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VO Workshop: Organizational Risk Management

June 13, 2019, 9:00 - 11:30 AM

Risk managementThe objective of this 2.5 hr. course is to provide participants with a foundational knowledge of, and practical exposure to, risk management terminology, concepts, approaches and tools.  

Course Summary

Set the stage

  • Establish a common base of knowledge, terminology and concepts in relation to risk, internal controls and risk management
  • Discuss risk management in the NFP sector by addressing the following questions:
    • Who is responsible for risk management?
    • What are some common risks  facing NFP organizations and why should we care about these?
    • What are some common risk management challenges in our sector

 Explore practical approaches to risk management

  • Approach to conducting a risk assessment and prioritization exercise
  • Determining risk mitigation strategies
  • Using risk information to support planning and decision making

Group Exercise

  • Use a simple example/scenario to practice using the concepts, approaches and tools the group has been discussing

Your Instructor:

Darren Budd is a Senior Consultant and co-owner of Orbis Risk Consulting. He offers over 20 years of professional experience providing risk management, internal audit, IT audit, governance and process improvement services in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. An active member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, he is Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor, in addition to a Certifications in Information Systems Audit and Risk Management Assurance.



Please contact Maria Lahiffe, Education Officer, at 613-736-5266 ext 114 or 

Cancellation policy: 

An email confirming this registration will be sent to the primary email address for your member account, or the email address on this form if you are a non-member. Your registration is transferrable to anyone else within your organization. The following workshop registrations are non-refundable: (a) purchased at a discounted rate, (b) purchased using a voucher, or (c) cancellation received less than five (5) business days prior to the event. Any other cancellation is refundable, subject to a $10.00 administration fee


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