Enterprise Risk Management Initiative, Poole College of Management, North Carolina State University

Providing Thought Leadership, Education and Training on the Subjects of Enterprise Risk Management

Corporate Risk Management

College of Management Faculty: Jing Zhao
Offered: Spring

Course Overview

This course will focus on the fundamentals of corporate risk management from a strategic decision-making perspective. There is strong emphasis on how exposures to financial risks (foreign currency, credit, interest rate, etc.) affect the firm, and how risk exposures can be re-engineered to enhance shareholder value. Topics further include the major sources of risk, the measurement of risk exposures, methods, and strategies of managing and controlling risk and tools of the financial engineer — futures, options, swaps, and other derivatives.