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Course Overview

The Certified Credit Risk Professional (CCRP) Training is a comprehensive 5-day program designed to provide participants with a deep understanding of credit risk management. This course blends the expertise of Leoron's CCRP certification program with supplementary materials from the New York Institute of Finance's Credit and Credit Risk Analysis Professional Certificate, ensuring a well-rounded education in credit risk.

Key Takeaways

Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of credit risk concepts, including regulatory frameworks and credit risk models.
Apply diverse credit risk assessment techniques to evaluate borrower creditworthiness and make informed lending decisions.
Analyze credit risk within portfolio contexts and formulate strategies for diversification to optimize risk exposure.
Evaluate portfolio resilience by conducting stress tests, identifying vulnerabilities, and proposing risk mitigation measures.
Apply knowledge of Basel III regulations to ensure capital adequacy and regulatory compliance within financial institutions.

New York Institute of Finance
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The New York Institute of Finance (NYIF), located in the heart of Wall Street, is a global leader in training for financial services and related industries. Started by the New York Stock Exchange in 1922, it now trains 50,000+ professionals in over 120 countries. NYIF was first mentioned in the introduction to a book called Stock Exchange Procedure by Birl E. Shultz, PhD. In 1921: “It became evident that, for the sake of the business itself and for the sake of the thousands of young men and women employed by the Exchange and by its member firms, some method should be devised whereby they might learn the fundamentals; the reasons why they did the things which occupied their working days.” NYSE president Charles Gay, 1921. This was the inspiration behind the establishment of the New York Institute of Finance In 1922. NYIF courses cover everything from investment banking, asset pricing, insurance and market structure to financial modeling, treasury operations, and accounting. The institute has a faculty of industry leaders and offers a range of program delivery options, including virtual, self-study, online courses, and in-person classes. Its US customers include the SEC, the Treasury, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America and most leading worldwide banks. AN IMPRESSIVE HISTORY STANDS BEHIND YOUR IMPRESSIVE FUTURE

Course Outline

Day 1: Introduction to Credit Risk Management
  • Introduction to Credit Risk: Understanding what credit risk is and its importance in the financial industry.
  • Role of Credit Risk Professionals: Exploring the responsibilities and key functions of credit risk professionals within organizations.
  • Regulatory Framework: An overview of international and regional regulations governing credit risk management.
  • Credit Risk Models and Measurement: An in-depth look at various credit risk models and measurement techniques.
  • Credit Scoring and Rating Agencies: Understanding how credit scores are assigned and the role of credit rating agencies.
  • Case Study: Analyzing Credit Reports: Practical exercises on analyzing credit reports to assess borrower creditworthiness.
Day 2: Credit Risk Analysis and Assessment
  • Financial Statement Analysis: A deep dive into financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.
  • Credit Risk Assessment Techniques: Various methodologies for assessing credit risk, including qualitative and quantitative approaches.
  • Credit Risk Exposure: Calculating and managing exposure to credit risk.
  • Loan Structuring and Documentation: Best practices for structuring loans and reviewing loan documentation.
  • Collateral Valuation: Understanding the valuation of collateral assets and their role in risk mitigation.
  • Case Study: Assessing Credit Risk for Loan Approval: Practical exercises on assessing credit risk for loan approval decisions.
Day 3: Credit Risk Mitigation Strategies
  • Credit Risk Mitigation Techniques: Exploring techniques such as credit enhancements, guarantees, and covenants.
  • Credit Derivatives: An introduction to credit derivatives and their role in credit risk management.
  • Credit Insurance: Understanding the use of credit insurance as a risk mitigation tool.
  • Credit Risk Policy and Procedures: Developing credit risk policies and establishing procedures for risk management.
  • Legal Aspects of Credit Risk Management: Examining legal considerations in credit risk management, including contracts and regulations.
  • Case Study: Designing Credit Risk Mitigation Strategies: Practical exercises on designing risk mitigation strategies for different scenarios.
Day 4: Portfolio Management and Stress Testing
  • Portfolio Credit Risk: Understanding credit risk within a portfolio context and its impact on diversification.
  • Portfolio Diversification: Strategies for diversifying credit risk to minimize exposure.
  • Stress Testing in Credit Risk: Conducting stress tests to assess portfolio resilience under adverse conditions.
  • Basel III and Capital Adequacy: Overview of Basel III regulations and their implications for capital adequacy in banks.
  • Credit Risk Management in Banking: Best practices and challenges in credit risk management within banking institutions.
  • Case Study: Stress Testing a Credit Portfolio: Hands-on exercises in stress testing a credit portfolio.


Day 5: Emerging Trends
  • Fintech and Credit Risk: Examining the impact of fintech innovations on credit risk management.
  • Climate Change and Credit Risk: Understanding how climate change considerations are integrated into credit risk assessment.
  • Emerging Trends in Credit Risk Management: Exploring the latest developments and trends in the field.
  • Review of Key Concepts: A comprehensive review of key topics covered during the training.

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for

Credit Risk Professionals: Credit risk analysts, credit risk managers, and professionals directly involved in credit risk assessment and management roles should attend to deepen their expertise in the field.


Risk Management Practitioners: Individuals responsible for risk management within financial institutions, including risk officers and risk managers, will benefit from specialized knowledge in credit risk.


Banking and Lending Personnel: Bankers, lending officers, and loan underwriters seeking to improve their credit assessment skills and make informed lending decisions should attend.


Compliance and Regulatory Experts: Compliance officers and regulatory personnel can enhance their understanding of credit risk practices to ensure alignment with regulatory requirements, including Basel III.


Aspiring Credit Risk Professionals: Those aspiring to enter the credit risk management field, including recent graduates and career changers, will find the course valuable as it provides a solid foundation and prepares them for the CCRP certification.

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What language will the course be taught in and what level of English do I need to take part in an LEORON training program?
Most of our public courses are delivered in English language. You need to be proficient in English to be able to fully participate in the workshop and network with other delegates. For in-house courses we have the capability to train in Arabic, Dutch, German and Portuguese.
Are LEORON Public courses certified by an official body/organization?
LEORON Institute partners with 20+ international bodies and associations.We also award continuing professional development credits (CPE/PDUs) for:1. NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) 2. Project Management Institute PDUs 3. CISI credits 4. GARP credits 5. HRCI recertification credits 6. SHRM recertification credits
What is the deadline for registering to a public course?
The deadline to register for a public course is 14 days before the course starts. Kindly note that occasionally we do accept late registrations as well, but this needs to be confirmed with the project manager of the training program or with our registration desk that can be reached at +1071 4 1075 5711 or [email protected].
What does the course fee cover?
The course fee covers a premium training experience in a 5-star hotel, learning materials, lunches & refreshments, and for some courses, the certification fee and membership with the accrediting bodies.
Does LEORON give discounts?
Yes, we can provide discounts for group bookings. If you would like to discuss a discount on a corporate level, we will be happy to talk to you.