A Big Risk Experience

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    A Big Risk Experience

  • Host University

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Area of Study

    Business

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    COURSE OBJECTIVE
    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.

    COURSE CONTENT
    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.

    TEACHING METHODS
    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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