Risk Financing

  • Online delivery
  • eClass

This course will pro­vide an overview of risk financ­ing. Top­ics include: esti­mat­ing haz­ard risk, trans­fer­ring haz­ard risk through insur­ance, self-insur­ance plans, ret­ro­spec­tive rat­ing plans, rein­sur­ance, cap­tive insur­ance and con­trac­tu­al risk trans­fer, trans­fer­ring finan­cial risk to the finan­cial mar­ket, and allo­cat­ing costs of man­ag­ing haz­ard risks.
What you will learn

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

  • What is risk financing and why is it needed?
  • How much financing is required?
  • What are some of the ways to finance this requirement?
  • Who are the supplier/client groups and how to deal with them?
  • What is the evolving role of risk financing within the organization?

and be able to:

  • Perform basic statistical functions
  • Understand in general terms some of the financial instruments applied to risk financing
  • Ask basic questions regarding risk financing
This course has no prerequisites

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

Offered:

Overall Schedule
Apr 6 — pre-class information opens

Students in this course section may have pre-class readings or assessments to complete.

Lecture/Class Schedule
Apr 12Jun 21
Monday

6:15 pm – 9:15 pm

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

May 25
Monday

Tuesday

6:15 pm – 9:30 pm

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Apr 6
Monday

Tuesday

6:15 pm – 9:30 pm

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Jun 21 — post-class component closes

Students in this section may have post-class readings or assessments to complete.

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Mark Bamford

Your Instructor

Mark Bamford

Mark Bamford

Your Instructor

Mark Bamford

Textbook

Required

ELLIOT

Risk Financing Course Guide

ISBN 9780894636202


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
  • There is no class on Mon­day, May 24, 2021. This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until April 6, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
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.

Looking for different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

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