Risk management: essential in a changing business context

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 10:00 to 12:30

Grant Thornton
Medialaan 50
1800 Vilvoorde

With the increased complexity of business and the accountability to an increased number of stakeholders, organisations face significant strategic, financial, operational, regulatory and technological challenges.

To make sure strategic goals are achieved in a sustainable way, management and boards in companies and the public sector have a need for more effective risk management. Today, risk management is more than ever a requirement and so are a robust internal audit function and a sound system of internal controls. We have come past household solutions.

Keep abreast of evolutions in risk management and participate in the joint event organized by Grant Thornton and NBN.


10:00Introduction ISO 31000 and planned standard evolutions on risk management (NBN - Johan Haelterman)
10:00Setting the risk management scene and link with COSO ERM (Grant Thornton - Els Hostyn)
11:00Risk management from a strategic perspective and turning risk management into a competitive strength (Vlerick Business School – professor Regine Slagmulder)
11:50Case study – how to embed risk management (DEME group - Kenneth Willems)
12:30Sandwich lunch

What's in it for you?

As a participant, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of the existing risk management frameworks and their differences
  • Get insights into Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and the added value ERM can bring at the strategic level
  • Get insights in how to embed risk management

For whom?

  • C-level and decision makers
  • Board & Audit Committee members
  • Chief Audit Executives – internal auditors
  • Chief Risk Officers




Please register here for this event before the 10th of May. We look forward to welcoming you on the 21th of May.