Postgraduate Diploma in Insurance in Risk Management (PgDIRM) 保險風險管理深造文憑
This programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework
QF Level: 6
QR Registration No.: 18/000158/L6
Validility Period: 01/05/2018 - 30/04/2022
Nowadays, most organizations highly regard risk management in their business strategies particularly in corporate governance. Risk management and insurance are dynamic and highly competitive businesses and they are now inseparable. Risk managers are expected to be able to evaluate a wide range of insurance tools, including the contemporary variety of specialized insurance products related to directors & officers, cyber, credit, mergers and acquisitions transactions, parametric, etc. in addition to the traditional insurance classes of property and liability, in formulating appropriate risk management frameworks.
The PgDIRM provides students with a holistic training in both risk management and insurance to upgrade their skills and equip them with strategic-level of risk management and insurance knowledge, the latter being generally considered as the most practical and effective risk management solution.
The programme objectives of the PgDIRM programme are to:
- develop students’ professional skills in devising and planning effective and efficient methods and strategies for managing complex issues in the risk management and insurance fields;
- cultivate students’ integrity, ethics and commitment to risk management and insurance professional practices; and
- nurture students’ self-reflection and lifelong learning awareness of further professional development.
Programme Intended Learning Outcomes
On completion of the programme, students will be able to:
Program Features and Highlights:
Learners must take 8 modules including three compulsory modules
PBA60001 Enterprise Risk Management
PBA60002 Law and Practice of Insurance
PBA60003 Managing Insurance Organizations and Self-insurance#
# The Pre-requisite of taking the Managing Insurance Organizations and Self-insurance module is to have passed the other 2 core modules plus at least three elective modules of the Programme
Remaining modules to be selected from the elective modules listed below:
PBA60004 Property Insurance Management
PBA60005 Liability Insurance Management
PBA60006 Marine Insurance Management
PBA60007 Life and Medical Insurance Management
PBA60008 Reinsurance Management
Risk Management Stream
PBA60009 Operational Risk Management
PBA60010 Financial Risk Management
PBA60011 Financial Planning Management
PBA60012 Corporate Governance and Compliance
It is preferable to start an elective module if students have some basic knowledge of the relevant subject. Basic understanding of mathematical concepts is recommended in modules in the Risk Management Stream (except Corporate Governance and Compliance).
Medium of Instruction
All classes are conducted in English supplemented with Cantonese.
Programme Leaflet: Please download here
Tel: 2836 1863
Ms. Carrie Kwan (Programme Officer)
Tel: 2836 1852
Tel: 2836 1205
Fax: 2891 5707