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    Open Seminars

Credit Risk Fundamentals: Concepts for Managing Risk and Reward

16-17 April and 16-17 October 2018. Entry-level course run by Helen McNab.


To lay the foundations of credit risk management, using score-based policies for decision making, for those new to Credit Risk and those requiring an overview of lending techniques. 


  • How do Banks make money? Influencing the bottom line 
  • Credit Risk toolkit: scoring and the organisation 
  • Acquisition strategies: balancing risk vs reward 
  • Bad debt: measurement and management 
  • Portfolio management: keeping all the balls in the air 
  • The real world. Current credit environment and pleanary


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

  • Key elements of product profitability – and the inter-relationships with customer behaviour
  • Basics of credit scoring and designing score-based strategies
  • Management information techniques for refining strategies and portfolio monitoring
  • Mechanisms for defining and managing delinquency, provision and default
  • Role of risk appetite for informing company stategy

Who should attend

  • Analysts and Policy Makers new to Credit, not necessarily involved directly with scoring on a daily basis
  • Experienced Credit Managers who require a strategic overview of credit risk management and lending techniques

Format and materials:

Formal presentations with many practical exercises and whole group discussion

Break-out discussion and feedback groups

Seminar manual to take away


2 days.

Available as an open or in-house seminar. All open seminars are held at the top class Marriott Royal Hotel, Bristol, BS1 5TA, UK. In-house seminar dates are arranged to suit the client.

For more on course content email training@scoreplus.com

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