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040883 UK Special Topics in Banking and Finance: Risk and Insurance (BA) (2021S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Start on Thursday, 1st of March, 9.45-11.15, HS 16, 2nd floor


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 50 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The course starts digitally on Thursday, 4 March 2021 at 3.00 pm.

Thursday 04.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 11.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 18.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 25.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 15.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 22.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 29.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 06.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 20.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 27.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 10.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 17.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 24.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Objectives and content of the course

After completion of the course, students should have obtained knowledge of
o factors shaping the risk environment internationally,
o enterprise risk management in a global economy, and
o insurance in a global economy.

There will be presentations. In addition, course participants need to read several book chapters.

Assessment and permitted materials


Oral and written

For the homework assignment, books, articles, and other sources can (and should) be used.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Attendance check

Participants have to attend every digital meeting.

Composition of the final grade

The final grade depends on
o the student's presentation (1/4),
o his/her written homework assignment (1/4),
o a written exam (1/4), and
o the student's active participation (1/4).

Minimum requirement for a positive grade

50 percent of the maximum score

Examination topics

Basics of Risk and Insurance

Reading list

Harold D. Skipper, W. Jean Kwon, Risk Management and Insurance: Perspectives in a Global Economy, Blackwell Publishing: Malden, MA, Oxford, Engl., Victoria, Australia, 2007.

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