Risk Management (2014/2015)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Barbara Gaudenzi
Barbara Gaudenzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
primo semestre dal Sep 15, 2014 al Jan 9, 2015.

Lesson timetable

primo semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall C  
Friday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall C  

Learning outcomes

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


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, 2013

Other documents will be provided on the e-learning platform

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam is written. Online registration is needer.
The grade is based on the final exam and the project work, which will be assigned during the course.
The exam includes theoretical open questions and multiple choices questions.
The project work consists of the development of a business case and adds maximum 3 points to the final grade.