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Risk Champion Masterclass

5 Day Training

Dates: 16 – 20 September 2024
Locations: Prospen Africa Conference Venue
Platform: Available In-Class / Online

Price: Available on Request

Course Introduction

This Risk Champion Masterclass aims to develop Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Champions capable of driving ERM initiatives. Participants will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to implement a comprehensive Integrated Risk Management (IRM) model across the enterprise. The course helps distinguish the respective Risk Ownership roles at the Business Units from those Supportive Roles at the Assurance and Control Functions like Internal Control, Compliance, Risk, and Internal Audit. It combines comprehensive lectures covering the stages of the Risk Management process based on the ISO 31000 standard model, with practical workshops addressing the application side of the subject. This course targets participants from the Human Capital in charge of Managing Risks and Supporting ERM success within the organization, equipping them with best practice tools and instruments to perform their roles effectively and competently.



  • Risk Management and Risk Management Process

  • Risk Identification and Formulation

  • Risk Ranking and Treatment

  • Risk Control

  • Risk Management Implementation

  • Risk Language and Risk Management Vocabulary

Course Objectives

By the end of this Risk Champion Masterclass training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the definitions of key terms of Risk & Risk Management

  • Explore the different stages of the Risk Management process

  • Apply tools and techniques used for Risk Identification & Formulation

  • Study Risk Ranking and Risk Treatment procedures

  • Learn about Risk Appetite, Risk Tolerance

  • Apply Risk Escalation and Reporting procedures

  • Understand the Enterprise Risk Management model

  • Discuss Risk Management Implementation planning

Who should attend?

This course is targeting all those involved in the Risk Management process, from design to implementation, at Business Units and Assurance and Control Functions, including:

  • Risk Champions

  • Chief Risk / Compliance Officers

  • Chief Internal Audit

  • Risk / Compliance Managers

  • Risk / Compliance Officers

  • Business Unit Heads

  • Function / Department Heads

  • Risk Management Function

  • Internal Audit Function

  • Internal Control Function

Audit, Risk and Governance courses

Training Methodology

Our diverse instructional approaches ensure effective learning:

– Lectures & Presentations: Engage with expert-driven, stimulating content.
– Course Material: Access well-crafted supporting resources.
– Group Work: Collaborate on discussions and case studies for practical insights.
– Workshops & Role-Play: Participate in immersive, scenario-based activities.
– Practical Application: Focus on applying theoretical knowledge in real situations.
– Post-Training Support: Receive extensive support after training for skill implementation.

Training Outline

Day 1: Risk Management Process

  • What is Risk, What is Risk Management?

  • Types of Risks, Risk Management Approaches

  • Risk Management Structure

  • The Risk Management Process (ISO 31000)

  • Establishing the Context

  • Risk Identification

Day 2: Risk Identification and Formulation

  • Risk Classification

  • External Environment

  • Internal Organization

  • Risk Assessment (Identification and Analysis) Techniques

  • Horizon Scanning

  • Information Gathering Techniques

  • Information Processing Tools

  • Risk Formulation (The Cause and Effect Relationship of Risk)

Day 3: Risk Ranking and Treatment

  • Risk Prioritization and Ranking (The Risk Ranking Matrix)

  • Risk Evaluation, Risk Vulnerability

  • Risk Appetite, Risk Tolerance and Risk Capacity

  • Risk Profile

  • Risk Treatment and Response

  • Risk Monitoring and Reviewing

  • Risk Communication, Escalation and Reporting

Day 4: Risk Control

  • Organizational Resilience and Business Continuity Planning

  • Risk Control Techniques

  • Using Key Risk Indicators (KRIs)

  • Creation of a Risk Register

  • Risk Management Challenges

  • Risk Maturity

  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

Day 5: Risk Management Implementation

  • Risk Management Framework

  • Risk Strategy

  • Risk Appetite Statement (RAS)

  • Risk Governance

  • Risk Readiness Checklist

  • Leading Practices in Risk Management Implementation

  • Risk Language and Risk Management Vocabulary

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