Short Course: Fundamentals of Risk Management for Directors

About the course

Tuning Fork Advisory is an authorised reseller of this course which is delivered by the Corporate Governance Institute.

Become a Smarter and More Effective Leader

Rapidly acquire the skills you need master risk oversight and management.

In a changing business landscape, organisations need to develop and continuously improve their risk oversight and management practices. Leaders who can be relied on to ask the right questions about risk at board level are in demand.

Learn what good risk management looks like and get comfortable exploring, addressing and explaining risk in your organisation.

* Speak confidently about risk and how it can affect your organisation.
* Identify the appropriate response to risk in different situations.
* Be able to explain the change in risk culture and mindset.

This course is ideal if you’re in a mid to senior-level role, where you need to know how to manage risk, risk responsibility and risk culture.

Course Outlines

Chapter 1

The fundamentals of risk

  • What is risk?
  • Risk and the corporate governance framework.
  • Risk oversight vs risk management.
  • Key risk categories.

Chapter 2

Risk oversight and monitoring

  • Introduction to enterprise risk management framework.
  • Risk management tools for oversight and monitoring.
  • Data analytics for enhanced risk management.

Chapter 3

Risk response

  • Responses to risk.
  • Risk strategy, appetite and tolerance.
  • Crisis and resilience.

Chapter 4

The future of risk management

  • Trends in risk management.
  • Risk culture and mindset shifts.

Course Details

Give yourself a competitive advantage. This course is designed so you can study at a time and pace that suits you.

Start Date:



3 months

Study Option:

Fully online, fully flexible


  • Interactive quizzes
  • Case Studies (where applicable)
  • Faculty expert videos
  • Readings (where applicable)
  • Scenario challenge
  • Audio snippets


Online 60 minute assessment - Multiple choice style.

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Short Course: Fundamentals of Risk Management for Directors


Take an in-depth look at the risk environment organisations operate within. Learn how to ask the right questions at board level to improve risk management and oversight.

Price: €495 (Excl. VAT)