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Risk Management Foundations (Classroom, 4 days)

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Learn how to integrate risk management into your operations, maximizing operational capability, reducing costs and improving resource allocation.

This course offers a practical step-by-step approach to risk management, and demonstrates how you can improve safety performance through enhanced operational and strategic decision-making processes.

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 4 days (32 hours)
Recommended level: Beginner and Intermediate
Prerequisites: None

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What you will learn

  • Assess the maturity of your organization in risk management
  • Develop a systematic process to implement risk management in your organization
  • Understand the risk management methodology and key components of the integrated risk management techniques
  • Use risk management practices to gain competitive advantage

Course content

  • The Need for Risk Management
  • Risk Management Successes and Failures
    • Case Study 1: Major European airlines – Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak
    • Case Study 2: Major European airline – mishandled baggage
    • Case Study 3: Large passenger liner – accident leading to disaster
  • Global Risk Management Requirements
  • Comparison of Risk Management Components
  • Benefits of Risk Management
  • Critical Requirements to Integrate Risk Management into Operations
  • Risk Management Workshop
    • Risk profiling
    • Develop risk treatment action plans

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Who should attend

  • Insurance managers, brokers, solicitors
  • Supervisory to senior management in safety, ground operations, and other areas

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

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