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Risk and Opportunity: Managing Risk for Development

Risk is present in everyday life – it cannot be completely eliminated, but when ignored can turn into crisis. Time and again, risk has been central to development. This has especially been the case in the last two decades when the world has experienced international integration, technological innovation, and economic reform, but also financial turbulence and environmental damage. The fear of loss can prevent people from pursuing development opportunities, leaving many poor people trapped in p...

Start Date: Jun 01, 2014

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Risk is present in everyday life, it cannot be completely eliminated, but when ignored can turn into crisis. This course shows how a proactive & systematic process of risk management is crucial for unlocking development opportunities, preventing crises & protecting the poor.

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  • Dates: Jun 01, 2014 to Jun 01, 2014
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Institution: Coursera

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About Coursera: Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.

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