RISK-ACADEMY’s risk management FAQ

Welcome to the RISK-ACADEMY guide on risk management! This guide provides expert insights and practical guidance on various aspects of risk management, ranging from risk identification and assessment to risk response planning and risk management integration with organizational strategy.

Whether you are a risk management professional or just starting to explore the field of risk management, this guide will provide you with valuable knowledge and practical tips to help you effectively manage risks in your organization.

Each section of this guide focuses on a specific question related to risk management, providing a clear and concise answer from the perspective of an expert risk manager. Drawing on years of experience and the latest research, the expert provides a contrarian perspective that challenges some of the traditional assumptions and methods in risk management, offering practical advice that can help you enhance your risk management practices.

We hope this guide will serve as a valuable resource for you as you navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of risk management. So, let’s dive in and explore the world of risk management together!

Risk Management FAQ

Here’s a 10-point action plan for using this guide effectively:

  1. Start with the basics: Begin by reading through the entire guide to get a sense of the topics covered and the expert’s contrarian perspective on risk management.
  2. Identify areas of interest: Take note of the sections that are most relevant to your role or organization and focus on those first.
  3. Review your current risk management practices: Compare your current risk management practices against the recommendations in the guide and identify areas where you can improve.
  4. Evaluate your risk culture: Assess your organization’s risk culture and identify ways to foster a more risk-aware and proactive culture.
  5. Incorporate quantitative techniques: Where possible, adopt quantitative risk assessment techniques, such as probabilistic modeling, decision trees, and influence diagrams, to enhance the accuracy and objectivity of risk assessments.
  6. Update risk management frameworks: Review and update risk management frameworks to ensure they align with the expert’s contrarian perspective and incorporate the latest risk management best practices.
  7. Integrate risk management into decision-making: Work to integrate risk management into your organization’s decision-making processes, from strategic planning to operational management.
  8. Foster open communication: Encourage open communication about risks and risk management, both within your organization and with external stakeholders.
  9. Develop risk management training: Develop training and education programs to help employees at all levels understand their roles in the risk management process and how to manage risks effectively.
  10. Continuously monitor and review: Continuously monitor and review your risk management practices, adjusting them as needed to remain responsive to evolving risks and changing circumstances.

RISK-ACADEMY offers online courses


Informed Risk Taking

Learn 15 practical steps on integrating risk management into decision making, business processes, organizational culture and other activities!


ISO31000 Integrating Risk Management

Alex Sidorenko, known for his risk management blog http://www.riskacademy.blog, has created a 25-step program to integrate risk management into decision making, core business processes and the overall culture of the organization.


Advanced Risk Governance

This course gives guidance, motivation, critical information, and practical case studies to move beyond traditional risk governance, helping ensure risk management is not a stand-alone process but a change driver for business.


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