Managing External Risk Factors

Orga­ni­za­tions face risk from every direc­tion. This course will focus on iden­ti­fy­ing and man­ag­ing exter­nal risk and will give you an under­stand­ing about risk, risk tools, and areas of risk your orga­ni­za­tion could be exposed to. Top­ics cov­ered will include: sources of exter­nal risk, such as eco­nom­ic, polit­i­cal, emer­gent tech­nolo­gies and com­peti­tors. Oth­er top­ics to be dis­cussed are cor­po­rate respon­si­bil­i­ty, what to do when there is a fail­ure of inter­nal and exter­nal con­trols, and han­dling cri­sis communication.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand and communicate what types of external risks could affect your organization
  • Understand, analyze, manage and communicate potential ways to manage those external risks
  • Understand what could happen if external risks are not properly managed
  • Understand the benefits of corporate responsibility
  • Understand the benefits of good crisis communication
  • Understand how your organization can benefit from strategic risk management
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Currently counts towards

* If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

Email

keichelt@ualberta.ca

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