Public Sector Series - Session 3: Risk management and Internal Controls
To discuss governance and ethics issues in the public sector. June 2021
R 475 VAT Incl.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
After attending this webinar you will:
- Understand the theory of risk management in the public sector.
- Understand the process for risk management.
- Understand how risks are responded to.
- Understand the role players in the risk management process.
- Understand how internal controls are used to manage risk.
Governments have a responsibility to provide services to the citizens of a country. They need to protect and grow the country’s resources and ensure the creation and maintenance of generational capital for future generations.
Service delivery is a complex, multi-faceted concept that is dependant on many variables, some within the control of the country, and some that emanate from global issues. Because so many variables can impact the success and quality of service delivery, risk management in the public sector is a critical process in the management of public finances. A government must assess the following points regarding risk:
- The risk that that service delivery will not happen;
- The risk that service delivery will not happen fast enough; and
- The risk that service delivery will be at a quality that corresponds with the needs of the public.
This risk assessment process must happen throughout government and at all levels. Most public servants do not understand that their day to day activities either serve to identify, or to manage risks through policies and procedures and internal controls.
The following pricing apply:
R1200.00 for the full series
Study unit 1
What is risk management?
Study unit 2
Risk management in the public sector
Study unit 3
Risk management role players
Study unit 4
Responding to risks
Study unit 5
Study unit 6
Managing risk through internal controls
There are no preconditions for this course.
Recorded webinar made available on a specified date.
Caryn Maitland CA (SA)
Caryn Maitland is a Chartered Accountant (SA). She has been a member of IRBA as a registered auditor and accountant since 2002, Caryn has lectured Auditing and Accounting at various institutions and has conducted independent workshops and seminars for professional accountants since 2006 on various topics.
Bronwyn MacCallum CA(SA)
Bronwyn qualified as a CA(SA) in 2004 and has spent time in private practice as a partner and later director of small and medium firms as well as a tenure at the Auditor-General of South Africa as a Senior Manager.
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By attending this webinar, you will be provided with:
- Summarised slide presentation
- Reference documents and / or course material where available
- Access to a technical knowledge base
- Recorded webinar that includes an expert presenter and participant interaction
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