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Operations Risk Management and Mitigation from Assessment to Implementation 2day Inperson Semin

3/27/2014 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Aims

As the size and complexity of financial institutions have increased, so too have the challenges of understanding and reducing operational risks down to truly manageable levels. Increased regulatory concern and scrutiny have also increased the cost of operational risk events in the shape of outright financial loss, regulatory fines and declining customer confidence

Operational Risk Management (ORM) is an effective tool for not only maintaining but increasing, bank profits, shareholder value, public perceptions and goodwill. Executed properly, improvements in ORM can lead to substantial financial, reputational and regulatory benefits – all this adds to increased profitability, greater financial stability and improved customer satisfaction. But to achieve these gains, financial institutions must apply a consistent and comprehensive approach to managing their operational risks. They must also understand that this approach is fundamentally different from the approaches that they use in managing market, credit and liquidity risks.

Bad Operational Risk Management has a severely negative effect on financial institutions in four very clear ways:

1.Actual operational risk losses are a direct hit to the income statement.

2.The market punishes companies, via the stock price, for operational risk failures and this loss could well exceed the actual financial loss experienced.

3.Lowered Credit Ratings, which raises the institutions cost of borrowing money in the marketplace.

Operational risk failures can vastly increase the cost of compliance by raising the level of regulatory scrutiny and complexity not to mention substantial penalties.

All too often banks have seen the need to effectively manage their operational risks as simply an issue of complying with what the bank regulator requires, rather than a disciplined process that serves to not only ensure a banks survival but which can, in the long run, contribute to that bank’s financial fortune.

Objectives

The objectives of this training course is to provide all staff, irrespective of whether they work in the front-, middle- or back-office, with a sound foundation in the theory and practice of Operational Risk Management. This training is provided in a practical "hands-on" manner that allows them to implement what they have learned easily and effectively.

What this course covers

This course provides a complete structured package for learning in all main aspects of the subject of Operational Risk. It will enable participants to prepare and manage the planning and implementation of operational risk management processes in their bank/ financial institution or firm.

Key objectives and learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide:

-An understanding of Risk in all its facets

-An understanding of Operational Risk Techniques for assessing, managing and mitigating Operational Risk

-A link between Operational Risk management theory & practice

-A clear "road-map" on how to implement an Operational Risk management structures them in practice in a banking organization.

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