- 26 Sep 2021 Online
In this rapidly-changing business world there are inevitable changes to the risk landscape in companies. Boards are required to make decisions under uncertain conditions with high impact on the companies and high liability for the Directors. Strategically managing Risk at the Board level has become a necessity and the Board needs to stay informed and properly updated.
This training course approaches the management of risk from the Board’s views and needs and analyses the Board’s expectations and sets the KRIs to be followed. This structured two-day seminar brings to the forefront questions that need to be addressed at the Board level, such as:
- What kind of reports should be submitted to the Board?
- How should the risk management information be presented in order to allow the Directors to take the most appropriate decisions for the company and protect the interests of the shareholders and the stakeholders?
- How often should the Board be informed?
These dilemmas, that if not treated properly, will expose the company to high levels of risk with severe consequences. The Board must set the standards and expectations about risk management reporting and drive the company to profitability through an uncertain and risky business environment.
This course provides Board Directors, CROs and decision makers with essential guidance of, and insights into how risks should be presented to the Board. The information provided needs to be qualitative and presented in a specific way value, support the Board’s role and meet its expectations.
Who Should Attend
- Board Directors and members
- Chief Risk Officers
- Risk Managers
- Internal and External Auditors
- Compliance Officers
Benefits of Attending
- Adopt the appropriate risk management framework
- Effectively manage the emerging risks
- Set KRIs for risk management reporting
- Make risk-based decisions upon updated and accurate information
Sharon Ditchburn is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and ICSA (UK), a Certified Practicing Accountant, and holds legal qualifications from Australia, as well as an MBA specialising in Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurship and Strategy. She is one of the few individuals in the GCC certified by the IFC/World Bank to deliver their Director Development Programmes, and has been delivering Corporate Governance advisory and training programmes throughout the GCC since 2005.
Sharon has wide-ranging experience at senior management level, including as a CFO and Company Secretary in Australia and the UAE. Since 2004, she has worked with a wide range of listed, private and government owned enterprises in the GCC, including financial institutions, stock exchanges, private industrial firms, government departments and family owned businesses. Sharon is also an Authorised Individual by the DFSA with various regulated entities, including investment banks, bro-kerages, trust companies and wealth managers.
Sharon is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and Association of Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialists (USA). She is a recipient of the Solvi Stenbro Prize in Ethics (QUT).
Afroditi Boura is a member of the Association of Professionals of Regulatory Compliance of Greece, member of the Economic Chamber of Greece and a certified Compliance and Risk Manager from the EU. Afroditi holds a BA from University of Piraeus in Greece and certification for ISO31000:2018 as Risk Professional and as Trainer.
Afroditi has been registered as an Authorised Individual by the DFSA since 2017 and by the CMA in Kuwait since 2019 and has worked with a broad range of regulated entities in Middle East and Europe including insurance and reinsurance, healthcare, oil and energy, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, wholesale, brokerages, financial institutions, construction, telecommunication and automobile.
Afroditi also has wide experience at senior management level with government owned enterprises in the GCC and Europe.
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