Risk Management for Charities: Dublin - 15 March 2017

Training provider: 
The Wheel
Date / time: 
15 Mar 2017 - 9:30am - 12:00pm
The Wheel, 48 Fleet Street (entrance on Parliament Row), Dublin 2
Price details: 
Member Price: 45 Euro / Non-Member Price: 75 Euro
Risk Management 15Mar2017

Understand the key principles of risk management for charities, and learn how to use an invaluable assessment tool that will help you to manage the risks facing your organisation in these uncertain times.

To book this course: go to the bottom of the page, select the appropriate option and click 'add to cart'.
Course details: 

Community/voluntary organisations and charities face a myriad of risks, including: uncertain funding streams, working with vulnerable client groups, achieving strategic goals and having the desired impact, health and safety hazards, dealing with volunteers, etc.

Although these risks cannot be avoided, their potential impact can be minimised through effective risk management.

This practical workshop will help you:      

  • assess the risks facing you and your organisation
  • develop an effective strategy to deal with this risk
  • access further information and resources on the topic.

Learning Outcomes

Attendees of this workshop will be able to:

  • Clearly identify the risks in your organisation
  • Understand the steps you must take for risk mitigation
  • Know how to use the risk management tool to address those risks.

Facilitator: Elizabeth BolgerElizabeth Bolger

Elizabeth Bolger is The Wheel's Director of Programmes.

She is responsible for The Wheel's training, publications, advice, support, help-desk and management of specific projects.

Elizabeth has over 10 years management level experience within the Irish community and voluntary sector and holds a Masters degree in Strategic Management.

Feedback from Previous Attendees

"Great opportunity for discussion..." - D. Collier, Dúchas na Gaillimhe - Galway Civic Trust

"The session had just the right amount of detail for its length. A great introduction to risk management." - D. Foley, Galway Volunteer Centre

"I really appreciated Elizabeth's facilitation style. Most helpful for me were the template for risk management, practicing identifying risks and going through the process in groups." - S. Moore, Innovista
"This was an excellent session... I found the information/ group work on mitigants and on the risk graph very useful." - A. Troy, NCBI
"I found the most valuable area in the session to be on the risk grid work on how to define risk to levels of likelihood of happening and impact to an oganisation." - A. Keane, Aoibheann's Pink Tie

The Governance Code

The Code of Practice for Good Governance of Community, Voluntary and Charitable (CVC) Organisations in Ireland.

This Code has been developed by the sector and for the sector, with the express purpose of enabling CVC organisations to achieve the highest standards of governance in the running of their organisations.

Who Should Attend: 

Board members, managers and anyone who has to create a risk-management policy for the for the first time.

How to Register: 

Registration on the day from 09.15am.

To book this course: go to the bottom of the page, select the appropriate option and click 'add to cart'.

Course contact details

01 454 8727

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