Risk Management (ØABED4300)

Master's course
For exchange students

This course will make students familiar with risk measurement and management techniques, their advantages and deficiencies. We will cover different sources of risks and how to measure and manage those risks, with a particular focus on financial risks and value at risk.

  • Admission requirements

    You must have completed a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Recommended prerequisites: Applied Statistical Methods, Corporate Finance and Financial Markets.

  • How to apply

    International exchange students select courses when applying for exchange.

    Application deadline: 15 April.

  • Content

    The course covers the following topics:

    • the need for risk management
    • risk in selected markets: currency, commodity, financial securities
    • methods to measure and quantify risk
    • VaR, stress testing, simulation and other methods
    • risk management: neutralisation, diversification, insurance
  • Teaching methods

    • plenary lectures
    • group work
    • group discussion
  • Course description

    For more information about this course, take a look at the course description (student.oslomet.no).

  • Costs

    There is no semester fee for exchange students.

  • Exam and assessment

    Written assignments by set deadlines during the semester. All the assignments must be approved before a student can take the final exam.

    An individual four-hour written exam at the end of the semester.

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