Mastering Risk Workshop Facilitation Course


Providing you with the confidence to tackle both the face-to-face and online facilitation environments while building your skill set for the future

This course is for risk professionals seeking mastery in risk workshop facilitation

What you will learn

  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.

This course is to help you 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 delight your audience and become more valued, more trusted, and will be invited to provide your advice before decisions are made. 

Course Overview

This is an online interactive course run over two half-days with ample time to participate, share and network.

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


“The workshop was really well presented, Bryan gave us a whole range of really great frameworks and tips and tricks that we can take back to our companies and assist us in preparing for running a really successful risk workshop with our stakeholders and getting a really good outcome. It was really fun and I highly recommend it to everyone out there.”
Christina McLean – Senior Risk Advisor

About Bryan

Bryan Whitefield is a management consultant operating since 2001, specialising in risk-based decision making, 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 author of Risky Business: How Successful Organisations Embrace Uncertainty; Persuasive Advising: How to Turn Red Tape into Blue Ribbon and is writing Team Think: Unlock the Power of the Collective Mind.  He was President and Chair of the RMIA from 2013 – 2015. He is licenced by the RMIA as a Certified Chief Risk Officer (CCRO) and is the designer and facilitator of their flagship Enterprise Risk Course since 2019.

Available Course

Contact Bryan for upcoming MRWF Course Dates HERE

Time: 3.5 hours x 2 Half Day Online Learning Workshops, total 8 hours.
Location: Online Zoom Meeting
SESSION 1 (4hours)
1:00pm – 5:00pm AEST Monday, 12 August
SESSION 2 (4 hours)
9:00am – 1:00pm AEST Tuesday, 13 August
Price: $1,725.00 incl. GST
Group Bookings: For Group Bookings, please contact Bryan’s Team HERE