Risk Management (2017/2018)

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 Magistrali dal Oct 2, 2017 al Dec 22, 2017.

Lesson timetable

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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. These competences are relevant for managers and researchers in the fields of management and economics.
Business cases and case studies will complete the programme.

The course will run between October and December 2017.


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

The Course will run between October and December 2017.

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

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Borghesi Antonio, Gaudenzi Barbara "Risk management. How to assess, transfer and communicate critical risks" Springer Verlag 2013

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 3/30 points to the final grade.