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Enterprise Risk Management

Boston University

12 months
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58560 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Enterprise Risk Management program at Boston University integrates cutting-edge intellectual content from the academic world with sophisticated management practices of leading global corporations.

Overview

The imperative of the 21st-century business environment, Enterprise Risk Management offered by Boston University is a holistic management construct for identifying potential threats, risks, and vulnerabilities in an organization and its business enterprise. It concerns ongoing, never-ending strategies to evaluate and mitigate potential disruptions, and encompasses resiliency planning, prevention, crisis management, business continuity management, and technology recovery. As such, the ability to contribute to ERM planning and execution is an important skill for many business leaders.

The primary objective of the MSERM program is to develop sophisticated professionals who can take on ERM challenges in today’s turbulent business world, enhancing business value by providing solutions that mitigate risk across entire business enterprises.

Learning Outcomes

  • Proficiency in designing and evaluating exposures and the available response options, and developing appropriate plans for widely used enterprise risk management, business continuity planning, and disaster recovery frameworks and processes.
  • Skills in the use of quantitative and qualitative data to estimate the likelihood and severity of individual exposures.
  • The skills and abilities necessary to undertake management and leadership roles in the profession of enterprise continuity, with an appreciation of the broad issues of continuity, security, and risk management.
  • A broad understanding of the different aspects of business continuity as it impacts the continued operations of the firm, from supply-chain management through higher-level strategy development involving markets and industry sustainability.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Concepts
  • Project Management
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Decision-Making
  • The Innovation Process: Developing New Products and Services
  • Enterprise Risk Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

40 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

National

  • A completed Application for Graduate Admission
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement
  • A current résumé
  • Transcript(s) from each college and graduate school attended
  • A nonrefundable application fee of $85

International

  • International Student Data Form
  • Authorized financial statement from a bank (original, shown in U.S. dollars)
  • Copy of current I-20 and I-94, both sides (if applicable)
  • Letter of financial support from a sponsor (firm, government, parents, etc.)
  • Notarized English translations of all documents not in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    58560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29280 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    58560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29280 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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