2014 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2014. For Summer School 2014 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2014).
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|International Risk Management|
|Offered||Semester 1 and Semester 2|
|Prerequisites||36 Junior credit points of units|
|Lectures||1x 2hr lecture and 1 x 1hr workshop per week|
|Assessment||group workshops and case studies (20%) and individual learning modules (80%)|
|Description||This unit is designed to introduce students to the nature of risk management, particularly the identification of risk, its analysis and consequences for international business actors. Emphasis is placed on surveying some of the environments that can potentially generate risk, how these risks can impact various aspects of market composition and market participation, the integrity of business actors and their profitability and viability. The business environments surveyed include the international financial system, government and regulation of business activity, compliance risk, corporate social responsibility and activism, as well as issues associated with country and political risk.|