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      IFBL risk management training to start in April

      IFBL risk management training to start in April

      For several years now, the Luxembourg institute for training in banking IFBL and the Luxembourg Association for Risk Management (ALRiM) jointly organize high-caliber intensive academic training programmes designed to provide optimal preparation to those who aspire to register for the GARP FRM examinations. The first part of this year’s courses is scheduled to start on April 13th. It will be followed by a second round of courses in early October.

      The Global Association of Risk Professional's (GARP) Financial Risk Manager (FRM) exam is recognized as the world's most prestigious global certification program, created to measure a financial risk manager's capabilities. The courses prepare participants to assess and control risk in today's rapidly changing financial world.

      The IFBL/ALRiM courses are designed for a target audience of persons specializing in the field of finance and/or risk management: risk managers, treasurers and traders, risk analysts, portfolio managers as well as all those who are interested in this subject.

      Part 1 of the updated courses is offered  under the leadership of Prof. Georges Hübner and Dr. Luc Neuberg.

      Georges Hübner holds the Deloitte Chair of Portfolio Management and Performance at HEC Management School - University of Liege, and is also an Associate Professor of Finance at Maastricht University and an Affiliate Professor of Finance at EDHEC (Lille & Nice). He holds a PhD in Management from INSEAD. Georges Hübner invented the Generalized Treynor Ratio published in the “Review of Finance” in 2005. Among other acknowledgements of his work he received the Operational Risk & Compliance Achievement Award 2006 for the Best Academic Paper on operational risk, co-written with Yves Crama (HEC-University of Liege) and Jean-Philippe Peters (Deloitte Luxembourg).

      Luc Neuberg is Head of Risk Management of one of the major players in the Luxembourg financial sector. He holds a PhD in Management (Finance) from FUNDP, Namur, Belgium after graduating as a civil engineer (Mechanics-Physics) at ULG, Liege, Belgium. He also acts as a lecturer at University of Metz and University of Nancy.

      Part 2 of the training courses are offered under the leadership of renowned risk management expert Prof. Philippe Jorion.

      Philippe Jorion is Chancellor’s Professor of Finance at the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California at Irvine. He holds an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, and a degree in engineering from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Philippe Jorion has authored more than 100 publications on the topic of risk management and international finance. Since its original publication in 2006, his book ‘Value at Risk: The New Benchmark for Managing Financial Risk’ has become the industry standard in risk management. His ‘Financial Risk Manager Handbook’ is the core text for risk management training programs worldwide.

      Applications to the IFBL/ALRiM courses have to be submitted at the latest 2 weeks prior to the beginning of the course. For detailled information, please visit or