What competencies should risk managers outside of banks and insurance companies really have?

Originally written for RM GURU and posted on  http://riskmanagementguru.com/competencies-risk-managers-non-financial-companies-really.html/ Here is also a short video summary of the article: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqmnycKZwgg A while back I saw some discussions about competencies that risk managers should have. Some people talked about empathy and emotional intellect, others about strong communication skills and networking. And I though to myself, what a…… Continue reading What competencies should risk managers outside of banks and insurance companies really have?

The Risk of Using Risk Matrices

Must read for all risk managers. You may ignore the findings, but a must read nevertheless:  The risk matrix (RM) is a widely espoused approach to assess and analyze risks. RMs have been implemented throughout that industry and are extensively used in risk-management contexts. This is evidenced by numerous SPE papers documenting RMs as the…… Continue reading The Risk of Using Risk Matrices

ISO 31000 vs COSO ERM – The Great Debate

In this session, global experts will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of two leading risk management frameworks covering everything from what’s good, what’s bad, what could/should be improved, how to “cherry pick” the best from both, which one is most likely to be favored by regulators globally, and much more. You might even learn a…… Continue reading ISO 31000 vs COSO ERM – The Great Debate

Risk Management Could Be a Powerful Tool, But it Just isn’t (part 4)

In the final of a four-part series, Alex Sidorenko, founder and CEO of Risk-Academy, explains how to integrate risk management into core processes. If there is one thing I learned in my previous role as Head of Risk at a multibillion-dollar sovereign investment fund, risk management is not about managing risks. It’s about helping management…… Continue reading Risk Management Could Be a Powerful Tool, But it Just isn’t (part 4)

Risk Management Could Be a Powerful Tool, But it Just isn’t (part 3)

In the third of a four-part series, Alex Sidorenko, founder and CEO of Risk-Academy, explains how risk management is disconnected from decision making. If there is one thing I learned in my previous role as Head of Risk at a multibillion-dollar sovereign investment fund, risk management is not about managing risks. It’s about helping management…… Continue reading Risk Management Could Be a Powerful Tool, But it Just isn’t (part 3)

Advanced risk management master-class in Dubai 24-26 November

Here are some of the topics I will be covering in the upcoming Advanced G31000 master-class in Dubai next week. Speak to Alex Dali https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexdali/ or send me a message if you are interested in participating. I will provide a lot of cases and practical examples on the following: integrating risk management into strategic planning using scenario…… Continue reading Advanced risk management master-class in Dubai 24-26 November

Free risk management training and webinars in Q4 2017

RISK-ACADEMY regularly runs free webinars on various risk management and decision quality topics. Browse the list below to see if any of our existing webinars would be interesting to you or your friends. Please feel free to share this page on social media. 4 future trends in risk management Join us to talk about 4…… Continue reading Free risk management training and webinars in Q4 2017