Introduction to Risk Management, with Shelagh Donnelly

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Introduction to Risk Management, with Shelagh Donnelly

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Introduction to Risk Management

Terminology and Tools Used in Considering Risks and Opportunities - 90 minutes, including Q&A

You see reports and agenda items related to risk management, and you've decided you'd like to understand its basics - if only someone would discuss it in layperson's terms. Here's that course!

Risk management is increasingly critical, and not only in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Emerging risks and the pace of change are such that boards and leadership teams everywhere need to prioritise risk management. Assistants who invest time in understanding the language and principles of risk management differentiate themselves and add value.

We’ll take a look at enterprise risk management (ERM), a strategic business discipline that can make a difference in your organisation’s ability to execute on its strategic plan. Well executed, ERM can support informed decision making. It reflects a series of processes established in order to manage risks. There’s also integrated risk management (IRM), and Shelagh will explain both ERM and IRM.

Shelagh will walk you through risk processes and the respective roles that employees, management and the board hold in an organisation’s risk management. We’ll explore different types of risks as well as terminology such as risk appetite, ownership and tolerance before moving on to internal controls, internal audit and mitigation strategies.

As we discuss the balancing of risks and returns, we’ll also look at risk monitoring and tools such as risk registers and heat maps. Shelagh will provide you a clear, elevated understanding of risk management’s role in your organisation’s success.

Key learning points

  1. Risk management terminology
  2. Enterprise risk management (ERM) and integrated risk management (IRM)
  3. Introduction to risk management tools

Included with your registration

  1. 90-day access to recording of our session
  2. PDF companion workbook, to download and use as you watch the recording
  3. certificate for your professional development portfolio

About your trainer

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Invest in your career with someone who's walked the walk and presents on current best practices

Shelagh is trusted and respected by assistants and employers around the globe. She has been publishing her Exceptional EA website since 2013, and writes for other publications. An in-demand trainer, Shelagh works with conference organisers, professional associations, government bodies, higher education and businesses, including corporations such as the NBA.

For Shelagh's bio and a sampling of clients and references, please click here.

Registration fee

The fee for this webinar is $75 US. Depending on currency fluctuation rates, that's approximately £60, or €67.

Canadian residents registering for this webinar will see that GST of $5.12 CAD is included in the cost.

What's included in this registration fee?

This is a live, 90-minute webinar that Shelagh will present via GoToWebinar. You'll receive your unique access link via a GoToWebinar email within 24 hours of registration.

After the webinar, Shelagh will email you a certificate of attendance that will come in handy for tracking and showcasing your professional development.

You'll also have access to a recording of the webinar for 90 days post-event. This can come in handy if you’d like to review a concept, and if time zones or people throw your schedule for a loop the day of a webinar.

As well, Shelagh has prepared a PDF companion workbook for you. Shelagh publishes this along with the session recording, and it's ideal to have at hand as you watch the recording.

Speaking of time zones ..

Check out the start time in your time zone. Shelagh will present this live at 10:00 a.m. PDT/GMT-7 hours; click here to access a time zone converter. If this represents the wee hours of the night in your time zone, you'll be in good company by registering and relying on access to the recording and PDF companion workbook.

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The best assistants are always learning, through experience and by engaging in professional development. While plans for a number of conferences and other in-person learning opportunities have been postponed, that needn’t put a pause on your professional growth.

In fact, given the way 2020 continues to unfold, it may be more critical than ever to continue to connect, learn and adapt. Shelagh's adapting as well, and is offering webinars focused on how to navigate and succeed during these interesting times.

Investments in quality and yourself

When you attend Shelagh's webinars, you’re investing in quality and in yourself.

It’s astute to take advantage of complimentary webinars you may find helpful; Shelagh has delivered and attended some herself. There are limitations, though, on the depth of professional development that can be acquired without financial investment.

That’s why it’s also astute, given post-pandemic changes and challenges ahead, to invest in learning from someone who’s walked the walk for decades, and done so during times of not only growth, but also upheaval and recession. Someone who knows what it’s like to be an on-call employee as well as having been a direct report to four CEOs and having supported board chairs, which was Shelagh's last role before turning to speaking and writing full time in 2019.

Post-event access to webinar recording

You’ll have access to a recording of the webinar for a 30-day period after the live event. This can come in handy if you’d like to review a concept, and if time zones or people throw your schedule for a loop the day of a webinar.

Certificates of attendance

After attending, you’ll receive a certificate of attendance to add to your portfolio and help track your professional development. Such records are also useful when preparing for performance reviews/evaluations.

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