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    In-House Seminars

Portfolio Management Analytics: Credit Risk Reporting and Evaluation

Available as an open or in-house seminar. Business-focus course run by Helen McNab


To develop the strategic skills of Credit Scoring / Risk Insight Analysts and Portfolio Managers, through the rigorous design and evaluation of credit strategies, underpinned by scorecards, and the reporting of portfolio performance for scrutiny by senior management. 


  • Reading the Portfolio : Following the money
  • Scorecard Design and Outputs: Getting to Know the Tools of the Trade
  • Scorecard Design and Validation : What the Portfolio Manager Needs to Know
  • Actual vs Expected Framework: Can I Believe My Eyes?
  • Developing Credit Strategies: A Structured Approach
  • Iterative Strategy Development: New Business
  • Policy Rule Analysis: Adding Value – Or Taking Away?
  • Portfolio Analysis: Vintage Matrix Principles
  • Management Reporting: The Monthly Pack Proactive
  • Portfolio Management: Maintaining control

Supporting examples are drawn from originations and account management (back book).


At the end of this two-day seminar, delegates will know how to:

  • Understand better their role, in the context of the firm’s Credit Risk Framework
  • Be able to question whether their operational scorecards are "fit for purpose"
  • Know the principles for effective strategy development
  • Have evaluated alternative approaches to setting acquisition strategies 
  • Have confidence to challenge policy overlays to reduce strategy complexity
  • Bring back an array of reporting ideas, including dashboards, across the credit cycle
  • Know how to apply greater rigour to their analyses
  • Have critically reviewed purpose and metrics for effective Risk Appetite management.

Who should attend

Credit scoring / risk insight analysts: involved daily in the development, deployment and monitoring of credit strategies and portfolio performance, ideally with 12 months practical experience

Portfolio  managers: new to credit risk or requiring a greater understanding of the role of scoring in running a credit portfolio along with key metrics for measuring success

Format and materials

Formal presentations with practical exercises and whole group discussion

Break-out discussion and feedback groups

Seminar manual to take away along with a ‘back at the office “to do” list’, to support seminar learning and web resource listings.


5 mornings online or 2 days onsite at client venue. Also available as an open seminar.

Running this seminar in-house

We can offer this seminar at a date to suit you.  It can also be tailored to suit your exact audience by selecting modules from other seminars - see the custom planner for options.

In-house seminars are generally more cost effective than registering for open seminar places, where you have more than 6 delegates wishing to attend.

Choosing to attend the open seminar

All open seminars are held online. Click for next dates.

For more on course content and place availability, email training@scoreplus.com

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  • Excellent insight into credit scoring per se and its wider management opportunities.

    Decision Science Director

  • Very insightful - tasks really helped me apply my knowledge

  • Really well taught - held my attention

  • Has definitely equipped me better to debate credit strategies more effectively

    Portfolio manager

  • Valuable information - will definitely recommend to a colleague

    Credit risk analyst

  • Great facilitation - explanations clear and relevant

  • Learnt loads - wish I had attended earlier in my career

  • Very pertinent to my business role

    Portfolio manager