Overview of Liquidity and Solvency
Managing Liquidity (CRR and SLR)
Liquidity Risk Management
Operational Risk: Measuring and Managing Operational Risk
Overview of Risk Management in Banking and Financial Markets
Liquidity & Solvency Risk
Managing Solvency & Capital
Adequacy (BASEL- I)
Banking and Financial Markets: A Risk Management Perspective
Learn in-demand risk management skills related to banking and financial markets and develop a steady career opportunity in the finance sector with Swayam’s.
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
Banks and other financial networks make up a large part of an environment that pipe money from those who have it like savers, investors, and businessmen to those who are in need of it known as borrowers. Banks also give way to the flow of these funds in different countries through currency exchange. Through all these years this environment of banking and financial markets has deepened and has gained complexity.
Banking institutions and financial markets are a major reason behind our interconnected world today, liberation has made this free flow of cash possible. However, the implementation and regulation of laws related to how cash passes through borders are different for every country, this often leads to many risks.
This course will help students understand the banking and financial market and all the risks related to it and how to tackle them. The Swayam Banking and Financial Markets: A Risk Management Perspective Course will teach learners how to measure and manage credit risk, foreign exchange risk, interest rate risk, off-balance-sheet risk, operational risk in any financial system. It will also thoroughly guide through the importance of regulation and implementation of monetary policies in every country.
An online forum for clearing doubts with instructors
Multimedia format of learning
Downloadable resources available both on the Swayam portal & YouTube
Universities can use Swayam credits
MHRD and NPTEL-accredited Certificate
Offered by IIM Bangalore
- Government-approved certification
- Customer support
- Case-study based project
- Practical learnings
- Videos for learning
Course and certificate fees
All the courses are free on Swayam. If students wish to receive a certificate they need to fill in the registration form and pay 1000 INR.
Type of Fee
certificate providing authority
Who it is for
This is a postgraduate-level management course meant for people of the following professions:
This course is an ideal fit for BBA, BCom graduates with specialisation in finance. This is a management science-related course, so knowing how financial risk management works will be beneficial for the learners apart from knowledge of mathematics and statistics-related advanced concepts.
Certificate Qualifying Details
The criteria required for being eligible to appear in the examination at designated centres focus on giving 25% average weightage to the weekly assignments that the student will have to submit and the rest 75% is counted in the examination scores. The usual criteria are applicable here as well, with around 40% marks required in both the assignments as well as the examination. In case the individual scores less than the aforementioned marks, they might not be eligible for getting certified.
The breakdown is somewhat like this -
If the final score is lesser than 40%, then NO certificate.
When candidates score between 40% to 49.99% they are awarded Grade D.
In case the score is between 50% and 59.99%, students obtain Grade C.
If the score is between 60% and 84.99%, grade B will be awarded
Above 85% score, then the candidate gets awarded with Grade A
What you will learn
Once, students have completed the course, they will have fundamental knowledge about various necessary topics related to banking and financial market risks. Some of them are as follows:
Get an overview of Risk Management
Understand the basics of credit risk and interest Rate Risk
Understand the concepts of liquidity and solvency
Foreign Exchange Risk
Asset Securitization, CDO & CDS
BASEL II, BASEL III, and Regulation & Monetary Policy
Admissions on Swayam’s online courses take place on a rotational basis, with the next batch opening up after the current batch ends at the conclusion of the 6-week period. You need to check the website regularly to see the next joining date for the course and once the slot opens up, you can easily go on and enrol yourself in the course of your choice.
There is no screening process and almost anyone can enrol in the course of their choice, irrespective of their stream or past educational qualification. If you are keen on getting the certification, you would need to submit a fee of INR 1,000 to appear for an offline examination.
You shall be provided with a certificate which will be available at nptel.ac.in/noc.
Filling the form
To register for the certification exam students need to fill the application form for their course, the steps for the same is as follows:
Go to the website of Swayam
Click on the ‘Sign In’ or ‘Sign Up’ option depending upon if you have previously made an account or are new to the platform
Fill in your details such as name, address, choice of exam centres, password, and other details.
Go to the course library under ‘All Courses’ on Swayam’s portal
Click on the Course of your choice
Access the course page and see if the course is available to register at the moment and if it is, fill in the registration form by clicking on the ‘Join Now’ button
After joining, you shall get access to all the reading material, videos, and weekly assignments
Registration form details are displayed only if the course is available.
Overview of Risk Management
Monitoring Credit Risk
Measuring and Managing Credit Risk
Loan Concentration Risk
Credit Risk Assessment Models
Lending to SMEs
Loan Portfolio Risk
Off-Balance Sheet Risk
Interest Rate Risk
Measuring and Managing IRR: Duration Gap Analysis
Interest Rate Derivatives
Interest Rate Futures
Interest Rate Swaps
Risk Measurement Matrices
Measuring and Managing IRR: Repricing Model
Yield Curve: An Overview
VaR (Value at Risk)
Overview of Interest Rate Risk
Foreign Exchange Risk
Managing Foreign Exchange Risk:
Recap of Foreign Exchange Risk Concepts and Terminology
Foreign Exchange Risk: Introduction
Asset Securitization, CDO & CDS
Types of Securitization: Residential Mortgage-Backed
Basic Attributes, Cash Flows, and Structuring
Credit Rating and Credit Enhancements
Credit Card Securitization
Credit Enhancements using CDS
Collateralized Debt Obligations
Asset Securitization: An Overview
BASEL II, BASEL III and Regulation & Monetary Policy
Regulation & Monetary Policy
Regulation and Monetary Policy for Banks
Basel II Guidelines for Capital Adequacy
Need for Independence of Central Banks
2008 Financial Crisis
Basel III Guidelines
In order to be certified, you shall have to appear for the examination at your designated centre, and the exam will be conducted on a computer system with questions being displayed in multiple formats such as ‘fill in the blanks’, ‘multiple-choice questions’ among others.
For sitting in an offline exam, you would be required to give at least 3 options as alternatives apart from your choice of exam centre.
How it helps
Enrolling in Swayam Banking and Financial Markets: A Risk Management Perspective Course Course is a wise decision for students and will help them foster new-age and industry-specific skills to create long term career opportunities in the field of banking and financial markets apart from risk management.
The courses offer case-study based learning, with this particular course offering a deeper look into the 2008 recession. The course is being offered by IIM Bangalore, one of the topmost management and finance institutions in India. The focus is on the usage of tools and techniques to assess risks, make financial decisions, and perform industry-relevant banking functions. Gain an in-depth understanding of financial terms and jargon and their impact on global economic systems
B.com, BBA graduates who have specialisations in finance can take up the course. Additionally, professionals with a background in financial analysis, stock trading, and banking can also get themselves to enrol in these courses.
The course is being offered by IIM-Bangalore on the Swayam platform.
No, since all courses on the platform are free to enrol and access. If you want to appear for the examination and get a certificate, then only the scenario of payment arises.
Yes, most courses on Swayam offer a lot of real-world projects and assignments where you get hands-on knowledge of the particular concept. In the case of this course on financial markets, you will be studying in-depth about the 2008 financial crisis that impacted economies across the world.
You will obtain the certificate once you have achieved the requisite scores in the examination. The score shall be calculated on the basis of an average which is calculated by adding together marks obtained in the weekly assessments and the final examination’s overall score.
The instructor for this course is Professor P.C. Narayan, who has been a part of the Finance and Accounting department at IIM Bangalore since the year 2003. He possesses extensive knowledge in studying financial markets, risk management alongside banking, and monetary policy formation.
Yes, SWAYAM has a mobile application to access the course material on the go. It is available for Android users at the moment and can be downloaded from the Google Play store.
The ‘Banking and Financial Markets: A Risk Management Perspective’ is different from other courses because firstly, it is offered by IIM-Bangalore and is also accredited by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD of India). Furthermore, it provides intermediate to advanced learning for people with a prior background in finance, risk management, banking and also delves deep into the various tools and techniques used to ascertain credit analysis results among others.
The total duration of this course is 6 weeks.
Yes, the shareable certificate is provided after completing the course and can be accessed at the official portal of NPTEL.