Benchmark board best-practices on risks and update to the latest risk thinking

The risks facing businesses today are enormous: from geopolitical risks, to social evolution, to technological progress to growth risk to many others. High-quality risk knowledge helps the board to focus on the significant issues facing the organization and to provide adequate risk guidance.

Risk awareness and supervision are among the central duties of an effective board yet despite this important risk mission, many boards do not have a systematic risk approach.

The Boards and Risks program is an opportunity for board members to develop this approach and to upgrade to best-in-class risk work while differentiating it from executive risk thinking.

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Board Analyze risks

Identify and assess your organization’s risks

Board manage risks

Analyze how strategic risk can be assessed and managed

Board risk technique

Gain techniques for setting risk appetite

Board risk behaviors

Access the risk behaviors of the board and management

New hybrid format: Join us on campus or virtually

This program is delivered as a hybrid learning experience. You can join us on campus or connect from your home or office from anywhere in the world. We use state-of-the-art technology to ensure that all participants are immersed in the same IMD learning experience.

The program is hosted by our world-class faculty in a specially-outfitted auditorium to ensure a seamless interaction among the in-person and virtually-connected participants. Study groups mix participants across learning modes and breaks are carefully designed to ensure all participants get to network across the entire cohort.

If you are joining us on campus, rest assured that all the necessary public health protocols are in place to keep you safe during this challenging time. And if you are joining us virtually, our tech team will connect with you before the program to ensure you have a seamless experience.

Avoiding or managing an organisation’s essential risks is a key fiduciary responsibility of board members – modern risk thinking has become a true competitive advantage.

Professor Didier Cossin

Your program director

Next start & fee
Program length: 2 days

Lausanne or liVe Virtual

CHF 6,600


Lausanne or liVe Virtual

CHF 6,600

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