Risk Management

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Risk Management

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Business, Business Management, Marketing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Learning Goals and Objectives
    This course covers innovative risk management strategies using capital and insurance market techniques. This course will include also practice-oriented materials, which are derived from a combination of theory and real-world work experience. Students are expected to understand risk management concepts, strategies, and applications to a risk manager?s day-to-day activities. This course would be useful for students preparing FRM, CFA or seeking some professional positions at finance or insurance industry. Also this course can be a starting point of academic research in risk management area.

    Topics include: The role of risk management; Basic risk types, measurement and management tools; Risk-adjusted performance measurement; Enterprise Risk Management (ERM); Value-at-Risk (VaR); Market Risk; Operational risk; Credit risk; Economic capital; and industry specific case studies.

    The lectures challenge students to think laterally about some of today's complexities of various risks and risk management strategies, dealing with unknown risks and understanding of the main types of products and markets for implementation of risk management strategies.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.