Making Sense of Risk Appetite

London, 2nd & 3rd November 2016

This two day training course will provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of risk appetite. Delegates will gain in-depth, practical knowledge of building a risk appetite framework, and consider wider strategic issues such as risk culture and communicating with the board. The course will be conducted in a friendly learning environment that will encourage discussion and debate. This seminar will provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of the concept of risk appetite and its effective use within financial institutions.

Course Highlights:

  • An introduction to risk appetite basics
  • Making effective use of risk appetite at a strategic level
  • Methodologies on how to express risk appetite in your organisation 
  • Determining your appetite for risk 
  • Embedding your risk appetite framework 
  • Regulatory requirements and industry standards 

Who Should Attend:

This course will be valuable to individuals and groups from a range of financial institutions. Specific job titles may include:

  • Operational Risk Appetite
  • Operational Risk Framework
  • Operational Risk Manager / Analyst
  • Head of Operational Risk
  • Operational Risk Governance
  • Group Operational Risk
  • Operational Risk Strategy
  • Operational Risk Officer
  • Operational Risk Associate
  • Model Risk
  • Model Review


Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn what risk appetite is, and how to dispel some common misconceptions.
  • Understand the benefits associated with expressing and articulating your organisation's appetite for risk.
  • How to select effective methods for expressing risk appetite within your organisation.
  • Learn best practice in relation to establishing, maintaining and implementing an effective risk appetite framework.
  • Understand current regulatory requirements on risk appetite and other good practice standards that relate to the concept
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