About the Risk Management concentration
Managing risk is essential to the economic health of individuals, businesses, and
nations. Events during the past decade have increased the recognition in organizations
that robust systems to assess and manage risk at the enterprise level are needed.
Effective risk management has become critical to the success of corporations and other
Terry’s top-ranked risk management program prepares students for careers in:
- corporate risk management,
- risk management consulting,
- employee benefits management/consulting, and
- insurance brokerage
Companies that have hired Georgia MBAs with a concentration in Risk Management include
State Street Corporation, Beecher Carlson, KPMG, RidgeWorth Investments, and AGL Resources.
Typical job titles
- Operational Risk Manager
- Senior Specialist – Alternative Risk Technique
- Client Services Manager
- Risk Consultant
Concentration Path - Risk Management
Required courses provide students with a framework for understanding risk in the firm
and opportunities for applying that knowledge to business situations. They develop
the analytical skill set needed to identify, evaluate, and mitigate financial, operational
and other risks in an integrated, enterprise-wide environment.
Required Courses (9 hours)
Suggested Electives (12 hours)