List of Courses
• Two days of training for each course. Training courses at IECA conferences are scheduled over a period of three days so participants can attend keynote sessions at these events.
• Participants must complete training of four courses – two required and two elective
• Participants receive a certificate of completion after each training course and receive a comprehensive certificate of achievement in Credit Risk Management after completing all four courses
Note: IECA tracks status of courses completed for each participant
Required: (Choose Two)
1. Fundamentals of Credit Risk Analysis: Cash Flow, Ratios and Forecasting
2. Corporate Credit Rating Analysis
3. Corporate Credit and Risk Analysis, Bankruptcies, and Restructurings
4. Credit Reasoning, Writing and Presenting Credit Assessments
5. Corporate Credit & Valuation for the Energy Sector
* The above required courses can also be selected to meet elective requirements as part of your four course program.
Elective: (Choose Two)
1. Fundamentals of Energy Contract Administration - Master Contracts
2. Fundamentals of Bank Credit Risk Analysis
3. Concepts of Credit and Liquidity Analysis
4. Problem Credits - Early Warning Signs and Effective Actions
5. Fundamentals of Credit Risk Analysis and Problem Credits
Required (Choose Two):
This training course provides participants with a solid foundation of skills that helps them reach sound, reliable judgements of a company's creditworthiness. Applying a structured framework, participants will be able to identify and assess key qualitative and quantitative factors in determining credit risk.
This training course provides participants with an in-depth understanding of the rating practices employed by Moody's Investors Service for assessing corporate credit risk, from rating methodologies and financial ratios to a rating committee simulation. This course is designed as a basic/intermediate level course, with an underlying goal to improve the participants use and interpretation of ratings in their day-today work.
This training course uses companies in the energy sector and analyses the credit before, during and following a restructuring so that delegates can fully understand the accounting, liquidity and credit issues around financial distress. This also ensures that the course is intensely practical and gives delegates insights that can be used immediately in their day-to-day work.
Course content is focused on the preparation of credit approval documents that summarize succinctly the overall risk exposure that an institution is asked to take on. A variety of practicial work aides will be used to help seminar participants back in the day-to-day work environment. The Presenting Credit Assessments portion of the course will focus on how to get your messages across to credit officers and risk managers by understanding their perspective, framing messages in the best way and adopting a delivery style that connects with the audience.
Course content uses companies in the energy sector and works through valuations for each different sub-sector. Delegates will gain an in depth understanding of the importance of valuation for creditors and other stakeholders in a company and how to incorporate valuation in the creduit process. This course is intensely practical and gives delgates insights athat can be used in their day-to-day work.
Elective (Choose Two):
This training course is designed for beginner/intermediate level energy professionals in credit, risk management and contracts/legal fields. The course includes breakout sessions where attendees exmplore selected issues from the perspective of diverse industry participants, providing insight into why counterparties may draft agreements differently and how to bridge those differences between provisions to reach mutually acceptable positions. This course addresses the fundamental concepts behind the aspects of the ISDA Agreement.
This training course will teach participants the framework and tools necessary to analyze bank credit risk, in both developed and emerging markets utilizing Moody's Bank Financial Strength Rating: Global Methodology. The course will offer a combination of short presentations, discussions, exercises, and case studies.
This training course is designed to give a broad grounding in credit and an introduction to liquidity analysis. It proceeds methodically through the stages of credit risk assessment and debt analysis, liquidity analysis of both investment and non-investment grade debt, and the assessment and development of transaction structures.The class is presented in an interactive format, using public companies and examples with current relevance.
This training course covers a range of concerns and activities related to debt during periods of financial distress. The program begins with a discussion of the basic causes of business and financial failure, continues with recognition of early warning signs, and concludes with the development and execution of a plan of response. It deals in depth with various threats and key issues in this process, as well as detailing methodologies for predicting default and measuring recovery.
Upon completion of this e-Learning program in May 2016, participants will be able to apply a structured framework to the credit analysis process, understand financial statements, their structure and composition, and basic accounting concepts and principles, calculate and interpret key ratios used to evaluate the repayment prospects of a company, determine cash movement dynamics and ascertain their importance in the analysis process, identify the key risks and communicate them effectively, focus on cash flow drivers and a view on forecasting, spot early warning signs of deteriorating credit, develop solid action plans in response to worsening conditions, and enhance client relations and communication skills under stressful situations.