Stress Testing and Planning in Depth

This online course will provide attendees with a thorough understanding of the main steps to establish and run a stress testing programme in a financial institution.

This online course will provide attendees with a comprehensive and robust basis on stress testing and planning to boost the identification of valuable strategies for the business (strategy hacking), ensure compliance and sustainable strategic planning. 

Delivered through 60-minute engaging online presentations spread across 3 days, the course will focus on how to use stress tests as an opportunity to experiment approaches and ultimately enrich the strategic options for the business. 

The course is led by subject matter expert Viviana Moreno-Soler, former head of stress testing and economic capital at HSBC Asia. Throughout the course there will be numerous opportunities to learn from your peers and address your specific challenges with the course tutor.   

The course will have a thorough review of the main steps to establish and run a stress testing program in a financial institution.  

The course will be essential for stress testing, treasury, risk management, capital management professionals, and analysts, who support management with risk awareness and data management.

What will you learn?
  • The importance of stress testing in strategy hacking 

  • Best practice approaches to building practical yet robust frameworks and governance 

  • Understand the main considerations for scenario design (pandemic, economic, fraud, cyber centric and sensitivity scenarios)  

  • Develop methodologies and principles for measuring risks (credit, market, operational and counterparty risk)

  • Understand the types of management action plans 

  • Practical applications and comprehensive examples of stress testing 

Who should attend?

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to:

  • Stress testing 

  • Credit risk

  • Market risk

  • Treasury

  • Internal audit

  • Regulatory compliance

  • Capital management

  • Analysts

Sessions include
  • Stress testing: setting the scene  

  • Stress testing framework  

  • Scenario design 

  • Data management and the regulatory landscape 

  • Risk measurement 

  • Management actions

  • Stress testing summary and current top risk scenario context  

  • Hypothetical application and views on future of testing

Pricing options

We offer flexible pricing options for this course:

  • Early bird rates - save up to $500

  • Group booking rate - save over $1500

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Viviana Moreno-Soler

Member of the board of advisors

actiMirror Corp

Viviana Moreno-Soler is a seasoned Risk Manager with 18 years of experience in Risk Management data and planning: delivering Stress Testing Programmes; planning; PMO; scenario design; governance; risk modelling and executive training, actively supporting Strategic Planning in the Financial Sector. 

Her experience was acquired in multicultural and cross-functional environments working across Asia Pacific; UK; Europe and Latin America.  She led the Stress Testing and Economic Capital operations HSBC Asia over 2011-2018 and is currently the lead Advisor of the Board of advisors on planning, strategy and data for LUNNA in actiMirror Corp. 

Viviana holds a MSc in Global Finance from HKUST-NYU Stern; various project management and programming trainings from HK and the UK, and an Industrial Engineering degree Hons. from University of Los Andes in Colombia.

Live Virtual training courses


Our live virtual training courses have been designed to engage and inspire you. Much more than a webinar, our approach includes:

  • Technical content compressed into 60-minute interactive sessions and spread out over two, three or four days

  • Facilitated collaboration including Q&A, interactive polling and group workshops

  • Live interaction with subject matter experts – get your questions answered in real time

  • Receive comprehensive course materials and supporting content from to reinforce your learning

  • Stay connected with other learners and extend your network by joining our dedicated LinkedIn group for course participants

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