Risk reporting: best practices

  • Operational risk
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Key reasons to attend

  • Understand key aspects of an effective risk report 
  • Learn how to write a successful risk report
  • Explore common reporting challenges

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About the course

Join Risk Learning and expert tutor and faculty member Elena Pykhova to develop skills and gain insight into creating effective and successful risk reports within your organisation.

Participants will explore the implications of BCBS 239, effective corporate governance principles and the importance of risk appetite for risk reporting. Case study-led participant discussions will explore best practice approaches to common reporting challenges and develop a three-step process for successful report writing. This learning experience will identify good corporate governance principles to aid participants in constructing their own risk reports.

Pricing options:

  • Early-bird rate: save up to $800 per person by booking in advance (refer to the booking section for the deadline)
  • 3-for-2 rate: save over $2,000 by booking a group of three attendees (applicable to this course)
  • Subscriber reward: save 30% off the standard rate if you are a Risk.net subscriber (use code SUB30)
  • Season tickets: save over $1,000 per person by booking 10 or more tickets (available on selection of courses)

*The 30% subscriber reward discount is applicable only to current Risk.net subscribers. If this criteria is not met, we reserve the right to cancel the booking and issue an invoice for the correct rate. Discounts cannot be applied to already registered participants.

Learning objectives

  • Address common reporting challenges
  • Apply governance principles to risk reporting
  • Define and employ a three-step approach to successful report writing
  • Integrate BCBS 239 into your reporting process
  • Incorporate emerging risks and external benchmarks
  • Create your own report and receive immediate and expert feedback

Who should attend

  • Operational and enterprise risk
  • Compliance
  • Governance and control
  • Audit
  • Chief risk officers


June 3–5, 2024

Live online. Timezones: Emea/Americas


  • Structuring an effective risk report
  • Avoiding reporting pitfalls and presenting a balanced story
  • BCBS 239 and its implications for report writing
  • Good corporate governance principles
  • Risk appetite and its importance to report writing
  • Bring your report: group work

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Elena Pykhova Risk Learning Faculty

Director and founder

The OpRisk Company

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Elena Pykhova is award-winning risk expert, author, international trainer and educator. She is the founder of a boutique risk management consultancy, The OpRisk company, specializing in risk transformation, board and executive level advice on effective operational and enterprise risk management strategy, design and implementation. Elena is an author of a best-selling book, Operational Risk Management in Financial Services: A Practical Guide to Establishing Effective Solutions. She is a renowned educator, running public and in-house training courses in the UK and internationally for world-leading organisations including the London Stock Exchange Group Academy, the Moller Center Cambridge University and the Institute of Internal Auditors. Elena is a thought leader, influencer and founder of a prominent industry think tank, the Best Practice Operational Risk Forum. She is a former Director for Education at the Institute of Operational Risk and chair of the Expert Panel for the Association of Foreign Banks. Passionate about the discipline, she founded her training and consulting practice after 20 years of experience in senior roles at Fortune 500 companies.


“Elena is an excellent, fun and knowledgeable trainer” 

“Elena was excellent at providing practical examples.”

“Elena is very knowledgeable and does not only share the information but is also able to explain and answer to question with good examples.”

“Elena is a very knowledgeable speaker…and her presentations keep me engaged throughout”


This course is CPD (Continued Professional Development) accredited. One credit is awarded for every hour of learning at the event.

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