Professional Training
4.1 (94 Reviews)

Analyzing Sovereign and Country Risk

Moody's Analytics, In London (+5 locations)
2 days
2 days
Leave your details so the provider can get in touch

Course description

Analyzing Sovereign and Country Risk

This two-day course covers the publicly available credit rating methodologies of our sister company, Moody's Investors Service, for a structured approach to analyzing sovereigns, regional and local governments, and government-related enterprises.

Do you work at this organisation and want to update this page?

Is there out-of-date information about your organisation or courses published here? Fill out this form to get in touch with us.

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • Sovereign credit analysts
  • Regional and local Government credit analysts
  • Commercial credit analysts
  • Commercial lenders and loan officers
  • Relationship managers
  • Fixed-income professionals
  • Investors
  • Other financial professionals

Training Course Content

Gain core skills in sovereign credit analysis so you can:

  • Understand how sovereigns prepare financial statements
  • Apply a structured framework to analyze banking institutions in mature and developing markets
  • Interpret quantitative and qualitative risk drivers
  • Understand country ceilings
  • Apply lessons from historical defaults and moratoriums
  • Identify political and macroeconomic factors and their part in influencing a credit rating
  • Appreciate the drivers of country risk and their impact on corporate credits
  • Evaluate external support (such as from the International Monetary Fund, the European Stability Mechanism, and the Chang Mai Initiative)
  • Consider modeling applications for sovereign risk
  • Determine a final credit assessment of a sovereign


Average rating 4.1

Based on 94 reviews.
Reviews are published according to our review policy.
Write a review!
Course Participant
10 Jun 2019
Great instructor

The instructor clearly had a deep background on the subject, which he translated into examples of interesting and controversial past case. This provided highlights on potential ...

Show more
03 Mar 2019

The instructor had clearly a deep background in the subject, which he translated in examples of interesting and controversial past cases, giving highlights on potential differen...

Show more
14 Dec 2015

What was the most useful part of the course? The Group Exercises What was the least useful part of the course? – What post-course support from your employer is required to enabl...

Show more


The cost of this course is 1795 GBP.

Request info

Contact course provider

Before we redirect you to this supplier's website, do you mind filling out this form so that we can stay in touch? You can unsubscribe at any time.
Country *

reCAPTCHA logo This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.