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Risk and Opportunity Management

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

Upon successful completion of the course , students are able to interpret the basics of early detection and management of business risks , potential crises but also of possible opportunities , as well as to illustrate the process of risk management ( risk identification, risk assessment, risk control, risk controlling and reporting) both with quantitative and qualitative methods of risk management .

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

Contents of the course :
• Overview of the legal framework in the context of compliance and risk management
• Risk-based management
• Basic concepts and definitions
• The risk map in the company
• Decision-making under risk
• The risk management process at a glance
• Aggregation of risks
• Derivation of the capital requirement
• Risk management and control
• The organization of risk management systems
• Risk assessment as a challenge for companies
• Risk measures for the description of risks
• Risk management in the context of planning and controlling
• Probability distributions and risk measures
• Risk measures for the description of risks
• Risk value contribution and performance measures
• Design and weaknesses of risk maps
• The quantified risk inventory with risk value proposition
• Solution : risk portfolios with risk measure and measure of central tendency
• Sensitivity analysis
• Methods for the aggregation of risks
• Analytical method of risk aggregation : The variance- covariance approach
• Simulation-based risk aggregation and the determination of the overall risk scale
• Monte Carlo simulations for risk aggregation
• Derivation of the capital requirement
• Determination of risk-adjusted cost of capital rates for value-based management
• The paradigm of value orientation
• Risk , return and cost of capital
• New approaches for the determination of cost of capital
• Risk-taking approach : Derivation of the cost of capital from planning data
• Connection of risk management and value -based management
• Integrated value-based management systems.

recommended or required reading

Köcher Anette & Romeike Frank (2013) Integriertes Risiko- und Chancenmanagement. In: Exler, Markus (Hrsg.) Restrukturierungs- und Turnaround-Management, S.313-344, Berlin,
Erben, R. F. & Romeike, F. (2003). Allein auf stürmischer See ¿ Risikomanagement für Einsteiger, Weinheim
Köcher, A. & Romeike, F. (2009). Die Berücksichtigung der Dimension ¿Mensch¿ im Controlling. In: Brösel, G. & Keuper, f. (Hrsg.): Controlling und Medien. Festschrift für Rolf Dintner zum 65. Geburtstag. Berlin, S. 89-106.
Romeike, F. & Hager, P. (2009). Erfolgsfaktor Risikomanagement 2.0: Lessons learned, Methoden, Checklisten und Implementierung, Wiesbaden; Ergänzendes Material:
Romeike, F. & Brühwiler, B. (2010). Praxisleitfaden Risikomanagement - ISO 31000 und ONR 49000 sicher anwenden, Berlin
Themen-Special Risikomanagement, ProFirma, Download unter:

assessment methods and criteria

written examination or homework

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Math. Marco Wolfrum

year of study

1.year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

compulsory (integrated lecture)

mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable


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Am 23. Oktober 2020 findet das „9. Internationale Symposium Restrukturierung“ an der Fachhochschule Kufstein Tirol statt.

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