Risk management is constantly evolving. Learn about best practice on this 10-week risk management short course and how this applies to all aspects of governance, strategic planning, business finance and public sector.
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- Duration: 10 weeks (unconfirmed)
- Fees: £500 (unconfirmed)
- Location: Online (unconfirmed)
Risk Management Course overview
Risk management is at the heart of good governance. It’s a discipline that’s relevant across every area of an organisation and a field that’s constantly evolving.
This risk management online course will broaden your awareness of risk management and the leading approaches taken in the corporate environment. It draws on experience from the leading organisations and institutes that City is well connected to.
You’ll learn how to apply the approaches and methods that you’re taught, as well as developing an understanding of the benefits of good risk management in organisations of any size and in any industry.
Learn from industry experts in risk management to develop real-world skills and broaden your awareness and skillset in this area. Use this knowledge to improve your performance in your current role.
Who is it for?
This risk management course is for anyone who wants to learn more about risk management and how it’s carried out in modern organisations. It’s suitable for risk management professionals, as well as other managers and executives who need to manage risk as part of their role.
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This risk management course takes place for two hours every Wednesday evening for 10 weeks.
City Short Courses follow the academic year, delivering courses over three terms. These include:
- Autumn - October
- Spring - January
- Summer - April
- Delivered by an industry professional
- Taught in small groups
- Awarded a City, University of London certificate
What will I learn?
We teach best practice for risk management, incorporating the latest developments in the discipline from the world’s leading business and financial organisations.
Risk management is a constantly developing field and one that’s at the heart of good governance and management practice. This short course will introduce you to the main concepts embedded in risk management, as well as emerging areas that you need to be aware of, such as cyber threats.
The course content includes:
- Skills in risk identification, quantification and control
- Wide range of techniques and approaches to assessing and controlling risk
- How to deal with major risks and extreme events
- Special approaches required for major projects, risk to reputation, outsourcing and cyber threats
- Understanding how risk management needs to be organised in a firm or public sector body
- How to work and communicate with the board, directors and managers on major risk issues to assist with decision making.
By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:
- Understand how to introduce the results of risk management into your decision making
- Carry out improved risk assessments
- Take a systematic approach to the management of all significant risks
- Use various techniques on the management reporting of risk exposure
- Understand how risk information is systematically captured, stored and analysed.
Assessment and certificates
There’s no formal assessment for this risk management short course, but you will receive a certificate of completion.
Your time in the classroom will be split between lectures on different aspects of risk management, working through practical examples and exchanging experiences with your fellow students.
Module lead Edward Sankey has over 15 years of experience in the field of risk management. He has worked as a consultant in this area, both in the UK and internationally, as well as holding the position of Director of Operational Risk at a banking group.
He’ll encourage you to complete optional exercises between the sessions to improve your understanding of the concepts you discuss in the lectures.
In your final session of this risk management course, he’ll give you feedback on one of these exercises to help you hone your practical risk management skills.
No prior knowledge of risk management is required to enrol on this course, however, we do ask that you have a genuine interest in the subject.
You should be proficient in written and spoken English to keep up with learning in class.
You will need a good level of spoken and written English to enrol on this course.