2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FINC 461 - Corporate and Financial Risk Management

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0

This course examines how corporations approach the problem of dealing with risks in today’s complex marketplace. Emphasis is given to the economic impact of risk on the firm, concentrating on minimizing the cost of risk regardless of the source. Consideration is given to the various sources of risk classifications including hazard risk, operational risk, strategic risk, and financial risk. Alternative methods of dealing with, managing, and financing risk are considered. Methods include loss prevention, risk retention, insurance purchasing, and risk financing techniques available through the capital markets. We also discuss today’s global marketplace and the risks faced by multinational firms.
Prerequisite: FINC 360  

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