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Fundamentals of Risk Management, 3rd Edition

Book Description

Fundamentals of Risk Management provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject of commercial and business risk, examining the key components of risk management and its application. With relevant examples for both the private and public sector, this third edition is completely aligned to ISO 31000 and provides enhanced best practice advice on assessing and managing risk appetite to enhance company resilience. Exploring the different types of risk an organization faces, including hazard risks and uncertainties, it provides the core concepts of business continuity planning, enterprise risk management and project risk management. Also including a thorough overview of the international risk management standards and frameworks, strategy and policy, Fundamentals of Risk Management is the definitive text for emerging professionals and anyone studying on a risk management course.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover page
  2. Dedication
  3. Title page
  4. Imprint
  5. Table of contents
  6. List of figures
  7. List of tables
  8. Preface
  9. Acknowledgements
  10. Introduction
  11. Part one: Introduction to risk management
    1. 01 Approaches to defining risk
    2. 02 Impact of risk on organizations
    3. 03 Types of risks
    4. 04 Development of risk management
    5. 05 Principles and aims of risk management
    6. 06 Risk management standards
  12. Part two: Risk strategy
    1. 07 Risk management framework
    2. 08 Risk management documentation
    3. 09 Risk management responsibilities
    4. 10 Risk-aware culture
    5. 11 Risk training and communication
    6. 12 Risk practitioner competencies
  13. Part three: Risk assessment
    1. 13 Risk assessment considerations
    2. 14 Risk classification systems
    3. 15 Risk likelihood and impact
    4. 16 Loss control
    5. 17 Defining the upside of risk
    6. 18 Business continuity
  14. Part four: Risk response
    1. 19 Enterprise risk management
    2. 20 Importance of risk appetite
    3. 21 Tolerate, treat, transfer and terminate
    4. 22 Risk control techniques
    5. 23 Control of selected hazard risks
    6. 24 Insurance and risk transfer
  15. Part five: Risk governance
    1. 25 Corporate governance model
    2. 26 Stakeholder expectations
    3. 27 Operational risk management
    4. 28 Project risk management
    5. 29 Supply chain management
    6. 30 Strategy, tactics and operations
  16. Part six: Risk assurance
    1. 31 Evaluation of the control environment
    2. 32 Risk assurance techniques
    3. 33 Activities of the internal audit function
    4. 34 Reporting on risk management
    5. 35 Reputation and the business model
    6. 36 Developments in risk management
  17. Appendix A: Abbreviations and acronyms
  18. Appendix B: Glossary of terms
  19. Appendix C: Implementation guide
  20. Index
  21. Full imprint