AFMA's Risk in Focus - Operational Risk explores the nature and incidence of one of the key focus areas of risk management. This workshop is designed for individuals who have already established their understanding of risk management fundamentals, but now need targeted, practical training and experience in this key area.
This course introduces the concepts of operational risk, defines the main terminology, explains the measurement and management of this risk, analyses what constitutes best practice and examines linkages with other key financial risks throughout the deal cycle.
Susan Campbell is a leading risk management expert with substantial experience in senior roles in the finance and corporate sectors. Susan worked for many years with major banks in Melbourne and London as a treasury advisor to Australian and international firms before a subsequent appointment to the role of the Treasurer for Sussan Corporation, a large Australian property and retail group. She has also held a senior lecturer position at RMIT University.
For the last 20 years Susan has run a successful consulting business, ARGYLL, specialising in treasury operations, transactional banking, risk management and internal controls. She also presents and writes for various professional bodies in Australia and overseas.
Susan is a non-executive director of Heritage Bank and Benetas Aged Care and serves on their risk committees. Her role at Heritage Bank, Australia’s largest member-owned bank, gives Susan direct experience and insight into the role of good risk management in financial institutions.
This workshop is ideal for individuals working in financial services organisations who need a fundamental understanding of the cause and nature of operational risk in financial markets. After attending the workshop, you should be able to relate the information you have learned back to your own workplace, with greater understanding of the responsibilities and risks associated with your role. The workshop assumes that attendees have basic pre-existing knowledge of financial markets and risk management.
By the end of this workshop, you should be able to explain:
The latest best practice and real life case studies were a real hightlight of the workshop.
Open discussions were highly topical and facilitator was very patient towards all aspects of our issues.
Presenter was knowledgeable and presented in a very interesting manner. Very interactive workshop and had a wealth of knowledge on the subject.