Risk Management - A Key Part of Your Governance Journey: Dublin - 17 May 2018

Training provider: 
The Wheel
Date / time: 
17 May 2018 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
The Wheel, 48 Fleet Street (entrance on Parliament Row), Dublin 2
Price details: 
Member Price: 120 Euro / Non-Member Price: 170 Euro
Risk Mgt -A Key Part of Governance 17May2018

Did you know that Risk Management is a key aspect of Good Governance practice? Here's a chance to learn the key principles of risk management for nonprofits, and how to use an invaluable assessment tool that will help you to manage the risks facing your organisation in these uncertain times.

To book this course: go to the bottom of the page, select the appropriate option and click 'add to cart'.
Course details: 

Community, voluntary and charitable organisations face a myriad of risks, including: uncertain funding streams, working with vulnerable client groups, achieving strategic goals and having the desired impact, health and safety hazards, dealing with volunteers, etc.

Although these risks cannot be avoided, their potential impact can be minimised through effective risk management.Risk Management

Did you know that Risk Management is a key aspect of Good Governance practice?

This practical workshop will help you:      

  • assess the risks facing you and your organisation
  • develop an effective strategy to deal with this risk
  • access further information and resources on the topic.

Learning Outcomes

Attendees of this workshop will be able to:

  • Clearly identify the risks in your organisation
  • Understand the steps you must take for risk mitigation
  • Know how to use the risk management tool to address those risks.

Facilitator: Joe HoughtonJoe Houghton

Joe specialises in nonprofit and charity governance and management consultancy when he is not running the Project Management masters programmes at the UCD Graduate School of Business. 
He has Board experience as both Chair and board member on various charity organisations including Pieta House and The Wheel. Joe is also a Lay Minister with the Church of Ireland based at St. Mary's in Leixlip.
His 20 year industrial experience was in the IT and technology management sector where he held roles including Global Technology Manager with firms such as General Electric and BetzDearborn until moving out of global business in 2004, when he completed his MBA at Smurfit. He is a committee member of the Irish chapter of the International Project Portfolio Management Forum.

Feedback from Previous Attendees of The Wheel's Risk Mamagement workshops

"Great opportunity for discussion..." - D. Collier, Dúchas na Gaillimhe - Galway Civic Trust

"The session had just the right amount of detail for its length. A great introduction to risk management." - D. Foley, Galway Volunteer Centre

"Most helpful for me were the template for risk management, practicing identifying risks and going through the process in groups." - S. Moore, Innovista
"This was an excellent session... I found the information/ group work on mitigants and on the risk graph very useful." - A. Troy, NCBI
"I found the most valuable area in the session to be on the risk grid work on how to define risk to levels of likelihood of happening and impact to an oganisation." - A. Keane, Aoibheann's Pink Tie

The Governance Code

The Code of Practice for Good Governance of Community, Voluntary and Charitable (CVC) Organisations in Ireland.

This Code has been developed by the sector and for the sector, with the express purpose of enabling CVC organisations to achieve the highest standards of governance in the running of their organisations.

Who Should Attend: 

Board members, managers and anyone who has to create a risk-management policy for the for the first time.

How to Register: 

Registration on the day from 09.45am.

To book this course: go to the bottom of the page, select the appropriate option and click 'add to cart'.

Course contact details

01 454 8727

Members of The Wheel receive reduced rates on events.


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