Introduction to Risk and Due Diligence

RSK80004 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 Hours

2021 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21


PG: Nil; UG: 250 CP

Aims and objectives

To provide students with a broad understanding of risk management, including basic concepts and the suite of available techniques

Unit Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Describe fundamental risk and reliability concepts;
2. Apply the safety, economic and legal drivers of risk management requirements;
3. Recognise the liability and due diligence implications related to quantified risk management techniques;
4. Apply risk modelling and generative information gathering techniques;
5. Generate safety cases demonstrating due diligence and limiting legal liability; and
6. Apply both top-down and bottom-up risk management techniques