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Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Risk Management

RSK80006  12.5 Credit Points
Duration
One Semester or equivalent
Contact hours
36 Hours

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisites
Nil

Unit information in detail

– Aims, unit learning outcomes and content.

Aims

The aim of this unit is to develop students’ ability to critically evaluate contemporary risk management systems.

Unit Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit should be able to:

  1. Appreciate and value the theoretical basis of a management system as it applies to risk.
  2. Identify, interpret and analyze current risk management systems.
  3. Provide advice regarding the design and implementation of a risk management system.
  4. Develop fundamental ability to formulate and critically evaluate risk management systems.

Content

Topics include:

  • The context of risk management systems
  • The design of risk management systems
  • Evidence of effectiveness
  • Safety cases, and variations in applications (e.g. OHS, aviation, and petrochemical).