MBA in Risk Management - AUNA
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MBA in Risk Management


Program Overview

The MBA in Risk Management Program is designed with busy working professionals in mind. It is a two-year program. A degree in risk management helps students in acquiring finance and business skills. The program focuses on providing students with the knowledge about managing and reducing product liability and measuring economic risk to improve the financial health of a business.
Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of program, graduate will be able to:
-Master the concepts of risk appetite and tolerances.
-Coordinate risk assessments.
-Develop and communicate risk reports for management.
-Manage insurance coverage for the business.
-Synthesize risk related information(risk identification, measurement, monitoring, reporting and mitigation)into organizational level reporting.
-Develop standards and a program for a consistentrisk assessment process. -Assist in Business Continuity Planning.
-Evaluate and recommend appropriate corporate insurance coverage based upon risk exposure and business processes.

Career Opportunities

As far as the job responsibilities of risk management professionals are concerned, they perform the following functions:

  • Risk Management Analyst.
  • Risk Manager, Product Quality.
  • Vendor Risk Manager.
  • Business Operational Risk Manager.
  • Information Security Risk Manager
  • Risk Manager-Trading and Marketing.
  • Risk Management Analyst
  • Portfolio Risk Management Analyst
  • Portfolio Risk Management Analyst
  • Market Risk Analyst
  • Banking Risk Analyst

Admission Requirements

Pre-requisite: Foundations of Finance, Financial Accounting, Financial Derivatives, Investments

  • A License or a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a GPA of 3.00 on 4 point scale or 13 on 20 point scale or higher in your most recent 60 semester hours of college work.
  • Two years of evident professional experience are preferred.
  • Satisfactory score in GMAT Test*.

  • (Note:*GMAT requirement may be waived for those who have received graduate degree, or undergraduate degree with high GPA with evident professional experience in the field of insurance).

    As all our programs are conducted in english.An upper intermediate level of proficiency is required.Students must take AUNA'S english placement test before final admission.


The Tuition is charged in a flat-fee structure, fixed for one year of study.

Tunisian Students

Registration Fee: TND 1,000 the first year.

Tuition: TND 10,000 per year.

International Students

Registration Fee: $ 1,000 the first year.

Tuition: $ 7,000 per year.

Payment Details

Bank Account Holder: American University in North of Africa.

Bank Name and Address: Attijari Bank, Agence El Manar, Tunis.

Account Number: TN59 04 106 058 0036089761 08.


Students can apply for a bank loan or a merit scholarship.

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Course Description

Semestre 1
Code Intitulé du cours Nombre d’heures
ACC 600 Risk and Valuation 42 H
DRT 650 Project Risk and Cost management 42 H
DRT 655 Financial Engineering 42 H
GES 600 International Cash Management 42 H
GES 605 Probability and Stochastics calculus for Finance 42 H
ENG 701 Concepts in Risk Management: Statistical Models 42 H
FIN 650 Business English 1 21 H
FIN 660 Corporate Communication 42 H
MGT 760 Social Entrepreneurship 21 H
Big Data in Finance 21 H
Artificial Intelligence 21 H
Semestre 2
Code Intitulé du cours Nombre d’heures
ACC 600 Entreprise Risk Management 42 H
DRT 650 Entreprise Risk Planning and Compliance 42 H
DRT 655 Advanced Portfolio Management 42 H
GES 600 Equity Derivatives 42 H
GES 605 Python Idioms and Data Structures 42 H
ENG 701 Financial Data Visualization for Static and Streaming Data 42 H
FIN 650 Business English 2 21 H
FIN 660 International Communication 42 H
MGT 760 Cultural Diversity 21 H
MGT 683 Strategy Prospective 21 H
INF 700 Prospective Risk Management wokshop 21 H
Semestre 3
Code Cours Title Number of Hours
ACC 801 New Developments on Market Risk Management 42 H
ACC 701
Extreme Value Theory
42 H
DRF 700 Risk Management in Banking 42 H
DRT 750 Regulation and Governance in Banking 42 H
DRT 775
Financial Time Series Analysis
42 H
FIN 700 Optimization and Decision Support System 42 H
Fin 750
Business English 3
21 H
DRT 780 Software Business Plan 21 H
SIN 700 Career Coaching 21 H
MGT 700 Economic Indicators and Analysis 21 H
ENG 700 Macro and Finance for Practionners 21 H
Semestre 4