TechRisk Management Lead Implementer: Course Contents | ALC Training News

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1. The Role of a Technology Risk Management
  • Fundamental principles of TechRisk Management
  • TechRisk Management as an outcome
  • TechRisk Management as a role, function, or organisational department
  • TechRisk Management as a set of activities
  • TechRisk Management as a business enabler
  • Popular best practices and frameworks for TechRisk Management
2. Defining the Tech Risk Approach
  • Understanding the organisation and its context for TechRisk Management
  • Articulating drivers and benefits of a TechRisk Management Framework (TRMF) implementation
  • Understanding the difference between TechRisk Management processes and TechRisk Management Function
  • Initiating a TRMF project (based on a capability assessment / gap analysis)
  • Developing the business case, including definition of the scope and coverage for the TRMF implementation
  • Designing and implementing TechRisk Management Framework (TRMF) using a lifecycle-based approach
    • Defining TechRisk governance, including leadership and commitment
    • Determining responsibility for TechRisk management roles and activities
    • Defining and socialising TechRisk Appetite
    • Defining the approach and methodology for TechRisk Assessment and Treatment
  • Do’s and Don’ts of a TRMF implementation and maintenance
3. Understanding the organisation and its technology related risks, opportunities, and associated business objectives
  • Identifying TechRisks using Top-Down and PARI One-pagers ™ methodologies
  • Alignment with the Enterprise Risk Management approach and practices
  • Explore automation possibilities for TechRisk recording and reporting
  • Creating an inventory of TechRisk Classification and Categories
  • Defining and building the appropriate risk culture
4. Understand technology and information management related controls and the operational environment
  • Understanding Technology Capability Framework / IT Operating Models
  • Leveraging Technology or IT capabilities for effectively managing TechRisks, including:
    • Strategy and Enterprise Architecture
    • Data Governance / Information Lifecycle Management
    • Innovation and Emerging Technology Enhancements
    • IT Operations and Service Management
    • Project Management
  • Determining and addressing potential dependencies and integration with broader technology governance, compliance, and assurance requirements including Cyber Security, Privacy, Business Continuity, Vendor Governance / Assurance, Due diligence
5. Continual Improvement using TRMF
  • Monitoring and communicating risk profile through performance evaluation, KPI’s and KRI’s
  • Build-Your-Own Capability maturity model for TRMF improvement
  • Risk process improvement
6. TechRisk Management Lead Implementer Exam

Jes Irving