‘Risk Management in the Global Economy’ Free Online Course

Course SOAS University of London posted 4 months ago

Opportunity Description


‘Risk Management in the Global Economy’ Free Online Course

This course is designed by SOAS University of London to assist those seeking to understand financial resources and the impact they have on the global economy. What’s the danger? To us, and for financial markets, why is it necessary? What are the principles leading to risk management? Can we ensure the rational implementation of these principles? This free online course responds to the above questions and takes a closer look at risk management, helping you to analyze both its potential and possible challenges in terms of the vital risks that play in the world economy.


Specialists from SOAS University of London’s Center for Financial and Management Studies will also assist you:

  • Understand financial investments and the related risks
  • Figure out how the financial crisis and emerging markets are affecting risk management


  • Opportunity type: Fully funded
  • Opportunity: Online Course
  • Study type: Online
  • University: SOAS University of London
  • Gender: Male and Female
  • Availability: International
  • Course language: English
  • Course organizer: Future Learn
  • Course Subject: Risk Management

Learning objectives

  • Implement capital markets and risk control principles
  • Understand the key risk categories and determine the strategies and instruments businesses are using to mitigate risk
  • Investigate ideas and approaches used to analyze financial securities portfolios, including stocks and bonds
  • Describe the use of financial markets of financial derivatives for risk reduction and speculation (risk increased).
  • Assess the application in the global economy of risk methods and tools for risk management


This course provides a comprehensive overview of risks, and best serves those who try to incorporate better financial instruments and their effect on the global economy.

Course content

  • Knowing about risk management
  • Realizing
    • Financial investment
    • Including stocks and bonds
    • Derivatives
    • Futures, and options
    • Hedging
    • Speculation strategies
  • Scaling and monitoring risk, including managing portfolios and computing risk and returns
  • Applications of risk management

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