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What you will learn

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    Analyse governance structures for ensuring that an organisation meets its objectives.

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    Apply a risk management framework, having regard to the business context, including the identification of appropriate risk management solutions.

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    Identify and respond effectively to ethical issues.

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Beginner Level

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Governance overview

6 videos (Total 29 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Week 1 outline3m
Video 1.1 Incentive conflicts4m
Video 1.2 Board influence7m
Video 1.3 Shareholder influence4m
Habit corner 13m
7 readings
Become a Global MBA degree learner1m
Course overview1m
Learning activities and assessment 1m
The governance glossary1h
Explore further resources 11h
About the habit corner1m
Want the Global MBA graduate experience?10m
2 practice exercises
Recall 1: Governance overview30m
Week 11h
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Risk management framework

4 videos (Total 20 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Video 2.1 Introducing risk management3m
Video 2.2a The risk management process7m
Video 2.3a Behavioural bias: Overconfidence (Do trivia quiz before watching this video)6m
2 readings
Trivia quiz (Do this quiz before watching Video 2.3a)30m
Explore further resources 21h
1 practice exercise
Recall 2: Risk management framework30m
Week
3
7 hours to complete

Foreign exchange risk

6 videos (Total 42 min), 10 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Video 3.1a Introducing Larry's Luxury Food and Wine4m
Video 3.1b Risk assessment: Identifying risk5m
Video 3.2a Looking at historical data9m
Video 3.2b Risk analysis and evaluation with Monte Carlo simulation9m
Video 3.2c Log returns for beginners9m
10 readings
Introduction to FX risk: Risk management criteria10m
I​ntroduction to FX risks: Types10m
I​ntroduction to FX risks: Derivatives10m
Explore further resources 330m
Introduction30m
Monte Carlo simulation5m
Computing random numbers30m
Parameter estimates30m
Practice exercises 3a1h
Practice exercise 3b1h
2 practice exercises
Recall 3: Foreign exchange risk30m
Week 31h
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Risk governance and culture

5 videos (Total 23 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Video 4.1a Treatment: Capital structure4m
Video 4.1b Treatment: Operational strategies4m
Video 4.2a Risk governance5m
Video 4.2b Three lines of defence5m
2 readings
Explore further resources 430m
Practice exercises 41h
1 practice exercise
Recall 4: Risk governance and culture30m

Instructor

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Professor Elizabeth Sheedy

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Department of Applied Finance

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