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10 Top Risks for 2017

10 Top Risks for 2017

The following report from Protiviti, an international Risk & Business Consulting and Internal Audit company, and North Carolina State University’s ERM Initiative, contains results from the fifth annual risk survey of directors and executives. This report includes their views and the likely collection of risks that will affect their organisations over 2017. Key findings The […]

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FREE COURSE: Introduction to Programming with MATLAB

FREE COURSE: Introduction to Programming with MATLAB

Today we share another Coursera free course this time focusing on programming with MATLAB. For those unfamiliar, MATLAB is a high-performance language for technical computing. It integrates computation, visualization, and programming in an easy-to-use environment (high level) where problems and solutions are expressed in familiar mathematical notation. Typical uses include math and computation, modelling, scientific and engineering, data […]

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Risk Scoring Matrix

Residual Risk Scoring Matrix Example

While each firm has its own risks scoring guide, most firms will follow common guidelines, such as suggested by IOSCO on the Risk Identification and Assessment Methodologies for Securities Regulators. This article includes examples of risk scoring matrices used for Impact (inherent or gross risk – described in our section Risk Register), Likelihood (or probability), and the […]

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Risk Heat Map

How to Create a Risk Heatmap in Excel – Part 1

Risk heat maps are commonly used in operational risk management and are specially useful to represent a firm’s risks in a visual manner, highlighting the ones that need to be managed more closely. When assessing operational risk, the risk manager will typically use a spreadsheet to record its firm’s key risks and rate the impact and likelihood (or probability) assessment scores for […]

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