Credit Risk Management

What is Credit Risk Management?

The credit risk management definition has widened given the growing number of risks that banks must manage and the importance of risk management policy has increased. However, mitigating losses associated with the non-payment of loans made to businesses and people is a primary responsibility. Credit risk management can be summed up as how a bank measures, manages, and monitors its exposures to achieve a desired return on its capital. Credit risk managers are tasked with making decisions that impact the composition and performance of the loans.

In the past, managing the credit portfolio was considered good credit risk management. But in today's broader, more complex environment, best-practice institutions understand the importance of measuring and managing risk across the entire enterprise. RMA recognizes that managing credit risk is essential to enterprise-wide risk management, so we provide credit risk analysis training and credit risk management training for risk professionals at every stage of their career with a wide offering of credit risk courses. RMA is the premier provider of commercial credit risk management education and information.

Browse our credit risk management courses and resources below:

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      Recorded Web Seminars

      • Make the most efficient use of your credit and operational risk training dollars by registering for RMA Web Seminars On Demand. Unlike traditional, classroom training courses, our Web seminars are informational learning opportunities viewed via a Web browser at your convenience. So you can gather as many people around a computer as you would like and pay one affordable price.

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      Credit Risk Certification

      Credit Risk Regulatory Issues (Members Only)

      Your Source for the Latest Regulatory Updates

      With a finger on the pulse of the financial services industry, RMA acts as a liaison between institutions and bank regulatory agencies to bring you the latest updates, meeting often with industry regulators to discuss issues of mutual concern. Of particular interest for members only is the Regulatory BulletinLog in to access the Bulletin.

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      Comments or questions relating to Credit Risk within RMA may be addressed to Lynne Suher, Director, Credit Risk or Mike Aquaro, Associate Director, Credit Risk or Jeff Sapp, Associate Director, Credit Risk.

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