​Learn to:

- Articulate your business objectives and define the scope of your risk assessment.

- Identify the most appropriate risk assessment technique.

- Plan and facilitate a risk assessment.

- Identify and group risks.

- Tailor a risk matrix to enable you to rate your risks.

- Evaluate risks based on their rating and your organisation's risk tolerance.

- Make best use of time allocated to risk assessments.

- Integrate risks from across departments and disciplines into a manageable risk register.

​HOW TO DEVELOP AN EFFECTIVE RISK REGISTERA good risk register informs decision making. It is your central repository for your risk knowledge, and therefore needs to be tailored to your organisation and updated regularly.

​HOW TO CONDUCT HIGH QUALITY RISK ASSESSMENTSRisk assessments are the most important means of collecting risk knowledge and discussing it with a wide group of stakeholders.

We greatly enjoy working with organisations to develop specially tailored courses to meet your needs,

We run public courses with the Institute of Risk Management and the Institute of Risk Management South Africa.

IN-HOUSE COURSES

COURSE DURATION: 2 days

DATES & VENUE: Please contact us

FEES: Please contact us

​Who should attend:

- Chief Risk Officers in the public sector

- Practicing risk managers and champions in the public sector

- Public Sector Chief Financial Officers, State accountants and auditors

- Municipal managers

- Recently appointed Chairs of Risk Committees in the public sector

- Risk Committee and Audit Committee members in the public sector

​The course will include:

- What is 'sustainability'?

- How sustainability risks can affect your business and the cost of ignoring them

- International frameworks and standards for sustainability issues (e.g. IFC standards, Equator Principles).

- How to identify sustainability risks (including: extended enterprise, scenario mapping, consulting with senior management).

- How to treat sustainability risks (e.g. holistic bowties; process management).

- How to monitor sustainability risks in an integrated manner (e.g. Key Risk Indicators; leading indicators; risk and control dashboards).

- Reporting sustainability risks

​RISK MANAGEMENT: THE SUSTAINABILITY DIMENSIONIdentify, treat and communicate sustainability risks pertinent to your organisation in line with that expected by best practice.

​Who should attend:

- Chief Risk Officers

- Practicing risk managers and champions

- Business leaders responsible for managing risk

- Board members interested in 'the other side'

- Anyone wanting to improve their presentation skills

​The course will include:

- How the Board works and what its responsibilities are - an overview

- Risk appetite, tolerance, strategy, and reporting requirements

- How to select what to present to the Board and when

- Preparing for a Board meeting (including stakeholder mapping and planning)

- Types of communication and what works best when:

Written: how to write an effective memo or slide deck

Spoken: tips and tricks for presenters

- How the Board can support you

- Case studies – where things go right and wrong

PRESENTING RISK TO THE BOARDHone the skills needed to concisely and effectively communicate risk information to the Board of your organisation.

RISK FACILITATIONExcellent facilitation is fundamental to the success of your risk management. It is not only a key competency for effective risk workshops, but is also a core business skill.

​Who should attend:

- Practicing risk managers and champions

- Those responsible for managing risk in your organisation

- Those entering the risk profession

- Anyone wanting to improve the effectiveness of their risk workshops

​The course will include:

- Different types of risk facilitation

- How to prepare for a risk workshop (including stakeholder preparation techniques)

- How to run a workshop (including creating the right environment for attendee participation)

- Presentation techniques

- Risk management tools and techniques

- Application of those tools in a workshop forum

- How to remain neutral as the facilitator

- Case studies – what success looks like

knowledge transfer & TRAINING

ENSURING THAT YOUR BUSINESS HAS THE SKILLS TO MANAGE YOUR RISKS IS CORE TO SATARLA'S PHILOSOPHY.  


Our aim is to leave you with the skills and understanding to recognise and manage your own risks.  Our learner-centric courses are energetic and allow you to design and test tools key to your organisation's risk management.  Learning by doing is core to our approach.



​“One of the best training sessions we have ever had.”


“[Satarla trainer’s] expertise in risk management enabled her to tailor the course to our needs as we progressed through the course.  Thank you for all of the tips – we will definitely be implementing a great number of them.”



We run a great number of courses, both via public and in-house forums.  Our partnership organisations (Institute of Risk Management, and Institute of Risk Management South Africa) act as channel partners for a number of our courses.

CHARITIES: FUNDAMENTALS OF RISK MANAGEMENT

Introductory course for not for profit organisations on how to identify and manage their risks so that their ability to achieve their objectives is enhanced.

(Course run in conjunction with the Institute of Risk Management and CVS Inverclyde)

The course will include:

- What is risk and risk management (and why does regulation state we must do it)?

- How to align your risk management process with your organisation's objectives

- Understanding your extended enterprise including all stakeholders and how they impact on one another

- Engaging risk identification and analysis techniques (e.g. bowties).

- Recording and reporting your risks

- Real life examples of where other charities get it right... and wrong.

COURSE DURATION: 1 day

DATES & VENUE: Please contact us

FEES: Please contact us

​Who should attend:

- Those responsible for managing risk who are not risk specialists

- Practicing risk managers wanting to extend their knowledge

- Those seeking tools to practically manage integrated and enterprise-wide risk.

COURSE DURATION: 2 days

DATES & VENUE: Please contact us

FEES: Please contact us

​Who should attend:

- Chief Risk Officers, executives and Board members

- Practicing risk managers and champions

- Those responsible for managing all types of risk (inclusive of HSE, social and government relations), financial, technical, legal)

- Anyone taking up a new role in risk management

COURSE DURATION: 2 days

DATES & VENUE: Please contact us

FEES: Please contact us

COURSE DURATION: 3 hours

DATES & VENUE: Please contact us

​Who should attend:

- Those who want to make their risk workshops engaging and all-inclusive.

- Anyone who has never heard of a risk bowtie

- Those seeking tools to practically manage integrated and enterprise-wide risk.

​The course will include:

- How to build and use a standard risk bowtie

- What should form the 'focal point' of a bowtie (risk / problem / event)

- Causes and root cause analysis

- Consequences and business case construction

- Control identification, ownership, monitoring and action management

- Measuring and monitoring risks, including risk matrices and the role of compliance.

Specialist courses include (all tailored to the client's requirements):

COURSE DURATION: 3 hours

DATES & VENUE: Please contact us

FEES: Please contact us

INTRODUCTION TO RESPONSIBLE MINING

Why, where and how to we mine, and what are the risks encountered and managed by the mining sector and its value chain?

​HOW TO MANAGE YOUR ENTERPRISE RISKSThis practical and interactive training explores the tools and techniques used to identify, understand and manage risk across the breadth of your organisation.

The course will include:

- Purpose, applicability and background of risk management in the pubic sector

- How to create an enabling environment for risk management in the public sector

- Integration of risk management activities

- Risk framework (identification; assessment; response; communication & reporting; monitoring)

- Functions of: the Risk Management Committee; the Audit Committee

- Functions of: the Chief Risk Officer; Chairperson of Risk Management Committee; Accounting Officer

- Case study: A view from the Annual Report Disclosure

​RISK MANAGEMENT IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR (South Africa only)Provide a basic knowledge and skills on the nature and the manner in which risk management can be approached in the public sector

COURSE DURATION: 1 day

DATES & VENUE: 13th January 2017

Institute of Risk Management, London

COURSE DURATION: 1 day

DATES & VENUE: 13th January 2017

Institute of Risk Management, London

​Who should attend:

- Those who are responsible for designing and implementing a risk register within your organisation.

- Those who are responsible for keeping a risk register up to date.

- Those seeking tools to practically manage integrated risk.

COURSE DURATION: 3 hours

DATES & VENUE: Please contact us

​Who should attend: Anyone new to the mining sector or interested in understanding the basics of mining. Every course is specially tailored to the requirements of the participants.

Participants will leave with:  An enhanced understanding of the technical and sustainable aspects of the mining value chain inclusive of risks faced and managed by the mining sector.

​Who should attend:

- Anyone responsible for risk management within their not for profit

​- Those new to risk and the simple techniques which can be used to enhance your organisation

- Risk managers who are looking for a refresh

COURSE DURATION: 2 days

DATES & VENUE: Please contact us

FEES: Please contact us

​HOW BUILD AND USE A RISK BOW-TIEThe risk bowtie is a critical tool in any risk manager's skillset. They are used in many ways; from running engaging risk workshops to problem solving, incident debriefing, and communication dashboards.

​HOW TO BUILD AND USE A RISK MATRIX (OR RISK MAP)Risk matrices are used to rate and therefore rank an organisation's risks. For them to be fully useful, they have to be optimised for your organisation.

COURSE DURATION: 2 days

DATES & VENUE: Please contact us

FEES: Please contact us

​The course will include:

- Design and use your own 'fit-for-purpose' risk register

- Collate risk and control information from multiple sources into a central risk register.

- Make proper use of tools such as risk bow-ties and risk matrix to support your risk register.

- Keep your register live and ensure it is the 'go-to' repository to inform status reports.

​- Make sure your register prompts action.

​Who should attend:

- Those responsible for managing risk who are not risk specialists

- Practicing risk managers who want to optimise their rating, ranking and monitoring methodology

- Those seeking tools to practically manage integrated and enterprise-wide risk.

​The course will include:

- Why do we mine? How have our mining methods changed through history / where might we go in the future?


- The mining value chain: Geology and Exploration (selecting where to mine and why); Mining (open pit and underground); Processing (crushing to refining); Ship and sell; Mine and plant closure.


- Risks faced and induced by the mining sector, inclusive of supply chain and value chain risk, resource nationalism, product stewardship, social and environmental issues.

​Who should attend:

- Those responsible for facilitating and leading risk assessments.

- Anyone looking for new techniques to keep your risk assessments interesting, informative and valuable.

​- Risk managers designing a risk assessment programme.

PUBLIC COURSES

​The course will include:

- How to build and use a risk matrix

- How to optimise a risk matrix and ensure it supports organisational strategy

- Setting tolerated risk thresholds

- Tracking risks

- Catastrophic risk and 'Black Swans'

​The course will include:

- Organisation culture and risk culture maturity

- Corporate governance and risk architecture

​- Extended enterprise risk

- Defining and setting risk appetite and tolerance

- Building a fit for purpose risk matrix

- Risk measurement and valuation

- Management and ownership of controls

- Designing and using risk and control metrics

- Internal and external reporting

- Risk assurance