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Diploma in Risk Management Free Course

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • The free online course Diploma in Risk Management covers the key topics of risk management and will provide learners with an in depth knowledge of the field.

    All successful organisations take risks in order to survive and grow, and now more than ever, they need competent people to manage those risks. Throughout this course you will study the nature of risk management and the tools used by risk professionals to mitigate risk. In section 1 you will study the theory of risk management. You will learn about the various forms of risk that risk professionals protect their customers against and the fundamental tools that they use to do so. You will also learn about the various forms of insurance that offer protection against risk to their customers. You will study the process that insurers follow when deciding whether or not to insure a new customer.

    In section 2 you will study more specific areas of risk. You will learn about property and liability risk. You will study the various risks that property and liability owners face on a daily basis and the manner in which they mitigate such risks. You will then learn about the three life cycle risks that all individuals face, mortality, longevity, and health and disability. You will study the methods by which these risks can be mitigated. This free online Diploma course will be of great interest to anyone working in the area of risk management, those who wish to gain an insight into the industry, and anyone wanting to pursue a career as a risk manager .

    The course will also be of interest to small business owners who wish to learn more about mitigating the risks that they face on a daily basis.

  • Having completed this course the learner will be able to:
    - Define risk from a wide variety of perspectives;
    - List the various processes that risk professionals engage in to identify and mitigate risk;
    - Describe the process that insurers go through when insuring an exposure;
    - Describe the basic requirements and characteristics of insurance contracts;
    - Describe the range of risks that List the various risks that global corporations face;
    - State and define the most common sources of liability in society;
    - Define the risks that all individuals face throughout the life cycle;
    - Discuss the various ways in which life cycle risks can be mitigated.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 13 )
  • DIPLOMA IN RISK MANAGEMENT
  • SECTION 1: THE NATURE OF RISK AND HOW TO INSURE AG...
  • Diploma in Risk Management - Module Resources
  • Module 1: The Nature of Risk - Losses and Opportunities
    • The Nature of Risk - Losses and Opportunities
    • The Notion and Definition of Risk
    • Attitudes toward Risks
    • Types of Risks - Risk Exposures - Part 1
    • Types of Risks - Risk Exposures - Part 2
    • Perils and Hazards
  • Module 2: Evolving Risk Management - Fundamental Tools
    • Introduction
    • The Risk Management Function
    • Beginning Steps: Communication and Identification
    • Projected Frequency and Severity and Cost-Benefit Analysis
    • The Risk Management Matrix
    • Comparisons to Current Risk-Handling Methods
  • Module 3: Introduction to Insurance
    • Introduction
    • The Nature of Insurance
    • Ideal Requisites for Insurability - Part 1
    • Ideal Requisites for Insurability - Part 2
    • Types of Insurance and Insurers - Part 1
    • Types of Insurance and Insurers - Part 2
  • Module 4: Insurance Operations
    • An Introduction to Insurance Operations
    • Marketing, Underwriting, and Administration - Part 1
    • Marketing, Underwriting, and Administration - Part 2
    • Actuarial and Investment
    • Reinsurance, Legal and Regulatory Issues, Claims, and Management
  • Module 5: Insurance Contracts
    • Basic Requirements of an Insurance Contract
    • Characteristics of Insurance Contracts - Part 1
    • Characteristics of Insurance Contracts - Part 2
  • Module 6: Diploma in Risk Management - First Assessment
    • Diploma in Risk Management - First Assessment
  • SECTION 2: PROPERTY, LIABILITY AND LIFE CYCLE RISK...
  • Module 7: Property Risk Management
    • An Introduction to Property Risk
    • Property Risks
    • E-Commerce Property Risks
    • Global Property Exposures
  • Module 8: Liability Risk Management
    • An Introduction to Liability Risks
    • Nature of the Liability Exposure
    • Major Sources of Liability - Part 1
    • Major Sources of Liability - Part 2
    • Possible Solutions
  • Module 9: Introduction to Life Cycle Risks
    • Introduction
    • The Risks Related to Mortality
    • The Risks Related to Longevity
    • The Risks Related to Health and Disability
    • Global Trends - Their Impact on Life Cycle Risks
  • Module 10: Introduction to Social Security
    • Introduction
    • Definition, Eligibility, Benefits, and Financing
    • Issues and Global Trends in Social Security
  • Module 11: Introduction to Life Insurance
    • Introduction
    • How Life Insurance Works
    • Life Insurance Market Conditions and Products - Part 1
    • Life Insurance Market Conditions and Products - Part 2
    • Taxation, Riders, and Adjusting Life Insurance for Inflation
    • Group Life Insurance
  • Module 12: Diploma in Risk Management - Second Assessment
    • Diploma in Risk Management - Second Assessment
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 13: Diploma in Risk Management - Final Assessment
    • Diploma in Risk Management - Final Assessment
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Module 6: Diploma in Risk Management - First Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
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Module 7: Property Risk Management
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Module 10: Introduction to Social Security
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Module 12: Diploma in Risk Management - Second Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
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Module 13: Diploma in Risk Management - Final Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    10-15 Hours

  • Publisher

    Saylor Foundation

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    250 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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