Risk is defined by AS/NZS ISO 31000: 2009 as 'the effect of uncertainty on objectives'. The management of risk is an evolving discipline that builds on current knowledge in a diverse range of activities. The risk management specialisation focuses on operational and financial risk in today's commercial world. It provides extended skills in the strategic and process applications of risk management and prepares for the increasingly complex risk management issues faced in many areas of business and government. It prepares graduates for roles that are required to address business, insurance and financial risk. The range of units undertaken will greatly assist those seeking employment in managerial positions where risk management is an expanding field of practice.
Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
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- the following four units (24 points):
- Case studies in risk management
- Introduction to risk principles
- Options, futures and risk management
- Business finance
- two of the following units (12 points):
- Climate change and carbon management strategies
- Risk financing and treasury management
- Sustainability regulation
- Quantitative methods for risk analysis
Units are 6 credit points unless otherwise stated.
Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following degree:
- B6005 Master of Business
Students in other degrees are not eligible to complete this specialisation.