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Introduction to Credit Risk Management

Defines the broad spectrum of conventional credit risk exposures for a bank and applies ERM taxonomy and concepts to the world of credit risk.

Duration: Approximately 45 minutes
Created: July 2019

What You'll Learn

After successfully completing the course, you will be able to:

  • ​Describe the inherent exposure banks have to credit risk, including level 1 and level 2 credit risk categories
  • Identify factors to consider in assessing inherent risk
  • Identify factors to consider when assessing the adequacy of credit risk management systems
  • Describe considerations for documenting residual risk and quantitative and qualitative information to consider when assessing risk trend
  • Describe typical governance structures and the objectives of the loan review function in a bank
  • Describe fundamental accounting concepts related to credit risk measurement practices


Risk management and control professionals in first, second or third line functions with primary responsibilities including monitoring and risk reporting of loan portfolios, underwriting, stress testing, audit or governance across credit risk or financial risk categories. Directors, members of senior management, State/Federal bank examiners, external risk consultants or auditors.

Course Credits

ABA Professional Certifications: 1.0 CERP

ABA Certificates: This course applies to the Certificate in Financial and Credit Risk Management

​Questions? Please contact ABA Training for more information.




Purchase for a Team
To license this course to your bank for multiple learners, please contact ABA Training.


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