Organisational Effectiveness

Risk Management Programme

Course modality & Duration:
Online - 7 Weeks
Price from:
R16,100 INCL VAT

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In today's rapidly evolving landscape, characterised by technological breakthroughs, shifting market dynamics, and unprecedented global challenges, the imperative for organisations to navigate uncertainty has never been greater. The path to strategic success and sustainability is intricately linked to an organisation and its human capital’s ability to foresee potential hurdles and seize emerging opportunities – with an ironclad, risk-ready, and change-fit risk management strategy at the core.
Risk management emerges not merely as a fundamental pillar for organisational triumph but serves as a transformative force that impacts individuals, businesses, and society as a whole.
A survey by PwC reveals a growing concern among 60% of CEOs regarding the pace of technological advancement alone, highlighting the dual-edged nature of innovation and reinvention as both a boon and a bane. The consequences of neglecting to adequately appraise and counterbalance risks can be dire, resulting in financial setbacks, tarnished reputations, and stringent regulatory repercussions, as illustrated by notorious corporate failings. Furthermore, in an era marked by global interconnectivity, the repercussions of inadequate risk management echo through supply chains, dynamic economies, and the social fabric, affecting far more than the entities directly involved.
The COVID-19 pandemic served as a stark reminder of the fragility of global business operations, spotlighting the critical need for organisations to cultivate resilience and adaptability within their risk management frameworks and among their staff. In this vein, championing a culture that prioritises risk awareness and proactive decision-making becomes paramount. Such a culture not only acts as a safeguard to protect organisational interests but also plays a crucial role in fostering sustainability and promoting trust across the expansive socio-economic landscape.

Who is this course for?

ORGANISATIONS:   Tailored for organisations navigating the complexities of the South African business landscape, this programme offers specialised training designed to empower staff with a deep understanding of risk management, framed within the context of South African legislation.   INDIVIDUALS:   This programme is crafted for a diverse range of professionals, including (1) aspiring professionals embarking on a career in risk management, (2) newcomers to risk management positions seeking foundational knowledge and skills, (3) seasoned risk managers, officers, and champions looking to deepen their expertise, (4) high-potential individuals identified for advanced development in related fields, and (5) executive leaders responsible for steering risk management strategies and their execution.

Why choose this course?

This programme is intricately designed and practical in nature to help organisations and their staff navigate the complexities of today and tomorrow’s fast-paced and uncertain world. As various changes and challenges reshape the landscape on an individual, business, and societal level, the demand for strategic foresight and robust risk management strategies becomes paramount. This programme aims to serve as a guiding beacon for professionals to not only understand but master the art of transforming uncertainty into a strategic opportunity. It also aims to help your organisation reach a point where your risk management strategy itself serves as a beacon for all staff in times of rapid change.
Embarking on this journey, participants will delve deep into the essence of risk management - exploring its principles, strategies, and practices with a level of depth and practicality unmatched by conventional programmes. This comprehensive exploration is not just about absorbing knowledge - it's about applying it. Each module is crafted to ensure that theoretical learning is seamlessly integrated with practical exercises and assignments, encouraging participants to bridge the gap between learning and real-world application.
As your staff engages with the programme's content, they will gain the skills and insights needed to elevate their approach to risk management, transforming potential risks into levers for strategic advantage. This process of transformation is not just about safeguarding against threats - it's about leading your organisation to new heights of confidence, value creation, and sustainable growth. By enhancing decision-making capabilities and fostering a culture of risk awareness and proactive management, your staff will contribute to building a more resilient and trustworthy socio-economic ecosystem.
This programme does more than just prepare participants to manage risks - it equips them to become resilient architects and agents of change within their organisations. Ultimately, they won’t simply implement risk management activities at work. Our goal is for them to inspire a movement towards a more secure, innovative, and resilient future – not only within their organisation but for society.
Join us, as your partner in world-class business learning, to forge a path that not only navigates the uncertainties of today but illuminates the opportunities of tomorrow.

Admission Requirements

Matric certificate or equivalent

Proficient in the English language

Computer skills and internet access

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