The Bank of Ghana has recently published new capital and liquidity requirements for banks and specialized
deposit-taking institutions. The new directive follows the global, voluntary framework under the Basel Accord,
its installments that were developed in response to the deficiencies in financial regulation revealed by the
financial crisis of 2007-08. Institutions are facing significant challenges in understanding and adopting the
standards as they may cause a drastic overhaul of current business processes and may even lead to
amendments of firm strategy and business models.
This 3-day course provides a thorough understanding of the regulatory requirements under Basel II, Basel III
and the latest reforms under what is called Basel IV, as well as its implications for financial institutions and how
best practice institutions should manage their risks and optimize constrains, in particular capital and liquidity, in
order to achieve corporate goals and ensure sustainability.
The course covers the most important issues of the regulatory landscape to help financial executives and other
interested professionals absorb complex material in a clear and concise way.
The course summarizes key areas of modern banking and risk management, such as: