European Master and Certification Program
in Risk Engineering and Management

FRME2
Risk Management in Banking

Course code: 128048
Language of instruction: English
Duration of the course: 33 days (297h)
Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dirk Linowski (Steinbeis University Berlin), Dr. Stephan Knabe (Dr. Knabe GmbH Steuerberatungsgesellschaft)
Assessment: Written Exam Transfer Paper*
Credit points: 5 CPs

Short description

The module covers the mechanics of global financial markets, the basic principles of risk management in banking and real estate. In this context the focus is on pricing for financial products (risk-return-relation), the role of rating agencies and the corresponding methods of a quantitative and qualitative risk management.

Objectives

At the end of the courses students will have a basic understanding of risk management in banking, for instance hedging currency risk and interest rate exposures.

Target Attendees / Participants

Students of Steinbeis Master of Business Administration

Course Content by Units

Using the no arbitrage argument, the complexity of financial markets will be explained, followed by technical means to insure against a “bad” development of the currency exchange rate. The first part of the lecturing closes with the theory of comparative cost advantages. We continue to analyze the risk exposure in the Global and European financial markets, followed by the description of the complexity of risk management in the financial industry. We follow the historic development of the Basel-Regime. We drill down risk management techniques to 2 sectors of the financial industry: banking and real estate.

Teaching Methods

Classic lecturing

Free and interactive class discussion

Exercises with MS-Excel

Literature

Defined in the courses


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(Course profile ID: FRME2, generated on November 19, 2018)