• Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Actuarial Studies
  • Areas of interest Actuarial Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Timothy Gorst
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
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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.
 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of risk management frameworks for financial organisations in different regulatory environments
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the relevance of ERM to stakeholders
  3. Describe and show an understanding of different risk categories
  4. Recommend methods to manage an organisation’s risk, including risk optimisation, and management of market risk, credit risk, operational and other risks
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of economic capital and capital allocation

Other Information

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.

Indicative Assessment

  1. 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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Workload

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

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a Bachelor of Actuarial Studies (Honours).

You will need to contact the Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

Information about the prescribed textbook will be available via the Class Summary

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $3750
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $5760
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3221 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 08 May 2020 05 Jun 2020 In Person View

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