Course Overview

This course describes the regulatory tools that are available in Basel II and the risks that are covered and not covered, while also explaining the ICAAP and capital management. Following this detailed overview, the course will focus on the financial crisis and how Basel II’s weaknesses were highlighted as a result, and what regulators plan in response, i.e. Basel III.

Who should enrol?

This course is designed to explain to delegates in a banking environment, the role of Basel II and its successor, Basel III in the risk management function.

It also demonstrates how it adds value to an organisation despite its flaws and it explains the key components of risk management.

  • Financial staff involved with risk and compliance

  • Balance Sheet Management staff and analysts

  • Internal and External Auditors

  • Risk Managers

Course curriculum

    1. Module 1: Workbook

    2. The history of Basel I

    3. The history of Basel II

    4. The history of Basel III

    5. Module 1 | Test your knowledge

    1. Module 2: Workbook

    2. Introduction to Banks and Risks

    3. Regulations and Basel I overview

    4. Basel II Overview

    5. Basel II in more detail

    6. Credit risk

    7. Market risk

    8. Operational risk

    9. Liquidity risk

    10. Module 2 | Test your knowledge_risks

    1. Module 3: Workbook

    2. Economic and Regulatory capital

    3. Supervisory Review Process (SRP)

    4. An Introduction to Basel III

    5. The financial crisis: A case study

    6. Module 3 | Test your knowledge

    1. Congrats! Here's what's next...

    2. Before you go...

About this course

  • $399.00
  • 25 lessons
  • 1.5 hours of video content


Meet who you will learn with

Johan Jacobs

Course Director

Johan’s research for his Masters and Ph.D was largely based on Basel II and III and various articles from his research were published. He joined the South African Reserve Bank in 2005 as part of its Cadet Programme and was awarded the Reserve Bank diploma and the Associate diploma from the Institute of Bankers of South Africa. In 2006 he completed all seven of the Registered Persons Exams (RPEs) through the South African Institute of Financial Markets (SAIFM) and subsequently became a member of the SAIFM (MIFM). He currently holds the position of market risk manager with a large, JSE-listed, financial services company.

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