Public Sector Series - Session 3: Risk management and Internal Controls

Date

3 June, 2021

Time

To discuss governance and ethics issues in the public sector. June 2021

R 475 VAT Incl.

Product Information

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.

DESCRIPTION

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.

PRICE

The following pricing apply:

Adhoc: R475.00

R1200.00 for the full series

CONTENT

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

Internal controls

Study unit 6

Managing risk through internal controls

REQUIREMENTS

There are no preconditions for this course.
Moderate level.
Recorded webinar made available on a specified date.

PRESENTER

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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ADDITIONAL MATERIAL

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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