RISK MANAGEMENT FOR FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

UNIQUE INSIGHTS INTO BEHAVIOURAL FINANCE IN THE CORPORATE WORLD AND ON FINANCIAL MARKETS

This Master’s degree programme gets to grips with the practical aspects of risk management and is specially designed for working professionals who are keen to utilize essential concepts from behavioural finance to optimize risk management within their own organization.

As the financial world continues to be shaped by dramatic changes and technological advances, you and your organization need fresh insights and applications to protect stakeholder interests. To develop an astute and effective approach to risk management, it is essential to gain a thorough understanding of how human behaviour affects decision-making in uncertain conditions.

On this cutting-edge Master’s programme with a broad scope, you will work towards a new and more sophisticated analysis of how key players in the financial markets and the business world should take decisions in unsure times and handle the risks associated with these decisions. As a risk management professional ready to take the next step in your career, this is quite simply the most relevant, comprehensive and fascinating programme you can take.

NEXT EVENTS

Information session

On Wednesday December 12, 2018 at 19.00 hrs you are welcome for an extra information session about the curriculum, the added value for professionals and the organization of this programme.

Location: Agora 6/7, Hoofgebouw, VU, De Boelelaan 1105, Amsterdam. 

Please register here.

In case you are not available at above mentioned date, please contact us at m.l.j.habets@vu.nl for more possible dates.

Michael Damm Lecture
On Wednesday December 19, 2018 at 16.30 hrs you are welcome for the second Michael Damm Lecture. Speaker of the evening will be Lex Hoogduin.

Location: Symphony Auditorium, Gustav Mahlerplein 3, Amsterdam.
More information & registration: Michael Damm Lecture 


NEWS

https://www.nvb.nl/bank-wereld-online/4480/hoogleraar-aan-het-woord-fieke-van-der-lecq.html 


RISK MANAGEMENT AT A GLANCE

Duration Part-time, 2.5 years.
Start date The programme begins in September.
Classes Weekly meetings on a set evening, usually Tuesday of Wednesday, from 19.00 to 22.00.
Assessment One written exam per course and several graded cases studies per semester.
Thesis requirement You will write a portfolio of four concise essays spread throughout the 2.5 years, individually as well as in collaboration with fellow students.
Study load Approximately 10 hours a week (including one three-hour lecture).
Language Dutch, but the language of instruction depends on the lecturer as well as the students. 
Title Master of Science (MSc) in Risk Management and the opportunity to join the Register of Risk Managers for Financial Institutions (RMFI).
Fees €12,500 for each full academic year. (No separate fee for the third year).