MBA - Risk Management


Program Duration: 12 to 36 months
Instruction Method: Distance and In-Class Learning
Availability: National and International Students
Language Medium: English

Undergraduate Degree and at least two years of relevant experience or ten years of relevant professional experience

Program Description

The PECB University MBA program in Risk Management covers fundamental principles of risk management and the areas of its applicability, as such making the PECB University graduates experts in the field and a significant asset for an organization. The program candidates become competent to analyze an organization’s entire operations, from minor actions to complex ones, and to identify areas that are more prone to potential fraud and risk.

The candidates gain the necessary knowledge and skills that make them capable to recognize and identify business threats and turn them into business opportunities. The candidates also learn how to create risk management plans and to ensure they are effective for an organization, in order to strengthen the organization’s position in the market.

The courses within this program contribute significantly to the development of candidates’ analytical skills that enable them to strategically identify, evaluate, and mitigate risks. Candidates learn to develop and maintain a close and constant communication with all parties involved, to stay alert at all times for potential risks, to avoid any complications at the earliest stages, and to minimize any losses in the profit that might occur as a consequence.

An MBA in Risk Management prepares candidates for managerial or executive positions in the fields where risk management would contribute to increases in the profit margin such as: corporate risk management, insurance risk management, risk management consulting or other related fields.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate how to create a risk management policy in an organization and explain how to enforce compliance.
  • Conduct a gap analysis for comparison of various systems and develop a risk management plan for an organization.
  • Implement relevant strategies and risk detection methods for identifying potential risks on time and develop a mitigation plan.
  • Consult previous experiences to detect similar risks easier, and develop a disaster recovery plan.
  • Analyze the organizational existing strategies for risk planning and monitoring, and perform the necessary improvements.
  • Observe and report on the effectiveness of ongoing risk management efforts.

MBA in RISK MANAGEMENT – Course Requirements (45 credits)


3     International Business Management
3     Leadership and Organizational Behavior
3     Project Management
3     Strategic Management


3     Risk Management
3     Risk Management Techniques
3     Incident Management
3     Corporate Governance
3     Emergency Management

ELECTIVE (select 6 credits)

3     Information Security Risk Management
3     Quality Management Systems Implementation
3     Quality Management Systems Audit
3     Asset Management Implementation
3     Asset Management Audit
3     Disaster Recovery Management
3     Business Continuity MS Implementation
3     Business Continuity MS Audit
3     Business Process Improvement

MBA Thesis (12 credits)


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