A Big Risk Experience
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Area of Study
Taught In English
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
This is the practical course in the minor Risk Management for Financial Institutions (RMFI). The objective is to experience a real risk management challenge or problem in a Financial Institution. In a group of students you will be working on a practical problem regarding risk management. Your group will write a report and give a presentation.
After the gained knowledge in the four RM courses, it is time to experience risk management in practice. There will be several topics regarding risk available where financial institutions has to deal with. With your group (2-4 students) you will identify, monitor and assess the problem. Depending on the underlying request of the institution you will analyse and find an answer to the problem. Your group will be guided by an risk expert from a financial institution. You will visit and or working at a financial institution on this assignment.
Kick-off meeting, guidance of experienced risk expert. 4 weeks full practical research, 2 weeks preparation for presentation and report
TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
Written report and presentation
RECOMMENDED BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE
A basic course in quantitative methods and/or statistics is strongly recommended
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