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Types of Risk


Types of Risks in Risk Management

Businesses of every type face a wide variety of risks on a daily basis. Some inconsequential, others potentially severe. It’s how these different types of risks are identified, considered and managed that matters. The specific types and categories of risks an organisation must contend with will always differ from one to the next. Nevertheless, the identification and classification of risk represents a pivotally important step in a wider risk management strategy. From financial risk to political risk to basic workplace health and safety, risk management means taking into account every possible threat to the business. In turn, building a strong knowledge of as many risk types and classifications as possible is essential when looking to become a capable risk manager.

This insightful tutorial is ideally-suited to business owners, managers and anyone involved in risk management at any level. Study a comprehensive overview of the most important types of risks in risk management, including financial risk, market risk, credit risk, technological risk, legal risk, political risk, social risk and environmental risk. Consider both internal and internal sources of risk from a contemporary corporate perspective.



  • Identify Various Types of  Risks that Businesses May Face
  • Differentiate between Micro and Macro Risks
  • Outline the benefits of technology Risk Management.

Programme Content


  • Risk and Types of Risks
  • Financial Risks
  • Market Risk
  • Market Risk Categories
  • Credit rate Risk Categories
  • Technological Risk
  • External Sources of Risk
  • Environmental Risk
  • Legal Risk
  • Political Risk
  • Market Risks
  • Social Risk

Target Audience

  • International business and professional advisors
  • Risk managers looking to upgrade their knowledge and skills
  • Those involved in risk management and want to maintain their CPD
  • Individuals looking to enhance their CVs
  • Anyone looking to develop knowledge and skills for better job opportunities


No prior knowledge is required to take this unit.


  • Participants:8 - 400
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Participation:Only collaborative

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Course Duration 10 Hours
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