Shasat Launches Comprehensive Market Risk Hedging Course

Friday, October 6th, 2023

In the fast-paced world of finance, managing risk is a paramount concern for businesses and professionals alike. Shasat, a leading provider of financial education and training, has recently unveiled an intensive training program aimed at equipping finance and treasury professionals with the essential knowledge and skills to navigate the complex landscape of financial risk management. Titled “Hedging Credit & Market Risks (Currency, Interest, and Price),” this course promises to be critical for organizations looking to sharpen their understanding of more effective hedging strategies to better manage their market and credit risks.

The course launch comes at a time when businesses worldwide are grappling with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Economic disruptions, inflation, surging oil and gas prices, and rising interest rates have led to unprecedented market volatility. These factors have a profound impact on businesses and their profitability, necessitating the adoption of robust risk management strategies. Shasat recognizes the urgency of this situation and underscores the importance of investing in the training and education of finance and treasury professionals to mitigate financial risk and ensure long-term success.

The course is designed to provide a holistic understanding of various hedging strategies crucial for protecting financial assets. It addresses market risk hedging strategies and incorporates the latest hedge accounting framework under IFRS 9. Participants will gain hands-on experience with frequently used hedging techniques and tackle the challenging issues that finance and treasury professionals encounter in today’s dynamic economic environment.

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