Fundamentals of Risk Management short course

R 14,999
Starts 30th January

Fundamentals of Risk Management short course

R 14,999
Starts 30th January

Course details
Course:

Fundamentals of Risk Management short course

Registration Date:

28th January

Start Date:

30th January

Duration:

14 weeks online

Price:

R 14,999

Weekly

8 hours

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Risk is unavoidable. Are you able to identify the risk in your business and outline an intelligent, precautionary action plan? USB Executive Development, the private executive development company of Stellenbosch University, offers a short course that will give you the edge to address potential drawbacks in your business, and move forward to apply risk-focused principles.

What will I learn?

  • Define the aims and principles of risk management
  • Administer governance relevant to risk management
  • Engage with different legislation and reporting structures, roles and responsibilities
  • Distinguish processes for formulating risk categories
  • Use different assessment methodologies for continuous improvement
  • Calculate your stakeholder analysis
  • Monitor internal and external contexts
  • Assess your cost benefit analysis
  • Gauge considerations relevant to information systems for risk management

Course breakdown

Week 1 - Introduction to Risk Management  
Week 2 - Standards, Guidelines and Risk Strategy
Week 3 - Risk Management Policy, Risk Classification and Continuous Improvement
Week 4 - Risk Management Framework – Communication and Context
Week 5 - Risk Management Framework – Risk Identification, Assessment and Evaluation
Week 6 - Risk Management Framework – Risk Treatment and Monitoring and Review
Week 7 - Risk Management Processes – Assignment
Week 8 - Risk Reporting and Attributes of Effective Risk Management
Week 9 - Risk Enablers: Change Leadership and Information Management
Week 10 - Risk Enablers: Project Management and Customer Stakeholder Relationship Management
Week 11 - Risk Enablers: Communication and Research and Analysis
Week 12 - Risk Reporting – Assignment

Is this right for me?

This short course is aimed at those pursuing a career in risk management, occupying positions of leadership or personnel who are required to coordinate and steer risk strategy in their respective department or everyday duties. Multiple exercises and assignments will expand your risk management toolkit, and online support will ensure consistent progress throughout the short course.

Course faculty

Vanessa Thurtwell (BA Honours: Environmental Management)

Areas of expertise: enterprise and operational risk management, gap analyses against risk frameworks and regulations, reporting and control assessments, business continuity management, environmental risk management, and sustainability risk management.

Course faculty

Vanessa Thurtwell (BA Honours: Environmental Management)

Areas of expertise: enterprise and operational risk management, gap analyses against risk frameworks and regulations, reporting and control assessments, business continuity management, environmental risk management, and sustainability risk management.

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