Webinar Series: Risk Management for School Leaders and Boards

Free webinars and resources to help school leaders and boards understand and manage key risks in schools.

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Webinar Series

CompliSpace presented a series of free webinars for school leaders and board members about practical tips for managing various aspects of school risk.

Webinar 1: Practical Tips for Implementing an Enterprise Risk Management Program in Your School - Recording Available Now

Webinar 2: The Forgotten School Risks (That can come back to bite you!) - Recording Available Now

Webinar 3: Risk Management through Good Policy Management - Recording Available Now

Webinar 4: Reporting – Verifying that Your School Risk Controls are Working so you can Sleep at Night - Recording Available Now

Webinar 5: Child Protection Risk in 2021: Managing Risk Under the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations - Recording Available Now

Webinar Recordings

Webinar 1: Practical Tips for Implementing an Enterprise Risk Management Program in Your School

In this webinar, CompliSpace CEO and risk expert, James Field, discussed:

  • The six key risk concepts all schools need to understand

  • Operational v strategic risks and why you should separate them

  • Key risk indicators your school should be monitoring now

  • How to Integrate risk management within your school’s day to day operations

  • Ensuring effective risk reporting within your school

  • Using risk to inform your strategic plan and its execution

  • Six common reasons why enterprise risk management doesn’t work

 

How to access the recording:

This webinar has been created as a learning item in the CompliLearn Governance, Risk and Compliance Learning List and is available for free.

To access the learning:

1. Click here to visit complilearn.com
2. Sign up for a free "Individual Explorer Account" (an orange button at the top of the page)
3. Search "Risk Management" and choose the course called "Enterprise Risk Management for Schools (Part 2) Practical Tips for an ERM Program 

 

Webinar 2: The Forgotten School Risks (That can come back to bite you!) -

This webinar builds on the first webinar in the series "Practical Tips for Implementing an ERM Program in your School" and explores the forgotten risks of enterprise risk management with a particular focus on:

  • How both operational and strategic risks can arise from the same risk areas within a school 

  • Why one school's operational risk may be another school's strategic risk

  • Why ERM itself is often a forgotten risk?

  • Highlighting seven (7) common risk areas within schools that are often not dealt with effectively from either an operational or strategic perspective. 

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Webinar 3: Risk Management Through Good Policy Management

This webinar will cover:

  • Why policy management is essential for managing risk
  • Common policy management mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Why you need to have a policy management policy
  • Understanding the policy management lifecycle
  • Why good policy management is essential if you are serious about governance, risk and compliance
  • 21st Century policy management challenges and solutions
  • Answers to common policy management questions

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Webinar 4: Reporting – Verifying that Your Risk Controls are Working so you can Sleep at Night

In this practical webinar, Jonathan Oliver and Craig D’cruz discuss the missing link in risk management in schools – assurance!

  • How can you be assured that your risk controls are working?

  • How do you manage incident reports, tasks, checklists, executive review, risk control and effectiveness

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Webinar 5: Child Protection Risk in 2021: Managing Risk Under the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations

Presenter: Deborah de Fina

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About the Presenters

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IMG_2833-1James Field | James Field is Co-founder of CompliSpace. He is a highly experienced business executive and legal and corporate governance practitioner, with over 25 years’ experience in the design and implementation of enterprise corporate governance programs across a wide range of industry sectors.

IMG_1022Jonathan Oliver | Jonathan is a Senior Governance Risk and Compliance Consultant working with CompliSpace school clients. He has more than 10 years’ experience in the school sector as a teacher, compliance and legal adviser and more recently as a Business Manager. Jonathan has been a solicitor for nearly 30 years and worked in both private practice and community legal centres. 

CraigCraig D'cruz | Craig is the National Education Lead at CompliSpace. He began his education career in 1983 and has taught in a number of non-government schools including Catholic, PSA, Anglican and Greek Orthodox schools. He spent 22 years as a Deputy Principal and Principal and five years as the Industrial Officer at the Association of Independent Schools of WA.

DebDeborah de Fina | Deborah recently completed five years working with the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse where she assisted the Royal Commission to establish the Private Session process and subsequently managed its legal aspects. Prior to working with the Royal Commission, Deborah had her own successful consulting practice where she specialised in the statutory child protection system, legal issues facing children and vulnerable people, and legal aid. She also spent more than nine years at Legal Aid NSW, as a child protection solicitor, Senior Solicitor and then Solicitor in Charge, Child Protection. Deborah holds a Juris Doctorate from the Columbia University School of Law, a Master of International Affairs from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs and a Diploma in Law from Sydney University.

 

 

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