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Risk Management (Fin/Rmi 314) City As Classroom Project Report, Kathi Mcnichol Phd Jan 2010

Risk Management (Fin/Rmi 314) City As Classroom Project Report, Kathi Mcnichol Phd

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The nature of risk management and the role of the risk manager in both profit and not-for-profit business and governmental organizations are explored in FIN/RMI 314 – Risk Management. A decision framework for risk management choices is developed. Consideration is given to how risk management techniques impact shareholder value with emphasis placed on cash flow management. Application of principles is reinforced through in- and out-of-class assignments. Financial management techniques are used to evaluate alternative methods of handling risk. Students are expected to become informed about current issues in risk management through subscriptions to and use of on-line resources.

The students ...