Risk Management Webinar Series

15 September – 1 December 2021 Webinar

Pricing for Risk Management webinar series:

£75 per individual session
£525 for the webinar series (8 modules)

A programme of risk management webinars has been created to help governors to understand their roles and responsibilities including questions they should be asking. Each module will be hosted by Cheryl Connelly and Sam Coutinho and will comprise  of a 5-minute introduction, 45 minutes of presentations from specialist speakers from the sector and 40 minutes of discussion and debate on how questions can be used practically. Each module will conclude with questions governors should be asking in their schools:

If you missed out on booking a webinar, you can purchase the recording by emailing [email protected].

 

Module/Date

Aim

Topic

  1. The role and responsibility of governors

    Wed 15 Sept
    17:00 - 18:30

 

To help governors know what they are required to do and how to do it

  • Principles of risk management
  • Governor responsibilities
  • Charity Commission guidance
  • Sharing of good practice
  1. The role of governors in managing financial risks 

    Wed 29 Sept

    17:00 - 18:30

 

To help governors understand how the financial risks are managed effectively

 

  • Key financial risks and the controls required
  • Responsibilities of governors for financial oversight
  • Risk of insolvency
  • Risk of Fraud
  1. The role of governors in identifying and managing marketing risk               

    Wed 13 Oct

    17:00 - 18:30

To help governors understand how marketing risk can impact the financial success or failure of a school and to arm governors with key questions to ask to offer constructive challenge that helps reduce any risk

  • Marketing risk as a major financial risk
  • How marketing impacts the financial model of a school
  • Governors’ responsibilities for a marketing strategy that can deliver results and what this looks like
  • Measuring performance beyond pupil numbers
  1. Your board culture might be one of your school’s biggest risks

    Wed 3 Nov
    17:00 - 18:30

 

To help governors create a school culture that ensure risk is managed well

  • What do we mean by culture?
  • Case studies of where not enough questions were asked by boards
  1. The role of governors in managing Insurance and legal risk

    Wed 10 Nov
    17:00 - 18:30

To help governors understand how legal and insurance risks are being managed

  • What insurance does and doesn’t do in risk management
  • Insurance risks
  • Legal risks governors should be focussing on
  • Case study – 10 examples of Boards not making decisions and the consequences
  1. The role of governors in identifying and managing external risks 

    Wed 17 Nov
    17:00 - 18:30

To help boards to horizon scan and identify external risks that could have a significant impact on the school

  • What have we learnt from Covid 19 about risk management in our schools
  • Tools to identify external risks
  • Analysis of emerging global, national and school risks
  1. The role of governors in managing safeguarding risks

    Tues 30 Nov
    17:00 - 18:30

To help governors to understand their role in safeguarding in the school and knowing the questions to ask

  • Safeguarding risks
  • Questions governors should ask
  1. Governance

    Wed 1 Dec
    17:00 - 18:30

To help governors address governance risks and how to avoid a failure in governance

 

  • Identification of governance risks
  • Tools to support governors