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Marvin A. Pomerantz Business Library

Business Analytics & Information Systems Toolkit

Advisory Services / Risk Management / Auditing / Governance

Risk analysts review all potential risk factors involved in running a business. Such risk factors may include problems with the physical location of the organization, potential for robberies, and the likelihood of employees being injured on the job. After reviewing these factors, analysts make suggestions on how to safeguard an organization against risks, such as purchasing additional insurance plans or implementing employee safety protocols.  The majority of risk analysts work in offices as they examine statistical reports and other documents. Sometimes analysts must go into the field to gather data, which could involve walking through businesses, talking with employees, and taking accurate measurements of the work environment.

Majors:

  • Business Analytics
  • Business Analytics & Accounting
  • Business Analytics & Finance

 

Helpful electives:

  • BAIS:3100 - Accounting Information Systems
  • BAIS:4280 - Data Security
  • BAIS:3025 - VBA Spreadsheet Programming

Risk Assurance Associate
IT Risk & Assurancek Associate
Information Technology Internal Auditor
Risk Advisory
Risk Advisory Consulting Associate
Advisory Associate - Financial Services
Associate Consultant
Associate, IT Auditor
Technology Risk Associate

Certifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

 

Masters Degree:

  • Master of Science (M.S.) Finance and Risk Management