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Doing Everything Right, But Still Getting It Wrong

Introduction This case study introduces the next course in the SSI RM Academy Risk Management Series, 'Level II - Building a Risk Management Capability'. It is a cautionary tale of what happens when a risk management process operates inside an organisation (doing...

Risk Management, Whose Responsibility Is It?

Introduction In this post we explore some of the risk management roles in an organisation, how these roles implement the risk management process and how they relate to each other. Risk Committee The Risk Committee is the senior risk management body in an organisation...

What Risks Should You Manage?

Introduction Hazards, and the risks that arise from them, are around us all the time. There are so many risks that if we stopped and thought about it we could be overwhelmed. It is simply not possible to manage all the risks facing an organisation but neither is it...

The Risk Management Process

Introduction An effective risk management process provides a dynamic, robust and responsive approach to the protection of things of value from harm. To that end the standard risk management process has five stages (each of these stages has associated processes and...

Why Risk Management Matters

Introduction Hazards are everywhere. Hazards to our health and wellbeing, hazards to our finances, hazards to our hopes and dreams, and that is just at the individual level. The organisations we work for all face their own hazards of a financial, strategic,...

SSI Meet President of IIPELP Nigeria

On Wednesday 17th September 2014 Professor Niyi Ayoola-Daniels, President of IIPELP (International Institute for Petroleum, Energy Law and Policy in Nigeria), was hosted by UK Government Trade and Investment (UKTI) ‘BISEN’ consortium members.  As a key maritime...