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Enterprise risk management

This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.


The course focuses basic principles of Enterprise risk management (ERM); ERM frameworks; uncertainties and the potential for surprises; ERM integrating with strategy and performance; integration of complementary concepts like robustness, resilience and vulnerability; and digitalization, internet of things (IoT), information security and cyber risk management

Learning outcome

After passing this course, the students should:
Knowledge
- have in-depth knowledge of enterprise risk management (ERM) principles and frameworks
- have knowledge of theories, methodologies and concepts related to ERM
- understand the importance of considering risk in the strategy-setting process
- have knowledge of approaches to information security and cyber risk management
Skills
- have the ability to apply principles and frameworks of ERM
- have the ability to perform risk management work in an enterprise and business context
- have the ability to perform information security work
General competence
- strengthen the ability to communicate challenges and solutions related to enterprise risk management both orally and in writing

Contents

The course addresses risk, uncertainty, knowledge and performance in an enterprise risk management (ERM) and business context. Topics included in the course are: basic principles of ERM; ERM frameworks; uncertainties and the potential for surprises; ERM integrating with strategy; integration of complementary concepts like robustness, resilience and vulnerability; digitalization, internet of things (IoT), information security and cyber risk management

Required prerequisite knowledge

None.

Recommended previous knowledge

RIS500 Risk analysis and risk management
RIS500 Risk analysis and risk management

Exam

Project and written exam
Weight Duration Marks Aid
Written exam6/104 hoursA - FNone permitted
Project assignment (report)4/10 A - F

Coursework requirements

Oral presentation of project assigment is obligatoric and must be approved in order to get access to the written exam

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator
Lasse Berg Andersen
Head of Department
Tore Markeset

Method of work

Lectures and Project assignment

Open to

RIS650 Enterprise Risk Management is open to all master students at UiS. Basic knowledge of risk and risk management is however and important prerequisite. Thus, we recommend students to read the curriculum of RIS500 before joinig RIS650 Enterprise Risk Management. 

Course assessment

Course evaluation takes place according to the Faculty's guidelines.

Literature

-Aven T. and Thekdi S. Enterprise Risk Management - Advances on its foundation and practice, to be published autumn 2019
-Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO). Enterprise Risk Management Integrating with Strategy and Performance. 2017
-Selected articles on information security and cyber risk management


This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.

Sist oppdatert: 18.08.2019

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