Master in Risk Management

Overview

The Master in Risk Management provides expert training in the function of internal controls, corporate governance, risk management and auditing, preparing students to work in public/private organizations and financial firms. Based on thorough analysis of the dynamics of financial nature and accounting, students will develop the distinct competency in analyzing the accounting system as a function of the financial structure of the organization.

The objective of the Master is to reinforce the skills necessary for organizational governance and management through activities undertaken by specialists in risk management, internal control, management and auditing, whose task is to understand and interpret the technical-economic implications of the current production, financial, and commercial directions, making predictions on relative dynamics, with the general objective of verifying the regular functioning and correct operations of a company.

A student is granted a Master's degree after successfully defending his or her final thesis in front of a panel of judges. Grading is based on a scale of 0-110; 66 is the passing grade and students who obtain full marks of 110 may be awarded 'summa cum laude' (110 e lode).
The final thesis of the Master's program, intended to assess the technical, scientific and professional preparation and competences of the student, requires the completion, discussion and presentation of a written project work during the dissertation.

The Master program is composed of 3 modules, and concludes with a final exam

Duration:
1 year

Credits:
60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
45 Quarter Credits

Learning Objectives

The objectives of the Master is to reinforce the skills necessary for organizational governance and management through activities undertaken by specialists in risk management, internal control, management and auditing, whose task is to understand and interpret the technical-economic implications of the current production, financial, and commercial directions, making predictions on relative dynamics, with the general objective of verifying the regular functioning and correct operations of a company.
They will understand how social and ethical issues affect organizational strategies, structures, and systems and be able to integrate disciplinary expertise across functional areas. They will mature into professionals able to identify and frame common organizational problems, determine relevant decision criterion and analyze relevant alternatives.

The main competences students acquire are:

  • Basic interdisciplinary knowledge in the areas of economics, accounting and management;
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of the structural characteristics of businesses (financial and non) and their functioning;
  • Operational analysis skills of the financial structure of organizations.

Outcomes and Professional Profile

The Master intends to create trained professionals with specialized skills and knowledge in finance, management control, risk management, and auditing.
The professional profile of the specialist in internal control, corporate governance, risk management and auditing is characterized by:

  • Basic interdisciplinary knowledge in the areas of economics, accounting and management;
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of the structural characteristics of businesses (financial and non) and their functioning;
  • Operational analysis skills of the financial structure of organizations

Study plan

ModuleSSDCoursesECTSUS QC
Module I
Introductory Elements
SECS-S/06
SECS-P/01
Elements of Mathematics and Statistics
History of Economic Thought
Economic Policy
12 9
Module II
Core Courses
M-GGR/02
SECS-P/07
SECS-P/11
Economic Geopolitics
Accounting Principles of Financial Intermediation
Corporate Finance
18 13.50
Module III
Advanced Courses
SECS-P/11 Financial Management
Corporate Investment Banking
Risk Management
Corporate Strategy
Financial Markets and Instruments
Project Finance and Risk Management
Global Finance
24 18
    Final Thesis 6 4.50
    TOTAL 60 45