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Operational Risk Management 15&16 October 2018 (CT)
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The aim of this workshop is to provide delegates with a theoretical foundation on operational risk, and how it can be used to proactively manage it in such a way that business objectives are achieved in an optimum way.

2018/10/15 to 2018/10/16
When: 8:00 AM
Where: The Institute of Sports Science- Cape Town
Boundry Road
Cape Town, Western Cape  7725
South Africa
Presenter: Prof Jacky Young
Contact: Nthabiseng
011 555 1800

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Course Duration




Non - Member

Prof Jacky Young

2 Days



R 5 564.00 ex VAT

R 6 414.00 ex VAT

Course Outline

The course is interactive and the knowledge and experience of delegates will add value to the overall training intervention and discussions. The course outline includes:

  • An overview of typical operational risk management frameworks, based on various approaches regarding the components of such a framework.
  • A focus on the main components of an operational risk management framework and the contribution to effective operational risk management:
    • Risk management culture
    • Risk management strategy and the link with a typical strategic planning process
    • Risk management structures, roles and responsibilities
    • Risk management process
      • Risk identification
      • Risk assessment/measurement
      • Risk control
      • Risk financing
      • Risk monitoring
  • An overview of the practical implementation of the main operational risk management methodologies:

    • Risk and Control Self-Assessments
    • Key Risk Indicators
    • Loss History
    • Scenarios


Who should attend

This training workshop is targeted at middle and senior management who need to understand and be able to identify the operational risk exposures threatening the achievement of business objectives.

About the Presenter

After a career in the military, Prof Young joined one of the leading banks and gained valuable knowledge and experience in the development and implementation of risk management processes. He obtained a doctorate in operational risk management and published various articles in international accredited journals on various topics relating to governance and risk management. He also authored a book on operational risk management published by Van Schaiks. He is currently a professor specialising in operational risk management at the University of South Africa and mostly supervises masters and doctoral students. He is also the manager of the Centre for Business Management that offers short learning programmes. He endeavours to establish operational risk management as an integral part of managing a business.

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