FRM Part 1 - Book 1: Foundations of Risk Management (Part A)

Everything you need to know about Risk Management, Banks, and Derivatives Instruments

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In this course, Professor James Forjan, PhD summarizes the first part of the FRM Part I book on Foundations of Risk Management. Prof. Forjan has taught undergraduate and graduate business classes for over 25 years and is a co-author of investment books. All of the important concepts included in this book are explained in detail and include many questions examples.

The chapters covered in this course are:

    1. The Building Blocks of Risk Management

    2. How Do Firms Manage Financial Risk?

    3. The Governance of Risk Management

    4. Credit Risk Transfer Mechanisms

    5. Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) and the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)

    6. The Arbitrage Pricing Theory and Multifactor Models of Risk and Return

This course is closed for enrollment.

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James Forjan

James Forjan has taught graduate and post-graduate finance classes for over 25 years and has also co-authored college-level investment books. He currently teaches a number of different graduate and MBA classes in Pennsylvania. He received his CFA charter in 2004 and has always been keeping up to date with what is happening in the investment world. His resume includes:

  • BS in Accounting
  • Master of Science in Finance
  • PhD in Finance (minor in Economics, two PhD level courses in Econometrics)
  • Completed the CFA Program in 2004 and earned the CFA charter later that year
  • College professor who taught at six institutions since classes such as Corporate Finance, Investments, Derivatives Securities, International Finance
  • Has crafted, edited, updated, and upgraded a multitude of CFA type questions at all levels
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