Stress Testing and Risk Regulation – Part 2

edX Stress Testing and Risk Regulation – Part 2

Platform
EdX
Provider
New York Institute of Finance
Effort
2 hours a week
Length
4 weeks
Language
English
Cost
$349
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Overview
This economics and finance course will cover the practical aspects of conducting CCAR/DFAST tests in the US. We will also review the impact of the financial (subprime) crisis of 2007 and 2008 on regulatory reform and the consequences for financial intermediaries.

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.

What you'll learn
  • Describe common approaches to stress testing.
  • Explain challenges in designing stress test scenarios, including the problem of coherence in modeling risk factors.
  • Describe the practical problems associated with conducting comprehensive stress tests for large financial intermediaries.
  • Define reverse stress testing and compare it to conventional stress tests.
  • Understand the critiques of prudential risk regulation.
Syllabus
Module 1: Stress Testing

  • Lesson 1: Approaches to Stress Testing
  • Lesson 2: Common Historical Scenarios
  • Lesson 3: Credit Stress
  • Lesson 4: Stress Testing process
  • Lesson 5: Value at Risk
Module 2: Regulatory Stress Tests
  • Lesson 1: BIS Requirement and Stress Testing Guidelines
  • Lesson 2: Regulatory Stress Tests
  • Lesson 3: Regulatory Stress Test Scenarios
  • Lesson 4: PNPR Modeling
  • Lesson 5: Critiques and Benefits
Module 3: The Capital Debate
  • Lesson 1: Capital
  • Lesson 2: Bank Leverage Reduction

Taught by
Anton Theunissen

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