About the Training

CIS Kenya in partnership with CARE Training is conducting in-depth training on credit rating and risk-based pricing. CARE Training has a wealth of experience in credit management as well as providing risk management solutions. Following the breakout of the new coronavirus livelihoods and business operations have been strained. Credit scores have also been affected due to information suppression, an increase in sectoral risks as well as a change of credit rating occasioned by the novel coronavirus. The upcoming training on Credit Rating & Risk-Based Pricing to be held on 17th September 2020 will equip credit practitioners in navigating the current pandemic as lenders chart the path to economic recovery. The training involves practical sessions on deploying credit analysis tools, measurement of borrower risk among other areas of risk management. 

​Training areas

a)      Risks in the Financial Sector and the Importance of Risk Management

b)      Types of Risks and Evolution of Risk Management & Regulation in the Banking Sector

c)      Credit Risk Analysis Tools

d)      Credit Risk & the Basel Accords

e)      Credit Risk Assessment Models – Simplified & Regular

f)       Measurement of Borrower Risk & Facility Risk for Risk Assessment & Pricing

g)      Credit Risk Management Approaches & Policies including Pricing Model

h)      Post-Sanction Credit Risk Management through Review, Renewal & Audit Process

​Target audience 

Credit Analysts, Business Analysts, Relationship Managers and Managers (Credit Risk Management Department) Collection Managers in Commercial Banks, Microfinance institutions, SACCOs and Digital lending.


Trainer: Nagaraj Susurla
A Professional Banker with 33+ years of hands-on experience in Corporate Credit, Risk Management, Consumer Banking, International Trade Finance, etc.
Nagaraj has held various assignments in State Bank of India & abroad.
He is empanelled with various national & international organizations in the areas of consulting, training & strategizing.
Nagaraj is an expert in the field of Credit Appraisal, Assessment & Credit Management and Trade Finance.
He has designed, developed training content & delivered training for clients like Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, Aditya Birla Capital etc.
Nagaraj is a visiting faculty at Southern India Bank Staff Training College and empanelled as a trainer with CARE Advisory Research & Training Ltd.
He is a Banking Domain Consultant for a Software Company in Bangalore assisting them in designing training in Banking Domain & conducting project-related training and consultation in Domain Projects.​

Facilitator: Wachira Ndege

Wachira is a credit risk professional with over 20 years’ experience. Of particular note, Wachira was instrumental in the development of credit referencing systems in Kenya having been the pioneer CEO of the first licensed CRB in Kenya, CRB Africa. Wachira is currently involved in the development and adoption of corporate credit ratings for corporate debt raising in the capital markets and risk pricing in the banking sector. Wachira is an Economist by qualification and a member of the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA).

Facilitator: Kishore Gandhi
L&D Professional with overall working experience of 12+ years in ITES and Finance industry as L&D-HR Corporate Function.
Very enthusiastic in all facets of HR and has acquired immense Human Resource management skills with L&D and Training Program Management as the core area of expertise and interest.
Kishore’s key skills include Effective Client Management Skills, Strategic Planning and Organizing skills, Trainer Identification, Program Orientation, Training Need Analysis, Competency Mapping, understanding training gaps and providing training solutions to a wide range of banking industry.

Training cost 

KES 30,000 per person.

KES 25,000 per person for an institution recommending more than 1 staff. 

Limited slots available a maximum of 15 persons per class. 

Instructional Approach


Case studies;

Breakout sessions.  

To register send an email to lemuel.mangla@ciskenya.co.ke cc learning@ciskenya.co.ke or use the button below 

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