Risk Awareness Week 2023: a deep dive into modern risk management

For the fifth year running Risk Awareness Week 2023 promises to be the biggest online risk management and decision making event and offers amazing insights, strategies, and discussions revolving around the integration of risk management into decision making. More than 20000 people already viewed the workshops. This year, you wouldn’t want to miss this:

Evolution and future of risk management

The ever-evolving landscape of risk management is shaped by technological advancements, innovative methodologies, and forward-thinking strategies. This theme delves into the future trends and the transformative power of emerging technologies in the realm of risk.

Decision-making and strategy

Risk management is intrinsically tied to decision-making and strategic planning. This theme emphasizes the importance of integrating risk insights into core business strategies, ensuring that decisions are both informed and impactful.

  • How risk management can degrade value: The potential pitfalls of over-reliance on traditional risk management. Link
  • Risk analysis and decision guidance: The role of actionable insights in guiding strategic decisions. Link
  • Minimum functional objectives in decision-making: A novel approach prioritizing essential outcomes. Link
  • The role of risk appetite in strategy: Defining and understanding organizational risk appetite. Link
  • Mastering risk-reward decision-making: A strategic approach to balancing potential rewards with risks. Link

Real-life applications and success stories

Practical insights and real-world applications of risk management principles are invaluable. This theme showcases success stories, lessons from industry pioneers, and practical strategies that have proven effective across sectors.

  • Turning risks into opportunities: Real-life examples of transforming threats into advantages. Link
  • Lessons from risk-taking pioneers: Gleaning insights from industry leaders’ experiences. Link
  • Scenario planning and stress testing: Techniques for preparing organizations for unexpected scenarios. Link
  • Innovations in risk management: Exploring the latest trends and strategies from a cross-industry perspective. Link

Risk communication and culture

The human element in risk management is pivotal. This theme underscores the importance of effective risk communication, fostering a risk-aware culture, and the psychological aspects of risk-taking.

  • Talking about numbers without using numbers: Making complex data understandable. Link
  • Developing a risk-taking mindset: Overcoming fear and uncertainty to embrace risks. Link
  • Fostering a culture of risk awareness: Building a resilient organizational culture that prioritizes risk awareness. Link

Here are the top 5 insights participants can expect from the RAW2023:

  • The future of risk management is intertwined with technological advancements. Participants will gain insights into how AI, data analytics, and other emerging technologies can be harnessed to make risk management more proactive and efficient.
  • A recurring theme is the importance of integrating risk insights into core business strategies. Workshops will delve into how to make informed and impactful decisions, balancing potential rewards with associated risks, and the role of risk appetite in guiding organizational strategies.
  • Participants will benefit from real-life examples showcasing how perceived threats were transformed into strategic advantages. These success stories offer practical lessons and strategies that can be applied across various sectors.
  • Conveying complex risk data in an understandable manner is crucial. Workshops will provide techniques and approaches for effective risk communication, ensuring that stakeholders at all levels can grasp and act on risk insights.
  • Beyond tools and strategies, the human element in risk management is pivotal. Participants will learn about fostering a culture that embraces calculated risks, the psychological aspects of risk-taking, and strategies to overcome fear and uncertainty.

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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