PAM 4240

PAM 4240

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course applies statistical and economic approaches to analyze risk, the approaches to managing risk by private and government actors, and the impact of government risk policies on the private economy. The course aims to provide students with a broad understanding of risk management problems and solutions, a greater appreciation of the importance of risk management and policy, and increased comprehension of the challenges and complexities of managing key societal risks. Students will enhance their capacity to analyze risk and appreciate the importance of managing risk; will gain working knowledge of important risk management terminology, tools, and institutions; will practice identifying and quantitatively measuring risk; increase their capacity for critical analysis of risk management approaches; and acauire capacity to contribute to discussions of risk governance and its implications.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PAM 2101 or equivalent, PAM 2000 or equivalent, and PAM 2040.

Outcomes
  • The capacity to analyze risk and the importance of managing risk.
  • A working knowledge of important risk management terminology, tools, and institutions.
  • Practice with identifying and quantitatively measuring risk.
  • Capacity for critical analysis of risk management approaches.
  • Ability to meaningfully contribute to discussions of risk governance and its implications.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PAM 5240

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17257PAM 4240  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: undergraduate students; graduate students should enroll in the co-meeting course, PAM 5240.