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Training: Co-ops: An introduction to risk in the boardroom


Start date / time
Wednesday 13 November 2024, 10:00am
End date / time
Wednesday 13 November 2024, 12:00pm
£65 + VAT for members of Co-operatives UK £90 + VAT for non-members
More information
[email protected]
Organised by
Co-operatives UK
Event type
Co-ops: An introduction to risk in the boardroom

Join Claire Dalton from Co‑operatives UK for this online training on Wednesday 13 November from 10am‑12pm.

About the training

The session is designed to provide an overview of what board members need to know about risk and risk management, the key principles of risk management and how risk should factor into key decision-making. We will also examine other risk concepts including risk culture and appetite at board level, as well as exploring the responsibilities of board members in relation to risk in their co-ops.


  • This training course will take place online for 2 hours
  • A presentation will be delivered alongside practical tasks, opportunities for interaction and a Q&A session
  • A break will be incorporated within the training course

How much does it cost?

  • £65 + VAT for members of Co-operatives UK.
  • £90 + VAT for non-members. Co-operatives UK members receive 30% off all paid events – plus LOTS more benefits. Learn about Co-operatives UK membership.

What attendees will learn

  • The responsibilities of board members in terms of risk within their co-op (as determined by the Co-operative Corporate Governance Code)
  • An understanding of how developing a risk culture in their co-ops can support their co-op’s success
  • Key risk management concepts – identification and assessment of risks
  • How to determine the strength of the control environment of their co-ops

Who should attend?

  • Board members who may be new to their role as directors
  • Board members of an organisation that is relatively new to its risk journey
  • Those who support the Board

About the trainer

Claire Dalton is a Chartered Governance Professional with 17 years experience as a company and society secretary and is a Fellow member of the Governance Institute. Claire has spent her career advising on governance matters to many different types of organisations including co-ops, companies, charities and regulated businesses. As well as corporate governance, Claire has experience in risk management, large financial projects, corporate restructuring and compliance.

Recording the training

This training course will be recorded and shared with training participants afterwards. The recording will be available for one month after the training date. If you are unable to attend on the stated date, you can still book on to receive the recording link.

Cancellations policy

Any cancellations made within 28 days are subject to full payment with no refund. Name swaps and deferrals can be made free of charge until the day of the event. Please contact us via [email protected] to discuss.

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