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The best practices and current challenges of Enterprise risk management in finance

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This course aims at introducing the best practices of modern enterprise risk management as well as its current challenges in a banking industry which is accelerating its digital transformation and facing continuous regulatory reforms, new non-financial risks and increased competition from non-banks.


Level Expert
Learning format Live webinar

Total price *

Members: € 570
Non-members: € 685
Partners/ BZB: € 570
Incompany: tailor-made, prices on request

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* Price: service in the context of continuing professional training, exempt from VAT

Please let us know you're interested in this training should there be no date available, the planned date does not suit you and/or this session is full. As soon as about 5 people are registered on the interest list, we will propose a new course date. Your registration on the interest list is free of charge and without any obligation.

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Target group

This training is intended for various target groups active in business, operations, ICT, risk and finance who want to better understand:

  • the connection between business strategy, risk appetite and performance in terms of solvency, profitability, liquidity and reputation;
  • the root causes and contagion effects which materialized during the 2008 financial crisis, and the consequences of the regulatory reforms on the changing role and risk profile of banks, insurers and asset managers;
  • the impact of transforming business models on the risk landscape of banks;
  • the role of scenario-base management in financial planning and overall risk management.

Required prior knowledge

Expert Level: This training will provide advanced characteristics on a specific topic. In order to grasp the concepts of this training, thorough knowledge is required (enhancement).

Required prior knowledge:

  • basics of banking products and components of banks P&L, balance-sheet and cash flows statements;
  • basics of risk organizations and of regulatory reforms in European banking;
  • curiosity to learn and debate on the changing environment and business transformation arising from digitization, new clients expectations around product delivery and welfare, as well as growing market-based finance.


  1. The different perspectives on “Risk” at the enterprise level
    • Risk as the uncertainty around all business objectives, financial and non-financial
    • Risk appetite, a translation of business strategy
    • Impact on risk governance along the 3 lines of defence model
  2. Visible and hidden sources of risk in financial services
    • Financial vs non-financial risk types
    • Risks that create value and growth, vs risks that create costs or destroy value
    • Risks at transaction/position level vs risks at portfolio/balance-sheet level
    • Risks specific to each business lines
  3. A business case of enterprise risk: the 2008 financial crisis
    • The history, root causes and consequences of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC)
    • Lessons learned and road to regulation
    • The unintended consequences of regulations
  4. Latest developments and new challenges in enterprise risk management
    • Emerging new risk types, due to changes in climate, geopolitics, technology, and society
    • Changes in bank operating models, due to growing market-based financing, digitization, and business fragmentation
    • Scenario-based planning for unknown risks in an uncertain world


Duration: 1 day training

Hours: 9am - 5pm

Place: This is an online course. 


You follow a ‘Live webinar’ digitally in a group. It is ‘learning-apart-together’. At an agreed time, the teacher and participants log in to a video conference tool, each from his or her own location and with his or her own computer. Via this tool’s camera, microphone and chat function, there is an opportunity for interaction and feedback, both from the participants to the teacher and vice versa. The teaching material consists as a basis of a presentation via the MyFA learning platform, supplemented with various other items (such as digital syllabus, presentation, audiovisual fragments, etc.).

Type of training: Webinar (short online training)
During Live Webinars you will see the presentation and the trainer live on your screen. You can communicate with the trainer and ask questions.

Course material: 

  • PowerPoint presentation
  • Live video


Tamar Joulia-Paris
Risk, finance & treasury