The master degree program in Finance and Risk Management (FRIM) offers challenging courses in the management of products and financial portfolios, the analysis and management of banking and financial risks and, more generally, of the economic risks of a company, the management of financial institutions, the analysis, and management of insurance risks, quantitative finance and trading of shares and derivatives, global finance and geopolitics.
The master degree offers also many career opportunities as asset management companies; financial system supervisors and financial rating companies; technical offices and programming offices of organizations and companies in the financial system; consultancy in the financial and insurance-related area; management of business risks and insurance processes; portfolio management; financial analysis services; financial management of industrial and commercial companies; business consultant; broker and insurance agent; bank operator; private banker; stock exchange operator.
Teaching is structured according to a series of innovative strategies and methodologies that combine: case studies; teamwork; hand-on lab sessions; simulated trading sessions; insurance lab; meetings and guest sessions with operators of important financial institutions.
The master's degree offers the possibility of a double degree with foreign universities.
Many graduates work on graduation day. The average job search time is four months.
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The University of Parma is a State University. As such, it is self-governing and has administrative, organizational, and accountancy autonomy, providing services to the general public.