Risk Management at a glance
The program has been conceived according to the best professional standards and has been approved by the IGTA Education Board (International Group of Treasury Associations) and by the European Federation of Financial Analyst Societies (EFFAS).
The program provides a sound basis to obtain numerous professional certificates, such as:
- Certified European Analyst (CEFA) program by EFFAS degree accredited by FCA
- Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA) degree accredited by FCA
- Professional Risk Manager Certificate (PRMIA)
- IFID Certificate (ISMA)
- ACI Dealing Certificate
Download the Risk Management Brochure HERE (PDF)
How to become a RM Holder
Enroll in the RM Programme offered by an accredited EFFAS National Member Society. If you are located in a country without a NMS please contact the EFFAS Head Office for support (firstname.lastname@example.org).
üMaster degree or equivalent. Exceptions, at the discretion of the organizational committee.
üOne year of relevant professional experience.
üCandidates must have sufficient knowledge of English
üPresent a detailed CV properly documented accompanied with a copy of an official ID card.
- Pass a theoretical multiple choice test organised by ABAF/BVFA.
Present and pass an in-depth case-study on a topic of your selection in connection with the Certificate. This case-study will be submitted to an Awarding Committee and an oral presentation will be required providing you with a rating. Regular attendance to the courses is a pre-requisite (10 times minimum on a total of 15 days).
The Certificate aims at
ü Giving a structured approach to governance, risk and compliance as well as a full-fledge expertise in the techniques, policies and methods that are appropriate to any effective management, passing through a risk map (including risks such as legal, tax, fraud and technology risks) to close with linking risk and strategy;
ü Shedding light on all financial markets (from the traditional ones (MM, FX), via the current controversy markets (credit derivatives & structured products) to the emerging ones (commodity);
ü Giving opportunity to familiarize with quantitative techniques usually supportive of an advanced risk management framework (market, credit and operational risks) or a decision-making process (corporate finance, portfolio management, real options);
ü Informing on the current regulatory framework and alerting on the new package of reforms to which the sector will be exposed.
To whom is it intended (Potential candidates)
The Certificate has been tailored to bring value and consistency to professionals of the financial services sector or to any who are indirectly concerned. The following groups should attend the program:
üMiddle office, product control and back-office;
üInternal and external audit function;
üRisk management, internal control, compliance function;
üCorporate Finance professionals;
üFinancial Analysts linked to the financial sector or confronted with Enterprise Risk Management solutions.
How can I get the Diploma?
Participants will obtain a Professional Certificate in Risk Management if they successfully pass a theoretic multiple choice test and present and pass an in-depth case-study. To ensure a program of high quality, candidates must hold a master degree or equivalent and have, at least, one year of relevant professional experience. Exceptions, at the discretion of the EFFAS National Association, can be made for people with non-master degrees but with appropriate experience. Candidates must have sufficient knowledge of English.
How to register
The complete list of countries with a participating NMS can be found HERE.
If there is no NMS in your country please contact EFFAS Head Office for support (email@example.com).