Enterprise Risk Management


Risk is inherent in all business activities of an enterprise. The implementation of an enterprise-wide risk management leads to a sustainable business success by decreasing the costs of risk and by the utilization of favorable chances.

The program Enterprise Risk Management offers a systematic approach to the risk management within the entire enterprise. The program focusses on the basic concepts of an enterprise-wide risk management in theory and practice. The program covers a wide range of risk domains, and it strongly relates to practical problems. The program is held in german language.

Final DegreeCertificate "Certified Enterprise Risk Manager" granted by TU Wien
Language of InstructionGerman
Duration1 Semester (25 ECTS), part-time, presented in modules
Academic DirectorProf.Dr. Walter S.A. Schwaiger, MBA


  • Unternehmensweites Risikomanagement Einführung
    (Enterprise Risk Management – Introduction)
  • Unternehmensweites Risikomanagement - Rechtliche Anforderungen (Enterprise Risk Management – Legal Requirements)
  • Risikomanagement und Internes Kontrollsystem
    (Risk Management and Internal Control System)
  • Finanzrisikomanagement - Messung
    (Financial Risk Management – Measurement)
  • Operatives Risikomanagement - Design und Implementierung
    (Operational Risk Management – Design and Implementation)
  • Operatives Risikomanagement - Risikotransfer
    (Operational Risk Management – Risk Transfer)
  • Finanzrisikomanagement - Design und Implementierung
    (Financial Risk Management – Design and Implementation)
  • Strategisches Risikomanagement - Design und Implementierung
    (Strategic Risk Management – Design and Implementation)

Target Group

The program is designed to meet the needs of (current and potential) general managers and risk managers as well as auditing, finance and accounting professionals, controllers, production managers, constructors and all other domain specialists who have gained first experiences in risk management, who want to make a career move into the direction of risk management or who are interested in the functioning and the implementation of an effective enterprise risk management.

Admission Requirement

  • high school graduation certificate (Matura)
  • at least 3 years professional experience in an relevant area.

further a successful interview with the Academic Director.

Tuition Fee

EUR 6,970 (subject to modifications) excluding travel expenses and living cost.

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