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ICBM: Risk & Regulation35511/2165/2122/1/67
Study guide

ICBM: Risk & Regulation

Academic year 2021-22
Is found in:
  • International programmes Management and Communication
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Teaching staff: El Majdoub Said
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 2
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 15.10.2021 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: This course unit is eligible for compensation according to the compensated fail criteria as determined by the degree programme you are enrolled in.
Total study time: 74,00 hours


This information is subject to possible future changes in the Corona-measures.

Short description

This course aims at developing a fundamental understanding of the importance of risk management in financial institutions, including the applicable national and international regulations.

The focus of this course is both on the theoretical basics in risk & regulation and its practical implications and implementation. For the latter, we will make use of international case studies from the lecturer's own experience and we will invite guest lecturers.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

OLR FV 1.0 - The bachelor BM/FV has insights in the processes and rules inside the finance and insurance sector, in general corporate organisational processes as well as in their interconnection, and can consequently apply these insights in a broad, globalised and changing (inter)national context.
You describe the role of (inter)national authorities and supervisors in the financial market.
You provide an overview of the various supervisory bodies that oversee the lending market.
You identify financial and banking risks associated with financial markets, products and services.
You demonstrate the importance of corporate governance.
You will name the main regulations of the international and national banking
You compare national and international financial regulations.
You clarify the role of the financial market regulator.
You clarify the main rights and obligations arising from privacy legislation with respect to customers and employees.
You will explain the role of internal control, internal audit and compliance in the financial
You act in accordance with the applicable laws, regulations and code of conduct within the financial and insurance
OLR FV 7.2 - The bachelor BM/FV can communicate professionally, in spoken and written English, using the appropriate vocabulary in a professional context.
You understand profession-specific longer texts.
You express yourself correctly in most formal situations and use appropriate business terminology.

Course content

The content of this course:

  • Introduction to risk, risk management and regulations;
  • Risk management policy & framework in financial institutions;
  • The compliance function and corporate governance in banking;
  • European and international regulations (AML/CFT, MiFID, Basel, EMIR, ...);
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR);
  • Case studies in risk management & implementation of regulation.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials24,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours50,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Semester 2Knowledge test100,00Open and/or closed questions
Closed book
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodKnowledge test100,00Open and/or closed questions
Closed book