Understanding Corporate Credit Ratings

  • Description:

    This one-day interactive course shows how a leading international ratings agency looks at corporate credit risk and assigns ratings. It covers the rating categories, ratings process, rating methodologies and reviews historical statistical ratings data. The calculation of certain key numbers like EBITDA is described and the most frequently used ratios are reviewed. The course involves a series of cases and exercises to ensure participants are engaged and to reinforce the learning.

  • Objectives:


  • Audience:

    Bankers interested to understand more about credit ratings. This is a Foundation level course intended for relatively junior staff or those with no existing knowledge of the subject.

  • Prior Knowledge:

    None assumed.


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