Understanding & Managing Risk

“Useful sessions, the case studies were great.”

Wales Audit Office

Risk taking is a large factor for non-profit organisations that function in every changing environment. Poor management of risk, can have a detrimental impact on an organisation, should the ability to successfully delivering its key objectives fail. Indeed, there are well known case studies where poor management of risk has resulted in the failure of an organisation trying to survive.

This virtual course identifies and explains how risk can be well managed in order to deliver positive outcomes.  Participants will understand what risk management is, be able to recognise the differences and overlaps between performance management and risk management and will provide delegates with key techniques to overcome risk management in their own working environment.

Key features:

  • The philosophy of risk management
  • Risk management processes
  • Creating a risk aware culture
  • Putting it into practice

Who is this virtual course for:

Understanding and Managing Risk course is designed for Senior Executives looking to develop their risk management and assessment strategy in order to take preventative action.

Learning outcomes:

This online course is targeted at middle and senior managers who are responsible for managing risks in their organisation.


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Project Risk Management by D Van Well-Stam et al
Risk Maturity Models by Domenic Antonucci
Fundamentals of Risk Management by Paul Hopkin
The Risk Management Handbook by David Hillson

Promotional Packages:

Quote VP3 to save £185 when you book any 3 virtual courses
Quote VP5 to save £475 when you book any 5 virtual courses

Valid till the 30th November

*Prices are excluding VAT. This promotion excludes partnership courses with Marylebone Executive Search and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers.



Face to Face Training
option available


10:00 - 16:00


£395 + VAT


Zoom or MS Teams


5 February 2021 Book8

9 June 2021 Book8

18 August 2021 Book8

In-House Option

This course is available In-House and can be tailored to meet your individual training requirements.

Tailored in-house training

Civil Service College can deliver In-House training within your organisation that is exactly tailored to meet your individual training requirements.

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