Practical Risk Management: An Executive Guide to Avoiding Surprises and Losses (The Wiley Finance Series)

Practical Risk Management: An Executive Guide to Avoiding Surprises and Losses (The Wiley Finance Series) by Erik Banks, Richard Dunn

Title: Practical Risk Management: An Executive Guide to Avoiding Surprises and Losses (The Wiley Finance Series)
Author: Erik Banks, Richard Dunn
ISBN10: 0470849673
ISBN13: 978-0470849675
Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (August 8, 2003)
Language: English
Subcategory: Finance
Size PDF: 1365 kb
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Rating: 4.8/5
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Pages: 176 pages
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Practical Risk Management: An Executive Guide to Avoiding Surprises and Losses (The Wiley Finance Series) by Erik Banks, Richard Dunn


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A proven way to manage risk in today's business world Understanding how the risk process works is a critical concept that business professionals must come to learn. For those who must understand the fundamentals of risk management quickly, without getting caught up in jargon, theory, mathematics, and formulas, Practical Risk Management is the perfect read. Written in a clear, fast-paced and easily digestible style, this book explains the practical challenges associated with risk management and how-by focusing on accountability, governance, risk appetite, liquidity, client risks, automated and manual processes, tools and diagnostics-they can be overcome. After finishing this book, readers will have a solid understanding of the risk process, know which issues/questions are of critical importance, and be able to determine how their specific risk problems can be minimized or avoided. Erik Banks (Redding, CT) is currently Chief Risk Officer for Element Re. Prior to that he spent several years at Merrill Lynch in market/credit risk management roles in London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and the United States. He is also adjunct Professor of Finance at the University of Connecticut, where he teaches MBA students. Richard Dunn (London, UK) works for Merrill Lynch. He single-handedly restructured Merrill Lynch's risk function post in 1998 into its current form.