Mastering Risk Workshop Facilitation - June

1:00pm Thursday, 1 June 2023
3:00pm Friday, 2 June 2023
Professional Development Course

Mastering Risk Workshop Facilitation - June

Come experience this immersive workshop, presented by our Training Partner - Bryan Whitefield Consulting, that will provide you with the confidence to tackle the online environment while building your skill set for the future.

Modified for online facilitation using a range of collaboration tools that will make sure your workshops are engaging and effective.


This course is for risk professionals seeking mastery in risk workshop facilitation. To move beyond mechanical processes for collecting a list of risks.  You will be given a process for preparing for engaging workshops, shown techniques for facilitating effective conversations and be introduced to a range of tools to provide insights to the business so they can make better sense of their world.. As a result, you will be more valued, more trusted, and will be invited to provide your advice before decisions are made.

Course Overview

Two half-day online interactive workshops with ample time to participate and practice your facilitations skills.

One: Preparation

Objectives – Context and scope

Team – Politics, culture and capability

Facility – Optimising and working with constraints

Analysis – Tools and techniques to provide insights

Two: Facilitation

Framing – Introducing, confirming and clarifying

Conversations – Initiating, guiding and ending

Tipping points – Navigating dominance, bias and silence

Collation – Priorities, breadth and depth

Three: Post-Mortem

Objectives check – Alignment with values and goals

Reality check – Fact check, resource check, pub-test check

Learning Objectives

1. How to prepare for a workshop to maximise the value delivered to participants.

2. Understand the key to an engaging workshop no matter the participants, the location or the time available.

3. Learn how to deliver strong insights to decision makers before, during and after the workshop.

4. Experience the value of key tools and techniques for managing politics, bias and difficult people.

Format of the Course

Please note that this course is now being delivered online. Attendees will receive a zoom invitation to participate in the 'face-to-face' aspect of the course online after registering. We can assure you that despite being online, we provide a high quality experience presented by Bryan Whitefield, a leader in the risk industry and a certified virtual presenter. To view testimonials on the success of Bryan's online RMIA tutorials here.

Online run over two half-days. An interactive workshop with ample time to participate, share and network.

About Bryan

Bryan Whitefield is a management consultant operating since 2001, specialising in risk-based decision making and influencing decision makers, born from his more than twenty years of facilitating executive and board workshops. Bryan’s experience as a risk practitioner includes the design and implementation of risk management programs for more than 150 organisations across the public, private and not-for- profit sectors. Bryan is the author of DECIDE: How to Manage the Risk in Your Decision Making, Persuasive Advising: How to Turn Red Tape into Blue Ribbon and Risky Business: How Successful Organisations Embrace Uncertainty (#1 Amazon Best Seller). Bryan was President and Chair of the RMIA from 2013 – 2015, is licenced as a Certified Chief Risk Officer (CCRO) and is the designer and facilitator of the RMIA’s flagship Enterprise Risk Course since 2019.

For more information on Bryan you can email him at or visit his website

Course Details

SESSION 1 (4 hours)

1:00pm - 5:00pm AEST Thursday 1 June 2023

SESSION 2 (4 hours)

11:00am - 3:00pm AEST Friday 2 June 2023

AEST UTC+10:00

LOCATION:  Online via Zoom

CPD Points: 12

PRICE: Members $1,725.00 incl.GST 

Non-Members: $2,300.00 incl.GST

When you register for this course you agree to the RMIA passing your registration details onto our Training Partner, Bryan Whitefield Consulting.

Group Bookings: For Group Bookings, please contact us via email on or by phone on 02 9095 2500.

The time on your ticket when issued is the RMIA server timezone and may differ to the time of the event in your timezone. Please check this registration page for correct TIMEZONE and ACTUAL SESSION TIMES. 

Registration for each session will close 24 hours prior to the event when final Zoom invitation details will be sent, we cannot guarantee receipt of the Zoom invitation details after this time.


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Contact Information

Wendy Graham

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