Effective Risk Oversight by Boards of Directors is more essential to modern Organizations than ever before.

  • 1

    Reference Material For Entire Program

    • 1. Risk Framework Book

    • 2. 20 Questions Directors Should Ask About Risk

    • 3. Tone at the Top - A Culture of Risk

    • 4. Risk Oversight Committee

    • 5. Shaping a Risk Intelligent Strategy

    • 6. Growing Role of the Board in Risk Oversight

    • 7. From Enron to Lehman Brothers

    • 8. Risk - How should Boards Manage the Upside

    • 9. Risk Oversight Practices - Two success stories

    • 10. A Boards Eye View

    • 20 Questions Directors Should Ask About IT - Jan 2013

    • 2020_NACD_Cyber_Handbook

    • A Conceptual Framework For Integrated Risk Management

    • CFO.com Article

    • ER Surgical Safety Checklist

    • Improving the Value of Enterprise Risk Management

    • Key Findings, Conference Board US

    • Leblanc - Risk Management Oversight

    • Male Dominated Governance & #METOO

    • Managing Risks - A New Framework

    • Risk Appetite Statements

    • Risk Based Reporting CBoC

    • Risk Matrix Handout

    • Risk Matters - Why and How Corporate Boards Should Become Involved

    • Risk Watch - Dec 2010

    • Risk Watch - Dec 2010

    • Risk Watch Sept 2010

    • The People Side of Risk Intelligence

    • The Role of the Board in Risk Oversight

    • The Role of US Corporate Boards in Enterprise Risk Management

    • TJX Companies Press Release

  • 2

    Session 1 - Pre-Reading & Reference Material


    • Callaway Golf - Case Study

    • Callaway Golf - Risk Worksheet - Case Study

    • How Risk Literate is Your Board?

    • LeBlanc Risk Management Oversight

    • Managing Risk - A New Framework

    • Risk Management - Risky Business

  • 3

    Risk Culture in Organizations

    • Risk Culture in Organizations

  • 4

    Session 2 - Pre-Reading

    • Session 2 - Risk Oversight by the RCC

    • GE Risk Committee Charter

    • JP Morgan Risk Policy Committee Charter

    • Manulife Financial Risk Committee Charter

    • Credit Suisse Risk Committee Charter

    • Enmax Enterprise Risk Management Committee Mandate

    • CRO - Chief Risk Officer Job Description - First Ontario

    • CRO - Chief Risk Officer Job Description

  • 5

    Strategy and Risk

    • Strategy and Risk

  • 6

    Session 3 - Pre-Reading

    • Session 3 - JP Morgan - Case Study

    • JP Morgan Risk Policy Committe Charter

  • 7

    Enterprise Risk Management

    • Enterprise Risk Management

  • 8

    Session 4 - Pre-Reading

    • Session 4 - Risk Scenarios - Case Study

    • Risk Register Raw Outline

    • Risk Oversight Pre-reading Case Study Materials

  • 9

    Risk Monitoring and Reporting Obligations

    • Risk Monitoring and Reporting Obligations

    • Seinfeld Risk Management

  • 10

    Risk Videos

    • Could You Use A Crystal Ball For Risk Management?

    • Risk Can Change So Stay In Synch

Course Content

The program consists of four dynamic sessions taking place over two weeks. Using a proven process, program participants will work through Case Studies and Group Activities, and leave ready to take on Risk in all its forms.

  • Risk Management Principles and Practices - Understanding hazard, operational, financial, and strategic risk concepts. Learn to identify, analyze, and treat risks. Explore processes, frameworks, and techniques for monitoring and reporting on risks, utilizing risk management standards and guidelines.

  • Risk Assessment and Treatment - Explore methods for assessing risk and identifying appropriate treatments for risk minimization. Study theories of accident causation, root cause analysis, the application of various strategies for treating risks, and how to motivate risk treatment within an organization.

  • Risk Mitigation & Financing - Examine the selection, implementation and monitoring of risk financing and mitigation techniques. Explore subjects such as transferring risk through insurance, and other forms of protection.


Program Leader

Dr. Chris Bart, FCPA, F.CIoD, C.Dir

Dr. Chris Bart, FCPA, F.CIoD, C.Dir is the Chairman and Co-Founder of the Caribbean Governance Training Institute in Saint Lucia. He is also the Founder of The Directors College where from its inception in 2003 to 2013, he served as its inaugural Principal and Lead Professor. Currently, Dr Bart is the CEO of Corporate Missions Inc – an international consulting firm dedicated to helping organizations excel in the execution of their strategies. He has also authored several books including the 10 year Canadian business best seller (2003-2013), “A Tale of Two Employees and the Person Who Wanted to Lead Them” as well as the widely acclaimed publication: “20 Essential Questions Corporate Directors Should Ask About Strategy (2013) – 3rd Edition”. A retired Professor of Strategy and Governance, Dr. Bart currently serves as Associate Editor of the International Journal of Business Governance & Ethics and he continues as a Research Fellow of the Asian Institute of Corporate Governance at Korea University. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his service to Canada. Dr. Bart is listed in Canadian Who’s Who.

Welcome To The Caribbean Governance Training Institute’s 

Risk Committee Certification Program - Online

On Behalf of CGTI, Dr Chris Bart and I, as Founders, we would like to welcome you to our new Risk Committee Program - Online.  We are honoured that you have chosen to take CGTI’s Risk Committee Certification Program. 

Dr. Bart is Principal of the program and a governance guru. His expertise combined with exceptional presentation skills will surely provide you with long lasting tools to excel in the boardroom. Each of the other participating faculty member speakers is a recognized expert in their subject matter.Attending their presentations is an extraordinary experience!

The CGTI Risk Committee Certification Online Program is a dynamic, 4 session event (approximately 3 hours each) occurring over 2 weeks. There is an evening session program (6:00pm to 9:30pm). The program focuses on the role of Board members in driving and sustaining the success of their organizations. In so doing, it provides Board members with the governance framework needed to provide effective oversight, develop Board and Senior Management talent, constructively engage with Management on their organization’s strategy, and deal with both current and emerging risks. The key takeaways from the program are: 

•     Identifying and assessing risks that may threaten your organization

•     Using enterprise risk management to enhance corporate governance, business strategies and corporate culture

•     Employing risk management tools, including risk and control assessments and key risk indicators

•     Applying a risk management framework to organizations of all sizes and sectors

•     Developing strategies for reporting risks to boards of directors and senior management

All online participants will learn how to build a strong strategic governance team and state-of-the-art governance strategy. You will become familiar with the new governance trends, issues and topics facing today’s businesses while discussing proven practices, tools and practical tactics used to create and maintain success.

You will be amazed at what a difference this Program will make! 

Welcome aboard!

We look forward to interacting with you online during the Risk Committee Certification Online Program and we remain confident that your participation will be both enjoyable and profitable to your organizations.


Dr. Chris Bart, FCPA, F.CIoD, C.Dir                                                                                         Lisa Charles, F.CIoD, C.Dir

Executive Chairman & Principal                                                                                             Chief Executive Officer

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