Risk managers often find it difficult to articulate the value of an investment in risk management. Likewise, business owners, directors, and executives struggle to justify an investment in risk management. There are always many competing financial priorities. There are four key outcomes that will arise from an investment in risk management.Read More
Often the cut and thrust of daily business life gets in the way of sitting back and taking stock of risks in a business. Distractions can take the form of putting out spot fires, negotiating contracts, resolving issues with customers, dealing with projects, or managing personnel matters. Business leaders should carve out time periodically to take stock of the risks in their business and look at how they manage them.Read More
Business owners, boards and managers should ensure that they have a detailed understanding all the risks their business faces. This should include all strategic, financial, and operational risks. This understanding should be underpinned by a rigorous and documented risk identification, assessment, and management regime.Read More
Custom designed 52 Risks® X Moleskine® notebooks are now available in the new 52 Risks® shop.
Each notebook comes with a fold-out guide to the 52 Risks® framework and nine sheets of Strategic, Financial and Operational Risks stickers.
Moleskine® notebooks are high quality, industry leading notebooks – manufactured in Italy.Read More
Start-up ventures face unique business challenges. Most start-up ventures today are almost 100% technology firms, with business models built around software and technology-driven operational processes. For start-ups and tech firms, 52 Risks® provides a starting list of high-level risk categories to consider.Read More
Getting started in risk management can be daunting for any business, irrespective of size or industry. This post outlines 23 ways for getting started in managing risk better in 2023 using the 52 Risks® framework.Read More
It is important for business leaders to make time to take stock of the risks in their business and how they manage them. Running a business can often take precedence over taking a broader and more considered view of the risks facing a business. Distractions can take the form of putting out spot fires, negotiating contracts, managing personnel matters, resolving issues with customers or dealing with major initiatives and projects.Read More
52 Risks® framework brings together in one framework the key strategic, financial and operational risk categories that face all businesses.
There are many different ways in which businesses can use the 52 Risks® framework. This can be in workshops, strategic planning sessions or management meetings.
The 52 Risks® framework has been featured in the Governance Institute of Australia’s Risk Management For Directors: A Guide, released this month. The guide is plain English, no-nonsense guide to risk management for directors.
The guide provides practical advice boards can adopt to manage risk and includes sections on risk governance, the regulatory environment, risk management processes and tools, risk culture and topical non-financial and emerging risks.Read More
This article outlines ten important financial risks that may arise for many – if not all – businesses in an economic downturn. Even in buoyant economic times, however, these financial risks need to be closely monitored and assessed.Read More
There is little doubt that challenges will face all businesses in 2022.
The 52 Risks® framework can be used to assist business owners, executives and risk managers gain a deeper understanding of the risks that any business may face. This will enable growth and stronger, more reliant businesses.
Below are 22 ways in which the 52 Risks® framework can facilitate the discussion and oversight of risk in any business.
Scenario planning and stress testing are two tools that directors and executives should be regularly using to support and guide their decision-making process.
52 Risks Creator and Founder, Peter Deans, recently published an article titled “Stress Rehearsal” for the Australian Institute of Company Directors magazine on the use of scenario planning and stress testing. The article discusses how these tool can assist assess the risks and opportunities arising from climate change and other emerging risksRead More
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