This course introduces you to a process for managing regulatory and financial risks in line with CFO priorities. It begins by focusing on general actions you can take to support CFO priorities for risk management and compliance. It then presents a method for identifying and categorising risks your department could be facing. Next it teaches a ranking technique for prioritising risks. Finally, it suggests an approach to developing a risk response plan for departmental risks.

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This online course forms part of the SkillsNet short course suite.

Please note this course is only available to CPA Australia members.

Learning objectives

  • Identify actions to take to support CFO priorities in relation to risk management and compliance
  • Describe the benefits of managing risk and ensuring compliance
  • Recognise how to identify risks faced by your department
  • Use a ranking technique to prioritise risks
  • Focus on the right factors when developing a risk response plan


Functional managers, professionals, departmental leaders, and all individuals in key roles who want to align their financial planning and management activities with CFO thinking

60 Minutes

365 Days