Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Cattolica International

Credit Risk Management

2nd level specializing master, see entry requirements



Campus: Milan

School: Banking, Finance and Insurance Sciences

Intake: November 2023

Edition: 15

Language of instruction: English

Duration: 1 year

Total ECTS: 60

CRERIM is the only Specializing Master programme on Credit Risk Management in Italy. It combines quantitative training with a multidisciplinary vision of the credit risk, its management and its measurement. Being a SAS accredited Academic Master programme, it offers the possibility to work in software SAS and prepare for the official examination, and a chance to obtain the internationally valued SAS certificate.

The main goals of the programme are:
  • Offer in-depth technical-legal training and vision of risk management to other corporate functions
  • Provide a deeper understanding of innovative and specific areas of credit risk management: communication, retail credit risk, governance and influence of cognitive and behavioral distortions in the emergence of credit risk retail
  • Provide a thematic focus on credit risk in the following credit management phases: client acquisition, portfolio management and planning
  • Offer a solid knowledge of computer analytical instruments in order to carry out the operational side of credit risk management
  • Provide an adequate overview of statistical techniques for acquisition strategies, segmentation and propensity of retail clientele
  • Provide in-depth knowledge of relevant Credit Risk software (SAS) enabling students to perform well day-to-day professional activities