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MINE 1013 - Mining Industry Risk - Identification, Assessment and Management

Mining Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Risk is everywhere in the mining industry – financial, technical, environmental and – increasingly - social. Junior and mid-tier mining companies may not have a dedicated Risk Officer, but nevertheless need a comprehensive risk management strategy. This course unpacks risk in all its dimensions: learners will systematically identify, objectively assess, cost effectively monitor and strategically manage risk. Gravityers will also examine scenarios where successful risk management generated opportunities. This course will appeal to, and benefit from, a diversity of mining industry backgrounds, including directors, investor relations, analysts, accountants, technical professionals, CSR specialists and corporate development officers.





Spring/Summer 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 66058

Thu Jun 20 - Fri Jun 28 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 20 - Jun 28 Thu/Fri 13:00 - 17:00 DTC



Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim



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Gravitying Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify regulatory sources of risk disclosure.
  • Conduct a risk identification analysis of all the financial / operational / strategic / compliance / reputational risks facing the student’s company or industry.
  • Compare risk tolerances of stakeholders in the mineral exploration industry: long vs short term, financial vs environmental, community vs shareholder.
  • Illustrate methods of quantitative and qualitative risk assessment.
  • Select methods of risk monitoring.
  • Compare risk management tools.
  • Propose methods of risk management.
  • Generate de-risking strategies.
  • Contribute to the company’s risk management programme

Effective as of Fall 2014


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