It is universally understood that asset/liability management (ALM) is a critical function for management of your financial institution’s performance. Understanding and measuring the financial risks and the associated rewards is the essence of financial management.
Industry interest margins have been under downward pressure due to lower interest rates and increased competition. Properly deploying the ALM process to measure and more importantly, MANAGE, your performance and risks to your institution’s return has never been greater.
This course provides attendees with a basic understanding of the asset/liability management process. We cover the role of asset/liability Management (ALM) in good decision making, as well as the fundamental components to an effective ALM process to measure and manage key risks.
This will cover:
• The role of the ALM process in financial institutions
• Options to measure risks we care about in the ALM process
• Measurements do we use to address ALCO risks
After attending, participants will:
• Understand the overall framework of Asset/Liability Management
• Be able to analyze the key risk areas ALCO must manage
• Explain the role of income simulation, duration and economic value measures
• Explain the different between static and dynamic value at risk measurements
• Define Income at risk and value at risk
• Understand the role of liquidity risk management
• Outline key variables impacting the results
ALCO members, CEOs, CFOs, chief retail, chief risk officer, controllers, funding officers. This session is intended for individuals that are new to the ALM process