Advancing the credit profession

Award: Advanced Credit Risk Management


This unit aims to build high level knowledge and skills in advanced credit risk management.

Syllabus Topics


  • Theoretical understanding of credit risk management forms, models and methodologies of assessment
  • Credit risk control aids
  • Credit risks and their driving factors, including probability of default, loss given default and exposure at default
  • Continuity and resilience planning
  • Quantification of credit risk using financial and non financial information
  • External data sources
  • Use of internal documents such as a credit policy in the control of risk
  • Risk logs, registers and policies
  • External risk management using quality benchmarks
  • Impact of credit risk management on stakeholders
  • Reporting of results, probabilities and impact of risk
  • Action planning for future review and development.