Training Workshops

UK Finance deliver a programme of training workshops, webinars and eLearning throughout the year. Our aim is to lead the discussion amidst a changing industry landscape. To view a downloadable list of our courses click here.

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    The Chief Risk Officer Network

    Life is certainly not dull for a Chief Risk Officer (SM4 holder) of a Challenger, Specialist or Small Firm, who needs not just to learn from the mistakes of the past, but, be able to control a turbulent and uncertain future. So, how does a Chief Risk Officer (CRO) make an impossible job possible?

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 22 January 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:30


    Open Source Intelligence and Investigation – Two-day workshop

    This programme equips analysts and investigators with comprehensive knowledge and research skills that can be employed when using online resources across a range of activities in many different sectors.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 23 – 24 January 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00 (Both days)


    Economic Crime Academy Online

    The UK Finance online Economic Crime Academy in partnership with Synectics Solutions is a series of free educational training webinars designed to help educate SIRA and UK Finance members on the latest aspects of fraud

    Venue: Online


    Free Webinar: UK Finance & PwC on the Bank of England Annual Concurrent Stress Testing results

    The Bank of England published the results of the 2018 stress test of the UK banking system on 28 November 2018. UK Finance, in collaboration with PwC is hosting a Webinar to discuss the context and results of the annual stress test, what this means for firms and what the regulator expectations are for non-participant firms.

    Venue: Online
    Date: 29 January 2019 / Time: 11:00 – 12:00


    Introduction to the Role of the MLRO

    A key focus of the day is confirming the roles and responsibilities of senior FCC, and developing some of the best practices that are required to be managed to ensure your personal success, and to protect your firm.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 30 January 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Free Webinar: Cyber Security – Is anyone steering the ship?

    As data breaches continue to affect tens of millions, ransomware makes headlines across the world and cyber security becomes a Board-level issue, UK Finance and Deloitte discuss what it all means for you.

    Venue: Online
    Date: 30 January 2019 / Time: 11:00 – 12:00


    Managing Your First Regulatory Visit

    This course will take participants through the different stages of a visit from notification, through the information request, to the on-site visit itself, and then post visit actions. Through interactive exercises participants try out techniques and practice visit management in a training environment.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 1 February 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    The Chief Compliance Officers Network

    The Chief Compliance Officers Network is a unique opportunity for Heads of Compliance to meet quarterly in a confidential setting to discuss challenges, evaluate opportunities and solve problems with their peers.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 5 February 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    Groupthink – Understanding Bias Through the Lens of Behavioural Science

    The benefits of behavioural science are regularly spoken about by regulators, as a tool to avoid blind spots and improve culture in banking. Groupthink is one of the most important biases that managers in Finance and Banking can understand and address if they are to become more competitive, productive and avoid adverse outcomes.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 8 February 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    RCA: Tactical Problem Solving

    This course introduces the core concepts and potential benefits of structured problem solving. This one-day course will explain how organisations routinely allow problems to incubate and go unaddressed, as well as introduce elements of rationale for improved problem solving skills, human factors, cognitive processes and problem solving methodology.

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 11 February 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    How the Financial Ombudsman Service Works

    The Dispute Resolution Handbook sets out the rules and regulations for the FOS. But what does that really look like in practice, and how does it work in the day to day?

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date:14 February 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 13:00


    MLRO Network

    This Network provides a forum for Members to meet quarterly to discuss the key issues affecting their work as Money Laundering Officers.

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 19 February 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    The Effective Board Development Programme

    This is an intensive and challenging programme that enables the participants to have a well-rounded understanding of the ‘Effective Board’, both from a board and an individual director perspective

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 27 February 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Cybersecurity Incident Simulation Exercise

    This highly engaging, interactive and immersive half-day simulation will enable your board to experience what it is like to respond to a sophisticated cyber-attack, thereby increasing their level of awareness and gauging their readiness to manage a cybersecurity incident. 

    Venue: EY, 25 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5EY
    Date: Early 2019 (Date TBC)


    Interest-Rate Risk in the Banking Book (IRRBB) Best-Practice Principles

    Compliance with the Basel Committee’s standards on interest-rate risk in the banking book (BCBS 368) presents significant challenges to all banks with respect to measurement, calculation and hedging of interest rate risk, and this whole area is the subject of intense focus from the regulatory authorities.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 1 March 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    The Chief Risk Officer Network

    Life is certainly not dull for a Chief Risk Officer (SM4 holder) of a Challenger, Specialist or Small Firm, who needs not just to learn from the mistakes of the past, but, be able to control a turbulent and uncertain future. So, how does a Chief Risk Officer (CRO) make an impossible job possible?

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 5 March 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    Introduction to the Role of the MLRO

    A key focus of the day is confirming the roles and responsibilities of senior FCC, and developing some of the best practices that are required to be managed to ensure your personal success, and to protect your firm.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 5 March 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Consumer Outcomes and Product Design: Insights from Behavioural Economics

    It is in the long-term interest of firms to deliver not just profit, but also sustainable business models. Firms that understand consumer interests and behaviours and deliver good outcomes to consumers can meet the demands of all their stakeholders, including shareholders, regulators and consumers.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 7 March 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) Reporting

    This workshop will provide a detailed overview of the reporting requirements and an in depth study of how to comply with the regulation. We will review the scope, nature of reportable activities and how to complete reports

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 12 March 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:30


    Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

    At this breakfast briefing, with strictly limited Board Director attendance, our Conduct research specialists reveal how the latest behavioural insights and Culture assessment tools can transform staff engagement with the Conduct agenda.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 14 March 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    Bank ALCO Governance and Process Best Practice

    Regulators worldwide stress the importance of a bank’s asset-liability committee (ALCO) process as an essential part of effective risk management infrastructure and balance sheet management capability in a bank. This one-day workshop has been designed to raise awareness and understanding

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 18 March 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    ICAAP Best Practice

    The ICAAP regime is an important and resource-heavy process that is of vital significance in the regulatory review process, more so in the era of Basel III. The requirements of the Basel III capital rules also have considerable balance sheet

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 19 March 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Conduct and Culture Academy

    Senior Managers in regulated firms want to gain detailed knowledge of Conduct Risk management, alongside practical skills and understanding of best practice, in order to implement the changes in conduct and culture that are required by their firm’s board and

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 21 March – 30th April 2019 / Time: 10:00 – 16:00 (All days)


    Vulnerability Academy: Improving Outcomes for Customers in Vulnerable Circumstances

    The Vulnerability Academy is an in-depth 6 month programme covering key elements of customer vulnerability with the Money Advice Trust. Key areas include; strategic practice, identifying vulnerability, sales & service, collections & fraud, and innovations…

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 22 March 2019 – 25 October 2019


    Inclusion Strategies for Business Resilience (two-day workshop)

    Developing strategies for inclusive business growth, this is a two-day workshop that looks at the business case for increased diverse participation and engagement in the workplace.

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 26 and 29 March 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:30 (Both days)


    Best Practice for the MLRO and Compliance Officers in Your Firm (AM)

    Senior financial crime compliance managers are under increasing pressure to retain, maintain and enhance their skills and knowledge, whilst managing risks according to the risk-based approach, which typically means limited resources.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 28 March 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:30


    Best Practices for the MLRO and Compliance Officers in Your Firm (PM)

    Senior financial crime compliance managers are under increasing pressure to retain, maintain and enhance their skills and knowledge, whilst managing risks according to the risk-based approach, which typically means limited resources.

    Venue: London
    Date: 28 March 2019 / Time 14:00 – 17:00


    The Chief Compliance Officers Network

    The Chief Compliance Officers Network is a unique opportunity for Heads of Compliance to meet quarterly in a confidential setting to discuss challenges, evaluate opportunities and solve problems with their peers.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 2 April 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    Detecting and Mitigating The Risk of Trade Based Money Laundering

    Regulators around the world place increasing pressure on financial services firms to improve their trade-based money laundering (TBML) systems and controls. This course highlights the risks and how to apply best practice.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 2 April 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:30


    Heads of Operational Risk Network

    The UK Finance Head of Operational Risk Network (formerly the Operational Risk Club) is a FREE quarterly meeting of Heads of Operational Risk from UK Finance member firms.

    Venue: Angel Court, London
    Date: 3 April 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    RCA Analyst – Facilitator (2 day workshop)

    Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is increasingly found to be an integral part of financial regulator standards. There is a demand to demonstrate the ability to perform effective RCA across the business. Organisational attitude towards applying a transparent cause and effect

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 3 – 4 April 2019 / Time: 08:30 – 17:00 (Both days)


    Identifying and Reducing Money Laundering Risks in Correspondent Banking

    Correspondent banking is a vital part of global finance but there is a risk that some of the transactions can represent the proceeds of crime. The speed at which the payments must be processed hinders the identification of suspicious transactions.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 26 April 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:30


    Auditing Your Culture: Going Beyond Expectations

    Regulators expect banks to manage culture within their business and demonstrate how they are changing it for the better. So what is the best method?

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 29 April 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    MLRO Network

    This Network provides a forum for Members to meet quarterly to discuss the key issues affecting their work as Money Laundering Officers.

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 30 April 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    Managing Your First Regulatory Visit

    This course will take participants through the different stages of a visit from notification, through the information request, to the on-site visit itself, and then post visit actions. Through interactive exercises participants try out techniques and practice visit management in a training environment.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 1 May 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    The Conduct and Culture Network

    The UK Finance Conduct and Culture Network is a free quarterly meeting for senior managers of UK Finance member firms to come together in a confidential setting to share experiences, problem-solve and receive timely and relevant insights from UK Finance policy directors, regulators, government spokespeople and key subject matter experts.

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 1 May 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    Introduction to the Role of the MLRO

    A key focus of the day is confirming the roles and responsibilities of senior FCC, and developing some of the best practices that are required to be managed to ensure your personal success, and to protect your firm.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 9 May 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    ICAAP Best Practice

    The ICAAP regime is an important and resource-heavy process that is of vital significance in the regulatory review process, more so in the era of Basel III. The requirements of the Basel III capital rules also have considerable balance sheet

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 23 May 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Interest-Rate Risk in the Banking Book (IRRBB) Best-Practice Principles

    Compliance with the Basel Committee’s standards on interest-rate risk in the banking book (BCBS 368) presents significant challenges to all banks with respect to measurement, calculation and hedging of interest rate risk, and this whole area is the subject of intense focus from the regulatory authorities.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 4 June 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Funds Transfer Pricing and Bank Asset Liability Management

    FTP is an important part of the risk management process, assisting in understanding the profitability of customers, product lines and organisational units within a bank.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 6 June 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Learn How to Predict Your Firm’s Culture and Conduct

    This behaviour-based evaluation, effectively turns organisational culture from an abstract concept, into measurable metrics and hence a valuable source of management information.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 7 June 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    The Chief Risk Officer Network

    Life is certainly not dull for a Chief Risk Officer (SM4 holder) of a Challenger, Specialist or Small Firm, who needs not just to learn from the mistakes of the past, but, be able to control a turbulent and uncertain future. So, how does a Chief Risk Officer (CRO) make an impossible job possible?

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 11 June 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    Best Practices for the MLRO and Compliance Officers in Your Firm

    Senior financial crime compliance managers are under increasing pressure to retain, maintain and enhance their skills and knowledge, whilst managing risks according to the risk-based approach, which typically means limited resources.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 18 June 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:30


    Bank ALCO Governance and Process Best Practice

    Regulators worldwide stress the importance of a bank’s asset-liability committee (ALCO) process as an essential part of effective risk management infrastructure and balance sheet management capability in a bank. This one-day workshop has been designed to raise awareness and understanding

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 28 June 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    The Chief Compliance Officers Network

    The Chief Compliance Officers Network is a unique opportunity for Heads of Compliance to meet quarterly in a confidential setting to discuss challenges, evaluate opportunities and solve problems with their peers.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 2 July 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    Heads of Operational Risk Network

    The UK Finance Head of Operational Risk Network (formerly the Operational Risk Club) is a FREE quarterly meeting of Heads of Operational Risk from UK Finance member firms.

    Venue: Angel Court, London
    Date: 3 July 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    MLRO Network

    This Network provides a forum for Members to meet quarterly to discuss the key issues affecting their work as Money Laundering Officers.

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 4 July 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    The Conduct and Culture Network

    The UK Finance Conduct and Culture Network is a free quarterly meeting for senior managers of UK Finance member firms to come together in a confidential setting to share experiences, problem-solve and receive timely and relevant insights from UK Finance policy directors, regulators, government spokespeople and key subject matter experts.

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 10 July 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    ICAAP Best Practice

    The ICAAP regime is an important and resource-heavy process that is of vital significance in the regulatory review process, more so in the era of Basel III. The requirements of the Basel III capital rules also have considerable balance sheet

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 16 September 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Introduction to the Role of the MLRO

    A key focus of the day is confirming the roles and responsibilities of senior FCC, and developing some of the best practices that are required to be managed to ensure your personal success, and to protect your firm.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 19 September 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Detecting and Mitigating The Risk of Trade Based Money Laundering

    Regulators around the world place increasing pressure on financial services firms to improve their trade-based money laundering (TBML) systems and controls. This course highlights the risks and how to apply best practice.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 24 September 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:30


    Identifying and Reducing Money Laundering Risks in Correspondent Banking

    Correspondent banking is a vital part of global finance but there is a risk that some of the transactions can represent the proceeds of crime. The speed at which the payments must be processed hinders the identification of suspicious transactions.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 26 September 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:30


    The Chief Risk Officer Network

    Life is certainly not dull for a Chief Risk Officer (SM4 holder) of a Challenger, Specialist or Small Firm, who needs not just to learn from the mistakes of the past, but, be able to control a turbulent and uncertain future. So, how does a Chief Risk Officer (CRO) make an impossible job possible?

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 1 October 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    Best Practice for the MLRO and Compliance Officers in Your Firm (AM)

    Senior financial crime compliance managers are under increasing pressure to retain, maintain and enhance their skills and knowledge, whilst managing risks according to the risk-based approach, which typically means limited resources.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 3 October 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:30


    Best Practices for the MLRO and Compliance Officers in Your Firm (PM)

    Senior financial crime compliance managers are under increasing pressure to retain, maintain and enhance their skills and knowledge, whilst managing risks according to the risk-based approach, which typically means limited resources.

    Venue: London
    Date: 3 October 2019 / Time 14:00 – 17:00


    Interest-Rate Risk in the Banking Book (IRRBB) Best-Practice Principles

    Compliance with the Basel Committee’s standards on interest-rate risk in the banking book (BCBS 368) presents significant challenges to all banks with respect to measurement, calculation and hedging of interest rate risk, and this whole area is the subject of intense focus from the regulatory authorities.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 8 October 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    The Chief Compliance Officers Network

    The Chief Compliance Officers Network is a unique opportunity for Heads of Compliance to meet quarterly in a confidential setting to discuss challenges, evaluate opportunities and solve problems with their peers.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 9 October 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    Heads of Operational Risk Network

    The UK Finance Head of Operational Risk Network (formerly the Operational Risk Club) is a FREE quarterly meeting of Heads of Operational Risk from UK Finance member firms.

    Venue: Angel Court, London
    Date: 10 October 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    MLRO Network

    This Network provides a forum for Members to meet quarterly to discuss the key issues affecting their work as Money Laundering Officers.

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 15 October 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00


    The Conduct and Culture Network

    The UK Finance Conduct and Culture Network is a free quarterly meeting for senior managers of UK Finance member firms to come together in a confidential setting to share experiences, problem-solve and receive timely and relevant insights from UK Finance policy directors, regulators, government spokespeople and key subject matter experts.

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 16 October 2019 / Time: 09:00 – 12:00