The Master of Science in Enterprise Risk Management degree
will provide you with the skills necessary to identify and manage the strategic,
operational, cyber and financial risks facing firms today. This program is designed
for experienced managers who seek to take on greater responsibilities in risk
management, and for senior managers, corporate board members, c-suite
executives and others with risk oversight responsibility. Graduates of the program
emerge well-equipped for strategic planning roles that require proactive
decisions to manage risks and protect the value of the enterprise.
This multidisciplinary program incorporates required courses
and electives from DePaul’s management, finance and real estate departments, School
of Accountancy, Center for Strategy, Execution and Valuation and College of
Computing and Digital Media. This rich
curriculum will allow you to tailor your program to your career goals.
In the program, you will gain the knowledge and skills to:
- Define and manage various exposures that constitute the overall
risk faced by a firm or enterprise.
- Organize, model and quantify the exposures and risks faced
by your organization.
- Understand how insurance can be employed to avoid risk and
protect your organization, and how the insurance market is structured and
- Calculate the effects of risks and exposures on the value of
the firm or enterprise.
- Analyze how corporate governance structures relate to risk
Job opportunities for risk officers are growing as
organizations become increasingly concerned about the potential impact that
strategic, operational, financial and cyber risks can have on the enterprise in
today’s uncertain world. Board members
of DePaul’s Arditti Center for Risk Management review the program’s curriculum
regularly to ensure that it reflects the skills and knowledge sought in industry
and provide students with access to career opportunities.