This course provides a thorough introduction to business risk. We will look at the fundamentals of enterprise risk management (ERM) and other important issues of risk management which require a thorough understanding if you are to meet stakeholders’ expectations in an ever-increasingly uncertain business environment.
Subject Matter Expert
Tayo Fadahunsi is an alumnus of the North-West University Graduate School of Business where he obtained an MBA with a specialisation in operations and decision management. Tayo has over 13 years of facilitation experience and has conducted training and advisory services for major schools of business and government departments across Africa on corporate strategy, risk management, operations management and marketing management.
Tayo is a Chartered Marketer and a fellow of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN). He is a qualified and registered assessor and moderator with Education, Training and Development Practices – Sector Education and Training Authority (ETDP-SETA) and SERVICE-SETA South Africa.
The content videos are presented by Malcolm Petersen. Malcolm started his professional career at the age of 19, swiftly moving up the corporate ladder and being appointed as interim chief operations officer of a multinational and listed company. In 2019, Malcolm started his own consulting business, placing emphasis on understanding business and the risks involved, in an attempt to assist new and smaller businesses manage and grasp the importance of risks within the entity.
Academic Tutor Support
Throughout your self-paced and self-directed learning, you will be supported by a dedicated Subject Matter Expert who will be your Online Academic Tutor. The Online Academic Tutor will provide you with the necessary subject guidance; constructive feedback on assessments; facilitate online discussions and live webinars; and respond to your queries to help you achieve academic success.
Student Support Coordinator
The Student Success Coordinator (SSC) team will support you with any query that you may have about the environment, systems, and general utilisation throughout your learning journey.
The Student Success Coordinator, who is assigned to your course, is trained to build each student up to reach their fullest potential. Students can expect their Student Success Coordinator to answer questions, offer advice and provide further clarification on any non-academic aspects.
Course and Technical Requirements
To successfully access and complete this course, you will be required to have a registered email account, access to a computer/laptop/tablet and stable internet connection. You will be required to be familiar with using a computer as you may need to be able to read and download documents in Adobe PDF Reader, view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and read and create documents in Microsoft Word.
Our online short learning programmes may require additional software applications. These additional software applications requirements will be communicated to you in this information pack and/or on the website course page. Damelin Online does not provide any additional software applications required for online short learning programmes.
Please note: Google, YouTube and Vimeo may be used in our online course delivery. If any of these services are blocked in your jurisdiction, you may have difficult in accessing our course content.
How We Engage with Students
Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules designed to be interactive and engaging:
- The programme is available to be viewed on smart devices and includes mobile, tablets and personal computers.
- Relevant case studies, articles and recommended reading are part of supplementary resources available.
- Apply and evaluate what you have learned in each module with the self-grading quizzes and assignment submissions.
- View a range of introductory course videos by your Subject Matter Expert.
- Scheduled live webinars are included with the Online Academic Tutor.
- Network, collaborate and interact with your fellow participants and Online Academic Tutor via the discussion forum.
Upon successful completion of this online short learning programme, you will be awarded with a Damelin Certificate of Competence.
Your certificate of competence will be issued in your registered name and will be couriered at no additional cost.
You will be required to complete a series of assessments that will be facilitated through our virtual learning environment. Your course handbook will be made available to you once you have commenced with your short learning programme.