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Unit of Study FINC2007 - Insurance and Risk Management (2023)

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Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate an understanding of insurance contracts and how they are constructed, the claims process, and regulatory and legal framework

identify and evaluate key insurance and risk management areas

determine and assess client insurance coverage and risk management objectives in a range of contexts

develop insurance and risk management strategies and provide advisory recommendations.

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • McKeown, W, Olynyk, M, Ciancio, L and La, D, 2020, Financial Planning, Essentials, 3rd ed, Wiley. ISBN: 9780730385738.
  • Teale, J, 2019, Insurance and Risk Management: The Definitive Guide, 4th ed, John Teale.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Access to a computer with a webcam and reliable internet connection.  Students will be required to complete an onboarding process to verify their identity before attempting the online exam in this unit.


Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.