School of Management, Unit Catalogue 2011/12
|Level:||Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)|
|Supplementary Assessment:||Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)|
The aim is to introduce students to risk management and the methods used therein.
By the end of this unit, the student should be able to:
* define risk and how to measure it coherently;
* critique the existing literature on risk management;
* apply risk management to a wide range of problems.
* the facility to apply subject-specific knowledge into a range of complex situations; TFA
* a critical awareness of current issues and frameworks in finance; F
* the ability to acquire and analyse data, information and situations; to evaluate relevance and validity, and to synthesise it in the context of finance problems; FA
* an understanding of appropriate research and methodological techniques that allow detailed investigation of problems and ability to use these skills to produce professional and critical reports. A
Professional Practical Skills
* evaluate the current standing of theories and empirical evidence and suggest improvements to them; TFA
* operate effectively both independently as well as within teams and assume leadership roles where appropriate; FA
* be self-directed and able to act autonomously in planning and implementing. F
* ability to conduct in-depth research into finance problems. FA
* the facility to communicate including presenting and marketing themselves and their ideas. FA
Risk measurement, Value at Risk, credit risk modelling, capital allocation, integrated risk management.
MN50330 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:School of Management
MN50330 is Optional on the following programmes:Department of Economics