Risk Capital and Basel III Specialist

LEORON Professional Development Institute
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Professional Course
Virtual Classroom
5 days

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Course description

Risk Capital and Basel III Specialist

This intensive and interactive course is designed for anyone that needs to have a comprehensive understanding of the latest Basel Accord from both a theoretical and practical point of view.

The course will be delivered using a combination of lectures, class discussions, group exercises and real-life examples from global banks, the intention being to provide participants with a detailed perspective of the rationale and intent behind the development of this latest set of regulations.

It will also explain in detail how different elements affect the calculation of a Bank’s regulatory capital requirements, and how this should directly influence an institution’s risk management strategy

Who should attend?

This course is appropriate to Executives, Senior Managers and “Second Line of Defence” risk managers in banks and other financial institutions. The course would also be appropriate to financial or credit analysts that specialise in the risk assessment of Financial Institutions.


The course assumes that participants already have a broad understanding of the key risks associated with credit risk in banking

Training content

  • DAY 1: Credit Risk & Supervisory

  • DAY 2: PILLAR 1 - Minimum Capital Requirements

  • DAY 3: PILLAR 2 - The Step Process

  • DAY 4: PILLAR 3 - Market Disclosures

  • DAY 5: Consolidation exercises related to the subject matter studied during the course

Certification / Credits

Course objectives

The primary objective of this course is to help participants’ factor the requirements of the Basel iii regulations into their daily working lives and, in particular, to given them the knowledge to allow them to contribute proactively towards the effective management of the effective management of risk capital within their particular institution.

Key takeaways

  • A solid grounding in the background to the introduction of Basel III and the primary objectives of this new regulation
  • Detailed knowledge of the requirements and obligations of each of the three “pillars” of the Basel III accord
  • A good understanding of the basis of calculation of a bank’s capital and also its Risk Weighted Assets, allied to knowledge of the way in which a bank’s Risk Appetite and lending policies can be proactively managed to optimize capital utilisation.
  • A good understanding of the expectations under the new accord in relation to a financial institution’s liquidity position, and the ability to appraise the steps that can be taken to manage this
  • A comprehensive appreciation of the operation of the Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process and the format of the key documents required as part of this process (ICAAP, ILAAP and RRP).

You'll receive

35 NASBA CPE credits

Why choose Leoron?

LEORON has worked with some of the largest companies in the World - but importantly we care about the individual. Through our Customer Happiness Team we ensure that everyone who attends a LEORON course has the support before, during and after to ensure their training needs are met.

We offer the highest level of training delivery, whether that be in our live-virtual training or in-classroom sessions, with our expert instructors guiding you through everything so that you’re left feeling assured and confident to utilize your new knowledge going forward.

About Leoron

LEORON Professional Development Institute

LEORON is the fastest growing global training institute in the World, having evolved over the past 11 years into a dominant training institute that offers a comprehensive set of training and development solutions to both individuals and businesses. Our locations...

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