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Quick Look Course Summary:Conquering Risk Management Course
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  • Length: 3 day(s)

  • Price (at your venue): 1 Person R 16,700.00 EX VAT 3 Person R 11,644.28 EX VAT 10 Person R 7,836.00 EX VAT

  • Certification Type:Service Seta Accredited

  • Locations & Venues: Off-site or in-house. We train in all major city centres throughout South Africa.

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    Are your business risks really covered?

    Course Introduction

    This highly informative course will help you understand risk related matters whereby you will learn how to identify potential risks and assess their impact on a business unit and develop appropriate contingency plans for managing and mitigating risk.

    • On a daily basis, every business faces many different types of risk.
    • In fact, we are constantly up against many factors that are beyond our immediate realms of control.
    • These can include environmental risk factors, such as changes to systems, location and changes to the environment.
    • We can also encounter financial risk, risks involving occupational health as well as safety and environmental risks.

    There remains no doubt that strategies need to be put in place that deal with risk mitigation or risk avoidance tactics.

    Course Outline

    Don’t put yourself at risk, get busy with contingency plans when you learn how to:

    Upon successful completion of this course you will have acquired the necessary skills to effectively manage risk in the workplace and have acquired a working knowledge of:

    • Demonstrating an Understanding of Business Processes and Potential Risks to an Organization

      1. Familiarizing Yourself with Business Processes

      • Understanding Workflow: Know how your tasks fit into broader business processes. Benefit: Enhances efficiency and productivity.
      • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs): Learn KPIs that measure organizational success. Benefit: Aligns your work with organizational goals for greater job satisfaction.
      • Process Documentation: Review SOPs and process maps. Benefit: Reduces errors and increases consistency.

      2. Identifying Potential Risks and Assessing the Impact Thereof in an Organization

      • Risk Identification Techniques: Use brainstorming, SWOT analysis, and risk workshops. Benefit: Prevents costly disruptions by identifying risks early.
      • Employee Input: Share observations in team meetings. Benefit: Ensures comprehensive risk management through collaborative input.
      • Impact Analysis: Evaluate risk severity and likelihood. Benefit: Enables better prioritization and resource allocation.
      • Prioritization: Focus on critical risks. Benefit: Maximizes effectiveness of mitigation efforts.

      3. Developing Contingency Plans for Managing Risk

      • Defining Scenarios: Outline potential risk scenarios and actions. Benefit: Allows for quick and effective responses.
      • Action Plans: Create clear, concise action plans. Benefit: Reduces confusion and ensures coordinated responses.
      • Resource Allocation: Identify needed resources. Benefit: Prepares the organization to handle risks effectively.
      • Roles and Responsibilities: Define team roles clearly. Benefit: Enhances accountability and coordination.

      4. Testing and Revising Contingency Plans

      • Regular Drills: Participate in drills and simulations. Benefit: Ensures plans are practical and effective.
      • Feedback Loop: Provide and receive feedback post-drills. Benefit: Fosters continuous improvement.
      • Continuous Improvement: Revise plans based on feedback. Benefit: Keeps strategies current and effective.
      • Staying Current: Update plans with changes in the environment. Benefit: Anticipates and responds to emerging risks.
      • Training and Awareness: Regularly train on updated plans. Benefit: Ensures all employees are prepared.
      By engaging in these practices, employees help identify and manage risks, contributing to smooth operations and enhancing organizational resilience and success.

    Who Is This Course Suitable For?

    1. Employees at All Levels:
      • Understand how their roles impact and are impacted by risks.
    2. Risk Management Professionals:
      • Enhance expertise with current risk management practices.
    3. Project Managers:
      • Identify and mitigate project-specific risks effectively.
    4. Operations Managers:
      • Manage operational risks to maintain smooth operations.
    5. Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs:
      • Protect and grow their businesses through effective risk management.


    • Improved Risk Awareness: Identify potential risks early.
    • Enhanced Preparedness: Develop and test effective contingency plans.
    • Increased Operational Efficiency: Minimize disruptions.
    • Compliance and Safety: Ensure regulatory compliance and a safe working environment.
    • Financial Stability: Protect the organization’s financial health.

    By participating in this course, individuals and organizations will be better equipped to handle risks, leading to a more resilient and successful business environment.  

    Course duration

    3 days

    Unit Standard:

    This Unit Standard course is aligned to Unit Standard 252025:  Monitor, assess and manage risk.


    “Everything went well and Professionally” Delegate from Electric Industry 2024

    “Very Informative and Practical” Government Delegate 2024

    “The Course Provided Clarity on different areas” Government Delegate 2024  

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