IEORE4579 Risk Management from the C-Suite Perspective

Additional Information: IEOR_E4579_Syllabus_Spring_2018.pdf

1.5 credits
Block week: special dates - Jan 8, 9, 10, 11 from 1pm-5pm. 

This course will cover Enterprise Risk Management principles, frameworks and practices.  The perspective is to understand how CEOs, Board of Directors, and Senior Management view risks and the questions they need answered.  Students will learn about Strategic, Operational, Financial Market, Political, Legal/Regulatory and Event risks. They will also learn how to identify risk drivers in corporations, and provide valuable insights in understanding all the risks faced by any organization, irrespective of the sector and business model etc. The risk frameworks and methodologies introduced allows for quantification of all risks that organizations face.  This capability is useful for business lines and investment professionals in evaluating companies for acquisition, and therefore is not limited to only risk management specialists. On the whole, the methods taught are especially vital for today’s CEOs and leaders of tomorrow. 

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