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Effective Risk Management Oversight for Board Members & Executives


United States of America (USA)

08 - 10 Dec, 2014  3 days

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"Good relevant material and delivery by course director"
Managing Director and CEO, Midwestern Oil & Gas Company Plc

"Topical, enaging and timely course. Excellent course leader"
Non-Executive Director, FirstBank of Nigeria

In this 3 Day Course Participants are Shown:

  • The intended role of directors and senior executives in overseeing, understanding and leveraging risk management
  • The envisaged role of directors in light of the Walker Report, OECD reports, The Turner Review and other commentaries
  • How to establish executive risk management committees
  • How to establish a risk profile and risk appetite
  • The purpose, process and function of the core risk areas: credit, market and operational
  • How to understand these risk exposures in relation to the company’s overall core business operations
  • How information from these functions should be reported and technological and IT considerations
  • Primary questions to ask of risk management heads during the oversight process
  • How and when to form a risk committee
  • How the risk committee should be structured and function in relation to other committees, particularly the audit committee
  • Risk management within the context of major initiatives (e.g., Basel III and its Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP)

Who Should Attend?

  • Chief executive officers
  • Chief operational officers
  • Chief risk officers
  • Chief financial officers
  • Heads of Risk management
  • Heads of IT and other primary functions
  • Board members
  • Fund managers
  • Investor representatives

Course pre-requisites: Experience in a executive management, director or shareholder representative position


New York Hotel, New York, United States Dec 08 - 10 Dec, 2014

+1 212-361-3299

The course instructor is an experienced executive, Chief Risk Officer (CRO), board member and consultant. He is the founder and CEO of a consulting firm that conducts investment due diligence of corporates and banks, specialising in emerging and frontier markets. He is a sought after speaker on risk oversight, strategy and corporate governance but has also trained numerous management teams in predictive analytics, market intelligence acquisition and internal model development for Basel II & Basel III purposes.
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