An interactive and energetic course giving an overview of the core aspects of enterprise risk management

Introduction to Risk Management Course 


Course Description


As a new, mid-career or experienced risk professional, this virtual training course will give you a robust overview of the core aspects of Enterprise Risk Management. From exploring the most up-to-date risk management tools, techniques and standards, including ISO31000 and COSO, we also present a wide range of case studies, all of which are chosen to enhance the understanding of the participants.


The concepts explored will be brought to life with interactive tasks, practical exercises and tangible examples, so that you can clearly relate the theory to your day-to-day role and organisation.

Who is this course for? 

  • Anyone new or looking to refresh and enhance their knowledge of risk management.

  • Those aiming to review and improve their organisation’s approach to risk management.

  • Those planning to design their organisation’s approach to risk management from scratch.

  • Anyone planning on benchmarking their organisation against international best practice, standards and real-life case studies.


—Jordyn Aitken, HSE Systems Manager ALLTECH

"I never expected an online training to be so energetic and interactive, but I didn’t feel at all like we were missing anything by not being in a classroom. So many great takeaways for me (as is evidenced by my copious notes taken), and I leave the training feeling inspired with plenty of food for thought. Really brilliant training, and I wish I’d taken it sooner! So thanks to you all for everything."


- Understand the context of your organisation and your objectives.

- Identify and assess risks using an array of interactive and effective tools and techniques such as bowties and risk maps.

- Manage and mitigate your risks by implementing different controls that are suited to your organisation’s way of working and available resources.

- Monitor and review whether a risk’s status has changed.

Make robust, risk-informed decisions.


- A plan for assessing the risk maturity of your own organisation.

- A good understanding of best practice standards and real-life approaches to risk management and how they might be applied to your own organisation.

- The key components required for building or enhancing your own organisation’s enterprise risk management framework and process.

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Meet one of the trainers


Dr Sarah Gordon is passionate about both risk management and training.  No matter where she is delivering her training courses, be it in the heart of the Congo or in the Satarla Training Centre in London, they are always energetic, informative and fun.  


Sarah started out as an Exploration Geologist, working for one of the world’s largest mining companies.  Lucky enough to have lived and worked in countries like Canada, Brazil, South Africa and the UK, she moved from Geology into Safety & Sustainability and then Risk Management. 


In 2014, Sarah co-founded Satarla with two other risk management experts:  Laura Mallabone (Engineer) and Tankiso Moloi (Accountant).  Together, they have built Satarla to the 75-strong (and counting!) Associates of today, based all around the world.  


Satarla is passionate about making risk management real and practical.  Our three focal points of Risk Management Training, Consultancy and Research enable Satarla to constantly challenge best practice within risk management and ensure all advice given is based on experience.


Sarah is an accredited trainer and course designer for the Institute of Risk Management, Honorary Lecturer at Imperial College London, Associate Researcher at the University of Johannesburg, Chair for Foreign and External Affairs at the Geological Society of London and the CEO of Satarla.




We have teams and clients based all over the world, from London to Johannesburg, Sydney, Santiago and Vancouver.


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