This program is designed to develop informed professionals who will be able to identify, measure and manage the risks latent in investments, business decisions or financial transactions.
The significant social costs paid by societies due to the recent financial crisis, highlight the importance of effective risk management.
Being a University Partner of PRMIA (Professional Risk Managers' International Association), our program will help you join the ranks of the globally growing profession of risk management and pursue a career dealing with some of the hottest challenges in business today:
• In pursuit of higher returns, reign in on growing market volatilities.
• Control the financial risks inherent in banking and insurance institutions.
• Identify operational risks in all areas of business.
• Design effective risk frameworks at portfolio, business division or enterprise level.
ALBA is PRMIA University Partner
The Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA is a global, non-profit association of risk professionals with 90,000 members worldwide and presence in 65 major cities. Through university partnerships, PRMIA seeks to set the international standards for graduate level education in risk management. Recognition of ALBA Graduate Business School as a PRMIA University Partner provides a signal to students and recruiters that the MSc in Risk program's curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well suited to preparing students to sit for the PRM exams.
All available partnerships can be found here.
Benefits to our MSc in Risk Students: Our MSc in Risk students will be offered access to the local risk community and networking opportunities through local PRMIA chapters. Students can also benefit from a 25% discount on PRMIA membership and have extra 20% discount on PRM and associate PRM products. PRM exam study material is available to our library for all students.
More information about PRMIA can be found at www.prmia.org
Key features of the program
The MSc in Risk Management is Designed for:
You may find here more information about the Program's Intended Learning Outcomes.
Current Student Profile
International Recognition: Being accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and PRMIA University Partner, the program offers international and professional reputation and acceptance.
Hands-on: The specialization courses are tied to professional practice and aim to address pragmatic challenges faced by risk managers.
Integrated: The modular structure of the curriculum ensures that the program is well balanced around three themes: competency in analytical skills, knowledge of financial theory and ability to measure and control risk.
Aware: Studying risk dynamics allows for a deeper understanding of the contagion mechanisms that created the global financial crisis with significant impact on societies.
Innovative: The program offers the opportunity to master topics that differentiate from standard finance curricula, such as the challenges faced by financial institutions, the role of regulation in promoting financial stability and the application of quantitative processes that focus on tail risks.
The School reserves the right to reexamine the structure of all academic programs and proceed to any necessary changes in the total year schedules.
Panagiotis Avramidis is assistant professor and academic director of the MSc in Risk Management program. He teaches financial engineering and risk management, credit risk measurement and management, quantitative tools in finance and banking regulation.alba profile link
You can secure pre-approval of your scholarship, before you apply for admission to the MBA or MSc program of your choice.
Scholarships of 60% for MBAs and MSc programs for GMAT ≥ 700
Ten (10) partial scholarships of 50% to Small and Medium Enterprises – members of SEV, offered as rewarding services to the members of the Federation.
Two (2) merit-based scholarships of 50% to a member of the next generation of a family business for several MBA & MSc programs
FPower offers one partial and merit based scholarship.
50% scholarship for a selected program to all members of the winning team of the “Economia” competition
To be considered for admission, candidates must:
Candidates must submit:
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