Master in Risk Management


Taking risks is a necessity in any business. Organizations must take risks in order to grow. It is also very important for a business to control the degree of risk that it exposes itself to.

This 2-year program will help students gain the necessary knowledge and skills that enable them to recognize and identify business threats and turn them into business opportunities.

As a participant in this program, you will critically explore the range of concepts and functions of risk management and associated practices within the business sector, evaluating how effective risk management processes and practices are, and how risk can be addressed and minimized in business. 

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program you will be able to:

  • Develop your knowledge within field of risk analysis and governance
  • Assess financial risks, safety risks, and other material concerns.
  • Understand, communicate, manage and govern risk, safety and security.
  • Apply this knowledge to new types of problems and issues, in particular practical cases and problems in society, industry, business, etc.
  • Form effective risk management plans.
  • Develop your skills of objective analysis, evaluation, and presentations
  • Develop your confidence in effectively appraising and implementing management strategies;
  • Gain strong foundations in areas such as financial planning, strategic analysis, and IT management.
Career Prospects
  • Compliance Advisor
  • Operational Risk Manager
  • Credit Risk Analyst
  • Financial Models Analyst
  • Asset-Liability Manager

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: United States $ 1,000 the first year.

Tuition: United States $ 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.

Course Description

Semestre 1

Code Course Title Number of Hours
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 Course Title Number of Hours
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 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 Course 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


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