CISI RFS Risk in Financial Services

The objective of the examination is to ensure that candidates have a broad understanding of the general principles of risk in business, the key risks that arise within the financial services industry, the influence of corporate governance, regulation and codes of conduct, and the approaches that are typically used to identify, reduce and manage specific aspects of risk.
The examination will test candidates’ knowledge and understanding of the following elements:

• Principles of Risk Management
• IInternational Risk Regulation
• Operational Risk
• Credit Risk
• Market Risk
• Liquidity Risk
• Investment Risk
• Model Risk
• Risk Oversight and Corporate Governance
• Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

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A 2 hour examination of 100 multiple choice questions.

Candidates sitting the examination by Computer Based Testing will have, in addition, up to 10% additional questions as trial questions that will not be separately identified and do not contribute to the result. Candidates will be given proportionately more time to complete the test.

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