European Master and Certification Program
in Risk Engineering and Management

XIII-D-R48: PAT
Principles of Actuarial Theory

Course code: 175571
Language of instruction: Gb
Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dirk Linowski (Steinbeis University Berlin)
Assessment: Defined in the module

Short description

This course aims to present fundamental theories of actuarial science in life insurance, health insurance, liability insurance and reinsurance are content of this course. It shows how to prepare business decisions applying the presented models and theories to generate ‘reasonable’ solutions.

Objectives

Participants are expected to:

-Understand the fundamental theories of actuarial science in life/health/liability insurance and reinsurance
-Be able to make the bridge between those theories and the practice within their projects and,
-Be able to propose theory based solutions to business issues.

Target Attendees / Participants

University students of Steinbeis European Master Program in Risk Engineering and Management, and similar programs.

Course Content by Units

Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management and Insurance and Risk Identification

Loss Control and Risk Transfer

Insurable Perils and Insuring Organizations

Insurance Markets and Regulations

Life Insurance

Health Insurance

Commercial Property and Liability Insurance

Commercial Property Insurance

Reinsurance

Solvency II

Teaching Methods

The course includes:

  • introductory note explaining aim and structure of the course, used teaching methodology as well
  • ex cathedra lecturing illustrated by number of examples
  • case study

Literature

-David C. M. Dickson (2005). Insurance Risk and Ruin (International Series on Actuarial Science), Cambridge University Press
-Greg N. Gregoriou, Marco Micocci, Giovanni Batista Masala (2010). Pension Fund Risk Management: Financial and Actuarial Modeling (Chapman & Hall/Crc  Finance Series)
-Hanji Shang (2006). Actuarial Science: Theory And Methodology, World Scientific Pub Co Inc
-Marco Corazza, Pizzi Claudio (2010). Mathematical and Statistical Methods for Actuarial Sciences and Finance, Springer
-Ngai Hang Chan, Hoi-Ying Wong (2006). Simulation Techniques in Financial Risk Management (Statistics in Practice), Wiley-Interscience
-Rob Kaas et al. (2001). Modern Actuarial Risk Theory, Springer
-Rob Kaas et al. (2005). Actuarial Theory for Dependent Risks: Measures, Orders and Models, Wiley


Hanji Shang (2006). Actuarial Science: Theory And Methodology, 693Hanji Shang (2006). Actuarial Science: Theory And Methodology, 693


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(Course profile ID: XIII-D-R48:, generated on November 19, 2018)