Introduction to Risk and Regulation for International Banks

Gain a high-level understanding of banking regulation, Basel I, II, and III. It is an excellent complement to Fundamentals of Financial Risk Management.


 Course Access:
30-day course access from date of purchase

Self-study, self-paced

Ravel Jabbour, Ph.D.

~2.25 hours


About This Course

As banks get to grips with the volume of new regulation, maintaining compliance with all requirements has become a strategic objective for many.  The need to understand the tools governing prudential banking regulation is pushing regulators, consultancies, and banks towards expanding their regulatory teams well beyond those of traditional banking (investment/asset management).

This course is an excellent introduction to banking regulation. You will gain a high-level understanding of banking regulation, Basel I, II, and III. This course is an excellent complement to 
Fundamentals of Financial Risk Management.

 Lesson   Topic
 Lesson 1  

Overview of Banking Regulation

  • The origin and need for banking regulation
  • Interaction between international and national regulatory bodies
 Lesson 2  

 Basel I and II

  • The 3 Basel pillars
  • Risk-based capital framework (Pillar 1)
  • Basel impact on the economy
 Lesson 3  

 Basel III

  • Lessons learned from the financial crisis
  • New capital requirements
  • New liquidity requirements

Who Should Attend

This is a course designed for:

  • Anyone with a need to understand banking regulation in their role
  • Finance graduates
  • New employees at regulators, banks, and consultancies
  • Non-financial professionals such as IT, legal, compliance, and HR who work closely with financial risk managers
  • Non-financial professionals, working or expecting to work in finance or risk management roles

About Our Expert

  Ravel Jabbour, PhD is a banking regulatory expert who has worked at various international banks and specializes in Enterprise/Pillar 2 topics.

Ravel is a member of the Institute of Operational Risk and holds several certifications in risk management including: Certificate in Operational Risk Management (CORM), Financial Risk Management (FRM) and Sustainability and Climate Risk (SCR). He also holds a PhD in Finance from Imperial College as well as Masters in Engineering, Business, Financial Economics and Law. He is a well-published academic with several peer-reviewed journal papers and a university lecturer in the field of banking regulation.

Continued Risk Learning Credits:  2

PRMIA Continued Risk Learning (CRL) programs provide you with the opportunity to formally recognize your professional development, documenting your evolution as a risk professional. Employers can see that you are not static, making you a highly valued, dynamic, and desirable employee. The CRL program is open to all Contributing, Sustaining, and Risk Leader members, providing a convenient and easily accessible way to submit, manage, track and document your activities online through the PRMIA CRL Center. To request CRL credits, please email [email protected].

 Membership Type Price
 Members $ 169.00
 Non Members $ 199.00


Immediate access to the course is granted for 30 days after your purchase. Please complete the course within that time period.

If this is your first time accessing the PRMIA website you will need to create a short user profile to register. Save on registration by becoming a member.


Register Now



For technical issues regarding course access, contact [email protected]

PRMIA Digital Product Return Policy.

Thank you to our sponsors, including:


Contact Us

Looking to further your career?

Become a Member

Sign Up for Mailing List