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Introduction to risk management - two day course


This intensive course gives a comprehensive introduction to the world of risk management. The course outlines the important issues surrounding risk management and seeks to improve knowledge and understanding of the many factors that might increase an organisation's exposure to risk.


  • What is risk management? 
  • What is the need for a risk manager in the present day business environment? 
  • What is the role of a risk manager? 
  • What do others expect of the risk manager? 
    • Health and safety issues 
    • Detecting risk 
    • Risk analysis techniques 
    • Obtaining data 
    • Statistical analysis 
    • Risk mapping 
    • Maximum or probable loss analysis 
    • Hazard and operability studies 
    • Dow chemical fire and explosion index 
  • Reduction and elimination of risk 
  • Risk retention - incentives for this strategy 
  • Risk financing - threats and opportunities 
  • Business continuity strategies 
  • The future of the discipline of risk management 
  • Growing challenges facing the risk manager. 

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course you will have:

  • Gained an insight into risk management 
  • Obtained knowledge from an experienced risk manager 
  • Gained an understanding of the growing challenges facing the risk manager.

Who should attend?

Anyone working within, or has a wish to gain specialist knowledge of, risk management.

CPD hours

Attendance of this course awards up to 12 CPD hours where you consider it relevant to your professional development needs.

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