BUS 4220: Risk Management


Provides a study of problem-solving from managerial, consumer, and societal perspectives. Emphasizes both the business managerial aspects of risk management and insurance as well as the numerous consumer applications of the concept of risk management and insurance transaction.


  1. Examine the elements of the risk management process.
  2. Analyze the parameters used to categorize risks.
  3. Recommend established risk management methods, tools, and techniques in the analysis and reporting of risk events.
  4. Differentiate between risk management principles and catastrophe theory.
  5. Outline a risk management strategy, including a risk mitigation plan.
  6. Assemble an organizational policy for planning and performing the risk management processes.
  7. Identify the foundational vocabulary used in contract law, listing four essential elements of a valid contract.
  8. Explain how an insurance system operates.




A practical introduction to security and risk management

Publisher: SAGE (2014)
Author: Newsome, B.
ISBN: 9781452290270
Price: $76.96

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