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Risk Management and Corporate Security
(Master of Arts in Business)

University FH Campus Wien
Study Risk Management and Corporate Security
Abschluss Master of Arts in Business
Studiendauer Part Time 4 Semester (beginning in September, End in June)
Costs EUR 363,36 + ÖH premium per semester + € 76,64 Contribution to additional expenses to facilitate student life on campus
Website Your Master’s Degree Program at a Glance

General information

Risk Management and Corporate Security encompasses all strategic provisions and measures in the areas of risk, security and business intelligence. They are one of the most significant success factors for today’s businesses. For this reason, there is a rapidly increasing demand for experts at the headquarters of large corporations. Risk management & corporate security specialists are involved in decision-making at the highest levels of management as analysts and consultants. They carry decision-making responsibility not only for security issues, but also for all business issues related to security. They identify trends and backgrounds and ensure that the risk and security strategy of the company is in line with the business requirements and the objectives of the executive management.


The master's degree program in Risk Management and Corporate Security is in the strategic field and is carrying out pioneering work in the necessary harmonization of training standards. The training objective is to catalog, network and present all the potential risks that threaten a company, and based on this, determine the appropriate measures to avoid or minimize those risks. The students will therefore explore in depth the latest technological and scientific possibilities for analyzing and assessing risks. Beyond the protection of the company, its employees and values, it is important to gather competitive information and to identify opportunities and possibilities for development. Management means to purposefully allocate people, resources and information according to time and space. This master's degree program will prepare you for a management position. You will gain the essential skills to make strategic decisions regarding the allocation of resources in a company.

Study profile

This master's degree program stands out due to its focus on strategic management. Here you will learn the concepts and practical methods for strategy and strategy development. In addition, the master's degree program places particular importance on the "human factor". The human factor issue is addressed across all the technical modules, whereby both the individual as well as the behavior in organizations, and the impact on decisions and actions are explored. The master's degree program places particular importance on practical training. For example, in the 2nd semester students are to create a risk management system with various real software solutions as part of a multiple semester project course.

The introduction of the planned master's degree program has been welcomed by many experts in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Mainly due to a lack of in-depth training, particularly in Austria, in the areas of risk management and corporate security up till now.The graduates of the master's degree program in Risk Management and Corporate Security will be qualified to develop and realize a comprehensive risk management within a company and to establish comprehensive strategic security concepts, and will be capable of advising management in the development of new business fields and in company development. Due to the strong international focus, you will thus be well prepared for a position both in a commercial enterprise as well as an international institution.

Study content

  • Business organization and management systems
  • Strategy development and implementation
  • Risk management Corporate security management
  • Crisis management and business continuity management
  • Business activity and decision-making skills Personal skills
  • Multidisciplinary methodological skills

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