Master in Insurance and Risk Management

Collegio Carlo Alberto

Application deadline: Early applications (most welcome): March 15, 2014 Regular applications: June 30, 2014
Tuition fee:
  • € 15,000 / Year (EEA)
  • € 15,000 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2014
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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Description

The Master in Insurance and Risk Management aims at forming experts in risk management, asset allocation and actuarial sciences with a strong quantitative background, in view of the challenges posed by Solvency II. Graduates of the program are expected to work in insurance and consulting companies as well as in regulatory agencies. Courses are held by distinguished academic scholars and professionals from leading national and international institutions. It is a program entirely taught in English.

Placement & Careers

The Collegio organizes career days, meetings with its former Alumni and interviews to facilitate the direct contact between students and perspective employers. An internship concludes the program.

Students are perfect candidates for high-profile careers at the interplay between insurance and finance, with particular emphasis on regulatory compliance. They can act as risk managers, asset managers, actuaries, underwriters, business specialists and quantitative analysts in insurance companies, consultancy firms and regulatory bodies.

Contents

Course Program

INTRODUCTORY COURSES

  • STATISTICAL AND PROGRAMMING TOOLS FOR FINANCE
    Pierpaolo De Blasi, University of Torino
  • MATHEMATICS FOR FINANCE
    Claudio Mattalia, University of Torino
  • PROBABILISTIC METHODS FOR FINANCE
    Marco Frittelli, University of Milano
  • LIFE INSURANCE
    Elena Vigna, University of Torino

FIRST TERM

  • PORTFOLIO CHOICE AND ASSET PRICING
    Giovanna Nicodano, University of Torino
  • ECONOMETRICS
    Fabio Trojani, University of Lugano
  • INSURANCE AND SOLVENCY
    Marc Goovaerts, Univ. of Leuven/Amsterdam; Paolo Montiferrari, Algorithmics Ltd
  • DERIVATIVES
    Alessandro Sbuelz, Catholic University of Milano
  • NON-LIFE INSURANCE
    Marc Goovaerts, Univ. of Leuven/Amsterdam; Katrien Antonio, University of Leuven/Amsterdam
  • MANAGEMENT
    Juergen Rindermann, Alleanza Toro Assicurazioni

SECOND TERM

  • FIXED INCOME
    Gianluca Fusai, University of Eastern Piedmont
  • RISK MANAGEMENT
    Sebastian Schneider, McKinsey & Co.
  • ACCOUNTING
    Fabrizio Restione, Fondiaria-Sai
  • BASIC CORPORATE FINANCE
    Laura Rondi, Polytechnic University of Torino
  • STATISTICALLY BASED RATING
    Renato Maino, Intesa Sanpaolo
  • CREDIT RISK: QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS
    Elisa Luciano, University of Torino
  • MARKET RISK
    Dario Brandolini, DB&B Consulting
  • OPERATIONAL RISK
    Giulio Mignola, Intesa Sanpaolo
  • REGULATION
    Francesco Merlin, McKinsey & Co.

THIRD TERM

  • ASSET ALLOCATION: MANAGING FIXED INCOME PORTFOLIOS
    Roberto Villareale, Quantra Partners SA
  • QUANTITATIVE PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
    Raffaele Zenti, Virtual B srl
  • ANALYSIS OF THE TERM STRUCTURE OF INTEREST RATES
    Andrea Berardi, University of Verona
  • STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT UNDER UNCERTAINTY
    Gabriele Vigo, McKinsey
  • PENSIONS AND RETIREMENT
  • NUMERICAL METHODS FOR FINANCE
    Paolo Brandimarte, Polytechnic University of Torino
  • RATING: MOODY'S EXPERIENCE
    Michelangelo Margaria, Moody's
  • APPLIED ECONOMICS INVESTMENT PROCESS AND RISK MANAGEMENT
    Luca Martina, Credit Suisse
  • HEDGING STRATEGIES
    Claudio Vanzan, Banca Intermobiliare
  • ALM
    Stefano Olocco, Reale Mutua Assicurazioni
  • IT FOR FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
    Enrico Bagnasco, Intesa Sanpaolo
  • HEDGING STRATEGIES FOR SEGREGATED FUNDS
    Vincenzo Russo, Eurizonvita
  • REPLICATING PORTFOLIO
    Stefano Fabi, Allianz
  • INSURANCE DEMAND AND SUPPLY
    Jeanfrancois Outreville, HEC Montreal
  • SOLUTIONS FOR SOLVENCY II
    Paolo Montiferrari, Algorithmics
  • SOLVENCY II: MAIN CHALLENGES OF THE MARKET
    Stefano Battista, Ernst&Young

INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS

  • THE ECONOMICS OF RISK IN INSURANCE
    Michel Dacorogna, SCOR Group, Zurich
  • LONGEVITY RISK: THEORY AND MARKETS
    Enrico Biffis, Imperial College London
  • INTERNSHIP
  • (after June 2014)

Requirements

Applicants for the Master's program in Insurance & Risk Management must have a four or five year degree in either Economics/Business or Maths, Engineering, Statistics, Physics (Italian students: laurea VO or laurea specialistica/magistrale; foreign students: advanced undergraduate degree).

Funding

A number of full and partial tuition fee waivers will be awarded to applicants for financial aid, according to the admission ranking. Students can also finance their participation through students' loans (http://www.diamoglicredito.it).

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