ECTS credits: 7
Lectures: 3
Exercises: 1

Course objective:

Acquisition of knowledge needed to understand risks present in contemporary corporations. Acquisition of knowledge and skills for risk assessment and management, as well as for the development and improvement of the operational safety system.

Course contents:

1. Corporation: types of corporations. Security aspects of corporations and business environment. Corporate management. 2. Corporate risks and security. Risk models. Corporate risks. Controlled, partially controlled and risks beyond corporate control. Relationship between risks and security. 3. Organization of corporate security: security philosophies, tasks of security system and its organization. Models for the organization of operational safety system. 4. Corporate security management: security policies, verification of security systems (reports, procedures, regulations and standards). Modern tools of security system management. Planning security development. Strategies and methods of risk management. Quantitative methods of risk management.

Competences:

Students will be trained to understand the risk of corporate operations, their interdependence and the impact on the establishment of the security system. Students will acquire skills related to the application of quantitative methods of assessing and managing corporate risks.

Learning outcomes:

Having passed the exam, the students will be able to: 1. Explain the ways in which corporations operate. 2. Distinguish security aspects present in various corporations. 3. Assess various types of internal and external corporate risks. 4. Reexamine the forms of organizing security in corporations. 5. Analyze policies of corporate security. 6. Plan the development of corporate security. The aforementioned learning outcomes contribute to the learning outcomes of the study programme: - Present their own ideas, attitudes, solutions and projects. - Apply acquired knowledge in further professional work and academic education, with appropriate moral and ethical attitude. - Re-examine the sources and origin of business crises - Apply acquired knowledge in further professional work and academic education, with appropriate moral and ethical attitude