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E-Learning Course - Governance, Risk and Compliance Applicable to the Banking Sector Today.

DUBLIN, Ireland -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of E-learning Course - Governance, Risk and Compliance to their offering.


In recent times there has been a significant shift in financial institutions worldwide in terms of how they approach corporate governance Corporate Governance

The relationship between all the stakeholders in a company. This includes the shareholders, directors, and management of a company, as defined by the corporate charter, bylaws, formal policy, and rule of law.
, risk management and regulatory compliance. There continues to be increasing stakeholder stakeholder n. a person having in his/her possession (holding) money or property in which he/she has no interest, right or title, awaiting the outcome of a dispute between two or more claimants to the money or property.  demands and growing public scrutiny resulting from spectacular failures around the globe. Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance Governance, Risk, and Compliance or "GRC" is an increasingly recognized term that reflects a new way organizations focus on and manage an integrated approach to these three areas. , or in short GRC GRC Greece (ISO Country code)
GRC Glenn Research Center (NASA)
GRC Governance, Risk and Compliance
GRC Gendarmerie Royale du Canada (RCMP - Canada)
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, has evolved from managing risk as a transaction or compliance activity to adding business value by improving operational decision making and strategic planning Strategic planning is an organization's process of defining its strategy, or direction, and making decisions on allocating its resources to pursue this strategy, including its capital and people. . This e-learning library on 'Governance, Risk & Compliance' comprises of courses that provide knowledge and an understanding related to the subjects of "governance", "risk" and "compliance" as applicable to the banking sector.

Target Audience

Geared to audience from the Banking sector, this library of courses addresses the essential knowledge requirements of individuals from Operations, Control, auditing, Compliance, Operational Risk Management, as well as Information Technology (IT) Security personnel. Service providers to banks will also find these courses very relevant in establishing a basis of appreciation of their client's needs, related methods and capabilities.

Value added Value Added

The enhancement a company gives its product or service before offering the product to customers.

This can either increase the products price or value.

Audio Clips

Voice over of the concepts providing a classroom atmosphere.

Case Studies

Application of SOX (1) (Schema for Object-oriented XML) An XML schema developed by Veo Systems and Muzino Communications, which was submitted to the W3C. SOX is based on DTD, but adds data typing and reuse mechanisms. , COSO COSO Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission
COSO Church of Spiral Oak
COSO Corporate South
COSO Class of Service Override
COSO Combat Oriented Supply Operations (USAF) 
 and other

Guidelines in a Corporate environment

Course level: Basic to Intermediate

Library of 7 Courses

Time taken for each course - 1.0 Hour

Please note: Access codes for these courses are valid for one year from date of issue

Tutorials and Topics:

1. Classification of Risks

- Main types of risk classes that banks face and have to cope with

- Salient characteristics of the main risk classes

- Fundamental concepts of each of the risk classes

2. Introduction to ERM (Enterprise Relationship Management) An umbrella term with many shades of meaning over the years. It may refer to the management of information from any or all of an organization's customers, suppliers, business partners and employees.  and its Frameworks

- Benefits and value of ERM deployment in and across an entity

- Key concepts of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

- Steps necessary to quantify ERM

- ERM Frameworks

3. Regulatory Landscape

- Major trends in the global regulatory landscape

- Key regulations that impact (transnational) finance institutions

- Key characteristics of the more recently announced holistic regulatory changes and new legislature

4. Governance, Risk and Compliance - Demystified

- Overview of 'governance', 'risk' and 'compliance' (i.e., GRC)

- Principles and benefits associated to governance, risk and compliance

- GRC integrated approaches and their key enablers

5. COSO and CobiT in Support of GRC Needs

- Key concepts to the COSO and CobiT frameworks for enterprise risk management

- Methods and capabilities defined by both, COSO and CobiT

6. Operational Risk Management Primer

- The driving factors behind operational risk management

- Basel II Basel II is the second of the Basel Accords, which are recommendations on banking laws and regulations issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. The purpose of Basel II is to create an international standard that banking regulators can use when creating regulations  approaches and key constructs for operational risk

- High level methods and capabilities of a staged implementation for operational risk

7. GRC - Case Study

- Selective best practices from COSO, CobiT and Basel II operational risk management

- Advantages and limitation of certain aspects of ERM frameworks

- Regulatory expectations on listed companies listed company ncompañía cotizable

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 in developed and leading countries

- Building an effective, holistic governance, risk and compliance model across an organization

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