Risk in Financial Services by the CISI

Registration Deadline: 04 June 2018

Training Dates: 11 & 18 June 2018

Training Hours: 08:30 - 17:00

Location: CIIM Nicosia ( View Map )

Language of Instruction: English


The Risk in Financial Services programme offers a comprehensive global introduction to the major risk areas in financial services. It addresses international issues, reflecting the needs of a worldwide market, and provides a sound grounding in the principles of the risk management framework, corporate governance and risk oversight.

The syllabus has been developed by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) in consultation with expert practitioners from leading global financial services firms, trade bodies and training providers to meet the needs of the industry.

Key Outcomes

  • Understand the general principles of business risk
  • Appreciate the influence of corporate governance
  • Examine key international regulatory frameworks and techniques of risk management including operational, credit, market, investment and liquidity risks
  • OPTIONAL: Success to the CISI Risk in Financial Services examination provides a free CISI Student membership and leads to the Associate membership and ACSI designatory letters.

Designed for

  • Risk and compliance teams
  • Branch management
  • Corporate lawyers
  • Finance officers
  • Managers of all disciplines
  • Existing and aspiring non-executive directors
  • Professionals who would like to obtain the CISI Global Financial Compliance Certification

Topics to be covered

  • Principles of Risk Management
    • Introduction to Risk in Business
    • Specific Risks in Financial Services
  • International Risk Regulation
    • The Bank for International Settlements
    • Basel Regulatory Capital
    • Regulatory Risk
    • Other Relevant Regulations
  • Operational Risk
    • Definitions of Operational Risk
    • Operational Risk Policy
    • Operational Risk Framework
    • Operational Risk Identification
    • Operational Risk Assessment and Measurement
    • Managing Operational Risk
  • Credit Risk
    • Identification of Credit Risk
    • Credit Risk Measurement
    • Credit Risk Management
  • Market Risk
    • Identification of Market Risk
    • Market Risk Management
  • Investment Risk
    • The Measurement of Investment Returns
    • Identification and Measurement of Investment Risk
  • Liquidity Risk
    • Identification of Liquidity Risk
    • Measurement of Liquidity Risk
    • Management of Liquidity Risk
  • Risk Oversight and Corporate Governance
    • Risk Governance within Financial Services Organisations
    • Risk Culture and Leadership
  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
    • Overview of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)


All CIIM Executive Education programmes are developed and taught by CIIM resident and visiting faculty who are widely recognised as skilled professional trainers with local and international business experience. Through many years of business consulting and teaching experience, CIIM faculty develop innovative long-lasting practical concepts that shape the practice of your daily professional responsibilities. The result is a practical educational experience which is designed to have an immediate effect in your business environment.

Demetris Tsingis

Mr. Demetris Tsingis 
Founder & Managing Partner at FINCAP Advisers Ltd
Associate Expert, CIIM


Mr. Demetris Tsingis

Mr. Demetris Tsingis is the Founder & Managing Partner at FINCAP Advisers Ltd. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA), a member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (MCSI), a member of the ICPAC Financial Services sub-committee and a holder of the ICPAC practicing certificate, a member of the Cypriot Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Education sub-committee, an advanced licence holder of the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission (CySEC) and an approved and active CF10 Compliance and CF11 AML Compliance from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). He is also a licensed Mediator and Insolvency Practitioner in Cyprus and the Founding President of the Kuwait – Cyprus Business Association Board of the CCCI.

Programme Fee

Per Participant: €380

No VAT is charged due to CIIM’s non-profit status. Fees include tuition, educational materials, lunch, coffee-breaks and refreshments.


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