Methods for the support of the risk analysis2018

2028 Methods for the support of the risk analysis

  • Study programme and level: Master’s Degree Programme Administration- Public sector governance 2nd Cycle
  • 2nd year
  • 6 ECTS
  • Course type: Elective
  • Lectures: 21
  • Seminar: 11
  • Other forms of study: 88
  • Individual work: 60
  • Lecturer: Bojan Peček, PhD

1. Prerequisits

No prerequisits.

2. Content (Syllabus outline) 

  • Intention, overview, terminology and ISO SIST 31000 standard
  • Establishing the context
  • Risk identification - Analysis to identify sources of risk
  • Risk analysis
  • Risk evaluation
  • Look-up risk assessment methods
  • Failure Mode and Effect  (Critical) Analysis
  • HAZard and OPerability studies, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points
  • State transition study and matrix methods of analyses and responses
  • Documentation of the risk processes
  • Design of framework for managing risk
  • CASE study

3. Readings

  • Hyatt N. (2003). Guidelines for Process Hazards Analysis, Hazards Identification & Risk Analysis, Dyadem Press.
  • SIST (2011). Obvladovanje tveganja - Načela in smernice. SIST ISO 31000:2011
  • ISO (2009). Risk management - Risk assessment techniques. IEC/FDIS 31010:2009

4. Objectives and competences


  • Student can recognise risks in working environment
  • Student knows procedures in the field of recording, collecting, maintaining and using data and information for the risk analysis
  • Student is capable of collaboration at the risk plan and removal or minimisation of the risk


  • Understanding and demonstration of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to engage the process of identifying risk management
  • Is trained to implement the risk management plans
  • Demonstrate ability to design, implement and evaluate an effective risk management plan.
  • Demonstrate proper balance between the potential of risk with the benefits of adventure.

5. Intended learning outcomes

Student is capable of

  • autonomous detection of potential risks in a business environment,
  • preparation and development of the action plan and leading activities for the risk minimisation
  • organising risk logging
  • establishing data base for the registration of risks

6. Learning and teaching methods

  • preparations for lectures
  • lecture
  • preparations for seminars
  • seminars
  • study consultation
  • case study

7. Assessment

  • Written or oral exam 60 %
  • Case study 40 %

8. Lecturer's references

  • Peček, B., Lang, B. (2017). Analiza tveganj v procesu arheoloških izkopavanj. XV. znanstveno posvetovanju o managementu in organizaciji »OBVLADOVANJE TVEGANJ«. Ekonomska fakulteta Univerze v Ljubljani.
  • PEČEK, B., KOVAČIČ, A. (2011). Business process management : use of simulation in the public sector. Economic research, 24, (1), 95-106
  • DEVJAK, S., PEČEK, B. (2005). Monitoring efficiency of the public administration. V: ZADNIK STIRN, L. (ur.), et al. Selected decision support models for production and public policy problems, (SDI-SOR series, no. 3). Ljubljana: Slovenian Society Informatika, Section of Operational Research, 207-238