Elective Courses

The elective courses chosen by Security Risk Management students should fit into one of below elective categories.

  • Category 1: New Threats
  • Category 2: Organisational Management, Ethics and Accountability

Category 1: New Threats

Knowledge

Students will have knowledge about new international threats, as well as trends, that shape and reshape the security environment. Developing on this, students will understand how new global developments affect businesses, organisations, institutions and states.

Skills

Students will retain the ability to analyse and reflect upon new threat perceptions and global developments and, on that background, evaluate the political and organisational impact on public, as well as private, organisations/companies.

Competences

Students will be able to analyse the relationship between new developments in global politics and concrete risk management processes and, based on these analyses, identify new organisational trends and solutions.

Category 2: Organisational Management, Ethics and Accountability

Knowledge

Students will acquire knowledge of organisational theory and the ethical managerial challenges that confront organisations and companies in in their daily decision-making on risk mitigation and security; for example concerning questions of accountability, responsibility, trust and control.

Skills

Students will be able to critically evaluate the ethical dimensions of organisational decisions, and identify the individual and societal consequences of these decisions.

Competences

Based on these skills students will become able to execute security risk management strategies and implement processes that consider and take into account the possible ethical challenges.