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RMI 8050 Risk Management Modeling
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites None
Description

This spreadsheet-based course surveys the principles of probability theory and mathematical finance for solving a diverse set of risk management problems related to the valu- ation and measurement of operational and financial risk exposures of the firm. The course is designed for all stu- dents interested in risk management and its application in finance, accounting, strategic management and economics.

RMI 8120 Property and Liability Insurance
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites None
Description

This course introduces the fundamental principles of proper- ty and liability insurance and a framework for designing and analyzing insurance contracts. The course examines property and liability loss exposures and their management, with primary emphasis on insurance.

RMI 8150 Corporate Risk Management
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites MBA 8135
Description

Business organizations are exposed to loss-causing events that may have significant impact on their financial position. This course explores the analysis, control and financing of property, liability and human resource loss exposures. Risk analysis includes loss-forecasting studies using microcomputer spreadsheets. Risk control focuses on principles of loss causation and mitigation and techniques for implementing risk control strategies. Risk financing alternatives include both funded and unfunded approaches. Traditional insurance, loss-sensitive insurance, cash-flow plans, self-insurance, captives, pooling, and financial risk management arrangements are examined. Case studies synthesize the risk management concepts covered in the course.

RMI 8370 Financial Risk Management
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites MBA 8135
Description

The course presents the fundamentals of corporate financial risk management. The objective is a realistic and conceptually motivated overview of risk management for major global companies. The strategic approach to risk management requires an understanding of insurance and alternative risk financing, as well as financial, insurance and commodity derivatives.

RMI 8389 Directed Readings in Risk Management and Insurance
Credit Hours 1.0 - 3.0
Prerequisites Consent of a graduate adviser in Department of Risk Management and Insurance, good academic standing
Description
RMI 9100 Theory of Risk and Insurance
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Consent of a graduate adviser in the Department of Risk Management and Insurance
Description

This course is a study of the generalized concept of risk and the alternative methods of risk accommodation from the viewpoint of the individual and businessperson. Special consideration is given to the theory of insurance and its proper utilization relative to risk.

RMI 9250 Reading Seminar in Risk and Insurance
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Consent of a graduate adviser in the Department of Risk Management and Insurance
Description