This course aims to develop expertise in several aspects of Enterprise Risk Management including a thorough understanding of:
• The concept of ERM
• The drivers behind ERM - governance, regulation, improvements in understanding of risk and techniques for measuring and managing risk, enterprise value protection and creation, etc.
• Practical aspects of ERM, including all elements of a robust risk management framework (people, systems, processes) and its operation, and critical success factors
• Standards and good practice in use around the world
• The different types of risk - financial (including liquidity, credit, equity market, interest rate), insurance (including catastrophe, mortality, product options), operational, and strategic
• The quantification of risk, including tools and techniques and supporting mathematics with particularly strong skills in the financial aspects of risk management.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of risk management frameworks for financial organisations in different regulatory environments.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the relevance of ERM to stakeholders.
- Describe and show an understanding of different risk categories.
- Recommend methods to manage an organisation’s risk, including risk optimisation, and management of market risk, credit risk, operational and other risks.
- Demonstrate an understanding of economic capital and capital allocation.
This subject, in conjunction with ACST4061/ACST8061 provides the opportunity for exemption from Module 1 of the Part III academic requirements of the Actuaries Institute. Such exemption depends on the grades attained over both subjects.
- Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: exams, assignments, quizzes, presentations and other assessment as appropriate. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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Students are expected to commit 130 hours of work in completing this course. This includes time spent in scheduled classes and self-directed study time
Requisite and Incompatibility
Information about the prescribed textbook will be available via the Class Summary
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