Risk Management and Credit Principles, Certificate | Part time online | edX - online learning platform | United States
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Risk Management and Credit Principles in collaboration with New York Institute of Finance - NYIFx. Get introduced to risk management, credit principles, and business risk as they relate to a borrower.

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This Risk Management and Credit Principles course at New York Institute of Finance - NYIFx is Part 1 of the Credit and Credit Risk Analysis Professional Certificate program from the New York Institute of Finance. 

The course begins with an introduction to risk management and credit principles. You will review and understand credit risk, credit exposure, and the goals of credit analysis. You will learn about the purpose of debt, debt forms, and the difference between financing from debt vs. equity. 

This course is part of a Professional Certificate

In this course, you will gain a deeper understanding of the principles of credit risks, including exposure, default, default probability, expected loss, and loss given default. Important concepts will be covered that will help you to effectively assess business and industry risks, company business models, market competition, and the impact of risks on company performance. You’ll examine how companies measure and mitigate these risks. 

Lastly, you’ll review the roles of credit-rating agencies and the usefulness of market-related metrics, such as share prices and credit spreads. At the end of the course, you'll complete a hands-on risk analysis assessment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mod 01: Risk Management and Credit Principles
  • Mod 02: Principles of Corporate and Project Finance
  • Mod 03: Credit Markets, Loan Defaults, and Expected Loss
  • Mod 04: Business, Industry, and Company Risk

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 42 days
    • 2 hrs/week

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You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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General requirements


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