Risk Management Series (6 Programs)

Program 1: Understanding Your Company’s Risk: Integrating Risk Consciousness


At the end of the program, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand and appreciate what risk and risk management is and why it is important to study risk
  • Identify what are the different types of risk and how these affects a company
  • Develop a culture of risk appreciation in the company
  • Perform an preliminary risk profile and assessment of the company
  • Create a specific action and implementation plan based on the preliminary risk profile

This program is Risk Management 101.  Intended for the supervisors and middle management level and takes a look at the risk profile and appetite of individuals and organizations.


Program 2: Managing Risk at the Organizational Level: The Essentials of Enterprise Risk Management


At the end of the program, the participants will be able to:


  • Define and understand what is Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and how this can be applied to the company
  • Appreciate the different components of ERM as it relates to a company’s risk profile/risk assessment
  • Formulate an ERM action plan for the company that is aligned with the company’s vision, mission, and values

This program tackles the basics of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and how companies have successfully adopted ERM.  The program also provides a framework for the successful implementation of ERM.



Program 3: Are You Credit Worthy? Credit Risk Analysis At Work


At the end of the program, the participants will be able to:


  • Define what is credit risk and how credit risk can be managed
  • Determine what the different components of individual and corporate credit worthiness
  • Create a score card for assessing individual and corporate credit worthiness
  • Apply credit risk analysis in important business such applying for credit in a bank or financial institution or supplier/customer credit selection

This program highlights credit risk analysis starting with the so-called 5 Cs of credit and how this can be applied even to non-financial service organizations.  There will be two perspectives used – individual creditworthiness (for loan applications) and company creditworthiness (for supplier credit considerations)


Program 4: Market Risk and Liquidity Risk: Managing Your Cash Resources


At the end of the program, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand and appreciate market risk and why this is very important in any business
  • Determine the different components of market risk and how this affects overall liquidity and in managing cash
  • Understand the importance of interest and foreign exchange rate movements and how this affects business viability
  • Perform a preliminary market risk analysis and develop action plans in managing and mitigating market risk

In this program, market and liquidity risk are discussed in the context of managing a company’s cash resources.  In depth examination of the impact of liquidity for survival and growth opportunities based on best practices will enable the participant to carefully manage their market and liquidity risk for better cash flow management.



Program 5: Ensuring Organizational Effectiveness and Efficiency: Managing Operational Risk (two-day session)


At the end of the program, the participants will be able to:


  • Define operational risk and its components (people, process, systems, and technology)
  • Create an integrated operational risk framework in the organization
  • Understand business continuity (BCM) or disaster risk (DRM) management and how to develop an preliminary plan in the company

Because of its scope, this program is seen as a two-day program. The program also looks beyond disaster risk or business continuity management as ways of mitigating operational risk, looking at best practices in developing an effective operational risk management framework that works effectively.


Program 6: Managing Risk in Projects: Insulating from the Unknowns in Project Risk


This program extends the Project Management seminar by looking at the impact of risk in identifying potential challenges in project implementation.  The program also looks at different quantitative and qualitative tools company’s can use in identifying project risk and how these can be mitigated or eliminated.


The program can be modified by using the outputs of Project Management (Work Breakdown Schedule, etc) and applying risk scenarios and sensitivity analysis.

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