Excellence in
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Title
MBA 2012 Risk Management in Corporates and Financial Institutions
Contact hours per week
2.0
Lecturer
Schweizer, Denis
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Content
1. Definition of Risk
2. Market View of the Firm
3. Risk Hedging
4. Real Options
5. Financial Risk Management
6. Group Assignment Presentations
Prerequisites
Related courses in Finance and Accounting are recommended.
Course description
The course introduces to the concept of risk and to the techniques of corporate and financial risk management. It links risk management to the strategic management of a firm and underlines the importance of risk evaluation.
Teaching methods
Lectures, in-class cases, teamwork
Theories
Utility Theory, Simulation Techniques
Literature
Berk / DeMarzo (2007), Corporate Finance, Pearson International,
Chapter 16, Section 2, pp. 494-500.
Chapter 22, Sections 1-2, pp. 717-720.
Brealey, Myers / Allen (2008), Principles of Corporate Finance, McGraw-Hill,
Chapter 10, pp. 238-246.
Croughy / Galai / Mark (2001), Risk Management, McGraw-Hill,
Chapter 1, pp. 1-4; pp. 19-21; pp. 31-34;
Culp (2002), The Art of Risk Management, Wiley,
Chapter 1, pp. 3-8.
Chapter 9, pp. 185-198.
Chapter 10, pp. 199-205.
Chapter 13, pp. 263-274.
Konstantinides (1998), Clarity from competence, Risk, pp. 49-50.

Additional Case Based Readings will be provided in class.
Method of examination
Exam (50 %), Group Assignment (30 %), Participation (20 %)