Fundamentals of Risk Management Understanding, Evaluating and Implementing Effective Enterprise Risk Management, 6th ed.


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Effective risk management allows opportunities to be maximized and uncertainty to be minimized. This guide for emerging professionals provides a comprehensive understanding of risk management with tools, tips and tactics on how to offer expert insights and drive success. 

Fundamentals of Risk Management is a detailed and comprehensive introduction to commercial and business risk for students and risk professionals. Completely aligned with ISO 31000 and the COSO ERM Framework, this book covers the key principles of risk management and how to deal with the different types of risk organizations face. The frameworks of business continuity planning, enterprise risk management, and project risk management are covered alongside an overview of international risk management standards and frameworks, strategy and policy. 

The revised sixth edition includes updates throughout as well as providing new content on trends such as cyber risk, black swan events and climate risk. 

About the Authors 

Paul Hopkin was Technical Director at the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) and held the same role at Airmic. 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.

Clive Thompson was founding Chair of the Professional Standards and the Interest Group Committees of the Institute of Risk Management where he served on the board and was Deputy Chair until 2020. Based in West Sussex, UK, he has been a risk manager and consultant delivering projects globally. He is a Certified Fellow of the IRM. 
NameFundamentals of Risk Management Understanding, Evaluating and Implementing Effective Enterprise Risk Management, 6th ed.
AuthorPaul Hopkin | Clive Thompson
Published Year2021
Page Count472
PublisherKogan Page
FormatPaperback
SKU9781398602861-AMZ
ISBN9781398602861