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Executive program - The Board of Directors in the Financial Sector

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The 6-day “The Board of Directors in the Financial Sector” program is an executive program on corporate governance, organised in collaboration with GUBERNA. The objective is to train incisive directors to work in the financial business sector.

The objective of this training course is to:

Niveau Expert
Type opleiding Klassikaal

Totale prijs *
Leden: € 5.100
Niet-leden: € 5.400
Partner BZB: € 5.100
Incompany: op maat, prijzen op aanvraag

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The programme can be followed by the following target groups:

Vereiste voorkennis

Expert: specifically explains a given subject in detail. In order to take a training course at this level you must have sufficient prior knowledge (expertise).



Module 1: The financial landscape and supervisor duties


Freddy Van den Spiegel - Els De Keyser - Michel Colinet

Day 1:

The role of banks in our society: today and in the future

The key elements of banking management

The strategic challenges for Belgian banks

The building blocks of the financial regulation/financial supervision: Twin Peaks

Module 2: Governance of the Financial Institution


Abigail Levrau - Caroline Veris

Guest Speaker: Bart De Smet

Day 2:

Interactive workshop on governance

A summary of the reference framework for governance in the financial sector

An optimal composition of the Board of Directors

Specific focus on independence (what, why, how)

Day 3:

Guest Speaker: Herman Daems

Case study: the Board of Directors must take some “specific decisions” in relation to:

Day 4:

Guest Speaker: Emmanuel Leroux

The liability of directors in the financial sector

Interactive workshop: the evaluation of the Board of Directors - collectively and individually

Framework based on basic principles and best practices as well as relevant legal provisions.

Module 3: Operation of a financial institution and related risk management

Day 5:

Trainer: Alexandre Deveen

Guest Speaker: Georges Hübner


The foundations of banking and insurance

The Banking Model

The insurance model

Banks versus insurance institutions

Conclusion: the future of financial services

Day 6:

Trainer: Hans Buysse

Guest Speaker: Eric Pulinx


Risk management: definitions and concepts

Risk Management in a trading environment

The ALM concept

FX Risk in detail

Interest rate risk in detail

Liquidity risk

Important risk-related concepts

Application of the Risk Appetite Framework (RAF);

Reflection for board members

Recovery planning

Practical Information

Duration: 6 day course

Dates: 20/02/2019, 13/03/2019, 03/04/2019, 24/04/2019, 15/05/2019, 05/06/2019

Hours: 12h30 - 19h15 followed by a dinner

Location: Febelfin Academy, Aarlenstraat/Rue d'Arlon 80, 1040 Brussels



During our theoretical training courses we offer a combination of theory and practical exercises. The cases, examples and exercises are taken from everyday situations or are contributed by you and then solved under the guidance of the trainer.


Caroline Veris
Compliance & audit

Alexandre Deveen
Compliance & audit
Private banking & asset management
Risk, finance & treasury
Taxation & regulations
Retail banking

Freddy Van den Spiegel
Private banking & asset management
Retail banking
Risk, finance & treasury

Hans Buysse
Retail banking
Risk, finance & treasury
Compliance & audit

Els De Keyser
Retail banking

Abigail Levrau
Compliance & audit