Skip to main content

Mining Industry Risk - Identification, Assessment and Management MINE 1013

Mining Part-time Studies Course

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. Learners 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.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



Not offered this term
This course is not offered this term through BCIT Part-time Studies. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning 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


Interested in being notified about future offerings of Mining Industry Risk - Identification, Assessment and Management (MINE 1013)? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request for BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: