Risk Management for Financial Institutions (Deloitte)

Will you attack the risks? A real-life view on Risk Management

What is the impact of new financial technologies and how can you mitigate cybercrime

The minor highlights risk issues from different perspectives, such as human behaviour, methods and techniques, financial markets and supervision, and technological innovation. You will gain insights how financial institutions work and analyse their business models and risk issues. The minor emphasises the importance of a holistic view including behavioral finance. Finally, the risks of new developments will be discussed. What is the impact of new financial technologies (FinTech’s and Big Data) and how can you mitigate cybercrime.

Risk Management in Banking
You will learn the fundamentals of banking and the working of banks in the financial markets. What are the risks where the banks have to deal with? How can you identify, monitor and report the different risk types?

Risk Management in Financial Institutions
You will learn the fundamentals of Financial Institutions (Insurance companies, Asset Managers and Pension Funds), and the working of these institutions in the financial markets. What are the risks where these institutions have to deal with?

Behavioral Risk Management
The goal of this course is to provide an overview of behavioral finance with insights from psychology and other behavioral sciences. It explains the main biases from rationality in human choice and shows how these behavioral insights can help to understand the dynamics of financial markets 

New developments in Risk Management
This course has the objective to acquire knowledge in new developments in the financial sector and how this impacts the risk of financial institutions. Examples are Cybercrime, forensic, Big Data and crisis management. This course will be supported by Deloitte specialists.

A Big Risk Experience
This is the practical course in the minor RMFI. The objective is to experience a real risk management challenge or problem in a Financial Institution. In a group of students you will be working on a practical problem regarding risk management. Your group will write a report and give a presentation.

For specific information about each course, please visit our study guide.

Admission and registration

Admission
There is no formal entrance requirement for the Deloitte minor RMFI except for VWO Wiskunde A (or B). A basic course in quantitative methods and/or statistics is recommended however.

Registration

VU student: You can register for the courses of the minor via VUnet from 15 July.
Other students: you can register as a secondary course student (bijvak) via register.vu.nl. More information about this procedure can be found on this website in Dutch or in English.

Questions about the programme

If you have detailed questions about the contents of the programme, please contact:


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Michiel Hopman

If you have detailed questions about the contents of the programme, please contact

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m.j.hopman@vu.nl

06-22905080

Samenvatting Risk Management for Financial Institutions (Deloitte)

Taal

Engels

Duur

1 semester (30 EC)

StartDatum

1 september

Interessegebied

Economie, Recht en Bestuur
Gedrag en Maatschappij
Informatica, Wiskunde en Bedrijf
Natuurwetenschappen

Faculteit

School of Business and Economics