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					                               THE LONDON ACADEMY
                                 BUSINESS SCHOOL




Corporate Courses Brochure for Banking Supervision
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  Everybody agrees that we enter a knowledge-based society, to stress the fact
  that the most valuable asset is investment in intangible, human and social capital
  and that the key factors are knowledge and creativity.

  This new context makes the statement of Derek Bok (Harvard University President):
  "if you think training is expensive... try ignorance", more accurate.

  At LABS, we think that this new society presents great opportunities and that
  education should be put at the heart of economic development policy since
  knowledge will always add value.

  At LABS, our corporate seminars, our higher education sessions and our technical
  training are all designed to tackle the most relevant topics and to equip our
  students with the latest technologies.

  At LABS, we are committed to our students and we help people to get their best
  achievements in a friendly and relaxing environment.

  At LABS, we sincerely think that your achievement is priceless for the
  knowledge society.                                                                      REGISTRAR’S COMMENT
  Kind regards,
  Asim Sheik




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                                               "The London Academy Business School is taking a holistic approach to educating
                                               organisations on "KNOWLEDGE WORKER APPROACH" in the twenty first
                                               century. Organisations need to wake up to new realities in most countries if
                                               they are to compete at international level. We believe new directions are needed
                                               in dealing with staff, if we are to gain maximum benefits from the KNOWLEDGE
                                               WORKER APPROACH. It is now imperative for employers to employ the whole
                                               person rather than parts like machine." Larry Jones
WELCOME MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF STUDIES




                                               LABS Consulting, a consultancy arm of the London Academy Business School
                                               occupies a unique position at the heart of the Olympic Village - London 2012,
                                               and is serving the growing industry needs for training and development.
                                               Offering a brilliant location, state-of-the-art training facilities and recognised
                                               quality assurance. LABS Consulting gives organisation the opportunity to
                                               develop and broaden the practical knowledge and skills of their staff through
                                               course which incorporate lectures, workshops, work experience, scenario
                                               planning and discussion groups. Our course portfolio is varied and flexible
                                               and we can provide organisational training ranging from fundamental to
                                               advanced level by working collaboratively to provide standard, versioned or
                                               bespoke programmes focused on the organisation exact business requirement.

                                               LABS Consulting has developed over the years, opening its doors to corporate
                                               delegates from all over the world, from industrialised as well as developing
                                               and transition countries. LABS Consulting has established relationships with
                                               numerous governmental organisations around the world and continues to provide
                                               them with long-term training support. Since its inception, more than 1800
                                               delegates from different organisations have participated in LABS Consulting's
                                               training events, either in London or overseas. Our distinguished alumni number
                                               several Deputy Governors, Ministers, Secretaries and Directors.

                                               We hope to welcome many more of you to our program of events in 2011/2012.
                                               As you will see from our corporate courses brochure, our training courses are
                                               increasingly aimed at specialists and experts, with a number of expert forums
                                               and high level seminars included as part of the training.

                                               Our aim is for LABS Consulting to continue to build on its reputation as a
                                               centre of excellence and strengthen its role as a forum for the study of
                                               the analytical and technical areas of organisational training.

                                               Kind regards,
           4                                   Larry Jones, Director of Studies



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                VISION
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  The London Academy Business School as its vision recognises its highest
  goal to be the development of intellect and character building. As such
  what set London Academy Business School apart from others is that
  we demand that our students make contributions far larger than they could
  have hoped when they commenced.

  Our purpose in this enterprise is to prepare leaders of conscience for the
  next century, whether our graduates' aspirations are global or local. We
  understand this to be the paramount charge and responsibility of the
  Business School.

  London Academy Business School commits its energies and resources to
  becoming an academic home in the truest sense. Our community educates
  students from a rich diversity of backgrounds who are committed to advancing
  their lives and the lives of others through hard work, high standards
  and service. Thus, the "academic home" which this Academy embraces and
  must nurture is a secure and supportive place of learning, one which offers
  an educational environment of clear standards, high expectations, and a
  predisposition to challenge students to achieve their utmost.

  Our challenge is to bridge the gap between theory and practice and to
  narrow the distance between our ideal vision of the Academy and the reality
  of the highly complex and competitive world that exists.

  We prepare leaders of conscience by guiding students through a demanding
  curriculum, always seeking, as an academic home, to support and to stretch
  the development of intellect and character.

  As an academic home, we are a dwelling place of good books, good teachers,
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  good students and good technology. These defining features are apparent
  in each of our programs, our facilities and in our physical layout. In the
  end, we live our vision fully: to produce the highest quality of academic
  achievement and a new generation of leaders for our communities.




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                    The Mission of London Academy Business School as an independent
                    educational institute is to provide total education solutions to students.
                    In order that they gain the highest quality of education. We offer diploma,
                    undergraduate and postgraduate education in Accountancy, Business
                    Management, Information Technology, Health and Social Care, Language
                    and teacher Training to people from all backgrounds from all nationalities.

                    The London Academy Business School in its mission incorporates: To
                    coach, mentor and provide tutor-led training and quality support to enable
                    people to learn more effectively. Thus the teaching is shaped by a view
                    of education as a process of awakening the "teacher within", so that our
                    students will become lifelong learners.

                    Our purpose in this enterprise is to prepare leaders of conscience and hence
                    students at London Academy Business School are encouraged to be
                    vibrant, active and involved learners. The Academy provides extensive
                    opportunities for students and faculty to interact with each other as persons,
                    to learn from each other in a cooperative community, an important aspect of
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                    which is collaborative student/ faculty research.

                    We also help to develop business minded persons by equipping them with the
                    best business skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to gain a sustainable
                    advantage in today's competitive world. The education is carried on with a
                    concern for the world in which we love and for improving human society. The
                    Academy thus strives to educate morally sensitive leaders for future
                    generations stressing the need for global education, peaceful resolution of
                    conflict, equality of persons and high moral standards of personal conduct.




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 Corporate Brochure For Banking Supervision
  Consolidated Supervision                             08
  Corporate Governance                                 09
  Legal Framework for Consolidated Supervision         10
  Resident Examiners Workshop                          11
  Risk Based Supervision for Banks                     12
  Treasury Activities & ALM                            13
  Combating Economic Crime and Money Laundering        14
  Bank Executives                                      15
  Fraud Prevention and Detection                       16
  Market Risk Management with Derivatives              17
  Market Risk Management for Bankers and Supervisors   18
  Supervising Troubled Banks                           19
  Credit Risk Modeling                                 20
  Risk Intelligence                                    21
  Economic Indicators & Financial Markets              22
  Financial Derivatives                                23
  Management Skills for Bank Supervisors               24
  Financial Analysis - Commercial Loans                25
  Financial Analysis of Banks                          26
  Commercial Real Estate Appraisal                     27
  Real Estate Lending                                  28
  Advanced IT for Bank Supervisors                     29
  Training for Trainers                                30
                                                                               CONTENTS



  Business Communication (Effective Writing,           31
  Correcting Common Writing Problems, Effective
  Oral Presentations, Effective Visual Aids)




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                      Course Overview: Consolidated supervision is an essential tool of banking
                      supervision. It signifies a comprehensive approach to banking supervision
                      which seeks to evaluate the strength of an entire group, taking into account
                      all the risks which may affect a bank, regardless of whether these risks are
                      carried in the books of the bank or related entities. Most developed countries
                      now have laws and regulations to ensure that the banks they have licensed
                      can be supervised on a consolidated basis. Against a background of growing
                      international encouragement to countries to practice consolidated supervision
                      of banks, the purpose of this training course is to assist policy-makers and
                      bank supervisors by explaining the intrinsic merits of consolidated supervision
                      and the techniques through which it can be implemented

                      Course Overview:
                      * Introduction
                      Basle Committee on Banking
                      Supervision - Core Principles for
                      Effective Bank Supervision
                      Nature and importance of                     * Consolidated Prudential Reports
                      Consolidated Supervision of Banks             - Scope of Consolidation-
                      Consolidated Supervision versus                 Holding Companies
                      Solo/ Individual Supervision                  - Methods of Consolidation
                      * Corporate Groupings                           (Accounting Techniques) -
                       - Parent and Subsidiary Companies              Subsidiaries - participations
                       - Participation                              - Full Consolidation
                       - Banking Groups                             - Pro-rata or Proportionate
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                       - Mixed-Acticity Groups                        Consolidation
                       - Financial Conglomerates                    - Equity Accounting
                      * Supervision Problems with Banks             - Solo Consolidation
                      in Groups                                    * Supervision of International
                       - Contagion                                 Bank Groups
                       - Group Exposures to Particular              - Minimum Standards
                         Counterparties                            * Quantitative Consolidated Supervision
                       - Transparency of Legal and                  - Banking Groups
                      Managerial Structures                         - Mixed Activity Groups
                       - Quality of Management                     * Quantitative Consolidated Supervision
                       - Right of Access to Prudential              - Large Exposures
                      Information                                   - Liquidity
                       - Moral Hazard                               - Market Risks-Aggregation Plus
                                                                    - Deduction Plus

                      Duration: 1 - 2 weeks
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  Language of instruction: English

  Who Should Attend?
  Every Professional involved in the global financial services industry
  (as a provider, user, regulator or adviser of product/ services,
  marketplace/ exchange)

  Course Outline?
  1. Overview
  2. Models and Mechanisms
  3. Shareholders and Stakeholders
  4. Board of Directors
  5. Audit Committee
  6. Banking Corporate Governance
  7. Corporate Scandals
  8. Best Practices
  9. Corporate Responsibility

  Duration: 1 - 4 weeks
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                      Course Overview:

                      Supervisory Challenges in the Application of
                      Consolidated Supervision
                      * Legal and Regulatory Issues
                        Supervisory Powers
                        Consolidation of Supervisory Regimes
                        Enforcement Regime
                        Supervision of International Operations
                        Regulatory Capital Requirements
                        Exposures to Related Parties
                      * Transparency of Financial Organizations
                        Understanding the Structures and Activities
                        Consolidated Financial Reporting and Information Requirements
                      * Information Sharing & Cooperation
                        Cross Border Information Sharing
                        Cross Sector Information Sharing
                      * Limited Resources to Implement Consolidated Supervision

                      Efforts to Address Challenges Identified in the Application
                      of Consolidated Supervision
                      * Legal and Regulatory Issues
                        Supervisory Powers
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                        Management Control Issues
                        Enforcement Regime
                        Regulatory Reporting, Accounting Consolidation & Convergence
                       Adoption of a Single Audit Firm
                        Establishment of Firewalls
                        Legal Definition of Financial Conglomerate
                      * Increased Transparency
                      * Improvements in Information Sharing & Cooperation
                        Regular Contact with Supervisors
                        Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs)
                        Confidential Information
                        Creation of a Supervisors Committee
                      * Human Resources for the Implementation of Consolidated Supervision

                      Duration: 1 week


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  Course Overview: The main objective of the training is: To strengthen
  the Banking Supervision in areas of Problem Banks Management;
  Financial Analysis and Interpretation of Banks/Financial Institutions
  Financial Statements; Examination of Computerized Banking and
  Accounting Systems; and Financial Innovations, Futures, Forwards,
  Options and Swaps.

  Course Content & Main Objectives:
  Solving Problems regarding Bank Management:
  To equip bank examiners with contemporary techniques for:
   · Supervising banks under supervisory action;
   · Identifying signs to warrant supervisory action;
   · Identifying best procedures for restructuring or closing troubled banks;
   · Addressing legal issues and risks involved in dealing with bank
     stakeholders, receivers, liquidators and stakeholders of the
     institution under takeover.
  Financial Analysis and Interpretation of Bank/Non-Bank
  Financial Institutions’ Financial Statements:
  To equip examiners with:
  · Ability to analyze and interpret the financial information of
    banks and non-bank financial statements;
  · Ability to gather important facts from numbers;
  · Knowledge on how to prepare and analyze business plans, budget etc;
  · Capacity to distinguish pertinent information from differing entities
  Examination of Computerized Banking and Accounting Systems:
  To equip them with adequate review techniques on assessing:
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  · Organizational, administrative, procedural control and data processing as
    are incorporated in the design and implementation of computer system
  · Adequacy of physical security measures for computer systems and records
  · Accuracy and validity of the information/data processed by computer systems
  Also to enhance examination procedures in general through the use of
  computer assisted examination techniques
  Financial Innovations, Futures, Forwards, Options and Swaps:
  To equip examiners with understanding of Financial Futures, Forward Rates
  Agreements, Swaps and Options (Collectively referred as Derivatives)
  · Main uses of Derivatives
  · Risks and Management of Derivatives
  · Recording and examination techniques in reviewing Derivatives.

  Duration: 1 week


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                      Language of instruction: English

                      Target Audience:
                      Every professional involved in the global financial services industry (as a
                      provider, user, regulator or advisor of product/ services, marketplace/
                      exchange).

                      Main Objectives:
                      * Sensitize supervisors and bank operators on the rationale for Risk-
                         Based Supervision framework developed for the Nigerian
                         Banking Sector;
                      * Deepen the knowledge of participants in the Risk Based Supervision
                         framework;
                      * Introduce participants to the requisite tools, techniques, and methodology
                         for evaluating and monitoring banks’ risk profiles under RBS; and
                      * Enable bank operators to appreciate their roles under the risk-based
                         supervision approach.

                      Course Outline:
                      What is the risk based supervision?
                      How does it apply to banks?
                      How does it apply to regulation?
                      How does it apply to supervision?
                      Challenges arising from Basel II
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                      Duration: 1 - 4 weeks




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 Course Overview: This course covers treasury management from a
 corporate perspective, looking at the management of liquidity, funding,
 and financial risk. Asset and liability management (ALM) is a discipline
 relevant to banks and financial institutions, whose balance sheets
 present different challenges and who must meet regulatory standards.
 The course can be attended as a whole, or ALM can run as a separate
 topic.

 Who Should Attend?
 The course is suitable for anyone working in treasury, or looking to
 expand their knowledge in this area, from new entrant through to
 senior management. Previous attendees include those working in
 “treasury-facing” roles such as finance and risk. The course is ideal
 for graduates working in investment banking and corporate treasury.
 Senior executives moving into treasury roles from other areas have
 also gained from attending this course.

 Course Outline:
 Treasury Activities
 * Cash management and liquidity
 * Capital markets and funding
 * Financial risk management

 ALM
 * Bank balance sheets and NIM
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 * Liquidity management
 * Interest rate risk management
 * Capital, FX and structural risk

 Duration: 1 week




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                      Course Objectives:
                      * How to combat economic and organised crime, corruption, money laundering,
                        cyber crime which involves criminal offences committed against or with the
                        help of computer networks, and organised crime.
                      * It will also seek to establish how economic crime and organised crime are
                        linked to value added tax fraud, public procurement, over-invoicing, privatisation,
                        counterfeiting of commercial products, investment fraud, environmental crime,
                        and other fraud.
                      * To review new developments and trends; in particular legislation in
                         various countries and its perceived success or otherwise.
                      * Consider and examine examples of fraud arising during the credit crisis.
                      * Auditors, risk and security managers who need a further understanding
                        of financial crime management.

                      Who Should Attend?
                      * Senior company executives, CEO’s and all levels of management
                        including supervisors who wish to gain an insight into financial fraud.
                      * Risk managers, auditors and any persons working within a regulatory
                        body/department and Compliance staff.
                      * Managers of regulatory bodies (FSA/SEC) and credit rating agencies.

                      Course Content:
                      * The Economic Crime Scene               Falsifying depreciation and fixed asset
                        Types of corporate fraud techniques    values
                         Employee fraud
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                                                               Effect on the economy
                         Computer transfer fraud               Fraud through debtor and creditor
                         How to investigate fraud              balances
                         Management fraud                      The application of Financial Reporting
                        The role of internal and external      Standards
                         auditors in combating fraud           Off-balance sheet borrowing
                         Related company fraud                 Secret Accounts
                         Corruption and bribery                Values placed in intangible assets
                        Adapting your own style of leadership Bank fraud
                      * Money Laundering                     * Investigation – Management Strategies
                        Methods                                and Techniques
                      * Corruption Prevention Strategies       How to investigate fraud
                        Detection                              The role of internal and external auditors
                        Legal considerations                   in combating fraud
                        Stock Falsification                    The Company Audit Charter and the Audit
                        Offshore banking                       Committee
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                      Duration: 1 - 2 weeks
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Course Overview: The most successful leaders are those who continue
to learn and position themselves to lead change. In this rapidly changing
 industry, keeping abreast of the lastest trends and issues is paramount.

BankExec Training provides bank leaders with relevant and actionable
knowledge, along with easy access to vital information, which puts
 leaders at the center of today's industry issues.

Our training and development programs are always engaging and
appropriate and offered in formats that meet an executive's hectic
schedule.

Who Should Attend?
Every Professional involved in the global financial services industry
(as a provider, user, regulator or adviser of product/ services,
marketplace/ exchange)

Course Outline:
* Introduction: Why are banks special?
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* Bank Performance Analysis
* Principles of Asset/Liability Management
* Interest Rate Forecasting, The Term Structure and A/L Management
* Asset Management: Commercial and Consumer Loans
* Asset Management: Investment Account
* Liability Management: Investments, Costs, Control

Duration: 1 week




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                      Course Overview: This course provides attendees with a general overview of
                      basic fraud concepts, as well as a review of specific areas such as statutes and
                      standards related to the recording, reporting, and prosecution of fraudulent
                      activities, internal auditor responsibilities in the audit for fraud, and fraud
                      detection and prevention techniques. Also addressed during this seminar is the
                      classification of frauds, investigation techniques, and fraud within information
                      technology. The seminar will incorporate several case analyses of frauds
                      perpetrated by employees and how such frauds were identified and investigated.
                       The seminar will also introduce and incorporate the basic concepts of forensic
                      analysis as a means of further investigating fraudulent activities by organization
                      personnel, third party providers, and contractors.

                      Who Should Attend?
                      This seminar is intended for internal and external audit professionals, security
                      investigators, General Counsels, Chief Security Officers, Controllers, InfoSec
                      professionals, and anyone interested in obtaining a better understanding of and
                      general introduction to auditing and controlling fraud within workplace
                      environments.

                      Course Outline:
                      * Conditions & Reasons Leading to Fraud
                      * Fraud “by the Numbers”
                      * Fraud Statutes & Standards
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                      * Reducing Organizational Risk
                      * Auditor’s Role in Auditing for Fraud
                      * Fraud - Warning Signs
                      * Fraud Related Activities for Auditors
                      * High-Risk Areas for Fraud
                      * Auditing for Fraud: Tips & Techniques
                      * The Fraud Audit “Process”
                      * The Environment for Fraud

                      Duration: 1 week




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 Course Overview: Master the latest techniques to control and manage credit
 risk, market risk and operational risk.

 Attend this highly intensive course to gain an in-depth practical insight into:
    *   Cutting-edge market risk methodologies
    *   The tools and techniques needed to measure market risk effectively
    *   Successful stress and scenario testing
    *   Effective liquidity risk management
    *   Practical credit risk modelling and management
    *   How credit derivatives can be used to manage credit risk
    *   The role of capital and the relationship to other risks
    *   The impact of Basel II – the latest developments in regulation and
         capital requirements in light of the credit crisis
    *   The lessons learned from the credit crisis

 Course Outline:
 Introduction to Market Risk Management
 Market Risk - Methodology
 Computer Based Workshop
 Market Risk Measures
 Market Risk – Stress and Scenarios
 The Division between Market and Credit Risk
 Funding and Liquidity Risk Management
 Market Risk Management for Funds
 Introduction to Credit Risk
 Portfolio Credit Risk
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 Simple Portfolio Credit Risk Modelling
 Managing Credit Risk
 Credit Derivatives
 Spreadsheet Exercise
 Basket Products
 Managing Credit Risk Collectively
 Group Exercise based on Credit Office Role
 The Role of Capital and the Relationship to Other Risks
 Basel II and Further Developments
 What Risks Have Been Missed?
 Case Study
 Risk Measures and Reporting in Major Banks

 Duration: 1 week


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                      Course Overview: This course will enable bankers and their supervisors
                      understand how risks are identified, quantified in terms of their impact on
                      earnings, monitored and managed within banks. Program participants will
                      become better equipped to:
                      • Identify and quantify the bank’s vulnerability to credit, market, liquidity,
                        operational, regulatory and reputational risks.
                      • Understand and learn best practice procedures to monitor and manage
                        these risks and their impact on revenues.
                      • Relate these risks to bank capital.

                      Course Outline:
                      I. ANALYTIC OVERVIEW
                         Overview
                         Risk management
                         Risk management

                      II. CREDIT RISK
                          Identifying and quantifying the risk
                          Managing credit risk

                      III. MARKET RISK
                          Identifying and quantifying the risk
                          Managing the risk

                      IV. LIQUIDITY RISK
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                          Identifying, defining and quantifying the risk
                          Managing the risk

                      V. OPERATIONAL RISK
                         Identifying, defining and quantifying the risk

                      VI. REGULATORY AND REPUTATION RISK
                          Identifying, defining and quantifying the risk

                      CLOSE AND RECAP


                      Duration: 1 week




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 Course Overview: Bank supervision is responsible for the care of the financial
 system’s health, effected through on and off site inspections of the banking and
 non-banking financial institutions authorised to operate in the territory.

 Among others, bank supervision has also the function of analysing requests for
 licenses to operate as financial institutions in the territory. To this purpose, there
 is a commission, presided by the Superintendent and integrated by the directors
 of Monetary Policy, Operations and the Legal Department who are in charge of
 the analysis of requests and submission of an opinion to the Board of CBN for
 a final decision on the granting of the said license.

 Course Outline:
   * Preconditions for an effective bank supervision.
   * Granting of licenses and structure.
   * Prudential rules and requirements.
   * Methods for a progressive bank supervision.
   * Information requirements.
   * Formal powers of supervisors.
   * Off-shore banking.

 Duration: 1 week

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                      Course Overview: The objective of this workshop is to cover the key theoretical
                      aspects of credit risk and credit derivatives along with practical application and
                      modelling techniques.

                      Not only will you gain a deeper understanding of the principles of a range of
                      credit risk models and major credit derivatives but also their pricing structure,
                      methodologies and implementation.

                      Delegates are assumed to have a working knowledge of credit risk markets
                      as well as some basic mathematical finance.

                      The workshop will be very hands-on and intensive building on the basics
                      through to some advanced credit modelling, simulation and implementation
                       techniques with a degree of in-depth mathematical analysis.

                      Hence, it should be useful for the bright quantitative junior newcomer to the
                      financial markets as well as the more experienced professionals who want
                      to update their knowledge.

                      Who Should Attend?
                       * Credit risk traders
                       * Credit risk managers
                       * Quantitative analysts
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                       * Credit derivatives research
                       * Product development
                       * IT managers

                      Course Outline:
                       * Analysing credit scores with logit models
                       * Transition matrices and credit ratings
                       * Credit Risk models
                       * Risk-neutral default probabilities
                       * Credit default swaps
                       * Structured credit and collateralised debt obligations

                      Duration: 1 - 4 weeks




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 Course Overview: It is extremely important that investigations are intelligence
 led. But how do you know that the information you receive is good intelligence?
 You’ll be looking to find a system that will tell you clearly how good your
 information is. It needs to assess the quality of the source and the information
 using a national standard method. It must also make sure that the intelligence
 is kept secure and not disseminated unless it’s safe.
 You’ll also need to assess the risk that the information poses to your
 organisation and what to do about that..

 Course Outline:
 To know how to analyse incoming intelligence

 To understand the risk scoring process

 To know how to select a case for investigation and ‘fast track’
 sanction cases

 Duration: 1 - 4 weeks



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                      Course Overview: Every day stocks, bonds and currencies bounce wildly
                      in response to new economic indicators. Money managers obsess over
                      those statistics, because they provide crucial clues about the future of the
                      economy and the financial markets. This course, based on the instructor's
                      popular book entitled The Secrets of Economic Indicators published by
                      Wharton School Publishing, examines the hidden clues to future economic
                      trends and how to use the information for investment opportunities.

                      Who Should Attend?
                       * Credit risk traders
                       * Credit risk managers
                       * Quantitative analysts
                       * Credit derivatives research
                       * Product development
                       * IT managers

                      Course Outline:
                      Introduction
                         * Economic Indicators: Why are they so important to monitor?
                         * How to locate economic indicators on the Internet?
                         * What story do they tell about the economy?
                         * A primer on the language of economic indicators

                      Understanding most influential economic indicators
                         * Employment Report
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                         * Weekly Claims for Unemployment Benefits
                         * Personal Spending
                         * Personal Income
                         * Retail Sales
                      Economic Indicators
                         * Housing industry (new and existing home sales, housing starts,
                           and other industry reports)
                         * Consumer Price Inflation (CPI)
                         * Producer Price Inflation (PPI)
                         * Consumer Confidence Surveys
                      International Economic Indicators
                         * U.S. international trade
                         * Japan's business confidence survey
                         * China's industrial production
                         * Germany's business confidence
                         * Brazil's industrial output

       22             Duration: 1 - 4 weeks


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                             ATIVES
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 Course Overview: This course presents and analyzes derivatives, such
 as forwards, futures, swaps and options. These instruments have become
 extremely popular instrument tools over the past 30 years, as they allow
 one to tailor the amount and kind of risk one takes, be it risk associated
 with changes in interest rates, stock prices, commodity prices, inflation etc.

 This course defines the main kind of derivatives, shows how they are used
 to achieve various hedging and speculating objectives, introduces a framework
 for pricing derivatives and studies several applications of derivative-pricing
 techniques outside derivative markets. The main topics covered are
 * Pricing derivatives: no arbitrage and the law of one price;
 * Forwards, futures and swaps - pricing and applications;
 * Options - Pricing and applications. Both European and American style
 options are studied, in the context of the binomial model as well as in that
 of the Black-Scholes model.
 * Further applications: real options, corporate securities.

 Course Outline:
 * Forward Contracts                      * Exchange listed instruments
    - Spot market price and the cost of      - Advantage of Exchange-traded
      carry                                    instruments
    - Mark to Market                         - Futures Exchange-listed forwards
    - Settling forwards                      - Warrants Exchange-traded options
    - Non-deliverable FX forwards            - Options Exchanges
 * Options Contracts                      * Long-term Derivatives
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    - Features                               - Interest Rate Swaps
    - Terminology and Conventions            - Cross-currency Swaps
    - End-user applications                  - Commodity Swaps
    - Value Concepts                         - Options on interest Rates
    - Pricing and Price Discovery            - Options on Swaps
    * Derivative Pricing                     - Credit Derivatives
    * Using Derivatives

 Duration: 1 - 4 weeks




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                      Course Overview: In this age of tight resources, supervisors need to be
                      able to count on good work from both employees they supervise directly
                      and those they don't. This dynamic training program is designed for
                      managers who delegate to traditional teams and for those who supervise
                      blended teams whose members include direct reports, tricky dotted- line
                      reports, "temporary loans," and virtual teams. Through hands-on activities
                      and practice exercises, participants will learn how to better focus on the
                       fundamental components of delegating effectively, setting goals, giving
                      performance feedback, and providing growth opportunities.

                      Course Objectives
                      At the program's conclusion, participants should be able to:

                        * Recognize their strengths and growth opportunities as managers.
                        * Recognize the four behavioral styles and how to coach each.
                        * Capitalize on their style for more effective communication.
                        * Delegate tasks to others.
                        * Set SMART goals for themselves and others.
                        * Provide constructive feedback and follow up on goals and workgroup
                          targets with subordinates.
                        * Counsel an employee who is not performing up to expectations.
                        * Illustrate the impact of body language and vocal tones on communication.
                        * List tactics for dealing with difficult behaviors.
                        * Effectively run a business meeting.
                        * Develop an action plan to improve their supervision skills.
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                      The following outline highlights some of the course's key learning points.
                      As part of your training program, we will modify content as needed to meet
                      your business objectives. Upon request, we will provide you with a copy of
                       the participant materials prior to the session(s).

                      Course Outline:
                      What Is a Team?: The Basics of Group Dynamics
                      Building Personal Credibility: Understanding Different Communication Styles
                      Be SMART: Goal Setting for Peak Performance
                      So, How Am I Doing?: Delivering Performance Feedback
                      It's Not What You Say: Rephrasing for Better Relationships
                      Better Questions, Better Answers: Skills for Drawing out Others
                      Beyond Hearing: A Model for Better Listening
                      Difficult Personalities and Difficult Situations: Dealing with Challenges
                      Pull out Your Pompoms: Becoming a Cheerleader without Being Cheesy

       24             Duration: 1 week


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                   IS - NS
                LYS OA
              NA L L
          AL A RCIA
       NCI ME
    INA OM
   F C
 Course Overview: This course revolves around the critical loan decision-
 making processes. Whether you need a quick answer or a full refresher
 course, the book includes all of the relevant formulas, worksheets, and
 guidelines you need to properly evaluate a loan.

 You’ll go beyond the basics to get a thorough look at the quantitative and
 qualitative aspects of the loan analysis process. In addition to the numbers,
 you’ll also be exposed to the financial detective work that marks an
 exhaustive analysis. Designed for immediate, practical application, this
 manual supports both on-the-job training and real life analysis. This book
 is ideal for bankers of any degree of experience and institutions of any size.
 Commercial Loan Analysis takes a comprehensive look at a fundamental
 part of every lending operation.

 Course Outline:
 I. Overview
 A. Why ?nancial statements are important
 B. Basic terminology/de?nitions
 C. GAAP
 D. Income statement, Balance sheet, Cash Flow introduction
 E. Accrual vs. Cash Accounting
 II. Understanding what Financials can tell you
 A. Income Statement
 B. Owners Equity
 C. Balance Sheet
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 D. Statement of Cash Flow
 E. Eye on Fundamentals
 F. Swing factors and how they affect Cash Flow
 III. Using Financials to make key Decisions
 A. Ratio Analysis
 B. Key Ratios
 C. Break Even
 D. Forecasting
 E. Recognizing and responding to Key Factors
 IV. Putting it all Together (Case Studies)
 A. Review of actual statements
 B. Applying Analytical Techniques
 C. What do you think?

 Duration: 1 - 2 weeks

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                                                                                      OF
                                                                              ALY SIS
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                                                       FIN AN C
                      Course Overview: Analyzing a financial institution is very different from
                      analyzing a corporate entity. When a financial institution has liquidity
                      problems, the end can be fast and furious. This course will cover the
                      qualitative and quantitative analysis of financial institutions. Exercises
                      and case studies are included.

                      Course Outline:
                      Macro Market Overview
                      Deconstructing A Bank's Financial Statements
                      The Nature of Capital
                      Objectives of Financial Institutions Risk Analysis
                      Structural Risk and Advanced Risk Management Indices
                      Analyzing Management
                      Analyzing Earnings and Profitability
                      Analyzing Asset Structure
                      Analyzing Liabilities
                      Analyzing Equity

                      Duration: 1 - 2 weeks
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   C O AP
 Course Overview: Commercial Real estate appraisal, property valuation
 or land valuation is the practice of developing an opinion of the value of
 real property, usually its Market Value. The need for appraisals arises
 from the heterogeneous nature of property as an investment class: no
 two properties are identical, and all properties differ from each other in
 their location - which is one of the most important determinants of their
 value. So there cannot exist a centralized Walrasian auction setting for
 the trading of property assets, as there exists for trade in corporate stock.
 The absence of a market-based pricing mechanism determines the need
 for an expert appraisal/valuation of real estate/property.

 Course Outline:
   * 1 Types of value
       o 1.1 Price versus value
       o 1.2 Market value definitions in the USA
   * 2 Three approaches to value
       o 2.1 The cost approach
       o 2.2 The sales comparison approach
       o 2.3 The income capitalization approach
       o 2.4 UK Valuation Methods
   * 3 Further considerations
       o 3.1 Scope of work
       o 3.2 Highest and best use
       o 3.3 Types of ownership interest
       o 3.4 Home inspection
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   * 4 Mass appraisal and automated valuation models
   * 5 Governing authorities and professional organizations
       o 5.1 International
       o 5.2 Germany
       o 5.3 Israel
       o 5.4 Japan
       o 5.5 Malaysia
       o 5.6 Russia
       o 5.7 United Kingdom
       o 5.8 United States

 Duration: 1 - 2 weeks




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                                                                           LE
                                                                       ATE
                                                                 AL EST
                                                            RE
                      Course Overview: This course offers strategic and tactical insights on
                      how to operate in the re-shaped commercial and residential real estate
                      lending landscape. Case studies, checklists, and valuable resources will
                      supplement the valuable sessions on a broad range of topics.

                      At the end of this course, you will:
                         * Identify the reforms of the mortgage lending laws that will affect your
                           operations. Receive practical guidance and solutions on managing
                           new disclosures . . .to complying with new accounting and capital
                           treatments for troubled debt . . . to putting into practice new underwriting,
                           appraisal, and loan modification guidelines . . . and learn how they will
                           reshape your job and lending operations.
                         * Recognize how to manage risk today. As battered banks re-establish
                           capital and confidence, hear case studies, expert analyses, and data-driven
                           insights on how to build operational efficiencies and manage the tough new
                           tolerances banks must abide by today.
                         * Capture new business opportunity ideas. Get fresh insights on how your
                           lending products can succeed—even with tighter underwriting, appraisal,
                           and investor requirements.
                         * Share ideas with peers. Validate your ideas and hear new ones from lenders
                           facing the same thorny issues as you--from accounting for distressed
                           properties to managing new disclosure requirements to rethinking traditional
                           underwriting rules.
                         * Visit industry partners that support your lending operations. Save time and
                           expense when you meet with loan servicers, title companies, appraisers,
                           mortgage insurers, secondary marketing agencies, technology consultants,
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                           and other industry suppliers — all in one convenient location.

                      Course Outline:
                      Commercial                                     Residential
                      Using global cash flow to analyze CRE loans    Risk management and loss mitigation
                      CRE workout tools and techniques               Loan officer compensation & Anti-
                      Best practices in stress testing CRE loans     Steering Restrictions
                      The new appraisal guidance for                 Current TILA and RESPA issues
                      commercial lenders & appraisers                Coping with underwriting and product
                      Exploring multi-family CRE lending             design restrictions
                      opportunities                                  Operating effectively in the secondary
                      Balancing CRE loan portfolio                   market
                      exposures - from the regulators'               Freddie MAC/Fannie Mae/FHA
                      and the bankers' viewpoints                    Business Update
                      Networking peer group forums                   Servicing valuations


       28             Duration: 1- 2 weeks


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                 RB ANK
             T FO RS
           DI O
         CE VIS
      VAN PER
    AD SU
 Course Overview: This course is designed to give managers a distinct advantage
 within all kinds of public and private organisations. It is especially useful if you
 want to continue to work with IT related documentation or presentation

 The first thing the course does is to carry out a training needs analysis. We ask
 you how your staff will be using then applications and what their present level of
 knowledge is so that we can put together groups of people with similar needs
 and abilities.

 Course Outline:
 Course contents are based around the need to develop IT skills to compliment
 the business acument of existing managers and executives, so everything they
 learn is relevant to their jobs and allows them to effectively make use of the
 acquired IT and Business skills.
 Microsoft Applications              * Module 2: Using the Computer and
 * MS Access                           Managing files
 * MS Excel                          * Module 3: Word Processing
 * MS Word                           * Module 4: Spreadsheets
 * MS Powerpoint                     * Module 5: Databases
 * MS Outlook                        * Module 6: Presentations
 * MS Project                        * Module 7: Information and Communication
 * MS Frontpage
 * MS Visio                          Publishing Applications
 * MS Publisher                      * Adobe Pagemaker
                                     * Adobe Photoshop
 Internet Applications               * Adobe Image Ready
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 * MS Frontpage                      * MS Publisher
 * Macromedia Dreamweaver            * MS Visio
 * HTML                              * Corel Draw
 * Java / Java Script
 * Adobe Image Ready                 Information Management Systems (IMS)
 * DHTML                             * Fundamentals of IS
 * Fireworks                         * Roles of IS in organizations
 * Flash                             * Components of IS
                                     * DBMS
 ECDL Modules
 * Module 1: Computer Basics
   & Information Technology

 Duration: 1- 2 weeks


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                      Course Overview: Studies suggest that retention of information in a typical
                      training can be less than 10% after 30 days, 80% more is lost if not reviewed.
                      That’s less than 2% retention after months following a training. What if students or
                      participants could retain up to 90% of your content, with less time and less effort?

                      This program is designed to provide trainers, with the skills and knowledge to plan
                      and present effective and interactive sessions. It also gives you access to practical
                      tools, strategies and techniques that will make your training dynamic and effective.
                      We show you how to optimize your training environment and programs to achieve
                      outstanding learning result.

                      Who Should attend?
                      •training officers, Managers with training responsibilities, People who have not
                      previously been trainers and would like to develop skills to effectively deliver
                      training sessions.

                      Course Outline:
                      Training vs presenting
                      Overcoming nerves
                      Clarifying your message
                      Key skills for trainers
                      A trainers toolkit - physical resources to deliver great training
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                      Planning and presenting a skills or theory based session
                      The secrets to a great training presentation for trainers and participants
                      Understanding learning styles
                      Adjusting your delivery for different learning styles
                      Understanding group dynamics and developing questioning skills
                      Dealing with difficult training situations and/or participants
                      Selecting and using appropriate training support materials
                      Assessing learning after training is completed
                      Reviewing and evaluating the effectiveness of training sessions
                      Conducting practical sessions
                      Understanding the basics of training needs analysis

                      Duration: 1 - 2 weeks



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  Course Overview: A business communication training course can help a
  company's employees express their ideas clearly and effectively. Improved
  communication skills benefit the employees—who are empowered by their
  ability to better get their points across—as well as the company, which wants
  to get the most from its employees' knowledge and talents. A business
  communication training course can be a particularly attractive option,
  compared to a classroom-based course. A business communication training
  course can cost substantially less than a classroom-based business
  communication training course, can fit more easily within busy and
  unpredictable work schedules, and can be delivered in a consistent manner
  across even the largest and most dispersed enterprises..

  Course Outline:
  Business Communication course curriculum features dozens of learning paths
  addressing key communication skill sets such as:

    * Business Writing Essentials
    * How to Write an Effective Internal Business Case
    * Business Interpersonal Communication Skills
    * Workplace Conflict
    * Giving Successful Presentations
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  Duration: 1 - 4 weeks




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