Assessing, Managing and Mitigating Risk – 1 Day


Is it right for me?

This one-day course will provide tools, techniques and ideas to help you to recognise and mitigate against potential risks within your supply chains. It will assist delegates to identify, analyse and evaluate their organisation’s own areas of resilience and vulnerability, as well as providing guidance on how to implement risk prevention strategies.

This course is aligned to the Managerial level of the CIPS Global Standard. Typical job roles at this level include: Senior Buyer, Chief Buyer, Category Manager, Contract Manager, Contract Officer, Logistics Manager and Supply Chain Executive.

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What will I learn?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

• Identify common areas of resilience and vulnerability

• Use different tools and techniques to identify different risks and the most appropriate response

• Assess the risk and its impact on your organisation, project or contract and develop appropriate risk management strategies

• Create approaches to ensure risk is mitigated and ethical practice is adopted

What key points will the training cover?

• Benefits of risk management and the impact of inaction

• Risk identification and main categories of risk

• Risk management cycle

• Strategic risk planning

• Mitigation strategies