Living with the Unexpected and Unknown in Modern Society
2023-24 Sem B
2 - Study of Societies, Social and Business Organisations
College of Business
Accountancy
3
B1
40%
No
English
English
PILO 1
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PILO 10
ATTITUDE
ABILITY

This course starts with an introduction to social science theories of risk and risk management process. Building on this fundamental knowledge are applications to and explanations of situations and issues of risk in modern society at three levels: individual, society, and global. The last topic deals with a question: how, then, shall we live in the risk society?

This course adopts the following teaching and learning activities:

1. Interactive seminars where the lecturer plays a facilitator role in class discussions;

2. Group presentations and debates on topics assigned by the lecturer;

3. Experts from within CityU and/or non-academic risk management practitioners will be brought into the classroom;

4. Discussions beyond the classroom using e-platforms such as Discussion Board and Facebook.

 

* This course has an open-book examination.

CRN Section Term Type Capacity Day Time Building Room Instructor
14784 14784S03 2023-24 Sem B Seminar 55 Mon 15:00:00 - 17:50:00 LI 1406
  • Prof. WONG Forester
  • 14782 14782S01 2023-24 Sem B Seminar 55 Wed 15:00:00 - 17:50:00 LI 1511
  • Prof. WONG Forester
  • 14783 14783S02 2023-24 Sem B Seminar 55 Fri 15:00:00 - 17:50:00 LI 1406
  • Prof. WONG Forester