Get extensive coverage of the core concepts and frameworks of risk management with this ideal companion for emerging professionals.
This fifth edition of Fundamentals of Risk Management is a comprehensive introduction to commercial and business risk for students and risk professionals. Providing extensive coverage of the core frameworks of business continuity planning, enterprise risk management and project risk management, this is the definitive guide to dealing with the different types of risk an organization faces. With relevant international case examples including Ericsson, Network Rail and Unilever, the book provides a full analysis of changes in contemporary risk areas including supply chain, cyber risk, risk culture and appetite, improvements in risk management documentation and statutory risk reporting.
Now revised to be completely aligned with the recently updated ISO 31000 and COSO ERM Framework, this comprehensive text reflects developments in regulations, reputation risk, loss control and the value of insurance as a risk management method. Also including a thorough overview of international risk management standards and frameworks, strategy and policy, Fundamentals of Risk Management is the definitive text for those beginning or considering a career in risk. Online supporting resources include lecture slides with figures, tables and key points from the book.
This book provides a thorough and instructive foundation for any professional or team looking to increase their enterprise's rigour around risk. Acknowledging and discussing critical contextual issues, such as global finance, international regulations, corporate culture and natural human responses to risk, sets the reader up for success - and empowers them to proactively and postively navigate the uncertainty we all work in.
Kelly Barner, Owner and Managing Director, Buyers Meeting Point
This will no doubt become a seminal text for anyone involved in the role of corporate risk management. It is truly comprehensive, with a careful explanation of risk theory and numerous tools including frameworks, international standards and models.
Paul Hopkin is an internationally recognized risk management professional and was previously Technical Director at the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) and held the same role at Airmic for nine years previously. He was previously Director of Risk Management for The Rank Group and prior to that Head of Risk Management at the BBC. He is a Certified Fellow of the IRM.
The IRM is the world's leading professional body for risk management, driving excellence in managing risk to ensure organizations are ready for opportunities and threats of the future.
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