Risk Management: Principles and Applications

MQF Level 7

6 Credits (ECTS)

Risk Management: Principles and Applications

Start
October 2022
Module Type
Compulsory
Price
€875
ECTS Credits
6 Credits (ECTS)
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Module Description

This module provides you with a comprehensive in-depth background of the specific types of risk, along with a sound knowledge of financial securities portfolios, with specific reference to stocks and bonds.  

It will equip you with the tools for calculating the risk of stocks and bonds, and present ways of how an overall risk can be mitigated without giving up return. Other aspects that will be explored include the concept of rationality in relation to financial derivatives, as well as specific specialised risk management techniques. 

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must possess one of the following: 

  • Level 6 degree in a related field;  

 

OR  

  • Level 5 diploma or higher diploma in a discipline related to finance or equivalent, and 5 years’ work experience in a supervisory or managerial role within the sector. 

 

Preference is given to applicants having a Level 6 degree in a discipline related to finance and a minimum of 3 years’ work experience in management within the sector.  

Target Audience

The course is targeted at:  

  • professionals seeking a career in the financial services industry.  
  • professionals already working in finance who are aiming to move into banking, corporate finance, financial analysis and/or investment/portfolio management. 

Career Paths

The possible positions for which this programme aims to prepare you for include, but are not limited to: 

  • financial analyst 
  • senior finance manager 
  • finance director 
  • chief financial officer 
  • risk manager  
  • portfolio manager 
  • investment manager  
  • fund manager  
  • compliance manager  

How you’ll be assessed

The method of assessment is assignment-based.  

The course comprises:  

  • 6 lectures per module; 
  • 3-hour lectures (evening); 
  • 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussionstutorials and/or videos 
Assignment
Discussions

Module Intake Dates

October 2022
Price
€875

Additional Info

Reading for the entire Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Finance Management as presented in this brochure costs €9,500.*  

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible for a 70% refund of the cost through the ‘Get Qualified’ scheme.** 

Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.***  

*Prices are applicable to students who reside in Malta at the time of applying. 

**Terms and conditions apply.  

*** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team. 

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