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David is the founder and current Director Research and Training for the Protecht Group, an Australian firm specialising in risk management software, consulting, advisory and training to a wide range of clients both locally and overseas. David’s passion is risk training, having developed numerous risk courses and trained many thousands over the past two decades. Protecht celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2019.
Prior to Protecht, David was the Chief Risk Officer and Head of Operations for the Australian operations of two global banks. He started his career as a Chartered Accountant and Auditor with Grant Thornton and PwC. He is also the author of “A Short Guide to Operational Risk”.
David is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand and a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia. David is passionate about risk and risk management and in reaping the value that risk and good risk management can create for any organisation willing to embrace it.
Risk knowledge is critical in order to empower your staff to become effective and engaged managers of risk in your business. That knowledge needs to be technical yet practical, thought provoking yet engaging and above all, be knowledge that can be retained and used back in the workplace. Protecht’s training is all of this and more so you get the most out of your people.
This course covers both Compliance Management and Compliance Risk Management. The focus is on the development of an efficient risk-based approach to compliance and what that means in practice from recording compliance obligations to setting up a risk-based approach to monitoring compliance.
Establishing a great foundation for your Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) sets you up for success and a base on which all the “bells and whistles” can be added. This one-day intensive forum covers each of these 6 essentials at a practical "take home knowledge" perspective, with an opportunity to ask questions at the end of each essential.
The setting of an organisation’s Risk Appetite is a critical component of a robust risk management framework. This workshop is focused on improving knowledge and skills in relation to setting Risk Appetite and Tolerance for all of your organisation’s key risks and developing a comprehensive Risk Appetite Framework.
Addresses all aspects of strategic, project and change risk covering Decision Risk, Execution Risk and Delivered Risk. Focus is on the practical management of each of these risks and how each process should be embedded in strategic and business planning, project management and ongoing business management.
This practical workshop is aimed at risk practitioners and business managers who have implemented or are looking to implement, a robust and comprehensive Key Risk Indicator capability within their organisation. The workshop covers all aspects of setting up, running and developing KRI processes.
Covers the principles of Bow Tie analysis for understanding and documenting risk. Construction of the Bow Tie will be covered in depth as well as its application in root cause analysis, incident management, risk assessment, scenario analysis and KRIs.
This course will challenge your control framework and
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