Public Sector Risk Management
Public Sector Risk Management (Face to face)
14 Aug 2024
R 6450.00

Brief Description
The Public Sector Risk Management short course provides you with the knowledge of the practical and critical success areas in the implementation of effective enterprise risk management in the public sector.
The workshop will provide opportunities for practical exercises in risk management activities and will deal with overcoming implementation failures. You will also learn how to avoid pitfalls when implementing risk management, as well as improving existing risk management practices in your organisation.
Anyone tasked with establishing, implementing, facilitating or improving current risk management activities and ensuring that significant risks are being managed appropriately, should attend this course.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to
  • Define and apply concepts of enterprise risk management
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities within an organization to implement enterprise risk management as an enterprise-wide function
  • Understand the enterprise risk management framework and National Treasury requirements
  • Link risk management into strategic planning processes
  • Learn how to implement an effective enterprise risk management programme in an organisation
  • Use practical techniques to assess risks and record them
  • Understand how to monitor and evaluate an enterprise risk management programme for improvement
  • Understand importance of risk culture and maturity
Course Content
The course covers the following topics:
Risk Governance
  • Risk governance and board
  • The risk universe
  • King IV
  • Understanding COSO and ISO 31000:2018
  • Regulatory regime and its impact
  • Public sector view of ERM
Practical Risk Management
  • An overview of the global risk environment
  • Approaches and techniques for risk identification
  • Risk workshop facilitation and facilitation skills
  • Risk prioritization and rating, including quantitative assessment tools and techniques
  • Risk Treatment
  • Risk management reporting
Risk Intelligence
  • Risk Maturity
  • Fundamental principles of a risk intelligence
  • Risk culture in context
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have relevant work experience/prior knowledge/qualifications needed to enrol.
Those who successfully completed a SPMA short course at Enterprises University of Pretoria (Pty) and have a B.degree will receive automatic admission towards the Course work Masters Programme (MPA) as offered by the School of Public Management and Administration, University of Pretoria on condition that application is processed as per University requirements and within the application period set by the University.
Course Number:
Catalogue and Category:
Public Administration and Management
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are a official in the South African Public Sector.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
Contact Days: