Training course: Defining What Matters - Risk and Materiality


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£640 + VAT
Member price:
£800 + VAT
Non-member price:

Using a risk framework and an impact and likelihood assessment tool we will show you how to get responsible business issues onto your organisation’s risk register.

This will ensure that they are getting the attention at the highest levels. Additionally, we will demonstrate the tools for you to build an accurate materiality matrix for your organisation that considers the opinions of your stakeholders and an assessment of the impact of the issues on your organisational strategic objectives.

Course objectives
By the end of the course, attendees will have:

  • A practical understanding of the impact and likelihood assessment of corporate responsibility issues
  • A detailed set of tools and techniques for delivering a materiality assessment
  • Knowledge of how to align those tools with existing management processes
  • Ability to communicate a strong business case using a risk analysis framework to present a strong business case for corporate responsibility (CR)
  • First-hand knowledge from a company guest speaker
  • Ability to use appropriate levels of governance for various business risks.

Additionally, delegate organisations will benefit from:

  • A better understanding of risk and materiality in relation to CR
  • A fuller and more robust business case for CR.

Course outline 
The course will focus on the following areas:

  • The business context
  • Understanding impact and likelihood issues
  • Identification and prioritisation
  • Practical implementation – the business perspective
  • Governance of prioritised risks.

Who should attend? 
This course is primarily for CR Practitioners. However, risk or business unit managers will also benefit.

Price per individual module

  • BITC members £640 +VAT
  • Non-members £800 +VAT

Companies can also take out an Responsible Business Management Training partnership through their core BITC membership.

Contact for further information
To reserve a place on this module or for further information, please contact

Please note, full joining instructions will be disclosed on booking.