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.
Those candidates who bring GMAT score from 700 and above, will be granted a scholarship of 60% of the total tuition fees for all MBA and MSc's (Excluding the Executive MBA, Double Masters for Lawyers and the MSc in ISF Programs). Candidates with high GMAT bellow 700 are also eligible for smaller scholarships.
SEV (Hellenic Federation of Enterprises) offers ten (10) partial scholarships for graduate studies at ALBA.
Scholarships are open only for the academic year 2019 – 2020, will cover 50% of total fees and are addressed exclusively to Small and Medium Enterprises – members of SEV, offered as rewarding services to the members of the Federation.
Applications can be submitted online here with the indication “SEV scholarship” noted at the field Scholarship-Financial Aid. Deadline is set for 15 July, 2019
Note that the evaluation of applications and the final selection will be made from ALBA Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece. All applicants need to meet the eligibility criteria of the program they apply for and to go through the standard admission procedure and personal interview.
Scholarships are open for the following programs
Hear the 2017 scholar talking about this initiative and their personal experience!
For any additional information please fill in the below form or contact Ms. Antonina Kalkavoura at 210 8964531 (ext. 2253) | [email protected]
Alba Graduate Business School offers two partial merit-based* scholarships that cover 50% of the tuition fees for any of the Academic Programs at Alba (Executive MBA, MSc in ISF and Double Masters for Lawyers candidates are not included) to a member of the next generation of a family business.
The Alba Hub for Entrepreneurship and Development offers the “Next Generation Family Business Scholarships” in an effort to encourage growth of and succession in family businesses in Greece. It aims to support upcoming business leaders so that they can excel in such a demanding role.
The Scholarships are awarded to a member of the family business’ next generation that is expected to assume a leading role within the upcoming years. Both the academic background, as well as the applicant’s aspirations and plans for the business’ future will be taken into account. In order to ensure that the applicant and the family business are willing to invest in this opportunity, the application form is submitted by the applicant while The Next Generation Scholarship Committee may contact the CEO/Managing Director for this purpose.
For further information please contact Alexis Komselis, Director of the Alba Hub for Entrepreneurship and Development, tel.: +302108964531 (ext. 2321), [email protected].
* All students receiving scholarships on the basis of merit, either in full or in part, are expected to maintain a Cumulative Index (CI) or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 and above. The CI corresponds to the average grade of all course grades that have been reported, while the GPA corresponds to the average grade of the course grades of a particular term. If both the CI and GPA of a scholarship recipient drops below 3.0, for all courses that have been completed and grades that have been announced through myACG portal, the scholarship will be discontinued until such time as the term GPA or the CI rises to 3.0 and above. In such cases, the student will become personally liable for payment of tuition fees corresponding to the teaching period that follows right after the announcement of the grades of the preceding term, in which both the term GPA and the CI have been reported below 3.0. This rule does not apply to the first and the last teaching period of all Academic Programs.
FPower offers one partial and merit based scholarship for any of the postgraduate degrees offered by ALBA for academic period of 2018/19. This scholarship complements FPower’s activities, and aims at supporting female leadership by giving access to knowledge and skills.
The scholarship is available to interested applicants from FPower’s community, who aspire to assume leadership roles and introduce innovative solutions in terms of both career and society.
Applicants interested in receiving this scholarship need to inform FPower by:
Following a positive response, prospective students need also to apply for the postgraduate degree they wish to study for at ALBA. Applicants should meet the overall criteria for the degree program they will be applying for.
The scholarship recipient will be selected among the applicants who have been successfully gone through the academic evaluation process by a joint FPower and ALBA
50% scholarship for one of the following programs to all members of the winning team of the “Economia” competition
MSc in Strategic Human Resource Management
MSc in Finance
MSc in Risk Management
MSc in International Business & Management
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