Measuring Risk: Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives and FX

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This economics and finance course is a survey of risk measures and risk measurement practices applied to individual securities and portfolios. Students will also study risk reports of publicly traded financial institutions.

Upon completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate bearing the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) name. A NYIF certificate is a valuable addition to your credentials, proving that you have acquired the work-ready skills that employers value.

For those who wish to learn more, students can enroll in the remaining four courses to earn the complete Risk Management Professional Certificate, backed by the New York Institute of Finance’s 93-year history.


Module 1: Risk by Asset Class

  • Lesson 1: Fixed Income Risk
  • Lesson 2: Derivatives Risk
  • Lesson 3: Credit Risk
  • Lesson 4: Equity Risk

Module 2: Portfolio Risk Measurement

  • Lesson 1: Weighted Scenarios
  • Lesson 2: Volatility Updating
  • Lesson 3: Normal Approximation