Operational Risk

Mastering Operational Risk Management


Course Information

  • Date(s): April 28, 2020
  • Location: London
  • Led By: Gary Savill
  • Type: Course
  • Length: 2 Days

About this Course

The effective management of operational risks is a vital component of any financial services firm’s business strategy. Effective management of operational risks will encourage more informed risk taking and help to enhance and retain stakeholder trust.

This 2-day interactive course will provide insights into the best current practice in operational risk management and actionable takeaways to implement within your own organisation.

Learning outcomes:

  • Learn how to detect and prevent risks within your firm, assess risk appetite, and set up risk management frameworks and strategies for effective risk monitoring and reporting
  • Discover the latest key regulatory requirements affecting operational risk management, such as risk culture and conduct, MiFID, fair pricing, SM&CR and customer vulnerability
  • Gain insights into how to effectively implement your risk framework and avoid costly mistakes
  • Comprehend the current best practices and standards in operational risk management

Who should attend:

This workshop has been developed for the following organisations:

  • Banking, Insurance underwriters, Insurance brokers, Asset Management and other FCA/PRA regulated institutions.

 This workshop has been developed for the following individuals:

  • Senior Management
  • Financial Officers
  • Risk Officers and Analysts
  • Internal Auditors
  • Operational Risk & Compliance Consultants, Advisers and Managers
  • Risk or Control Champions and owners
  • Any other staff with roles and responsibilities that incorporate operational risk management in the 1st or 2nd lines of defence.

Benefits of attending:

  • Learn about the most effective strategies for managing operational risk
  • Understand specific risks in financial institutions and their impact on operational efficiency
    • Explore operational risk in the context of regulatory change
  • Assess the risk culture and appetite and understand how they are critical in supporting the formation of strategy and in supporting decision making
  • Place operational risk within broader enterprise risk management and corporate governance structures
  • Gain the tools to implement operational risk management in practice
  • Explore case studies and practical examples including current best practices and standards

Mastering Operational Risk Management

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About the instructor

Gary Savill

Gary is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant, Specialist Member of the IRM, with extensive experience in Financial Services, including insurance, asset management and banking. His most recent appointments include Head of Operational Risk for AXA UK and is currently working as Head of Risk for Saga.

In-House Courses

Our courses can be delivered in-house and made bespoke to your company, business model, products and language. As your learning partner, we can help you every step of the way from engaging with multiple stakeholders and carrying out a learning needs analysis to confirming desired outcomes, solution design and delivery.

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Kieran Maplesden
Managing Director

0203 800 1099

Fahim Miah

Fahim Miah
Head of Learning Solutions

0203 854 0591