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Risk and business continuity management - Oman

Supporting organizations adapt to the next generation of risks and business continuity management

20 February 2019 - 21 February 2019, 8:30AM - 4:00PM, GST


Course overview

The objective of this course is to support you as you seek to implement a sustainable risk culture within your organization. The course will provide you with the guidance to better understand the new COSO Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework as well as ISO 31000:2018. You can expect to also receive insights to assist you as your organization migrates its ERM program to meet emerging challenges. During the course, you will be introduced to some core concepts of Business Continuity Management (BCM), including an operational guidance on how to implement a BCM program in your organization.

Who should attend

— This course is primarily designed for professionals responsible for implementing Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and/or Business Continuity Management (BCM) programs in their organizations.

—  Chief Risk Officer (CRO), risk managers, risk consultants, risk champions and auditors.

—  The course will play a pivotal role for those who wish to pursue a career in Enterprise Risk Management
(ERM) and/or Business Continuity Management (BCM).

—  This course is likely to benefit organizations irrespective of their sectors and serve as a means to improve their risk management and business continuity abilities.


Participants who attend all sessions will be awarded a KPMG certificate of attendance.

Course fees*

Early bird offer (before 20 January 2019) - OMR 580/US$1,495

Participant fee - OMR 620/US$1,595

*Please note that the fee quoted is exclusive of VAT and the fee for the course shall be increased by the quantum of VAT, as applicable under the law.


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Day one Day two

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

Risk governance and culture
– Risk culture and the board
– Corporate governance, risk oversight, internal control and assurance
– Risk perception and human behavior
– Lessons from the past

Principles of risk and risk management
– Concepts and definitions of risk and risk management
– Risk management standards COSO Framework & ISO 31000:2018
– Risk appetite, tolerance, and strategic linkages

Risk assessments and alternative approaches
– The global business environment
– Risk identification techniques
– Qualitative risk analysis
– Quantitative risk analysis and risk modelling, including:
– Schedule risk assessment
– Financial risk assessment
– Fraud risk assessment
– IT risk assessment

Risk treatment resilience for the future
– Identifying and allocating resources to risks
– Risk financing mechanism
– Lessons from the past
– Understanding emerging and future risks
– Building resilience
– Improving decision-making
– Benefiting from the opportunities

Case study covering topics discussed during the day


Business Continuity Management (BCM)

Principles of business continuity
– Concepts and definition of business continuity
– Relationship with the Enterprise Risk Management
– Executive management and support
– Guidance on creating value for the organization

Business Impact Assessment (BIA)
– Classifying business continuity threats
– Business Impact Assessment (BIA)
– Recovery Point Objectives (RPOs)
– Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs)

Business continuity strategy design
– Stakeholder management
– Business continuity strategies
– Interval vs external recovery strategies

Assessing effectiveness
– Developing continuity drills and methodologies
– Auditing business continuity strategies
– Third party involvement
– Emergency response and crisis management

Achieving certifications
– Compliance checklist for ISO 22301 and NCEMA
– Documentation requirements for ISO 22301 certification
– Getting ready for certification