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FIRE 375. Risk Management and Insurance

Credits: 3
Department: Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
Description: Management of risk in a business setting; control of property, liability, and personnel risks; risk financing including self insurance, group retention and insurance, decision-making: introduction to the insurance industry.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Define risk and uncertainty, calculate various measures of risk, and apply the risk measures in risk evaluation and analysis.
2. Identify and apply basic risk management process and methods.
3. Describe the structure of the insurance industry, insurance regulation, insurance market, and the key features and coverage of various types of insurance.

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