Risk Management for Banking & Financial Institutions [Webinar]

Thursday 25 June, 09:00-18:00

Thursday 25 June, 09:00-18:00

In the current turbulent economic environment of Coronavirus, extreme events and “black swans”, Risk Management for Banking & Financial Institutions reflect to a cross-disciplinary field which relies on the techniques and methods of financial econometrics, mathematical optimization and stochastic calculus.

This executive training seminar organized by KPMG institute, is solidly founded on two fundamental principles: sound theoretical content and highly practical value. Participants will acquire an in-depth grasp of the underlying knowledge which underpins many of the quantitative techniques exploited in the area of modern banking and investment analysis. The seminar’s unique and special feature is the ‘teaching-by-example’ approach. Participants will gain exposure to the training technics of Professors Xidonas and Delis, as well as their guest speakers, all leading experts in the area.

The seminar’s agenda is below:

  • Risk Analysis (09:00 – 10:30)
  • Break (10:30 – 10:45)
  • Portfolio Risk Models (10:45 – 12:15)
  • Lunch Break (12:15 – 13:15)
  • Bank Capital, Risk and Performance (13:15 – 14:45)
  • Break (14:45 – 15:00)
  • Bank Regulations and the Macroeconomic Environment (15:00 – 16:30)
  • Break (16:30 – 16:45)
  • Discussion (16:45 – 18:00)

The seminar includes interactive discussions with the instructors.

Event resources

Program Overview

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Dr. Xidonas is Full Professor of Finance at ESSCA Grande École. He publishes his research in journals, such as the European Journal of Operational Research, the European Journal of Finance, the Quantitative Finance, the Annals of Operations Research etc. Dr. Xidonas possesses substantial experience in conducting large scale theoretical and applied research. Moreover, he has an extended consulting track record as a quantitative investment strategist, having delivered premium advice within the underlying industry.


Dr. Delis is a Professor of Financial Economics and Banking at Montpellier Business School. His current research interests cover the role of finance (especially bank credit) in the real economy (firm borrowing and investments, household finance, income inequality, etc.). More than 40 of his papers are published in the top journals of his field. His research has been cited more than 5 000 times and ranks in the top 1% in the world (last 10 years).

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