<div><p>You will have access to a module website with an extensive variety of specially written resources presented in different media (print and online) and designed exclusively for this module. This includes:</p><ul><li>audio and video content</li><li>case studies</li><li>published articles</li><li>a week-by-week study planner</li><li>online tutorial access</li><li>access to The Open University library.</li></ul><p>You will also be provided with a printed module book which is composed of CFA readings relevant to each unit of this module.</p></div>
The Open University is the worlds leading provider of flexible, high quality distance learning.
Unlike other universities we are not campus based. You will study in a flexible way that works for you whether youre at home, at work or on the move.As an OU student you'll be supported throughout your studies your tutor or study adviser will guide and advise you, offer detailed feedback on your assignments, and help with any study issues.
Tuition might be in face-to-face groups, via online tutorials, or by phone.
<div><p>The global financial crisis has brought into sharp focus the need for sound risk management practices in all organisations including those in the public sector. This module will provide you with an understanding of the various financial risks faced by organisations and the ways in which those risks can be managed. The module will introduce key tools such as derivatives and risk mapping and also discuss the linkages of risk management with the organisational strategic plan. The module will also introduce enterprise risk management processes and the implications of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for financial risk management.</p></div>