Risk Management – Governance and Organisation for Banks

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  • Icon On Demand
  • Icon 8 h
  • icon Face-to-face training
  • icon Daily class
  • Icon English
  • Icon BQ153CJ
320.00 EUR


(+3% VAT)
*Basic registration price, varying according to the selected options.

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In its publication Corporate Governance Principles for Banks (2015), the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision underlined the importance of governance in risk management: “Effective corporate governance is critical to the proper functioning of the banking sector and the economy as a whole. 


The objective of this course is to give participants a good understanding of corporate governance and organisation with regard to their impact on Risk Management within banks. The course covers various aspects of governance and organisation, such as Basel’s principles of risk and governance, risk appetite, the three lines of defence model and the importance of organisation charts.

  • Understand the interaction between governance, organisation and risk

  • Apply the principles of risk and governance from the Basel Committee

  • Define a bank’s risk appetite

  • Apply the three lines of defence model

  • Formulate and apply processes, procedures and policies


  • Introduction

  • Governance

    • Principles of risk and governance (BCBS)

      • Risk Management function

      • Risk identification, monitoring and control

      • Risk communication

  • Defining an optimal governance for banks

  • Players

  • Risk Appetite

    • Definition

    • Implementation

    • Management

  • Organisation

  • Processes, procedures and policies

    • Processes

    • Procedures

    • Policies

  • Three lines of defence

    • Business Lines

    • Risk Management

    • Audit

  • Organisation charts

    • Interaction

    • Reporting lines

  • Impact of governance and organisation on risk

  • Future trends

Target Audience

This training course has been designed for a broad audience, i.e. for anyone wishing to acquire fundamental knowledge in Risk Management.


For this training course, an optional exam is available. In case of interest, candidates can choose a date from the list of proposed examination sessions. Registration for the exam must be made at least five days before the chosen exam date. The exam is subject to a registration fee.

The examination consists of true/false and multiple-choice questions. To pass the exam, a candidate must achieve a score of at least 50% of the total points on the exam.


This module is part of the Risk Management Certification. To obtain their certificate, candidates must complete 12 days of training in Risk Management and pass the exam for each course. 

More details here: Professional Risk Management Certification

Course material

The training material will be handed out at the beginning of the course.


  • Duration


    3 h

  • Location


    Chambre de Commerce Luxembourg

Thu 18.11.2021


Tue 23.11.2021


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Tue 30.11.2021


Thu 02.12.2021


Tue 07.12.2021


Thu 09.12.2021


Tue 14.12.2021


Thu 16.12.2021


Tue 11.01.2022


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