A successful enterprise risk management (ERM) initiative can affect the likelihood and consequences of risks materialising, as well as
deliver benefits related to better informed strategic decisions, successful delivery of change and increased operational efficiency.
Other benefits include reduced cost of capital, more accurate financial reporting, competitive advantage, improved perception of the organisation, better marketplace presence and, in the case of public service organisations, enhanced political and community support.
This guide provides a brief commentary on ISO31000 as well as setting out advice on the implementation of an ERM initiative.
The purpose of the guide is to:
- describe the principles and processes of risk management
- provide a brief overview of the requirements of ISO 31000
- give practical guidance on designing a suitable framework
- give practical advice on implementing enterprise risk management
link to short guide risk mgnt [pdf]