with a beautiful beach on one side and a majestic mountain-range on the other. The vibrant city is well known for its heritage and hospitality; culture and cuisine; tradition and talent; trade and technology; innovation and industry; entrepreneurship and enterprise. Visakhapatnam is a base to several large, medium, and small companies (public and private) in the core sector, energy, financial services, infrastructure, IT, pharma, etc. The Eastern Naval Command of the Indian Navy is headquartered at Visakhapatnam. In short, it is one of the most preferred destinations in India to live, learn, yearn, and earn.

IIM Vizag Faculty

Shalini Agnihotri

Prof. Shalini Agnihotri

Ph. D.   FMS Delhi

Shalini Agnihotri

Prof. Shalini Agnihotri

Ph. D.   FMS Delhi

Kaveri Krishnan

Prof. Kaveri Krishnan

Ph.D.   IIM Bangalore

Kaveri Krishnan

Prof. Kaveri Krishnan

Ph.D.   IIM Bangalore

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