Level 4 Award in Advanced Corporate Risk
and Crisis Management (3 Days)

Welcome to the Deltar "Level 4 Award in Advanced Corporate Risk and Crisis Management"

This course is designed for experienced security, risk and crisis managers who are working in large organisations, and who are being given increasing responsibility for issues such as strategic risk policy, business continuity planning, crisis management, training and exercising and other ‘softer’ issues such as resilience and capability development.

The courses we run have been tested and proven with corporate and government clients across the world, and we are confident that whatever sector you are involved in, both you and your organisation will gain real benefit from this course, both from the information we will give you but also from the opportunity to interact with other people involved in much the same activities, and sharing many of the same challenges.

Feel fee to get in touch if you would like more information, and I look forward to having an opportunity to meet in person on one of our programmes.

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Dr David Rubens DSyRM, CSyP, FSyI
CEO, Deltar training services

On the official Qualification and Curriculum Authority scale, a Level 4 Award relates to

‘A level of study, and development of portfolio of work, that relates to a senior management level in terms of the ability to identify and use relevant understanding, methods and skills to address problems that are well defined but complex and non-routine. It includes taking responsibility for overall courses of action as well as exercising autonomy and judgement within fairly broad parameters. It also reflects understanding of different perspectives or approaches within an area of study or work’.

This programme is designed to build on participants’ own knowledge and experience, and to give them the skills and capabilities associated with global best practices from a range of risk and crisis management environments.

All activities are carried out in a spirit of encouragement, engagement, collaboration and mutual support, and are designed to create a community of risk and crisis management professionals who can become leaders within their own organisations, as well as in the wider world.

Our Objectives

  • To understand the basic and advanced principles that are the foundation of effective Corporate Risk and Crisis Management.
  • To be able to utilise those principles in a practical working environment.
  • To be able to provide leadership in all issues concerning Corporate Risk and Crisis Management within your own workplace environment.
  • To add value to your own organisation.
  • To add value to your own personal and professional development.
  • To inspire you to continue with further training.

Happy students at the end of the L4 Advanced Risk and Crisis Management course in Bogota, Colombia September, 2016

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Day 1

Session 1

Setting the Agenda: 21st Century Risk & Crisis Management

Session 2

Hierarchy of Events: Incidents - Emergencies - Crises

Session 3

From Classical Risk Management to Crisis Management

Session 4

Creating the RM/CM Command & Control Structure

Day 2

Session 5

Decision-Making and Crisis Management

Session 6

Learning the Lessons: Case Studies in Failure

Session 7

Practical Issues in Strategic Security Management: 10-Point Check List

Session 8

The Development Process: Creating Corporate Risk Management Frameworks

Session 9

Building the Business Continuity Plan

Day 3

Session 10

Training & Exercising

Session 11

Table Top Exercise

Session 12

Creating Resilience and High-Reliability Organisations

Session 13

Summation and Final Thoughts

Assessed Assignments Guidelines

  • Assignment are a mixture of classroom-based group work and individual work.
  • Assignments are Externally Assessed.
  • They need to demonstrate a level of professional commitment and capability appropriate to a Level 4 Management Award.
  • They need to demonstrate a clear understanding of all of the principles associated with that particular subject.
  • They need to demonstrate an ability to translate theoretical management models into the realities of real world situations.
  • They need to demonstrate that the candidate has gained a level of knowledge, skills and professional capability that will allow them to take leadership of corporate risk and crisis management in their own organisations.
  • They need to demonstrate that the candidate is worthy of a Level 4 Management Award in Corporate Risk and Crisis Management.

Students at the end of the Counter Terrorism, Corporate Security & Risk Mitigation Programme Singapore, March 2016

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Table-Top Exercise,Lima, Peru September 2016

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Corporate Security and Risk Management
Corporate Security and Risk Management

Example of End of Course Assessed Assignments

  • Assignment 3: Management of Complexity
  • Your company is a multi-national corporation, with operations across the globe.
  • It is also highly active in acquiring new corporate organisations as part of its growth strategy.
  • Put together a Corporate Briefing Paper that can be used to create a global crisis management capability from an organisational perspective.
  • It will need to take into account Risk Management, Crisis Management, Business Continuity Management, HR and Admin Management, Media Management and all of the other issues associated with a comprehensive corporate crisis management framework.
  • The report will be based around a coordination framework similar to some of the models covered in the course, it will be up to you to decide what would be the most appropriate for your own particular organisation.