The Master’s program in Risk Management provides expert training in the function of internal controls, corporate governance, risk management and auditing, preparing students to work in public/private organizations and financial firms. Based on a thorough analysis of the dynamics of financial nature and accounting, students will develop distinct competency in analyzing the accounting system as a function of the financial structure of the organization.
Offered in both Italian and English, the Master’s program is structured to provide expert training and to prepare students to excel in public/private organizations and financial firms worldwide, through an innovative approach combining theoretical knowledge with practical experiences. It also provides specific abilities such as interdisciplinary knowledge of socio-economics and management, understanding (theoretical and practical) of the structural characteristics of firms (financial and otherwise) and it is working processes and operational analysis capabilities of an organization’s financial structure.
The Master’s is made up of the following didactic units:
- Fundamentals of General Mathematics
- Fundamentals of Statistics
- Fundamentals of Political Economics
- Fundamentals of Business Economics and Accounting
- Business English
- Economic Environments
- Business Economics and Accounting
- Market Economy and Financial Intermediaries
- Corporate Finance
- Audit Techniques
- Corporate Investment Banking
- Risk Management
- Corporate strategy
- Financial Markets and Instruments
- Project Finance and Risk Management
- Global Finance
The objectives of the Master is to reinforce the skills necessary for organizational governance and management through activities undertaken by specialists in risk management, internal control, management and auditing, whose task is to understand and interpret the technical-economic implications of the current production, financial, and commercial directions, making predictions on relative dynamics, with the general objective of verifying the regular functioning and correct operations of a company.
Outcomes and Professional Profile
The Master intends to create trained professionals with specialized skills and knowledge in finance, management control, risk management, and auditing.
The professional profile of the specialist in internal control, corporate governance, risk management and auditing is characterized by:
- Basic interdisciplinary knowledge in the areas of economics, accounting and management;
- Theoretical and practical knowledge of the structural characteristics of businesses (financial and none) and their functioning;
- Operational analysis skills of the financial structure of organizations.
In order to be admitted into a Master’s Degree program, applicants must possess the following:
- Bachelor’s Honours Degree
- Bachelor 2 years Degree with 3 years of management experience in relevant fields
Master’s Degree programs are offered in both Italian and English in a blended modality. The Master’s program duration is 1,500 hours including study, assessment activities and project work (lessons, seminars, workshops, assessments, evaluation, etc.)
The final exam of the Master’s program, intended to assess the technical, scientific and professional preparation of the student, consists of the completion of project work and discussion of a written dissertation.
Duration: 12 months
Credits: 60 ECTS (European Credits Transfer and Accumulation System)
The scholarship program is administered by IOPS and Marconi University offers partial and full scholarships to a wide variety of students.
Recipients are non-traditional students; seminarians, undergraduate and post-graduate students who are looking to become tomorrow’s leaders.
If you are unable to pay the full tuition fees there might be a chance that you can be granted a partial scholarship that will cover some of the tuition fees for your preferred study programme.
Guglielmo Marconi University is officially recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research and is also approved by ACICS – Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, the biggest US accrediting institution linked to the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Its courses are therefore valid in Europe as well as in the United States providing students with several career opportunities in several countries.
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