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Diploma in Treasury and Risk Management

This Diploma is a professional qualification recognized by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka under the Banking Act Directions No. 3 of 2009.

  • Commencement

    29th July 2023 (Saturday 8.30 am. to 12.30 pm.)

  • Duration

    116 hours

  • Medium


Course Fee

Full payment : Rs.35,000/-

Installment payments : 60% + 50% of course Fee



To make candidates aware of the nature, composition and instruments of domestic and overseas financial markets

Candidates should be able to compare and contrast the role played by different financial markets while identifying various types of instruments and the principal differences between them.

Course Contents

Module 01 – Financial Markets

  • Introduction to financial markets
  • Money Market
  • Capital Market
  • Fixed Income Securities Market
  • Foreign Exchange Market


Module 02 – Treasury Management Function

  • Introduction
  • Objectives of a Treasury
  • Structure and Organization of a Treasury Function
  • Treasury/Investment Policies, Operational Procedures, Guidelines and Code of Conduct
  • Internal and external limits governing Treasury Operations
  • Responsibilities/Job Description of a Treasury Manager
  • Functions of a Treasury
  • Internal Controls of Treasury Function


Module 03 – An Overview of Financial Derivative Markets

  • Exchange Trade derivatives vs Over the Counter Derivatives
  • Futures Contracts
  • Options Contracts
  • SWAPS: Interest rate Swaps, Cross Currency Swaps
  • Forward Rate Agreements


 Module 04 – Asset and Liability Management (ALM)

  • Introduction to ALM
  • ALM Organization
  • Major Risks in ALM
  • Treasury’s role in ALM
  • Dimensions of Interest Rate Risks affecting ALM
  • ALM function from a Practical and Performance Oriented Perspective


Module 05 – Risk Management

  • Various Risks pertaining to Treasury Operations
  • Various Tools for Measurement of Risks
  • Treasury Risk Management
  • An overview of Integrated Risk Management System


Module 06 – Regulations and Compliance

  • Introduction
  • Monetary Policy Related Regulations / Controls of the Central Bank
  • FX related Prudential Regulations
  • Minimum Capital Requirement under BASEL - III
  • Regulations on Minimum Liquidity
  • KYC & CDR Rules and Provisions on Money Laundering


Attendance: continuous attendance either physically or online will be considered in allowing to sit for the final examination

Payments for IBSL Class Fees

Bank of Ceylon
Branch: City Office
People's Bank
Branch: Liberty Plaza Branch
309 1004 5 2536729
Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC
Branch: Kollupitiya Branch
Hatton National Bank PLC
Branch: Kollupitiya Branch
Sampath Bank PLC
Branch: Head Office
National Savings Bank
Branch: Head Office
10912 01 01192

+94 11 2425777