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Obtain a better understanding on how to create/develop risk assessments. The webinar will also provide pointers about the Risk Assessment process using the Risk Assessment Matrix and how to complete a thorough Risk Assessment for a financial institution.

Enterprise-wide Risk Management has been around since the 1980’s, but it has now become more formalised in the finance industry The ERM Program ensures that institutions have a strong foundation and solid infrastructure which helps them handle risks while achieving their organization’s vision.

We will focus on three key risk assessments.

  • Overview of ERM key definitions and the three ongoing phases
  • Learn about the Risk Assessment Process and key steps
  • How to identify and assess your institution’s risks using the ERM Risk Assessment Matrix
  • Characteristics of Risk Assessments based on industry best practices
  • Developing appropriate Risk Assessment Criteria
  • Prioritizing and handling a portfolio of risks once identified
  • What is the Risk Assessment System (RAS)
  • An overview of Model Risk Management
  • Completing an IT Risk Assessment
  • Completing an Internal Controls Risk Assessment

  • ERM overview of key definitions
  • Three Key Phases of ERM and how Risk Assessments fit in
  • The Risk Assessment Process
  • Risk Assessment System (RAS)
  • CAMELS Rating and How They Relate to Risk Assessments
  • Top 8 Risks and Other Risks to Assess
  • Annual Risk Assessments recommended
  • Areas Assessed
  • ERM Risk Assessment Matrix – the major risks

Financial Institutions provide great value to the economy. But much of that value inherently comes from risk taking. successful institutions strive to manage risk at the enterprise-wide level, so that , at any given time, they incur just enough of the right kind of risk, to effectively pursue their strategic goals. This webinar will first provide a step-by-step process to develop strong Risk Assessments to address key areas of a financial institution. Then we will specifically focus on key Risk Assessments that are critical components of an ERM Program: the Enterprise Risk Management Risk Assessment, , and the Internal Controls Risk Assessment, and provide practical tools and examples to be implemented in a financial organization immediately.

This webinar is for participants who have a basic knowledge of Enterprise Risk Management and are looking for specific pointers and examples on how to complete these Risk Assessments.

  • This session is designed for Risk Managers, Chief Risk Officers, Compliance Officers, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Credit Officer, Internal Auditors, and the entire risk management team. Also, employees of financial institutions involved in the risk management process and ERM program who want to learn more about ERM and Risk Assessments .

Fred Vacelet is a Financial Risk Management Consultant and trainer with an international expertise in Risk Management methodological frameworks. His experience spans some 25 years, advising banks, software houses and others on risk management. Fred holds various degrees, including from London Business School, with post-graduate studies at the Technische (then West)-Berlin and Keio (Japan) universities. He is a published author on risk management and Basel Accords, and a regular speaker at conferences. Fred runs training courses and workshops with participants from various banks around the world.

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