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Risk Management

Risk management talent is responsible for managing risks and safeguarding assets in a financial enterprise. The ongoing financial globalization has accentuated the great importance of risk management to the modern securities industry. Major functions of risk management include assessing and monitoring risks in a securities company, keeping track of the market and conducting comprehensive risk monitoring, and management in such aspects as financial accounting, staffing, and discipline and cyber securities.

The risk manager controls and manages potential risks in day-to-day business operation activities of the company based on assigned duties and relevant authorization. The individual ensures the healthy development of daily business operation. A risk manager not only needs to have relevant qualifications, but also has to be familiar with banking, economics, law, and finance, as well as relevant risk-management theories and techniques. Risk managers have to possess leadership, competence, and coordination skills in operation management of the company. The duty of a risk manager also includes identifying, assessing, monitoring, and controlling various risks the enterprise is faced with in its operation and management. The risk manager has an important role to play in the daily operation of financial enterprises. Proficiency directly bears on the risk prevention and control ability of the enterprise and may directly influence the realization of organizational value.

Information Management

Information management talent is specialized in the collection, synthesis, feedback, and research of dynamic information in the financial industry. The information battle among different regions and fields is getting fiercer by the day. Economic intelligence collection helps different types of enterprises identify new opportunities. Undoubtedly, excellent information-management talent gives an edge in competition. The U.S. government started using the title of "chief information officer" (CIO) in the 1980s. This designation was later adopted by commercial banks after its success in government. The CIO is responsible for the planning, design, improvement, operation, and maintenance of the information system. The CIO also provides the decision makers of the enterprise with information they need from different perspectives and at different levels. The CIO leads the information team in its efforts to tap into information resources relevant to the company, formulate the IT strategy of the enterprise, follow through with the IT layout of the company, and assess the value of information technologies to the enterprise. At the execution level, by collecting and analyzing information from within and outside the enterprise, the CIO provides decision makers with a basis for decision making. By integrating the information flow, the logistic flow, and the cash flow, the CIO takes on the work of e-commerce management and information engineering supervision.

The CIO constructs an information support system for decision making and execution of the enterprise with information technologies and management techniques.

 
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