Risk Management (2013/2014)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
Name of lecturers
Barbara Gaudenzi, Gianluigi Lucietto
Barbara Gaudenzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
primo semestre dal Sep 23, 2013 al Jan 10, 2014.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The scope of the course is to describe principles, methods and practices for risk management.
Theoretical and practical risk management tools are described both in the strategic, operational and financial perspective.
Business cases will complete the programme.

Risk Management helps people and organizations to realize the opportunities and avert threats associated with risk. To be an effective risk manager, you need to develop many different skills important to effectively controlling, assessing, and financing risk. This course will provide you general knowledge on risk management,best practices, methods, techniques and tools to manage corporate risks. During this course you will meet Risk Managers, Insurance Managers and Risk Consultant.


The topics of the course are:
– The risk management process (risk assessment and control)
– Risk management in SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)
- Risk management and corporate governance
– Financial Risk management and Enterprise Risk Management
– Risk management in processes: Supply Chain Risk Management
– Crisis Management, Business Continuity Management

The Course is structured in lessons, working groups and case studies

Borghesi Antonio, Gaudenzi Barbara, "Risk management. How to assess, transfer and communicate critical risks", Springer Verlag, 2012

Other documents will be provided on the e-learning platform:
Head G., Risk Management–Why and How An illustrative introduction to risk management for business executives, IRMI, 2009
Knight K.W., RISK MANAGEMENT A JOURNEY..... NOT A DESTINATION! ISO TMB Working Group on Risk Management, 2010
Economist Intelligence Report, 2007

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam is a written examination. Online registration is needer.