Certificate of Advanced Studies – Organizational Risk Assessment and Management: Curriculum

Curriculum Details


Learn the theories of risk assessment and management, and develop real-world, hands-on skills using state-of-the-art tools and techniques during the online Certificate of Advanced Studies in Organizational Risk Assessment and Management.

You'll learn how to conduct risk assessments in modern, complex, information-intensive enterprises and organizations while dealing with the ethical and legal considerations of financial and cyber-related crime.

The curriculum course abstracts on this page are meant to provide a high-level course overview and subject to change based on term, faculty, and/or institutional requirements. View the official course descriptions as written in the Utica College Academic Catalog and in adherence to regional compliance.

Required Courses

Credit Hours

Major Course Requirements Total Hours:

BUS 611 Principles and Practices of Leadership ICredit Hours: 1.5

Examine the posture of the modern leader in a contemporary organizational setting. In this part I course, you'll explore topics including creative instruction and case studies.

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BUS 612 Principles and Practices of Leadership IICredit Hours: 1.5

Explore the posture of the modern leader in a contemporary organizational setting. You'll examine the relationship between leaders and organizations through creative instruction and case studies.

Prerequisite: BUS 611

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BUS 631 Data-Driven Decision-Making ICredit Hours: 1.5

In Part I of this course, learn how to shape executive decision-making by ensuring the data used to inform decisions is correct.

This is the prerequisite course to BUS 632.

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BUS 632-Data-Driven Decision-Making IICredit Hours: 1.5

In part II of this course, learn how to shape executive decision-making by ensuring the data you use to inform your decisions is correct.

Prerequisite: BUS 631

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CYB 665 Legal Foundations of Information Security and PrivacyCredit Hours: 3

Learn the principles of privacy relating to non-public personal, proprietary business, or government information. You'll examine policy issues; legal, regulatory and business controls; and best practices.

CYB 668 Organizational Risk Management FrameworksCredit Hours: 3

Examine rules, regulations, and issues related to organizational risk management. You'll explore risk assessment and management from healthcare, financial, privacy, data breach, and government perspectives.

FCM 622 Legal Concepts of Criminal FraudCredit Hours: 3

Using case studies, you'll analyze business and economic crime, including the criminal liability of business entities, their officers, and managers.

FCM 631 Fraud Management and TechnologyCredit Hours: 3

You'll examine the challenges of management in an increasingly technological environment. You'll also explore the history and evolutionary development of counter-fraud technology and the integration of fraud management in the development of new corporate products or instruments. You'll learn to anticipate new forms of fraud based on the application of new and anticipated technologies.

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