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Governance Arms of Risk Management

An Intensive 5-Day Training Course

Governance Arms of Risk Management

Internal Audit, Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering &
Combating Terrorism Finance

Scheduled Dates

06 - 10 May 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
17 - 21 Jun 2024 Amsterdam - The Netherlands $5,950
29 Jul - 02 Aug 2024 Lisbon - Portugal $5,950
05 - 09 Aug 2024 London - UK $5,950
14 - 18 Oct 2024 Amsterdam - The Netherlands $5,950
25 - 29 Nov 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

This innovative Governance Arms of Risk Management training course aims at realizing and improving the roles of Risk Management, Audit and Compliance & Anti-Money Laundering / Combating Terrorism Finance functions within the Corporate Governance parameters in order to achieve cooperation among these functions and improve their process and harmony.

Take the guesswork out of your decision making; deliver a better bottom line. Increase your credibility, satisfy your drive to be the best, and become the hero in your organization.

This training course will highlight:

  • Improved Alignment to Mission, Vision and Values of the Organization
  • Increased Decision-making Agility
  • Increased Accountability for Key Objectives, Risks, and Initiatives
  • Corporate Governance, what is it exactly?
  • The Risk, Compliance & Internal Audit Triangle
  • Risk Catalog & Risk Taxonomies
  • The Evolution of Internal Auditing towards Risk-based Internal Auditing
  • Risk-based Compliance

What are the Goals?

This training course in Governance Arms of Risk Management will enable the attendees to comprehend and foster their risk management, compliance and audit skills and knowledge, assimilating the fundamentals of the new risk-based audit & risk-based compliance methodology so that they can carry out their related assignments and report it in a highly professional manner.

At the end of this training course, you will learn to:

  • VALIDATE your knowledge of CG capabilities, and showcase your expertise in planning, assessing, and improving CG to achieve Principled Performance
  • COMPREHEND the core principles and practices of CG
  • UNDERSTAND organizational risk, risk appetite and risk tolerance
  • ACQUIRE the ability to link internal audit planning to organizational risk considerations, international frameworks and Standards to provide an organizational specific risk focused internal audit plan
  • GAIN improved ability to evaluate risk, incorporate risk attributes into the internal audit and compliance programs
  • LEARN how effective CG implementation enables the assessment, monitoring and reporting of governance risks in support of decision making, business performance, and adherence to regulations, policies and mandates
  • GAIN a comprehensive and effective culture of Compliance and ERM
  • LEARN Designing and Implementing an Effective AML and CTF Program

Who is this Training Course for?

This comprehensive Governance Arms of Risk Management training course is very useful for Managers in all diversified lines of business which are planning to apply proper corporate governance practice within their culture and operations, such as Banks and Financial organizations and private & government entities.

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will especially benefit:

  • Officers involved in the process of Risk Management
  • Compliance Officers
  • Officers involved in the process of Anti-Money Laundering
  • Officers involved in the process of Combating Terrorism Finance
  • Auditors and Internal Control Managers
  • Officers involved in the process of Corporate Governance
  • Law Enforcement Professionals

How will this Training Course be Presented?

Participants to this Governance Arms of Risk Management training course will receive a thorough training on the subjects covered by the training outline with the instructor utilizing a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques. Training methodology includes group discussions, Quizzes, group presentation, etc.

Organisational Impact

This Governance Arms of Risk Management training course gives an up-to-date perception into the domain of corporate governance, risk management, audit and compliance, especially for those who are looking to become executives in their organizations very soon.

Master Risk Management, Audit & Compliance & Anti-Money Laundering / Combating Terrorism Finance in one training session.

Personal Impact

This Governance Arms of Risk Management training course aims at improving the adaptation and integration of the concept and fundamental components of Corporate Governance to augment their professional knowledge about Corporate Governance principles, committees and requirements.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Corporate Governance, what is it exactly?

  • Corporate Governance: Definition, Concept, Rules, Principles
  • OECD Principles of CG
  • Corporate Governance: Role of the Board of Directors and Management
  • Responsibilities of Top Management and Board in Maintaining Good CG
  • Effective Executive Management & Board Members
  • Disclosure and Transparency

Corporate Governance, how to enforce it practically?

  • Mechanisms, Processes & Relations by which corporations are controlled
  • Difference between Executive and Non-Executive Board Members
  • Board’s Committees: Roles and Responsibilities
  • Role of Audit Committee / Risk Management Committee
  • Remuneration Committee: A Sensitive Role
  • Five Steps to Improve Corporate Governance
  • Introduction of Sarbanes-Oxley Act in USA in 2002 (Enron / WorldCom)

Day Two: Risk Catalog & Risk Taxonomies

  • Introduction to Di­fferent Types of Risks Categories
  • Risk Management Universe
  • Risk Management Framework
  • Fundamental Concepts of Enterprise Risk Management
  • Identifying Credit Risks
  • Identifying Financial Risks
  • Identifying Operational Risks
  • Identifying Legal Risks
  • Identifying Political / Sovereign Risks
  • Identifying Ethical Risks / Identifying Fraudulent Risks
  • Identifying Non-compliance Risks
  • Identifying Reputational Risks

Day Three: The Risk, Compliance & Internal Audit Triangle

  • The Fundamental Differences and Importance of its Convergence
  • Overlapping: Healthy or Wasteful?
  • Cooperation & Collaboration among these Functions
  • Corporate Governance Committees: Audit Committee is No. 1
  • Effective Executive Management & Board Members

The Evolution of Internal Auditing towards Risk-based Internal Auditing

  • What is Risk-based Internal Auditing?
  • The Transition from System-based to Risk-based Internal Auditing
  • Different Approaches to Internal Auditing
  • Risk-Based Audit Approach
  • Risk-Based Audit Methodology
  • How and why audit units move into risk based audit programs?
  • Audit the Control Environment

Day Four: Prepare Risk-Based Internal Audit Plan and Execute it

  • Determination of Internal Auditing Universe
  • Risk Mapping
  • Risk Registration
  • Developing Internal Auditing Plan
  • Preparation of a Clear Plan to be Approved by Audit Committee
  • Efficiency in the Non-recurrence of Audit Notes
  • Audit References to Policies and Manual of Operational Rules & Regulations
  • Identification and Classification of Audit Risk

Compliance Risk Assessment & Management

  • Definition, Responsibilities and Goals
  • Risk Assessment and Management Methodology
  • Surveying for Threats & Assessing Vulnerabilities
  • Risk Tolerance and Residual Risk
  • Designing Controls for Risk Mitigation-Self-Assessments
  • Review Design and Auditor Selection
  • Program Development / Computer-assisted Auditing Techniques

Day Five: Money Laundering

  • Definition, Responsibilities and Goals
  • Money Laundering Threats and Methods
  • Terrorist Financing Threats and Methods
  • International Standards for Anti – Money Laundering / Combatting Terrorism Finance

Compliance Program Governance for Anti – Money Laundering / Combatting Terrorism Finance

  • Basic Terms and Definitions
  • Regulatory Compliance Management Frameworks
  • Regulatory Compliance by Design and Tone at the Top
  • Roles and Responsibilities
    • Board of Directors
    • Senior Management
    • Business Unit Leaders
    • Compliance
    • Legal
    • Internal Audit


  • On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

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