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The Mechanics of Credit Risk Analysis

14 week course

11 November 2020

Distance Learning

Course Structure

The course takes place over 14 weeks and comprises seven core units. The units will be released every two weeks from the start of the course. Download the units or study completely online. Exercises that will help you further understand course content.

Preview unit one of the Credit Risk distance learning course

Assessment and Post Graduate Certification

At the end of each unit there is an assessment that will allow you to benchmark your growth in knowledge and understanding. For those wishing to receive a Post Graduate Certificate from Middlesex University, an additional marked assignment of 5000 words will also need to be submitted. The assignment will be based on an on-going case study that runs throughout the duration of the course.

Video Content

Each unit is now complimented by videos from the course director, Andre Lanser, taking you through the components of the course with particular emphasis on complex areas.

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Watch this video of Andre Lanser, a credit risk specialist and practitioner, introducing the course

Andre is a consulting trainer as well as a corporate finance practitioner. He has delivered courses for banks around the world in the areas of Credit, Corporate Finance, Valuation and Financial Modelling.

Andre qualified as a Chartered Accountant, completing articles with PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He started his career with a subsidiary of Commercial Union, involved in the steel manufacturing industry. He later joined Commercial Union in the investment back-office function and later headed-up a team who implemented a new investment management system for both the back office and the front office.

His career spans over 12 years in the Venture Capital and Private Equity arena.

He is a specialist in developing and training finance related courses. His training experience spans a period of more than 15 years


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You have a unique opportunity to choose a validated option for this course and receive a Post Graduate Certificate on completion. This programme is quality assured by Middlesex University and you will receive a Middlesex award on successful completion. However, if the validated option isn’t important to you there is still the opportunity to take the standard course.

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Start Dates: September and November 2020
Duration: 14 weeks, delivered by Distance Learning
Course Faculty: Andre Lanser
Certification: Post Graduate Certification (optional)

Validated by Middlesex University

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 This course is suitable for anyone who wants to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding of the credit arena. It will prove invaluable to those already working in the credit field who want to expand their knowledge and gain a much more detailed holistic understanding of best practice approaches to credit risk analysis.

Distance learning, e-learning and blended delivery

We can tailor this course and its delivery to match your requirements. Whether it is a complete distance learning course or blended learning, we will ensure that our dedicated team and professional trainers will produce and deliver the perfect training programme.

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Delivered by distance learning, this programme allows you to receive professional training without disrupting your work

Access all course materials and receive expert tutorial support whilst peer networking, using our online learning management system.

There will be an online test at the end of each unit to track you understanding and learning.

Remember, there is also an opportunity to study for a Post Graduate Certification, a chance for you to obtain an academic qualification.

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Don't delay your application. Our online application form securely accepts payment by credit card in either £ or €, or we will invoice you or your employer for payment by bank transfer.

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