Risk Management

Topics: Risk management, Operational risk, Risk Pages: 19 (3496 words) Published: September 18, 2014
RSK2602/101/3/2014

Tutorial Letter 101/3/2014
Fundamentals of operational and
financial risk

RSK2602
Semesters 1 and 2
Department of Finance, Risk Management
and Banking
This tutorial letter contains important
information about your module.

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CONTENTS
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INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME.............................................................................................. 3

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PURPOSE OF AND OUTCOMES FOR THE MODULE ............................................................... 3

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LECTURER AND CONTACT DETAILS ...................................................................................... 4

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MODULE RELATED RESOURCES ............................................................................................ 5

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STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES FOR THE MODULE .............................................................. 5

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MODULE SPECIFIC STUDY PLAN............................................................................................. 5

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ASSESSMENT ............................................................................................................................ 5

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EXAMINATIONS.......................................................................................................................... 9

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.......................................................................................... 9

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ANNEXURE A ...............................................................................................................................11

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RSK2602/101

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INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME

Dear Student
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Tutorial matters

We wish to welcome you to the module in Fundamentals of Operational and Financial Risk (RSK2602) and trust that you will find it interesting and informative.

It is important that you plan your studies as soon as you receive your study material so that you have sufficient time to work through all the study units and do your assignments properly.

This tutorial letter contains important information on the assignments you need to complete, due dates, your study material, the prescribed books that you will have to obtain and information about the examination. Please read this tutorial letter carefully and consult it when working through the study units in preparation for the assignments as well as the examination.

Please ensure that you read all the tutorial letters that you receive during the year as they always contain important or urgent information.

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PURPOSE OF AND OUTCOMES FOR THE MODULE

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Purpose

The purpose of this module is to provide students with an understanding of operational and financial risk concepts and challenges.

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Outcomes

On completion of this module students will be able to:
assess the application of operational risk management as an independent management discipline
identify the underlying operational risk factors
implement an operational risk management framework and process.

Students will be able to identify the roles and responsibilities relating to operational risk management and determine a suitable solution for corporate organisations.

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LECTURER AND CONTACT DETAILS

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Lecturers

You are welcome to contact us via email to discuss any problems you may encounter in your academic study material. To enable us to assist you, please be specific on enquiry and furnish us with the following information:

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Definition of the problem/concern
Your suggested solution/understanding of the problem.

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