Protecht ERM Systems Essentials
Grow your risk experience. Learn from the experts.
Risk knowledge is critical in order to empower your staff to become effective and engaged managers of risk in your business. Protecht Academy offers a comprehensive on-demand training solution via our online platform.
"An excellent course which I would recommend to anyone in a risk management role. An inspiring course. The examples related to personal life were very practical."
What is Protecht Academy?
Meeting you on your risk journey
Protecht Academy helps create the risk leaders of tomorrow by providing risk training that meets people where they are in their risk management journey.
It is an online learning platform that enables delivery of Protecht’s risk methodology training to individuals or organisations that is backed by decades of industry experience, an understanding of risk management challenges learned through ongoing engagement with Protecht customers and the risk community, and a commitment to high quality training materials. Simply register free-of-charge and pay as you go with your credit or debit card to take the courses that work for you. If you sign up free of charge you can also try a 10-minute sample course.
In addition, all customers of our Protecht ERM solution have complimentary access to a comprehensive online suite of interactive product training courses, including our systems and analytics training.
Online risk management training
Find out more about our risk management courses, and purchase access online to get started right away. We are constantly adding new interactive on-demand risk management training courses to the Academy platform. Check the dates below for when new courses will become available.
ERM – Bringing it to life
An introduction to Enterprise Risk Management and the value that it brings to an organisation when it is well designed and put into practice. By the end of this course you will gain insights into the why, what, how and who in order to effectively implement an ERM framework.Learn more and take the course online
Risk bow ties and root cause analysis
Get to know the principles of Bow Tie analysis for understanding and documenting risk. Participants will develop a number of bow ties during the course through online simulations.Learn more and take the course online
Risk appetite statements and frameworks
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 your organisation’s key risks and developing a comprehensive risk appetite framework.Learn more and take the course online
Risk and control self-assessment
The workshop covers all aspects of the RCSA process from design and implementation through to carrying out assessments, reporting results and creating follow up actions. The RCSA process is considered both as a stand-alone process and as part of an integrated ERM framework.
Available February 2023
Controls design and controls assurance
This workshop is focused on providing a deep understanding of controls to enable optimally designed controls to be implemented to achieve maximum effect for minimum cost. You will learn best practice in controls assurance to allow you to benchmark your existing process or assist in building an effective and efficient function.
Available March 2023
Compliance and compliance risk management
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.
Available April 2023
Protecht ERM product training courses
All customers of our Protecht ERM solution have access to a comprehensive online suite of interactive product training courses, including our systems and analytics training, delivered through the Protecht Academy platform.
Please contact your Protecht administrator to gain access to Protecht Academy. If you are the administrator for your organisation and need to set up group access, please contact your Customer Success representative for more information.
Protecht ERM User Training Course
Protecht ERM Analytics Essentials
Protecht ERM Analytics in 6 Steps
Advanced Analytics - Building a Risk Report
Working with Tags in Protecht ERM Analytics
Chief Research and Content Officer
David Tattam is the Chief Research & Content Officer and co-founder of the Protecht Group. David's vision is to redefine the way the world thinks about risk and to develop risk management to its rightful place as being a key driver of value creation in each of Protecht's customers.
David is the driving force in taking Protecht's risk thinking to the frontiers of what is possible in risk management and to support the uplift of people risk capability through training and content.
Customer Engagement & Training Manager
Catherine Smith is a professional trainer with over 15 years’ experience in the public, private and for-purpose sectors in the UK and Australia. She holds a BA (Hons) Degree in English Literature and History from the University of Sheffield, UK and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) from Canterbury Christ Church University, UK.
Catherine has expertise and interest in educational technology and online learning and holds professional membership with the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD).
Research and Content Lead
Michael Howell is Protecht's Research and Content Lead. He is passionate about the field of risk management and related disciplines, with a focus on helping organisations succeed using a ‘decisions eyes wide open’ approach.
Michael is a Certified Practicing Risk Manager whose curiosity drives his approach to challenge the status quo and look for innovative solutions.
Senior ERM Advisor
Martina Sunderland is Protecht's Senior ERM Adviser. She has more than 15 years' experience working with quality management systems including auditing and risk. Her ability to clarify and simplify the processes around Protecht.ERM empowers our customers and their teams, resulting in an easy-to-use system and a system that will get used.
Martina has a law degree, is a Certified Practising Risk Manager and a registered Lead Auditor. She has a solid track record of using advanced research, analysis, strategic planning and negotiation skills to successfully develop business initiatives whilst maximising profit, minimising cost and driving continuous change.
Senior Manager Business Intelligence, EMEA
Matt Washington leads Protecht’s Analytics division in the EMEA region, where he is responsible for delivery, training and analytics related consulting/advisory services. He has over 15 years’ experience working in Business Intelligence roles for major companies.
Prior to joining Protecht, Matt spent five years as a solution architect for a top SaaS vendor with a focus on quality assurance and process improvement. Matt holds a BSc in Mathematics and an MSc in Information Security.
Senior Analytics Consultant
Mitchell Carratt is Senior Business Intelligence Consultant at Protecht, with over six years' experience of business intelligence and analytics using Protecht.ERM. Previously he has held various technical consultancy and development roles in software development and industry.
Mitchell has a Bachelor's of Internet Science and Technology from the University of Wollongong.
ERM Implementation Consultant
Tasmiha Salam is an ERM Implementation Advisor at Protecht, with several years’ experience in implementing Risk and Compliance Management software across multiple various industries, as well as extensive experience in client management and engagement.
Tasmiha has a passion for learning and implementing software. She holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and an MBA in Management Information Systems.
Sean Mitchell is an ERM Advisor at Protecht Group with many years' experience of utilising Protecht.ERM. He holds the unique perspective of previously being an System Administrator and using that experience to improve current customers' experience.
Sean is passionate about risk management, optimising processes, as well as data collection and utilisation via Protecht.ERM.