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Risk Monitoring

Explains effective risk monitoring in ERM framework and its characteristics, and the roles of individuals in risk monitoring. Provides approaches to develop monitoring reports and what to measure and how often to report. Describes risk indicator and performance indicator metrics, which enable a bank to determine if it's operating within its risk tolerance. Explains the role of controls in risk monitoring and the tools and documentation to evaluate first line controls.

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes
Created: July 2018
Updated: July 2019

What You'll Learn

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

  • Describe the importance of monitoring within an effective risk management program
  • Identify the role of line managers, senior executives and the board in risk monitoring
  • Identify metrics to include in monitoring reports and how often metrics should be reported
  • Describe approaches for designing effective monitoring reports
  • Identify appropriate measurement techniques for types of risk
  • Describe the level of monitoring detail to include for each audience
  • Describe the process for evaluating control effectiveness
  • Identify the tools and documentation available for evaluating first line controls


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

Course Credits

ABA Professional Certifications: 1.25 CERP

ABA Certificates: This course applies to the Certificate in Risk Management Frameworks.

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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