Financial Risk Manager (FRM®)

Course Brief

Practice oriented exam designated to assess a candidate’s knowledge and understanding of the skills necessary to function effectively. FRM Exam Part I covers the tools used to assess financial risk: quantitative analysis, fundamental risk management concepts, financial markets and products; and valuation and risk models. FRM Exam Part II  focuses on the application of the tools through a deeper exploration of: market risk, credit risk, operational and integrated risk, investment risk and other current market issues. About the Exam, FRM Exam Part I : 100 question multiple choice exam in 4hrs FRM Exam Part II: 80 question multiple choice exam in 4hrs

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Kefa Nyakundi
Kefa is an experienced banking, finance and risk management professional with over 20 years’ experience to boot. He has worked at senior level in Banking and Consultancy and conducted various training engagements in risk management and finance in East and Central Africa. As a senior manager, he has served in various management and board committees including Asset & liability management committee (ALCO), Risk management committee, Operational Risk Committee, executive committee among others. This experience has imbued in him deep knowledge and understanding of the workings in operational and strategic risk management in banking. He is currently the director of Africa Risk Institute. As a seasoned trainer and industry professional, Kefa blends academia and practice to give our students the best chance in passing the GARP Professional courses.
James Omweno
James is an experienced trainer with a keen interest in financial risk management. Currently James is the lead trainer for the Capital Markets Authority’s Securities Industry Certification Program (SICP) specializing on the Derivatives module. He holds a master’s degree in financial engineering and a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science. With over 4 years’ experience in the financial services together with his academic background, he brings to class the requisite knowledge essential to prepare FRM candidates for the FRM exam. James is passionate about credit risk modelling and data science with his current research project being on the use of data science in the creation of data driven risk models.
Other Trainers
In addition to the two, we leverage on qualified professionals currently working in the industry deliver specific topics of our training. This helps to blend academia and practice thereby giving our students not only an edge in the workplace but also expert training in preparing for professional exams.