About Risk

Ross Woods, Rev. May 11

Part A: What is risk management?

  1. What is risk?
  2. What is risk management?
  3. The benefits of risk management
  4. The AS/NZ standard

Part B: Steps (How to do it)

  1. Define your task
  2. Identify your context
  3. Identify and record your risks
  4. Define "serious" risk
  5. Define the difference between acceptable and unacceptable risk for your organization
  6. Assess your risks
  7. Control the risk
  8. Monitor the risk and check the outcome

Part C: Enrichment

  1. Is risk management really a step-by-step process?
  2. Scenario Analysis
  3. Risk management and quality management
  4. An example

Part D: Specific risk areas

  1. Managing Occupational Health and Safety risks
  2. General business risks
  3. General financial risks
  4. Specific area or industry risks:
    1. Training sector
    2. Education
    3. Possible effects of high risks in education
    4. Overseas education
    5. Information Technology
    6. Common risks for community organizations A
    7. Common risks for community organizations B
    8. Community development

Part E: Managing your risk management system (BSBMGT508A)

  1. Your task
  2. What are the expected outcomes?
  3. Maintain information and resources
  4. Support your staff
  5. Facilitate recovery
  6. Monitor and review

Part F: Forms

  1. Template for a basic risk register for general risks.
  2. Form for a general OHS inspection in an office environment.
  3. Self-test form for business risks