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operational risk management

Are Risk Management Measurements and Metrics Important?

Maher

Senior Manager at Aldar Audit Bureau
Maher is a Senior Manager with Aldar Audit Bureau.He has an MBA degree from one of the leading universities in New York State and is a Certified Public Accountant in Virginia State.

Maher has more than 10 years of experience working in the fields of Banking and Auditing.Before joining Grant Thornton, he was an Audit manager with Deloitte & Touche specializing in Financial Institutions audits.

Maher has 1 1/2 years of experience working in Deloitte & Touche LLP – USA. He conducted Internal Audit and Due Diligence assignments for a number of well-known companies in Jordan and USA.He has also participated in implementing and testing Sarbanes Oxley requirements for SEC companies.

Since Joining GT in 2008, Maher has supervised a number of Internal Audit Assignments for well known organisations in the region

The definition of risk varies from one field to another. Finance, economics, business, engineering, insurance or project management, take any area, they have drawn their own contextual interpretation of risks. Let me ask you a question. What is risk to you? You will notice in your answer that Risks is that which produces an amalgamation…

Are Risk Management Measurements and Metrics Important? was last modified: November 3rd, 2014 by Maher



Alan

Factors That Make Operational Risk Assessments Go Haywire

Mohammed Nasser Barakat

Partner at CAREWeb
(Mohammed Nasser) Barakat, is the BRS Service Line Leader for the ME region. Nasser has an MBA in Professional Accounting and a BS Degree in Banking and Finance.He is a Certified Public Accountant in Colorado State, USA, a Certified Control Self Assessment Practitioner and a Certified Fraud Examiner. Find me on

Rating:   Operational Risk Assessments can go haywire because of a number of reasons. And here are a few things you need to set right to eliminate the causes behind failed risk assessments: Building the right risk culture A standard risk language has to be created This common understanding and uniform language also facilitates smooth…

Factors That Make Operational Risk Assessments Go Haywire was last modified: November 3rd, 2014 by Mohammed Nasser Barakat



Secure Your Business from External Attacks!

Danish Inam Zubairi

Consultancy Supervisor at CAREWeb
Danish has MSc. degree in Distributed Systems and Network Security from University of Hertfordshire, UK. He has more than 7 years of experience in the Field of Information Technology in area of Business Analysis, Software Development, Network Security, Cryptography, Data Governance and IT Audit.  He has carried out several IT Audits and CRSA workshops for IT divisions. Before joining Grant Thornton in 2010 as Consultancy Supervisor, he was a Manager with Acuate Software Ltd in London, UK leading the Data Quality and Data Governance Services.  Danish has conducted several IT related training courses in various fields.

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Recent articles have adequately discussed how to save your company from internal downfalls. But there is another major operational risk hovering around businesses – external infiltration of company systems and data. The recent Heartbleed attack has indeed bled the cyber world and drawn attention from almost everyone using the cyberspace for business. There is no…

Secure Your Business from External Attacks! was last modified: November 3rd, 2014 by Danish Inam Zubairi



Five Tips to Sense Operational Risks in Your Organization

Five Tips to Sense Operational Risks in Your Organization

Mohammed Nasser Barakat

Partner at CAREWeb
(Mohammed Nasser) Barakat, is the BRS Service Line Leader for the ME region. Nasser has an MBA in Professional Accounting and a BS Degree in Banking and Finance.He is a Certified Public Accountant in Colorado State, USA, a Certified Control Self Assessment Practitioner and a Certified Fraud Examiner. Find me on

Alan, the company’s CEO is concerned about the risks of an upcoming new project. Alan has always been proactive with risk management and hence calls a meeting with his Risk Manager, Jack and Head of Operations, Sarah. Jack is a witty risk manager and he comes up with some techniques that could help Sarah deal…

Five Tips to Sense Operational Risks in Your Organization was last modified: November 3rd, 2014 by Mohammed Nasser Barakat



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