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RIMS' Series: Financial Risk Management Fundamentals


RIMS Members Non-members
$49.00 $149.00
Register Online
  • ​​ February 1 - 23, 2018
  • One Hour
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

​This brand new series is divided into the below categories over a period of four weeks: 

Week 1: Market Risk 
Week 2: Credit Risk
Week 3: Liquidity Risk 
Week 4: Interconnected Financial Risk

Each category addresses three stages of financial risk management: 
1. The principal types of risk, their terminology and the circumstances in which        they occur 
2. The most commonly used forms of risk measurement 
3. Risk mitigation methods and strategies 

Learning Objectives: 
After completing this course, participants will be able to: 
  • Converse in the terminology of financial instruments and their associated risks
  • Understand complex financial risk concepts and their applicability to real-life financial assets and liabilities 
  • Assess the rationale behind financial risk/return propositions 
  • Identify both explicit and implicit financial risks in corporate activities 
  • Assess the magnitude and likelihood of occurrence of financial risks in real-life situations 
  • Understand the appropriateness, reliability and limitations of financial risk measurement tools and methodologies 

For more dates, locations, or general information see the Course Overview page.


Mr. Steve Lindo
Steve Lindo designed and teaches a Master’s Class in Financial Risk Management at Columbia University. His professional career spans more than 30 years managing risks in global corporations, both financial and non-financial. Prior to his current role as Principal of SRL Advisory Services, an independent consulting firm specializing in risk governance, education, regulation and data risk management, he held senior risk positions at Fifth Third Bancorp, GMAC (now Ally Financial), Cargill Financial Services, Lloyds Bank and First National Bank of Chicago (now part of JPMorgan Chase). In 2010, Mr. Lindo completed a two-year engagement as Executive Director of PRMIA – The Professional Risk Managers’ International Association, a non‐profit member organization with over 75,000 members in 198 countries. Mr. Lindo is a regular presenter at conferences, author of risk management articles and case studies. He has a BA and MA from Oxford University and speaks fluent French, German, Spanish and Portuguese.​


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