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Good & Bad Practises for Risk & Control Monitoring
Controls design and effectiveness are the make-or-break of operational risk management: human error is not an unavoidable curse, impact reduction starts with excellent detective controls, and resilience depends on the quality of corrective controls in firms. Also, control testing is useless if you don’t test control independence. Practice and knowledge on controls still vary widely across ORM functions in the financial services industry, and there is much learn from other industries on control design and systems. Taught by an international expert in the field, the webinar highlights the key do’s and don’ts for designing a control framework.
Managing Risk in Complex Mega-Projects: “Mission Impossible”?
This presentation shows how the future focus of risk management makes it the ideal way to turn Mission Impossible into Mission Accomplished. Using a “futures thinking” approach allows us to understand the scope of Possible Futures, assess which of these are Probable Futures, and determine our Preferred Future. We can then take proactive decisions and actions to change the future by managing risk, giving our projects the best chance to succeed.
Value creation through Risk Management in Infrastructure Projects – The TfL Story
Understand how Active Risk Manager (ARM) is supporting and driving value creation through risk management at Transport for London and other rail businesses across the globe. From managing project and program risk through to strategic business planning, ARM helps organizations identify, analyze, control, monitor, mitigate, and report on risk across the enterprise.
Demonstrating the Value of Risk Management to Executive Teams
This webinar deals with the importance of being able to justify ERM as a business performance driver. You will learn how to demonstrate the value of risk management through the positive impact of better decision-making in terms of better revenue stability, higher growth, improved process efficiency, project timeliness and reduced delays, higher returns on investments.
Managing Risk in Programmes

This webinar will explore the unique and specific characteristics of managing programme risk, providing a clear understanding of the challenge as well as practical guidelines to deal with it.

Evaluating the role of risk management in public / private partnerships for infrastructure projects

This webinar deals with risk from a commercial and contractual position within joint ventures and PPP’s. It identifies the value of the ‘clause by clause’ risk assessment and risk apportionment and acceptance. Dealing with the subject of risk attribution as it relates to project SPR’s this webinar would attract and audience involved in bidding and tendering within complex transactional designs where project staging also adds complexity to managing risk.

Understanding & Managing Risk Culture in the Financial Services Industry

Culture is the true mark of integrity and reality in a financial services firm. This webinar aims to address how to understand, measure, manage and enforce the risk culture of the financial services organization.

Making Risk Management Relevant To Executive Management

This webinar deals with organisational design and the important role of the risk manager in 2022. It looks at how businesses position their risk manager and to what extent that positioning assists good decisions and has the inferred authority to influence the business towards successful risk outcomes.

Risk Management Oversight: Good Practices and Challenges

Risk management shall be proactive. This is one of the key preliminaries to cope with the challenges of complex projects. An overarching and consistent view on project risks and uncertainties is necessary to follow a holistic approach in project risk management.

Delivering Successful Bids & Project Risk Management

This webinar deals with risk from the origination stage of major projects through to mobilisation and delivery into operations. It identifies some of the opportunities that are available at different stages of the project lifecycle to ‘manage out risk’ and uncertainty.

Horizon Scanning and Emerging Risks

In an increasingly volatile and unpredictable world, how can risk managers proactively address the challenge of identifying emerging and rising risks?

Assessing the Value of Risk Management

The term ‘risk assessment’ is one without standardization across industries or companies, and as a result, can refer to many different procedures. For companies producing, supplying or selling consumer products, the concept of a risk assessment usually refers to the assessment of compliance and safety issues. 

Risk Appetite & Key Risk Indicators

Risk Appetite is the cornerstone of a risk management framework in regulated financial institutions, or so it should be. The board of directors is responsible for getting assurance that the firm operates within its risk appetite. Key risks indicators (KRIs) are essential to get this assurance and to monitor the level of risk a firm is running to execute its strategy, within risk tolerance.

Why Policy Management Matters

Policies set the standard for acceptable and unacceptable conduct by defining boundaries for the behaviour of individuals, the operation of business processes, and the establishment of relationships…

Top 10 Ways to Drive More Value from Risk Management in Insurance

When executed well, on top of protecting value, effective risk management can create value too. If you are currently frustrated by the cost and administrative burden of your risk management program; feel uncertain that you’re focusing on the right kind of risks for your organization within a changing risk and compliance landscape…

Corporate Culture of Integrity & Risk: Critical Considerations in the New Normal

The advent of the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted businesses and impacted the culture of organisations at an unprecedented scale. Regulators are holding corporations accountable for lapses in integrity and risk at the highest levels.

7 Habits for Highly Effective Projects

How happy are you with your project performance? Do they usually come in under budget and ahead of schedule? Or is there scope for improvement? Effective risk management strategies enable project managers to identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to a project’s success potential.

Creating a Risk Culture

When a regulatory change or a risk event happens, rather than jumping to ask “what is the impact/gap in our policy/procedures/training?”, the first question you should be asking is “what is the risk and why does the risk happen?”.

Environment, Social & Governance Risks in Mining

This one-hour session discusses the important role of ESG in Mining, and the opportunity this presents to both investors and the industry. The conversation has seen a significant shift from 12 months ago, when the questions stopped at “do you have a policy and framework?”, to now asking…

Building Upon Lessons from 2020 to Enhance the Strategic Value of ERM

Beasley will provide benchmarking insights to highlight areas that may deserve executive and board attention for a number of organizations, and he will outline tactics risk management leaders can consider to elevate the strategic value of the organization’s risk management efforts.

Why Projects Fail

In this webinar we will discuss how establishing improved risk assumptions and evolving your risk process can help you anticipate how and why projects and efforts can fail by expanding beyond cost and schedule impact categories, recognizing gaps in how your existing…

Best Practices for Effective Policy Management for the Financial Services Industry

Change in a single word reflects the world of financial services firms. Firms face an onslaught of regulatory, risk, and business change. This requires that firms have agile approaches to policy management and engagement. As change happens, firms need to ensure that their policies are current and understood throughout the environment. 

Operational Risk Management for the Financial Services Industry

The world is chaotic with an onslaught of continuous changing risks that impact the operations of financial services firms. This webinar takes a look at the new paradigms and expectations for operational risk management in the financial services industry.

Effective cyber-risk posture: the value proposition of cyber-security

Learn more about the criticality of cyber-risk posture when making risk-based decisions, how to develop effective cyber-risk posture and the value of cyber-security controls.

The Value of Risk Management in Mining

This webinar is co-hosted by Sword GRC and Coal & Minerals Asia. There will be two presentations as well as a fireside discussion at the end. The presentations are presented by Jean-Michel Bour & Dean Stewart.

Compliance Risk Assessments: Managing Rising 3rd Party Risks

Vendors, suppliers, contractors, service providers, sub-contractors, agents, partners and other intermediaries form the crux of 3rd parties in business arrangements. The new dynamic marketplace, geopolitical uncertainty and global disruption fuel unprecedented risks in 3rd party business relationships.

Managing Operational Risk in Times of Uncertainty

Topics that will be covered in the webinar are as follows: Painting a broad risk landscape, Unpacking different types of risks and make sense of what matters, Focus in on emerging operational risks…

Auditing Key Controls in a Crisis

Given that COVID-19 has revealed a “ New Normal” in the way audit is going to be approached, what are the Key Challenges and Opportunities?

Evaluating the role of risk management in public / private partnerships for infrastructure projects

The ideal watch for anyone involved in bidding and tendering within complex and transactional designs where project staging adds further challenge to risk management.  

Guest presenter Jason Breton, MD at Bretons Winning Teams provides insight in to approaching risk from a commercial and contractual position within joint ventures and PPPs – identifying the value of ‘clause by clause’ risk assessment, apportionment and acceptance and exploring risk attribution in relation to project SPRs.