IT Risk Management – A Manager’s Guide

Interactive IT risk training for key decision makers

Information Technology is a fundamental enabler of business in the 21st century that has transformed business models across the globe. But as well as creating untold opportunities, it has at the same time opened up a whole new range of business risk that has the potential to cause significant financial, reputational, regulatory, or strategic impact. This risk requires managing.

Focused insights

Vital Advisory’s IT Risk Management course is designed to give you a sound understanding and appreciation of IT-enabled opportunity and risk, and to equip you to better guide your organisation toward optimising the IT risks you will encounter.

In just one day you will learn the key IT risk management concepts and principles in a straightforward and pragmatic way. The course includes methods and insights which will reward experienced risk, assurance, and compliance professionals as well as those who may be new to the area.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for:
+ Business leaders and executives
+ I
T executives and leaders
+ E
nterprise Risk professionals
Internal Audit and compliance professionals
InfoSec team members interested in expanding their IT Risk knowledge (i.e., beyond cyber risks)
Founders or Senior Leadership team of Technology Companies who are interested in growing their revenue and building brand reputation
Anyone intending to pursue a career in IT Risk Management

Learning outcomes

+ Understanding the key concepts in IT Risk Management
+ Introduction to opportunity and risk
+ Building your IT Risk Management Framework
+ Preparing for the next level of implementation or audit training

Course Content

Course Schedule
+ Sydney CBD
+ 23 March, 2023
+ 9am – 5pm

  • + Key concepts
    Enterprise Risk versus IT Risk Management
    IT Risk Management frameworks and approaches (including ISO 31000, COSO ERM, COBIT 2019, COBIT 5 for Risk, and ISO27001)
    + Introduction to risk culture

  • + Challenges with IT Risk Management
    + Drivers and benefits of managing TechRisk Management effectively
    + Understanding the business and its objectives in the context of IT Risk Management
    + IT Risk Myth Busters

  • + The Role of a IT Risk Management in an organisation
    + Expressing IT Risk assessment and acceptance criteria in business terms
    + Establishing effective risk governance – roles, responsibilities, and authorities (incl 3LOD)
    + Skills, knowledge, and competence requirements for IT Risk Management
    + Using an IT Risk Management Framework to manage IT Risk Capabilities and Processes
    + Assigning risk and control ownership
    + The role and composition of an IT Risk Function
    + Integration of IT Risk Management with Enterprise Risk Management as well as Cybersecurity Risk Management

  • + Identifying ‘key’ risk scenarios
    + Assessing risks
    + Evaluating and treating risks
    + Risk reporting and monitoring

For bookings or further information, call our Registration Desk on +61 410 379 407.

Training backed by experience

Our trainers have extensive experience in developing and delivering TechRisk Management capabilities with organisations of all sizes. They will facilitate interactive sessions during this training where participants are encouraged to discuss and explore their TechRisk management challenges and build potential solutions.

Our Trainers:


If you’d like to discuss our TechRisk Management Foundation training, please contact Paras Shah on +61 420 978 258. For bookings, please contact our registration desk on +61 410 379 407‬.