Course - Certified Expert in Risk Management

A risk is naturally inherent in the delivery of financial services. It is therefore important for financial institutions to implement a comprehensive and rigorous approach to risk management.

Frankfurt School delivers applicable content that will help to achieve personal career objectives and make an impact on the bottom line of participants’ institutions. The 6-month part-time certification course matches individual schedules. It is up to the participant when and where to study. This allows balancing a busy workload and family obligations with an intellectually stimulating programme.


The next Certified Expert in Risk Management (CERM) will start in March 2014. Registration is possible from December 2013.

Target Participants

This course should be of interest to financial professionals in retail and small business banks, leasing firms, consumer credit companies and microfinance institutions. Managers and analysts at wholesale lenders and investment vehicles with exposure to the retail finance and microfinance sectors will also get excellent value from this Certificate. Many participants will currently be employed or interested in taking up a position as an accountant, treasury manager, chief risk officer, risk analyst, credit manager, internal auditor or collections manager etc. Proficiency in English both verbal and in writing are mandatory.

Course Content

The course will help participants to deepen their understanding of modern risk analysis including credit, market, liquidity and operational risk, and to implement this understanding in their institution. The course teaches global concepts applied to the special conditions and needs of developing and emerging markets.

  • Module 1 – General Introduction into Risk Management
  • Module 2 – Governance Risk in Financial Institutions
  • Module 3 – Risk Landscape and Taxonomy in Microfinance
  • Module 4 – Risk-by-Risk: Identification – Measurement – Management:
  • Module 4.1 – Credit Risk Management
  • Module 4.2 – Operational Risk Management
  • Module 4.3 – Interest Rate Risk Management
  • Module 4.4 – Forex Risk Management
  • Module 4.5 – Liquidity Risk Management
  • Module 4.6 – Risk Management Framework
  • Module 5 – Wrap up, Systems and Outlook

Tuition Fees

The regular tuition fee is EUR 1.100. If you register by January 15, 2014, the early bird tuition fee of EUR 900 is applicable.

The fee for the final exam is EUR 50. The final exam fee has to be paid in cash directly to the institution hosting the final exam.

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Last updated July 10, 2018
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Sept. 2019
1,200 EUR
Early bird fee of 1,000 EUR for registrations by 15th July
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