It will enclose an enterprise wide approach to risk management by explaining risk assessment tools such as root cause analysis, but will also describe risk treatment options such as risk transfer, in order to manage the downside of risk while pursuing opportunities.
It will deliver an understanding of the holistic and enterprise wide approach of risk management, with tools for risk assessment, tools that are available for an organization in order to prioritize the management of key risks, all in an effort to manage effectively any adverse impediments to pursuing opportunities and organizational goals.
In addition to the traditional risks of property, liability and human resource risks facing all organizations, emerging risks such as cyber risk, social media risk, reputation risk and supply chain risks will be discussed and management options will be provided.
Upon the completion of the course, students should grasp the main features of firm-wide risk management, key risk-management procedures applicable to market, operational and credit risks, how and when to use risk management procedures.
The skills gained would enable them to classify risks, evaluate risk exposure, and describe the process of risk measurement, risk aggregation, performance evaluation, capital allocation and strategic decision-making.
The course will analyze also risk from the macro perspective, that of systemic risks, and will be handled the student’s tools to econometrically evaluate risk, with a special emphasis on volatility modelling