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Finance Certificate in Credit Risk Management

Diploma Description

The Certificate in Credit Risk Management is designed to provide you with key tools and insights to identify and manage credit risk among private and public entities in global markets. You will learn critical skills such as how to evaluate borrowers using financial ratios, assess the strength and quality of cash flows, and identify and mitigate credit issues. You will be taught by credit risk professionals who will provide hands-on, experiential learning opportunities to apply your newly developed skills in real-world situations.

This financial risk management certificate is designed primarily for individuals seeking core knowledge in credit risk management. Early career professionals will find this to be a valuable credential to possess as they target roles requiring these skills within private firms such as banks, insurance companies, finance companies, rating agencies, advisory firms, as well as public entities. The Certificate in Credit Risk Management consists of two required foundational financial risk management courses and two electives, and it is expected to take up to two semesters to complete.

For questions about the program, please contact sps.finance@nyu.edu.

You'll Walk Away With

  • Knowledge of key financial ratios used to analyze credit risk.
  • The ability to apply credit risk management tools and techniques to assess creditworthiness in real world situations.
  • Preparation for roles such as credit risk managers and analysts in a variety of firms.
  • Financial analysis skills valued by commercial and investment banks, corporations, private equity, hedge funds and credit rating firms.

Earn a 10% DISCOUNT* on courses by declaring your candidacy for the Certificate in Credit Risk Management.

 

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT GIVE YOU THE SKILLS AND TRAINING YOU NEED TO START YOUR NEW CAREER

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT PROVIDE FOUNDATIONAL INFORMATION IN THE FIELD WITH OPTIONS TO SPECIALIZE IN AN AREA RELEVANT TO YOUR NEEDS

FOUNDATION

All Courses Required

Credit Analysis

Learn to evaluate and to explain repayment of an asset-based, revolving credit, term, or commercial mortgage loan.

2024 Spring
1 section

Financial Statement Analysis

Examine the accounting framework used to analyze and interpret financial statements.

2024 Spring
1 section

ELECTIVES

Complete 2

Bankruptcy

This course—designed for bankers, workout specialists, lawyers, and other business personnel—examines corporate Chapter 11 bankruptcies.

2024 Spring
1 section

Advanced Financial Statement Analysis

Gain a comprehensive understanding of financial statements and their use by finance professionals.

2024 Spring
1 section

Corporate Finance

Gain an understanding of the intricacies of how corporations finance themselves.

2024 Spring
1 section

Financial Modeling

Improve your ability to analyze business problems, and translate that analysis into financial models that are more flexible, reliable, and useful.

2024 Spring
1 section

General Admission Requirements

For those who have completed some college Completion of 32 credits with at least 2 years work experience OR 60 credits with no work experience required