Certified Bank Asset and Liability Management Professional (CBALMP)

The Certified Bank Asset and Liability Management Professional (CBALMP) professional certification program is designed to equip banking professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills to manage bank profitability and asset and liability management effectively. The program is divided into four modules that cover managing liquidity risk and interest rate risk, ALM in changing market conditions and case studies, and principles for sound liquidity risk management and supervision. The program aims to provide professionals with the understanding and tools necessary to manage assets and liabilities, ensure liquidity and profitability, and handle risk effectively.

Certification Program Objectives:

  • Understand the structure and regulation of financial statements to evaluate bank profitability.
  • Evaluate banks’ profits by measuring bank profitability.
  • Develop Asset and Liability Management Committee (ALCO) plans and roles to manage bank assets and liabilities.
  • Manage liquidity risk and interest rate risk by determining funding needs and conducting stress tests.
  • Analyze interest rate gap, duration analysis, basis point value, immunization, hedging, and net interest income sensitivity to manage interest rate risk.
  • Manage ALM strategy and interest rate cycle in changing market conditions.
  • Analyze case studies to understand the impact of liquidity risk on bank performance and the importance of sound liquidity risk management.
  • Understand the principles for sound liquidity risk management and supervision.

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CBALMP, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.


  1. Managing Bank Profitability and Asset and Liability Management
  2. Managing Liquidity Risk and Interest Rate Risk
  3. ALM in Changing Market Conditions and Case Studies
  4. Principles for Sound Liquidity Risk Management and Supervision