PV271 Risk Management in IT

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 3 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Stanislav Masák, M.Sc. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Tomáš Pitner, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Tomáš Pitner, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to provide a basic overview of the various types of risks that affect the IT area, as well as the ways of their management.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able:
- to identify the risks they may encounter during their IT career;
- to analyze and measure the identified risk using appropriately chosen method;
- to apply risk management techniques.
  • Introduction to Risk management in IT
  • Definition of risk and its types
  • Risk management
  • Risk measurement
  • Financial analysis in risk management decision making
  • Risk management tools (Value at risk analysis)
  • Techniques of risk management
  • Insurance and risk
  • Information system security risk
  • Enterprise risk management
  • Enterprise risk management in projects
  • Risk management in practice
  • REJDA, George E. and Michael J. MCNAMARA. Principles of risk management and insurance. Global edition. Harlow: Pearson, 2017. 720 stran. ISBN 9781292151038. info
  • OLSON, David L. and Desheng Dash WU. Enterprise risk management models. Second edition. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2017. ix, 216. ISBN 9783662537848. info
  • ROHMEYER, Paul and Jennifer L. BAYUK. Financial cybersecurity risk management : leadership perspectives and guidance for systems and institutions. [New York]: Apress, 2019. xxi, 259. ISBN 9781484241936. info
  • BESSIS, Joël. Risk management in banking. Fourth edition. Chichester: Wiley, 2015. x, 364. ISBN 9781118660218. info
Teaching methods
lectures, discussion and simulation game in seminars
Assessment methods
Completing two assignments during the term:
- describing risk analysis and management in the simulation game - 20 points;
- solving 3 math problems in the PC-based test - 20 points.

For fulfilling requirements, it is necessary to obtain a minimum of 60% (24 points).

The final PC-based test comprises:
- 10 single choice questions - 30 points;
- 10 matching questions - 30 points.

To pass the final test, it is necessary to obtain a minimum of 60% (36 points).
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Teacher's information
If you need more information or you want to ask something, please write to simkova@fi.muni.cz.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2019.
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