36 hours/ 12 weeks
Part Time: September 13, 2022 – November 29, 2022
Recognized in every major market, the FRM is the leading certification for risk managers. It is consistently in demand by nearly every major bank and firm in the world and is awarded only to professionals who demonstrate the knowledge and ability to anticipate, respond, and adapt to critical risk issues.
There’s never been a more crucial time to stand out. As the financial industry becomes increasingly competitive, the professionals who succeed are the ones who can demonstrate their ability to add value to an organization. Earning your FRM proves that your knowledge and skills are up to the latest international standards, and it connects you to an elite network of expert risk professionals employed by the world’s leading institutions.
As one of the field’s leading designation, the FRM is a key indicator of a skilled and experienced candidate. FRM certification is awarded after a candidate has passed two rigorous multiple-choice exams (FRM Exam Part I and Part II) and demonstrated two years of relevant work experience. Candidates must take the FRM Exam Part I before taking Part II. Certified FRMs are strongly encouraged to earn 40 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) every two years to maintain the latest best practices in risk management.
To be a certified Financial Risk Manager, you need to understand credit and market risks and successfully pass the FRM exams (Part 1 and Part 2). This Exam Prep course will help students to prepare for Part 2 of the FRM exam, covering Market Risk Measurement and Management, Credit Risk Measurement and Management, Operational Risk and Resiliency & Liquidity, Treasury Risk Measurement and Management, Risk Management and Investment Management, and current issues in the financial market. The FRM Exam Part II is an 80-question multiple-choice exam, emphasizing the application of the tools acquired in Part I. Part II is always offered in the afternoon and must be completed in four hours or less. Both parts of the FRM Exam are offered twice a year, in May and November.
Upon completion of this course, successful students will have:
Market Risk Measurement and Management
Operational Risk and Resiliency
Credit Risk Measurement and Management
Liquidity and Treasury Risk Measurement and Management
Current Issues in Financial Market
Risk Management and Investment Management
Chris Swan is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA), has her MBA from Royal Roads University and is a Certified Executive Coach. With over twenty-five years of experience in corporate accounting and finance experience in a variety of industries, she has earned a reputation for being able to transition methods for one industry and applying them to another. Since 2012, she has been working in the credit union systems in British Columbia and Alberta, specializing in corporate finance, risk and asset management. As an educator, Chris has the ability to make complicated financial concepts understandable in order to help her students succeed. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience with her students.
*Subject to change without notice
This FRM Exam Prep course has been approved for 20 CE credits by CECAP/IIROC.
Future credit risk and market risk professionals or aspiring portfolio managers professionals who want to understand the risks they are taking. By achieving your FRM certification, you will be joining a worldwide network of professionals in more than 190 countries and territories that can expand your professional opportunities throughout your career.
The registration fee for this course is $890.
Live Online Students
Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced learning experience.
This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. As such, it was not reviewed.