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Risk Management (eLearning)

Target Audience

Are you a Board member / Senior Executive Officer of a voluntary or community group? Do you need to develop or enhance your understanding of Risk Management?


To enable learners develop a comprehensive understanding of Risk Management within an organisation and the tools which can be employed to minimise risk.

Understand Risk

  • Identify and discuss examples of risk in an organisation (good risk / bad risk)

Understand Risk Categories

  • Governance
  • Strategic
  • Compliance (Legal or Regulatory)
  • Operational
  • Financial
  • Environmental or External

Understand Risk Management and Know Why It Is Important

  • Identify and understand relevant risks
  • Evaluate risks / Prioritise risks
  • Monitor risks and report on their management
  • May be a legal/regulatory/compliance requirement
  • Reduce possibility of failing to realise objectives
  • Reduce possibility of reputational damage
  • Better decision making
  • Recognise opportunities to benefit from risk

Understand What Makes A Good Risk Management System

  • Risk Management Policy
  • Risk Management Officer
  • Risk Management Process
  • Risk Register
  • Systems and Controls
  • Monitor and Report


  • Understand the nature of risk in voluntary and charitable organisations
  • Categorise risks
  • Explain the four stages in the Risk Management Cycle
  • Explain how to implement a Risk Management System in your organisation


Note: Once an e-Learning course is booked, it could take up to 48 hours for login details to be provided.




The Risk Management training was very useful and practical. I was delighted to be able to do it from the office - CEO, Active Retirement Ireland.

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