2014 Unit of Study

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Managing International Risk
UoS Code IBUS6003
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 2
Prerequisites None
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Lectures 1x 3hr lecture/seminar per week
Assessment Group case study (20%) and individual learning modules (80%)
Description This unit introduces students to the multi-level risk environments encountered by multinational enterprise and the processes and strategies that can be employed to identify, assess, manage and mitigate risk. Topics covered include multinational enterprise and expropriation, sovereign risk and corruption, political and regulatory risk, brand and corporate reputation risk management, managing anti-globalization protests and consumer boycotts, terrorism risk, and executive risk and risk management and a short introduction to financial risk and risk management. The unit also introduces the various analytical approaches involved in designing risk identification systems, reporting and monitoring protocols, and how risk is able to be assessed, prioritized and effectively managed. The unit emphasizes a problem case based approach to learning using workshops and simulation exercises.
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