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Managing Strategic Risk and Projects (MBS684)

School School of Business and Governance
Credit Points 6
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external, SUM-internal, SUM-external
DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TSD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description Strategic Risk Management (SRM) extends the concept of Risk Management in that it addresses the dynamic complexity during risk assessment processes. This innovative unit will address major types of risk management strategies at the enterprise level (Operation, Technology, Environment, etc). Students will engage with Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) frameworks and develop critical skills to analyse and identify key risks and opportunities. Project Management will be utilised with the development of a project plan to mitigate enterprise risks.
Unit Learning Outcomes On the successful completion of this unit, you should be able to:

1. Evaluate external and internal trends facing an enterprise
2. Apply ERM tools and frameworks to conduct ERM assessments
3. Develop a project charter for an identified enterprise risk
4 Persuade stakeholders on the viability of the project charter
5 Construct a project plan arising from the approved project charter
Provide and receive critical advice in a constructive fashion
Timetabled Learning Activities Workshops: 3 hours per teaching week for South Street Campus
All offerings of this unit include the equivalent of 60 hours of structured learning.
Unit Learning Experiences The unit is delivered using blended learning design features with core unit materials provided in a digital format followed up by small class knowledge application and skills development. This is enhanced by self-directed learning to further develop skills and application of knowledge to practical and current issues. Students also have a collaborative work environment, with a core assignment completed collaboratively.
Assessment Assessment-1 (15%), Assessment-2 (25%), Assessment-3 (30%), Assessment-4 (30%)
Prerequisites Enrolment in a graduate-level course.
Exclusions Students who have successful completed MBS689, MBS572, MBS685, MBS641, MBS6411 may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GradCertBusAdmin)
Master of Business Administration (Global) (MBA(Global))
Master of Business Administration (MBA) [New in 2016]
Master of Development Studies (MDS)
Master of Health Administration, Policy and Leadership (MHAPL) [New in 2016]
Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM)
Master of International Affairs and Security (MIAS)
Master of Public Policy and Management (MPPM)
Master of Sustainable Development (MSustDev)
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


Unit Coordinator
Dr Ian Boudville

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 1265
e: I.Boudville@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.036 - Murdoch Business School, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts

MURDOCH: S2-External
MURDOCH: S2-Internal
Dr Ian Boudville

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 1265
e: I.Boudville@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.036 - Murdoch Business School, Murdoch Campus

Ms Carole Brady

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2889
e: C.Brady@murdoch.edu.au
o: 440.3.024 - Social Sciences, Murdoch Campus

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