Risk Management Course

The Risk Management Course Modules

1. Risk management: a powerful tool for protecting the business

An overview of the current state of risk management.


2. How to assess risk

How to identify the most important risks. They might be ones you aren't aware of


3. Who does what?

Everyone in your organisation ought to be aware of the risks they might create. Learn how to assign roles and responsibilities that meet the needs of your business.


4. How to manage your risks

Learn the best tools and techniques for managing your major risks.


5. Product and service problems: operations and production risk

Whether you're a product or service organisation, poor quality and operational failure can be damaging. We consider what you can do to avoid bad headlines.


6. Managing health and safety

You can radically reduce the amount of slips, trips and falls; and more serious injuries as well.


7. Procurement risk

Suppliers can be on the other side of the world. How can you ensure they're committed to quality and to ethical standards?


8. Reducing environmental impact

What toxic fluids are your people using? How much is going down the drain? And how can you lessen your greenhouse gas emissions?


9. Weather risks: staying afloat

The climate is changing. We're much more affected by floods, storms and sea level rise these days, not to mention drought in some parts of the world. How to protect your organisation from extreme weather


10. Fire risk

One careless moment or bad housekeeping can cause fire and ruin a business.


11. Security risks

How to keep out thieves and burglars, and protect the business safe from industrial espionage.


12. Extremists and terrorism

How to become aware of the threat, and how to measure it. Even the most innocuous organisation can be at risk, especially if it does business abroad.


13. Pre-empting fraud and theft

Much fraud is never discovered. Learn how to detect it.


14. Staying financially healthy

Discover how to make your organisation robust against financial shocks, from cash flow to a stronger balance sheet.


15. Avoiding IT disaster

Cyber threats are increasing. Learn how to protect the business.


16. Risk in projects

Large sums of money are at stake. The future of the business could hang on it. How to make sure your projects succeed.


17. Corporate governance risks

Are people doing what is expected of them? Good corporate governance makes sure you get no unexpected bad news.


18. People risks and corporate ethics

Risks happen because people do silly things. We examine the various threats that staff cause, from the CEO to the most junior employee.


19. Ethical risk

Bribery and corruption are a big risk where contracts are at stake or where you do business overseas.


20. Strategic and marketing risk

How to make sure your organisation chooses the right strategic direction.


Plus you get 4 free Guides:

1. Acquisition, Divestment and Partnership Risk

2. Legal and Liability risk

3. What risks will the future bring?

4. Risk Management System: How to implement one.

We supply all the modules at the beginning of the course. That means you can study a topic whenever you choose. You don't have to wait weeks to get to a section that you need.

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About your assignments

There are six obligatory assignments, and four elective assignments. You can choose which of the 14 non-obligatory assignments you will submit as your electives. This gives you great freedom to concentrate on the areas of risk you want to focus on.

You can discuss with your tutor which electives you will choose, so as to get the most out of your course.

Module number Module name Obligatory assignments Elective assignments. Choose four from this list.

1

Risk management – a powerful tool

Obligatory

 

2

How to identify and assess risk

 

Elective

3

Who does what

 

Elective

4

Treating risk

Obligatory

 

5

Operations and products

 

Elective

6

Health and Safety

Obligatory

 

7

Procurement risk

 

Elective

8

Environmental management

 

Elective

9

Weather

 

Elective

10

Fire risk

 

Elective

11

Security risk

 

Elective

12

Terrorists and Extremists

 

Elective

13

Fraud risk

 

Elective

14

Financial risk

 

Elective

15

IT risk

Obligatory

 

16

Governance

 

Elective

17

Risk in projects

 

Elective

18

People risks

Obligatory

 

19

Ethical risk

 

Elective

20

Strategic and marketing risk

Obligatory

 

 

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