Course ObjectiveThis 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 for 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 ContentAfter the gained knowledge in the four Risk Management courses, it is
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 availability some cases will be provided by
Financial Institutions. There will also be practical cases provide by
the VU (practical research cases).
Teaching MethodsKick-off meeting, guidance of experienced risk expert (Depending on the
case the expert is working at a Financial Institution or at the VU). 4
weeks full practical research, preparation for presentation and writing
Method of AssessmentWritten report and presentation.
Entry RequirementsThere is no formal entrance requirement for the Deloitte minor RM except
for VWO Wiskunde A (or B).
Target AudienceThe Deloitte minor RMFI is for students from all bachelor programmes
(with some exceptions, see the admission criteria below) who want to
acquire familiarity with Risk Management and Financial Institutions.
Recommended background knowledgeA basic course in quantitative methods and/or statistics is strongly
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||School of Business and Economics|
|Course Coordinator||M.J. Hopman|
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