Fundamentals of Risk Management

This course offers a condensed review of risk management, with a specific focus on operational, credit and market risks.


Risk management is a core business skill and understanding and dealing with risks effectively can both increase success and reduce the likelihood of failure. Fundamentals of Risk Management provides a comprehensive introduction to this important subject. This course offers a condensed review of risk management, with a specific focus on operational, credit and market risks. The course also covers risk oversight and corporate governance. A longer version of the material is offered in the CISI Risk in Financial Services eLearning course, which additionally explores risk regulation and enterprise risk management as well as investment, liquidity and model risks, thus providing a focus in financial services.  

Training Duration

This course may take up to 4 hours to be completed. However, actual study time differs as each learner uses their own training pace.



This course is ideal for anyone interested to understanding the basics of risk management in financial services, including professionals who are beginning their career in financial services or existing non-risk professionals working in financial services. It is also suitable to professionals pursuing regulatory CPD in Financial Regulation.


Training Method

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units are based on video-led material. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

At the end of the training, participants take a Quiz to complete their learning and earn a Certificate of Completion.


Registration and Access

To register to this course, click on the Get this course button to pay online and receive your access instantly. If you are purchasing this course on behalf of others, please be advised that you will need to create or use their personal profile before finalising your payment.

Access to the course is valid for 180 days.

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This programme has been developed by the European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF), a globally-recognised training institution.

The syllabus is verified by external subject matter experts and can be accredited by regulators and other bodies for 2 CPD Units that require CPD training in financial regulation. The course may be also approved for up to 4 CPD Units by institutions which approve general financial training, such as the CISI.

Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association or other bodies which you hold membership.

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