UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Business Risk Management online short course

Course starts 22 January 2018

Course information

Registration Closes:
16 January 2018
Course Starts:
22 January 2018
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R13,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
16 January 2018
Course Starts:
22 January 2018
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

Are you looking to create a more secure future for your business and economy?

In an increasingly volatile working world, risk assessment and the ability to implement a reliable risk management strategy have never been more important.

A necessity for future business leaders and compliance managers, risk assessment and risk management are becoming business disciplines in their own right.

Develop a ‘risk culture’ in your company and set yourself apart in a growing field with a risk management course from Africa’s leading University.

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What will set you apart

Become a leader in business risk management with a certified skill set and the ability to:

  • Gain a comprehensive overview of the burgeoning field of risk management
  • Acquire the skills to identify, assess, prioritise and manage potential risks facing a project or business
  • Understand and leverage business risk management frameworks
  • Impress a board of directors or potential investors by creating your own risk register
This risk management course is endorsed by UCT’s African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM).

Course curriculum

This UCT online business risk management course covers everything from leadership to the role of a risk culture, in both a business management and risk management context.

  • Orientation module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: The concept of risk
  • Course Module 2: Risk Management frameworks
  • Course Module 3: Corporate Governance and Enterprise Risk Management
  • Course Module 4: Decisions and uncertainty: Quantitative
  • Course Module 5: Decisions and uncertainty: Qualitative
  • Course Module 6: Risk identification
  • Course Module 7: Risk assessment
  • Course Module 8: Risk response
  • Course Module 9: Organisational culture and ethical concerns
  • Course Module 10: Risk reporting

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.
Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 22 January 2018.

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