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Strategic ALM, Treasury and Capital

Strategic ALM can significantly improve financial performance by delivering a better balance between returns and risks across a more comprehensive set of both on- and off-balance sheet assets and liabilities.

This advanced program covers best practice in Asset-Liability Management (ALM), as well as ALM’s role as a strategic function in financial institutions.

Practical application and strategic decision making is emphasized via group facilitated discussions, exercises, and case studies.

Course Objectives

After attending this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the  evolution of ALM and the choices we face today
  • Assess ALM reward-risk opportunities for various strategic business activities
  • Measure, implement, and manage strategic ALM decisions for banking books as well as other major activities, including investments, liquidity, and trading positions
  • Assess opportunities to incorporate a broad range of businesses, including credit units, into ALM
  • Understand suitable and appropriate roles for derivatives in ALM
  • Organise and manage successful ALM and ALCO reports and meetings
  • Review and integrate financing strategies into the ALM plan
  • Develop and implement comprehensive transfer pricing schemes
  • Integrate liquidity management into ALM practices
  • Consider business unit and entity-wide reward-risk budgeting under the auspices of ALM
  • Design a capital plan for the institution consistent with risks and regulations
  • Understand the implications of Basel III on capital development
  • Learn how appropriate uses of strategic ALM can impact improve returns on economic or risk-adjusted capital
  • Date:
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  • Venue:
  • Manhattan - New York
  • Fee:

  • You might be eligible for preferential rates. Please contact us to check if your company is a member of the LFS Global Client Programme.

This course is also available in London, Singapore and Sydney

Who The Course is For

  • Members of the Asset Liability Committee (ALCO)
  • Treasury professionals
  • Money market and FX traders
  • Management of credit, deposit, and other major business units
  • Liquidity investment managers and traders
  • Capital markets teams covering financial institutions
  • Strategic planning professionals
  • Risk managers and risk controllers
  • Financial officers and auditors (internal and external)
  • Regulators overseeing banking, investment, and trading books
  • IT professionals specialising in treasury systems

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Prior Knowledge

It is assumed that participants have a basic familiarity with a bank’s treasury operations, banking activities, and fundamental market instruments such as forwards, swaps, and options.

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