Good governance and a control of risk are key to the success of any organisation. Recent times have seen numerous organisations suffer from poor internal governance, many with severe consequences. 
This package of online courses will give you an overview of the principles and regulations for good corporate governance, as well as take you through how to identify the risk levels within your organisation and the best practices to mitigate those risks.

CPD: 6 hours

The governance and risk online training package consists of six individual courses: 

  • UK Corporate Governance Code
  • OECD Principles of Corporate Governance
  • Fundamentals of Enterprise Risk Management
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Introduction to ISO 31000 and ISO 38500
  • Whistleblowing

Full Programme

UK Corporate Governance Code

  • Leadership
  • Effectiveness
  • Accountability
  • Remuneration
  • Relations with shareholders
  • Comply or explain

OECD Principles of Corporate Governance

  • What is corporate governance
  • Ensuring the basis for an effective corporate governance framework
  • Relationship between shareholders and management
  • Seven shareholders’ rights and ownership functions
  • The equitable treatment of shareholders
  • The role of stakeholders in corporate governance
  • Disclosure and transparency
  • The responsibilities of the board

Fundamentals of Enterprise Risk Management

  • Risk management = insurance buying decision?
  • Fundamentals: Risk management phases
  • Risk identification
  • Types of enterprise business risks
  • Brainstorming approach
  • Key risk assessments
  • Expected values and response planning
  • Other risk assessment techniques
  • Decision tree analysis

Operational Risk Management

  • Definition
  • Types of operational risk
  • Framework for operational risk management
  • What is RACI?
  • Set and update the risk environment
  • Activities of determining potential risk

Introduction to ISO 31000 and ISO 38500

  • International Organization for Standardization
  • Understanding ISO 31000
  • ISO 38500: The corporate governance of IT
  • Implementing ISO standards


  • What is whistleblowing?
  • Legal protection for whistleblowing
  • Why are people reluctant to get involved?
  • The whistleblowing triangle
  • What should you blow the whistle on?
  • Whistleblowing scenarios

Booking information


£100 +VAT (Non-members)
£90 +VAT (The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland members)
£60 +VAT (The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland students)

Upcoming dates to be confirmed

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