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FRM® Part I
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GARP logoApproved Exam Preparation Provider for Financial Risk Manager (FRM) 2017 Certification Course.

This Online Training Course on Financial Risk Manager or FRM® Certification covers the syllabus prescribed by GARP for 2017 exams and is delivered by FinShastra, founded by Amit Parakh, a CA, FRM, CS and CFA holder and a renowned trainer for FRM and related Finance Courses.

The FRM® is a globally recognized benchmark certification program for financial risk managers and is considered to be the de-facto global qualification in the practice of Financial Risk Management according to industry sources.
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Quantitative Analysis
1 Probabilities 01:01:34
2 Basic Statistics 58:35
3 Distributions 40:49
4 Summary 01:35
5 Distributions Preview 12:15
6 Hypothesis Testing and Confidence Intervals 01:21:29
7 Linear Regression with one Regressor 19:00
8 Regression with a Single Regressor 12:45
9 Linear Regression with Multiple Regressor 22:55
10 Hypothesis Testing and Confidence Intervals in Multiple Regression 22:45
11 Summary 02:52
12 Montae Carlo Methods 28:48
13 Estimating Volatilities and Correlation 12:02
14 Simulation Methods 28:40
15 Summary 01:46
Foundations of Risk Management
16 Delineating Efficient Portfolios 29:52
17 The Standard CAPM 08:49
18 Non Standard CAPM 12:46
19 Applying CAPM to Performance Measurement 16:12
20 Risk Management 31:56
21 Corporate Risk Management 21:53
22 Corporate Governance and Risk Management 07:04
23 Enterprise Risk Management 02:51
24 Financial Disasters 08:44
25 Risk taking and Risk Management by banks 23:08
26 Credit Crisis of 2007 - part 1 08:09
27 Credit Crisis of 2007 - part 2 21:25
28 Risk Management Failures 03:57
29 Deciphering the liquidity 16:56
30 Getting upto speed on the financial crisis 08:33
31 Multifactor Model - Part 1 12:51
32 Multifactor Model - Part 2 12:18
33 Summary 02:26
Financial Markets and Products
34 Introduction to Derivatives 05:41
35 Markets 05:49
36 Types of Traders 12:02
37 Forward Contracts 09:26
38 Future Contracts 01:53
39 Options 18:25
40 Summary 01:23
41 Properties of Stock Options 01:16:27
42 Trading Strategies Involving Options 48:00
43 Summary 01:29
44 Parties Involved in Future Markets 03:53
45 Characteristics Specified in Contract 02:40
46 Margins 12:05
47 Types of Orders 13:41
48 Summary 00:43
49 Hedging 04:25
50 Advantages and Disadvantages of Hedging 08:42
51 Basis Risk 10:40
52 Sources of Basis Risk 11:14
53 Hedge Ratio 08:44
54 Hedging with Stock Index Futures 06:16
55 Adjusting Protfolio Beta 04:08
56 Summary 00:56
57 Forwards and Futures 01:00:30
58 Commodity Forwards and Futures 04:53
59 Foreign Exchange Risk 05:51
60 Summary 01:06
61 Types of Rates 54:37
62 Duration 19:16
63 Interest Rate Futures 35:26
64 Corporate Bonds 12:16
65 Summary 02:18
66 Rating Agencies 23:56
67 Summary 02:19
68 Introduction - Central counterparties 13:50
69 Exchanges, OTC Derivatives, DPCs and SPVs 21:02
70 Risks caused by CCPs 10:58
71 Banks 23:26
72 Hedge and Mutual Funds 21:34
73 Insurance - Part 1 08:08
74 Insurance - Part 2 05:45
75 Insurance - Part 3 07:06
76 Insurance - Part 4 06:12
77 Insurance - Part 5 16:54
Valuation and Risk Models
78 Binomial Trees 48:34
79 The Black Scholes Merton Model Preview 37:10
80 The Greek Letters 40:50
81 Summary 02:06
82 Prices Discount Factors and Arbitrage 27:49
83 Spots Forward and Par Rates 20:19
84 Returns, Spreads and Yields 11:36
85 One Factor Risk Metrics and Hedges 25:55
86 Multi Factor risk metrics and hedges 06:04
87 Empirical approches to risk metrics and hedges 03:19
88 Summary 03:31
89 VAR Methods 29:58
90 Quantifying Volatility in VAR Modles 14:27
91 Summary 02:15
92 External and Internal Ratings 19:22
93 Loan Protfolio and Expected Loss 12:47
94 Country Risk 42:25
95 Country Risk Models 09:02
96 Operational Risks Part 1 25:40
97 Operational Risks Part 2 18:48
98 Stress Testing 07:17
99 Summary 02:53
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Exam type numericals
100 Quantitative Analysis 14:44
101 Foundations of Risk Management 17:53
102 Financial Markets and Products 34:29
103 Valuation and Risk Models 27:09

Eligibility criteria for FRM

There are no minimum eligibility requirements for appearing in the FRM exam. However, in order to be certified as a Financial Risk Manager, the following are required:
  • A passing score on the FRM Examination
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in the area of financial risk management or another related field including, but not limited to, trading, portfolio management, academic or industry research, economics, auditing, risk consulting, and/or risk technology
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