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SAS cooperates with ALBA for specialized Risk Management workshops

 

We are pleased to announce that SAS and ALBA Graduate Business School will jointly run a series of lectures on Applied Risk Management. The lectures will focus on Credit Scoring using SAS models and they will be offered for the upcoming academic year, to the students of the MSc in Risk Management.

During these workshop, students will be taught hands-on how to develop credit risk models using the leading SAS software in the global market for Credit Risk Modelling.

The workshop provides a sound mix of both theoretical and technical insights as well as practical implementation details. These are illustrated by several exercises.

 So following this workshop students will gain a good understanding in:

  • Creating development data sets and perform data exploration analysis
  • Handling missing values and outliers
  • Developing and validate credit risk models in a step-by-step method
  • ·Generating credit risk models performance reports

As Dr. Panos Avramidis, Academic Director of the MSc in Risk Management mentioned “This cooperation highlights the vision shared by the two organization on knowledge dissemination and the emergence of managers who will be well equipped to respond to the contemporary challenges. “

ALBA's the MSc in Risk Management  is a program designed to develop professionals equipped with the knowledge and the analytical skills that will enable them to identify, measure and manage the financial and operational risks latent in every investment, business decision or transaction. Three of the key elements of the Programs are:  Hands-on: address pragmatic challenges faced by risk management practitioners. Integrated: competency in quantitative skills and knowledge of financial theory. Innovative: study the impact of uncertainty in finance and in business. ALBA’s MSc in Risk Management is also the only program in the country recognized as PRMIA University Partner

The excellent and internationally recognized SAS's academic program, which among other things gives students free access and use the company's software products, combined with the wealth of knowledge and expertise available human resources and broad penetration of the solutions in the global market, were decisive factors in achieving cooperation.

According to Mrs. Elpida Kallia, Academic Program, SAS Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria "We are excited to participate in the MSc in Risk Management. We believe that the participation of SAS, which undertakes to train students in the top SAS Credit Scoring software along with the PRMIA partnership,  ensure an even higher level of education. We are confident that the  program will achieve its goals: to create risk managers who will be able to meet the high demands of the global digital economy and to connect even further the business school with  the market! ".

   
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