From the poorest of countries to the richest of nations, education is the key to moving forward in any society.

RISKWORX ACADEMY

Our Banking Simulations
and bespoke training courses
make the Academy's offering
a unique experience.

Our training focuses on enabling our clients to improve their services by embedding new skills and capabilities into their organisations, particularly regarding regulatory requirements and quantitative modelling. Riskworx quantitative consultants run the training, harnessing our combined experience of more than 120 years.

We can apply our training expertise to your graduate programme.


ABOUT Riskworx Academy

The Riskworx Academy was formed with the following goals in mind:

01
To equip young graduates to become productive members of the financial community.
02
To provide specialist training courses in those Financial Risk disciplines where Riskworx provides their professional services.
03
To enable new entrants to the banking community to have a deeper understanding of the banking environment.
04
To provide Financial Literacy training to everyone who has the potential to help grow the economy.

All these goals have one thing in common; To nurture the minds that shape a better financial world.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

There is no learning
without action and no
action without learning.

Our training is practical and hands-on; intense but never without the element of fun—we call this “serious play”.

OUR APPROACH

Training should be current,
relevant and delivered by
specialists...

who have been at the coal face of the financial landscape. We utilise our combined years of experience as subject matter experts to ensure that we are not dumping content but instilling useful knowledge.

BANKING SIMULATIONS

Get virtual work experience with Riskworx Academy’s online banking simulations.

Take Risks. Make Mistakes. Learn Fast. Grow future leaders with simulations tailored to experience, expertise and environment that give them key skills in regulatory compliance and risk management.
Virtual banks. Virtual risks. Real experience. Run a full-service bank. Detangle complexities and outdo competitors. Fight for market share while managing risks.
Give your team full control of the bank. Use the latest financial statements and current market conditions, but none of the danger. They learn faster when faced with the real implications of bad decisions.

Simulations - not spreadsheets - are the closest you can get to the real thing, with none of the risks.

Learn more about the Academy's
“The 360 degrees of Banking” course based on the SimArch banking simulation tool.
Syllabus
 

Syllabus

The Riskworx Academy
Learning Pyramid

Financial Modeling

Hands-on building of financial models
Online banking simulations

Scenarios

Dynamic scenario analysis
Stress tests

Risk Management

Measuring and managing risk
Funds Transfer Pricing

Banking Regulation

Basel II, III and beyond
Capital Requirements, CAR, LCR and other ratios

Risks in Banking

The big 5 (IRR, MR, CR, LR, OR)
ERM, ALM & ALCO

The Treasury Department

Why Treasury is the bank’s bank
Shortfall Funding, bebt, investment of cash surplus

Financial Instruments & Interest rates

Retail, corporate, investment and treasury instruments and how they are used

Inter-relationship between departments

How the bank makes money
Inter-relationship between departments

Financial Literacy

Expenses vs debt /cash vs income, etc.
Understanding financial statements

 
Financial
Modelling
What if
Risk Management
Banking Regulation
Risks In Banking
Risks In Treasury
Financial Instruments & Interest Rates
How a Bank Works
Financial Literacy
The Academy offers single-client training, to ensure that our course material is focused on our client’s specific requirement. We have a list of standard courses (click here for details) but more often than not we tailor our course content to meet specific syllabus requirements.
When it comes to scheduling the courses, our approach is “to train when training is needed”, meaning that when an institution has a window available for training, we will endeavour to provide the training in that window period or as close to those dates as possible.
The Academy offers single-client training, to ensure that our course material is focused on our client’s specific requirement. We have a list of standard courses (click here for details) but more often than not we tailor our course content to meet specific syllabus requirements.
When it comes to scheduling the courses, our approach is “to train when training is needed”, meaning that when an institution has a window available for training, we will endeavour to provide the training in that window period or as close to those dates as possible.

Public Workshops

4th Quarter 2021

Liquidity Risk Management
(with hands-on Banking Simulation based on the African Banking Environment)
Contact us for more information
Balance Sheet Management
(with hands-on Banking Simulation based on the African Banking Environment)
Contact us for more information
Financial Literacy
Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela

Financial Literacy

Living by the Riskworx credo, Financial Engineering for a Better World, the Riskworx Academy is looking to partner with sponsors to achieve the lofty goal of bringing Financial Literacy training to 1 million entrepreneurs and SMEs over the next 5 years.
Training is done using a cloud-based cashflow management tool to ensure that the training is hands-on and that trainees can continue using the App afterwards to manage their finances in future. The App has both an individual version (for managing personal finances) as well as an SME version, where it caters for aspects such as staff, stock, debtors and creditors etc.
If you or your company want to join the drive towards “Financial Literacy for all”, contact us.

Financial Engineering
For a Better World


The Riskworx Academy is a bank SETA accedited Training Provider | Provider Accreditation Number: BANK - Rwdsr201215