Risk Management: Insurance and Finance

Bachelor of Commerce (BComm)

Why choose Risk Management: Insurance and Finance?


Risk Management Insurance and Finance scholars ask questions such as: How can you determine a client’s likelihood of loss? What is the best way to monitor loss prevention efforts? How is the corporate/insurer relationship best managed?

Risk Management Insurance and Finance involves understanding the field of risk financing including capital market techniques to address financial and operational risk management challenges. Over the course of your studies you'll develop an understanding of the risk management process, insurance products for business, and the operational aspects of insurance companies as financial institutions. You'll complete formal presentations, group projects and various case studies during the course of your degree.

Career opportunities

​As a graduate of the Risk Management Insurance and Finance program, you'll be prepared for global career opportunities in the areas of banking, finance, insurance, and more. A degree in commerce can also be used as a stepping-stone to graduate studies or another professional degree such as law, medicine, veterinary medicine, or education.

Program highlights

Collaborative team work - Interact with your peers while learning to collaborate on projects.

Co-operative work placement - Gain valuable full-time paid work experience that alternates with your academic studies.

Study abroad opportunities - Cultural and academic experiences at destinations around the world.

Mentorship opportunities - A formal or informal relationship where you connect with, and learn from, an established professional.


Courses in this program

Introduction to Business Analytics, Introduction to Business Skills, Managing Commercial Property and Liability Risks, Principles of Macroeconomics, ​Principles of Microeconomics


​The small risk management insurance and finance program allows you to develop better relationships with peers and professors. I was lucky enough to go on the Bermuda and London Group Study program, where I got a first-hand look at the global insurance market. We attended the Bermuda Captive Conference for two days, attending many invaluable speaker sessions. Lloyd's of London was a great feat of the trip, being able to sit in an underwriting box while business was taking place around us. The group study program introduced us to all aspects of the insurance industry. The risk management insurance and finance world is also relatively recession-proof.

– ​Ariel P., BComm’15


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Haskayne School of Business

Haskayne School of Business
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