Financial Risk Manager Part 1
The FRM challenges candidates to understand and apply a range of knowledge and skills necessary to function effectively as a risk manager. FRM Part 1 covers the tools used to assess financial risk, including quantitative analysis, fundamental risk management concepts, financial markets and products, and valuation and risk models.
Learners are able to:
Test your knowledge of valuation techniques and risk models such as Value-at-Risk (VaR), expected shortfall (ES), stress testing and scenario analysis, options valuation, fixed income valuation, hedging, country and sovereign risk models and management, external and internal credit ratings, expected and unexpected losses and operational risk.
Must be over 18 years at the time of application and who have previously achieved a level 3 qualification. There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification, but as a learner you will be ideally to be working with an organisation or role where they can demonstrate skills and apply knowledge. Alternatively, you could draw on previous experience within an organisation or use an organisation you are familiar with.
- IELTS minimum 5.0- 6.5 overall with no fail.
- Pass 5 GCSE subjects or equivelant
To study the CFA Program, you must have a Bachelor’s degree, or be completing the final year of your degree. Alternatively, you could have four years of relevant qualified work experience, or have a combination of work and university experience from the last four years.
Additionally, you must meet the CFA Program professional conduct admission criteria, have a valid passport, and be able to take your exams in English.
- Foundations of Risk Management
- Quantitative Analysis
- Financial Markets and Products
- Valuation and Risk Models
Assessment will take place via computer-based testing, multiple-choice exam. This ensures you minimise time away from work and that you undertake work study which is relevant to your own
This course gives you the opportunity to start developing your career with dedicated career development support in addition to your online tuition.
- On completion of your studies, you may be given a full-time graduate opportunity by your employer
- You may wish to further your studies by taking on academic professional qualifications.