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The SSI RM Academy provides resources to support our clients and prospective clients to implement critical security and risk management measures in their organisations. The resources are organised into courses that are sent by e-mail at regular intervals in ‘bite-sized’ parts to enable easy assimilation. The courses include policies, procedures, processes, checklists, tools and templates that can be used to transform security and risk management in your organisation.

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SSI RM Academy course are free-of-charge.

Risk Management Courses

Level I

Risk Management Basics Everyone Should Know

Level II

Building a Risk Management Capability

Level III

Advanced Techniques for Risk Managers

Course Syllabus

Level I – Risk Management Basics Everyone Should Know

Course Content

  • 5 week course @ 3 e-mails a week
  • Blogs [hosted in ‘Opinion’]:
    • Why Risk Management Matters
    • The Risk Management Process
    • What Risks Should You Manage
    • Risk Management, Whose Responsibility Is It?
  • Downloads:
    • Risk Register
    • Risk Matrix (Basic)
    • Issue Register
    • Risk Glossary (Part 1)
  • Case Studies (Opinion)
    • European Fitness League Ltd
  1. What is a ‘Hazard’?
  2. What is a ’Risk’?
  3. What is a ‘Risk Register’?
  4. What is ‘Risk Probability’?
  5. How to Assess Risk Probability
  6. What is ‘Risk Impact’?
  7. How to Assess Risk Impact
  8. What is ‘Risk Proximity’?
  9. How to Assess Risk Proximity
  10. What is a ‘Risk Matrix’?
  11. How to Use a Risk Matrix to Calculate Risk
  12. What is ’Risk Tolerance’?
  13. What is ’Risk Mitigation’?
  14. What is a ‘Risk Owner’?
  15. What is an ‘Issue’?

Learning Objectives

To enable you to participate constructively in your organisation’s risk management process.

Instructor

Harry Thomsett retired from the Royal Marines as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2011.  Throughout his military career, and subsequently in the commercial world, Harry has been responsible for risk management in a variety of situations including military operations, programme & project management, sports governance and entrepreneurial enterprises. He taught risk management at the Joint Services Command & Staff College.

Course Syllabus

Level II – Building a Risk Management Capability

Course Content

  • 5 week course @ 3 e-mails a week
  • Blogs [hosted in ‘Opinion’]:
    • Embedding Risk Management Into Your Company’s Culture
    • Risks and Issues, They’re The Same Aren’t they?
    • You Can’t Eliminate Risk and You Can’t Control Risk Either
    • The Risk Management Mindset
  • Downloads:
    • Risk Report
    • Readiness Grid
    • Risk Maturity Model
    • Risk Glossary (Part 2)
  • Case Studies
    • HQ 3 Commando Brigade in Helmand
  1. Risk Management Strategy
  2. Risk Management Principles
  3. Risk Management Culture
  4. Risk Management Policy
  5. Risk Management Procedures
  6. Risk Management Roles
  7. Risk Categories
  8. Risk Assessments
  9. Risk Tolerance
  10. Risk Reporting
  11. Standing Risks (or business as usual)
  12. Strategic Risks
  13. Escalating Risk
  14. Indicators & Warnings
  15. Readiness Assessments
  16. Risk Maturity Model

Learning Objectives

To enable you to taking a leading role in your organisation’s effort to develop and embed a risk management capability.

Instructor

Harry Thomsett retired from the Royal Marines as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2011.  Throughout his military career, and subsequently in the commercial world, Harry has been responsible for risk management in a variety of situations including military operations, programme & project management, sports governance and entrepreneurial enterprises. He taught risk management at the Joint Services Command & Staff College.

Course Syllabus

Level III – Advanced Techniques for Risk Managers

Course Content

  • 5 week course @ 3 e-mails a week
  • Blogs [hosted in ‘Opinion’]:
    • Wargaming as Risk Management
    • Wargaming vs Scenario Planning
    • Creating a Risk Management Culture
    • Risk vs Reward
  • Downloads:
    • ISO 31000 Risk Management – Implementation Guide
    • Wargaming Guide
    • Risk Matrices (Advanced)
    • Risk Glossary (Part 3)
  • Case Studies:
    • Emergency Medical Response in the Renewable Energy Sector
  1. ISO 31000 Risk Management
  2. Security Risk Management
  3. Information Security Risk Management
  4. Financial Security Risk Management
  5. Business Continuity Risk Management
  6. Contract Risk Management
  7. Health & Safety Risk Management
  8. Emergency & Crisis Risk Management
  9. Reputation Risk Management
  10. Environmental Risk Management
  11. Wargaming (Part 1) – Introduction
  12. Wargaming (Part 2) – Rehearsal of Concept
  13. Wargaming (Part 3) – Risk Management
  14. Scenario Planning
  15. Refining Probability Assessments
  16. Refining Impact Assessments

Learning Objectives

To enable you, as a risk manager, to develop your organisation’s risk management capability to a higher level of sophistication.

Instructor

Harry Thomsett retired from the Royal Marines as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2011.  Throughout his military career, and subsequently in the commercial world, Harry has been responsible for risk management in a variety of situations including military operations, programme & project management, sports governance and entrepreneurial enterprises. He taught risk management at the Joint Services Command & Staff College.