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Courses In Risk Management & Insurance

Fall 2015

RMIN  317: Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance

Days & Times: TBA

Room: TBA

Instructor: Anne Kleffner

Description: Overview of the risk management process and risk management methods. Emphasis on personal risk management, including auto, homeowners, life, health and disability insurance.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of 5 full-course equivalents including Economics 201.  Students must be in the Haskayne School of Business or in the Actuarial Science program.

RMIN  459: Managing Commercial Property and Liability Risks

Days & Times: TBA

Room: TBA

Instructor: Micheal Andrew Ilnycky

Description: Examines risk management for commercial property and liability exposures. The first half of the course focuses on common property loss exposures that firms face and examines methods of handling such risks. The second half focuses on liability exposures of commercial enterprises, including premises and operations liability, product liability, employment practices liability and director's and officers' liability.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of 10 full-course equivalents..
Corequisite: Risk Management and Insurance 317.

Winter 2016

RMIN  317: Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance

Days & Times: TBA

Room: TBA

Instructor: Anne Kleffner

Description: Overview of the risk management process and risk management methods. Emphasis on personal risk management, including auto, homeowners, life, health and disability insurance.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of 5 full-course equivalents including Economics 201.  Students must be in the Haskayne School of Business or in the Actuarial Science program.

RMIN  449: Employee Benefits and Social Insurance

Days & Times: TBA

Room: TBA

Instructor: Norma Nielson

Description: The nature of employee benefits as a major component of the compensation package. Group life and group health insurance, pensions and other retirement programs, workers' compensation, unemployment insurance, social security and other social insurance plans. Insurer group operations, reinsurance and the legal aspects of employee benefits and social insurance programs.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of 10 full-course equivalents including one of Finance 317 or Risk Management and Insurance 317. Students must be in the Haskayne School of Business or in the Actuarial Science program.

RMIN  579: Advanced Topics in Risk Management and Insurance

Days & Times: TBA

Room: TBA

Instructor: Anne Kleffner

Description: A study of the various methods used to fiance the operational risks of commercial enterprises. Key topics addressed are: alternative risk financing, reinsurance and environmental risk management.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of 10 full-course equivalents including Risk Management and Insurance 317.

FNCE  467: Financial Risk Management

Days & Times: TBA

Room: TBA

Instructor: Alexander David

Description: A framework for evaluating financial risks and managing them with the use of financial securities including derivatives.  Includes firm valuation with risk management, value-at-risk, testing financial models, optimal hedging strategies, energy risk management, market risk, static versus dynamic strategies, interest rate risk, credit risk and liquidity risk. Case analysis of financial disasters due to risk management failures.

Prerequisite: Finance 317.