Module/Course Description

Course Title: Risk Management in Finance

Course Code: UU-MBA-751-ZM

Programme: Master of Business Administration - Finance - ZM

Credits: 25.00

Course Description:

To gain an understanding and foundational knowledge of financial risks, including market risks, which most of the times lead to economic conditions, liquidity risks, credit risks, operational risks and commodity risks.
An analysis of the various financial instruments options and how they can be used to prevent undesirable financial risks and to enhance the opportunities available to organizations that are willing and ready to take on different extents of financial risks, either as a defence or while implementing any dynamic strategies.

Develop an understanding of the nature, significance and the necessity to control financial risk.
Gain a working knowledge of the nature of the treasury function, focusing on roles, responsibilities, organization, performance measurement and relevant accounting guidelines.
Develop an understanding of the nature and operation of secondary financial instruments involved in an organization’s risk management structure.
Employ the foundational principles of risk management instruments and strategies to interest rate, currency and commodity hedging.
Be able to communicate their assessment results in a suitable form to all involved parties.

Prerequisites: UU-MBA-710-ZM, UU-MBA-712-ZM, UU-MBA-717-ZM, UU-Msc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-203-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: -

Typical Module duration: 7.0 Week(s)

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